What Is Site Admin Email Verification?

Sites running WordPress versions 5.3 or higher will now include an admin email verification feature.

After updating to WordPress 5.3, you will periodically see a prompt to confirm that the admin email address is up to date when you log in as an administrator. This reduces the chance of getting locked out of your site if you change your email address.

What Do I Need to Do?

If the admin email address shown is [email protected] (for Valorous Circle created websites), or a familiar-looking company email address, you can confirm by clicking ‘The email is correct‘ button.

If the email address is unfamiliar or you question its validity, you may opt to update it.

An example of WordPress 5.3's site admin email verification warning.

For questions or concerns regarding this feature, contact our Support Team at [email protected]

Admins will first see this notice the next time they sign in after updating WordPress to 5.3, then every six months thereafter.

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