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Change Admin Email


This plugin restores the functionality as it was before version 4.9. This may be required on sites without email access, or for testing purposes. i.e. on localhost.


Once activated, you can change the admin email by going to “Settings” >> “General”.


Clone or copy the file into your plugins directory, then activate the plugin from the admin menu. No other settings required.


June 8, 2021
An awesome plugin for changing the admin email address from WP-Admin. Tried everything but only this tool worked.
March 24, 2021
Such a timesaver vs coordinating with a client to confirm the email change (almost never happens) or digging into the database to change manually. I'll be saving this in my favorites so I can use it on future sites. Thanks for making this!
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