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Update WP user_login via SQL
// Force update our username (user_login)
global $wpdb;
$tablename = $wpdb->prefix . "users";
// method 1
//$sql = $wpdb->prepare("UPDATE %s SET user_login=%s WHERE ID=%d", $tablename, $user_email, $user_id);
// method 2
$wpdb->update( $tablename, array( 'user_login' => $user_email ), array( 'ID' => $user_id ) );
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