I want to be able to do this, so that no one who happens to look at my screen gets to know my reddit username and then have a look at my posts on reddit - thus removing my anonymity.


Install the Reddit Enhancement Suite (RES) browser extension, then in Settings (gear icon at the side of Reddit preferences link) » Account » Username Hider » set to 'On'.

Screenshot of UI settings described above


For those using custom CSS with your browser the following CSS snippet will hide your username for both the old and new designs.

/* Hide Reddit username new design (2018-) */
div[class*="s1ilcdod-18 dsBbYg"] {
    visibility: hidden;

/* Hide Reddit username old design (pre-2018) */
span[class="user"] {
    visibility: hidden !important;


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