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How to Delete Users from WordPress

Although WordPress is a perfect platform for collaboration, sometimes you might want to remove a user from the team. Conveniently, WordPress provides such an opportunity – by following these simple steps, you can remove as many accounts as you wish with a few clicks.

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How to Delete Users from WordPress

The process is quite simple and straightforward.

First, from your WordPress admin panel head towards the Users menu, and from there click on All Users:

Access the WordPress Users Page


This will open the Users page – which is completely dedicated to WordPress users management. From here you can change the setting of all the WordPress users. For example, you can assign roles, change passwords, send emails, change details, edit the different settings, and delete accounts:

WordPress Users Management Page


While on this page, hover your mouse cursor over the account you wish to delete until a menu with the option appears:

WordPress Edit Account Settings


Now, locate the red Delete button and click it:

WordPress Delete Account Menu


By clicking the button, a confirmation button will appear. Click it to confirm your choice and WordPress will delete the selected account:

WordPress Delete Account Confirmation


Bulk Delete Users

If there are several users you wish to remove from WordPress, the platform features a dedicated way of deleting them simultaneously.

To do so, while on the Users page, locate the small checkboxes right next to each account icon:

WordPress Bulk Select Users


Add a tick to each user you wish to delete. If you wish to delete them all, simply click on the checkbox at the top of the list with users. This will automatically add ticks to all user accounts:

WordPress Users Page checkbox


When you have selected the accounts you wish to remove from WordPress, click the drop-down menu containing different bulk actions, choose Delete, and then click on Apply.

This will finalize the deletion process:

WordPress Bulk Delte Accounts


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WordPress is a very versatile platform. It allows you to build a beautiful and completely functional website without having to learn coding or other programming skills. Along with its easy-to-use features and enhanced personalization options, WordPress is very well regarded for its collaboration capabilities.

However, there are situations that require the deletion of certain accounts that were once a part of your WordPress team. Such situations are quite common and WordPress includes a dedicated feature that allows you to easily delete accounts that are no longer of use to you.


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