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How to Remove Yourself as Admin on WordPress So you want to know how to remove yourself as admin on WordPress blogs – you’d think this would be simple but as I found out there are couple of extra steps you need to do before you can just remove yourself as a WordPress user on a blog if you set it up.

How to Remove Yourself as Admin on WordPress

You might want to do this if you set up a blog on your WordPress account for someone else – or as a joint venture and now you want the other people or person to be admin or even owner of the WordPress blog.

How to Remove Yourself as Admin on WordPress

First then you need to have other users listed as admins on the blog. If you haven’t already then you need to go to

  • Users
  • Add New User
  • Put in their email and wait for them to respond.

Next you need to change all of the posts that are authored by you to the new person.

You can do this by going to

  • Posts
  • Click your Author Name
  • Click the Title box
  • Click Edit
  • Click Apply
  • And Bulk Edit to new Author

Then you need to Transfer your blog to the other user.

Do this by going to My Blogs Page 

Click Transfer Blog which is in the list under the address of the blog

How to Remove Yourself as Admin on WordPress

Type the User name or email address of the new user

Go to your email – you should have an email asking if this is correct

Dear User,

You recently selected to transfer your blog ‘‘ to the user ‘Techieminx’.

If you really want to transfer this blog click the link below. You will not be asked to confirm again so only click this link if you are 100% certain:

Remember that once you confirm the transfer you will no longer have any control over the blog.
Thanks for using the site,
All at

Click the link and confirm.

Your Blog Transfer is Successful.

And you will see that the blog has now gone from your list of sites on your wordpress account – and thats  How to Remove Yourself as Admin on WordPress