New Users, anyone can register?

Last Update: November 29, 2018

I have blogged about this before, but lately I see repeatedly questions about this issue. I guess it's a default setting on the WP dashboard.

You don't want new users in your back office, unless you run a membership website.

How to get rid of these new users?

  • Go to your WP dashboard
  • General setting
  • Uncheck the box before anyone can register
  • Delete the new user
  • Reset your password

Another tip

When you upload an image which is bigger than the screen, it happens that you can not scroll down to save and insert the image.

  • Click a few times on ctrl and -
  • and the button will appear


  • Click a few times on ctrl and + to go back to 100% again.

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j7261994 Premium
Or Install WP hide login so your login would not be /wp-admin. I prevented brute attacks that way
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Loes Premium
Can you write a training about this?
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dchapman3 Premium
Great tip, thanks
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Loes Premium
You're very welcome Donald:)
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marmar463 Premium
Thank you, Loes for the information I really appreciate that now I know how to do this.
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Mary:)
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marmar463 Premium
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terrycarroll Premium
Thanks Loes - excellent tips as always

Terry
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Loes Premium
Gladly shared Terry:)
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AlejandraB Premium
Thanks for sharing Loes, great tip!
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Alejandra, enjoy your weekend
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suzzziq Premium
Great tip and reminder, Loes! I need to check mine again!
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Loes Premium
When it is unchecked, it stays unchecked, I have the idea it's a default setting for new members, there where so many questions about this
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JamesJB Premium
That's good to know, Loes...many thanks for this post.
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Loes Premium
My pleasure James:)
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JamesJB Premium
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marchanna Premium
good reminders!
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Loes Premium
You're welcome:)
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McWord Premium
That's really good to know, Loes. Thanks for sharing!!

Always here,

mitch
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Mitch:)
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Marley2016 Premium
Loes,
I have seen many asking lately about it myself
did not know you had this on here :(
Susan
Thanks for sharing :)
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Loes Premium
I saw that too๐Ÿ˜€
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