Delete Me

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Allow specific WordPress roles ( except administrator ) to delete themselves.

Author:Clinton Caldwell (profile at
WordPress version required:3.7
WordPress version tested:6.5.2
Plugin version:3.1
Added to WordPress repository:09-04-2011
Last updated:16-04-2024
Rating, %:100
Rated by:22
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Total downloads:91 375
Active installs:9 000+
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Allow users with specific WordPress roles to delete themselves from the Your Profile page or anywhere Shortcodes can be used using the Shortcode [plugin_delete_me /].
Settings for this plugin are found on the Settings -> Delete Me subpanel. Multisite and Network Activation supported.

How it works:

  • A user clicks the delete link, which defaults to “Delete Account”, but can be changed.

  • User is asked to confirm they want to delete themselves.

  • If confirmed, user and all their Posts, Links, and (optionally) Comments are deleted.

  • Deleted user (optionally) redirected to landing page URL, default is homepage, can be changed or left blank.

Settings available:

  • Enable or disable Network Wide, which applies a single page of settings across all Multisite network Sites.

  • Select specific WordPress roles (e.g. Subscriber) you want to allow to delete themselves using Delete Me.

  • class and style attributes of the delete link.

  • <a> tag clickable content of the delete link.

  • Landing page URL.

  • Your Profile confirmation page Heading, Warning, Password (optionally require password), Button.

  • Enable or disable delete link on the Your Profile page.

  • Javascript confirm text for Shortcode.

  • Enable or disable Javascript confirm for Shortcode.

  • Enable or disable using a form (require password) instead of a link for Shortcode.

  • Multisite: Delete user from entire Network or current Site only.

  • Delete comments.

  • E-mail notification when a user deletes themselves.