Disable WordPress Users without Deleting Them
If you run a WordPress site that allows users to register for one reason or another, then there’s a good chance you’ve come across a situation where revoking their access is necessary, if only temporarily. This is not always for negative reasons, of course. There are all sorts of reasons why you would need to do this.
If you delete a user in WordPress, then the content they’ve added needs to either be deleted along with them or assigned to another user. Sometimes neither of these choices is desirable.
Enter the User Control plugin.
This plugin easily lets you disable users (and then re-enable them if you choose). It also lets you disable all new users by default if you choose.
Find the User Control plugin here.
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