Summary: Supports linking to user pages by their user id instead of just username
I needed this because my website’s database stores a reference to discourse users by their ID, and I didn’t want to have to keep usernames in sync between the two databases (since usernames can change).
/user-by-id/123/summary redirects to
I’m still new to developing plugins, so I’d love any feedback on how this could be improved (e.g. is a whole
Engine really necessary? Would another route be more conventional? Is there some way to do this without a plugin?), including code quality. Thanks!