How to Properly Delete Users in Elgg
Written by Rodolfo Hernandez Saturday, 30 April 2011
This is a quick article that will give you a step by step guide on how to properly delete users in Elgg. Sign into your Elgg site as an administrator and follow these steps:
1) Go to the profile of the undesired user
2) Under his profile icon, there is a menu. Look for Delete User and click on it:
4) Now, the user has been deleted.
Sometimes when you get a large amount of unwanted users, you might be tempted to delete them through the database. This is not recommended. Doing so will crash your database and your Elgg site at the same time. So, please, if you want to delete large amount of users, do it one by one, as described in this post. If you happen to do it through your database, read this post to fix your database and have access to your elgg site again.
This concludes how to properly delete users in Elgg.
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