How to do a Search by Name or Username

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Share the knowledge is one of the oldest, and best known, dating sites in the world. But its longevity also means that its user interface (UI) is a bit old and clunky. One example is that it can be difficult to figure out how to perform a search by name – i.e. how to search by username.

One little known fact about is that it was actually founded by the same man who founded, Gary Kremen.

Why would you want to do a search by name? Maybe you met someone at a bar and they gave you their username, so that you can read their profile. Maybe a friend has said to you “Hey, check out so-and-so on”, or maybe you were contacted by someone on Match and after deleting their message you realize that you’d like to look at their profile again.

Whatever the reason, there are a couple of ways that you can search by username. Both of them are inobvious, which is why we are writing it up for you here.

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The first, slightly-more-obvious way to search for someone by username, is to go to the main search page, click on the “Search” drop down, and select the “Go Search” link:

search by name

This will take you to the default search form. Now, look way down in the lower right-hand corner, and you will see the option to search by username:

how to search by username

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The more direct way to search for a username on is to go directly to the “search by username” link:

direct link for search username

That link resides at, but we have hotlinked it for you here:

Search by username here

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