How to Allow Users to Delete their WordPress Accounts
- Comply with the AVG guidelines, also known as ‘GDPR’
- Pass on privacy sensitive users
Allow users to delete their own WordPress accountWith the Delete Me plug-in, you can have users delete their own WordPress account. After you have activated the plugin, go to Settings> Delete Me and you can configure the settings. Select which user roles are offered and click Save Changes . In the Delete Me Settings you can also adjust the link styling and attached information that users see before they permanently delete their WordPress account. If you leave the standard changes unchanged, users are automatically redirected to the home page when they have completed the process. You can also test it yourself by switching to a user account. Log in and go to the Profile page. You will now see a ” Delete Account ” hyperlink. When you click on the link, you will see a warning message. If you then click further, their account and placed content will be permanently deleted.
Users have their own WordPress account deleted on a Custom User Profile PageWhen users use a custom user profile page, you can add a ” Delete Account ” button with a shortcode:
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