Closed admin account still getting confirmation emails (3 posts)

  1. occamite
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I recently had a client remove my admin account from a WordPress site but I still receive emails every time a comment on that site is received and is pending approval. The account is definitely closed as I can no longer login, but I still receive these confirmation emails from the site. Any idea what might cause this? Is it because my email address was used during the install? Can this be removed completely?

  2. patv
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I'm thinking it's probably because it's the email used to install WordPress. Do you still have access to the site's database? You could do a search on your email and replace them with your client's email address. Also have a look at the users table to see if your user instance is really deleted.

  3. occamite
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Good advice, thanks!

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