Change Admin Email


This plugin restores the functionality as it was before version 4.9 on single sites. This may be required on sites without email access or for testing purposes, i.e. on localhost. It does not effect the API at all.


Once activated, you do not need to do anything. You can change the admin email without outbound email traffic.


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


August 29, 2018
For some reason, both on a live site and on a local host (XAMPP) site, changing the e-mail address did not send out the confirmation e-mail, no matter what. After installing this plugin, things were taken care of in 1 minute. Does exactly and perfectly as advertised!
May 18, 2018
Rolls back the security feature of requiring an email confirmation to change the site admin. Client was getting caught in a redirect loop, and this plugin turned those features off, allowing us to change the site admin email without confirmation (just like WordPress used to work). Thanks!
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