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Merge customer name fields

Merge customer name fields

Feature request from kassner, posted on GitHub Feb 06, 2015


Can you guys think about merging all customer's name-related fields (prefix, firstname, middlename, lastname and suffix) into a single name field? I think this makes magento a more international product.

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Comment from ilol, posted on GitHub Feb 09, 2015

Great idea, @kassner. I created the feature request with internal tracking number MAGETWO-33841. Please, reference to this id in further conversation.

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Comment from vpelipenko, posted on GitHub Feb 09, 2015

Also if you want to contribute suggested changes, your pull request is always welcome :-).

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hello ,Is there a solution to do it now? for example change" eav_attribute" UPDATE eav_attribute SET is_required = 0 WHERE attribute_code = 'lastname' and entity_type_id = 1; edit vendor/magento/module-customer/view/frontend/templates/widget/name.phtml but, billing address and shipping address field can't work . How to remove billing address and shipping address the lastname field ?