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How to Delete a WordPress User
Posted by Tegan King on 13 June 2011 02:52 PM

Whatever may be the reason for you to get rid of a particular user, but you can easily delete single or multiple users in wordpress under a minute and here is how you can do it easily.

Step 1:
Choose “Authors & Users” under Users options

 How To Delete Users In Wordpress

Step 2:

point to the user you want to delete and you will get an option underneath the username as delete so click on delete.

 How To Delete Users In Wordpress

Step 3:

After you click on delete wordpress gives you an option whether to attribute all the posts made by the user to someone else or to delete those posts, so you can select whatever you want to do and confirm deletion.

 How To Delete Users In Wordpress

For Bulk Deletion:

For bulk deletion just make a check on all the users you want to remove and under bulk option choose delete and you are done.

Note: Though you are allowed to delete all the posts made by the particular user, comments made the users you have deleted will still be in display and if you want to delete them you have to delete them individually buts its not recommended to delete the comments unless they are abusive in nature and won’t help other users.

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