I just opened my
meta.discourse.org user preferences page and distinctly saw that users were able to delete their account (pictured below). I checked later in another tab, and the functionality was gone. Why was this suddenly changed? Is this a bug, or was it intentional?
#Later screenshot of the delete button (now removed)
once you start posting you can’t delete your account anymore. this is a feature of discourse.
That would make sense, but my first post (with this account) was nearly
two hours before I checked (affirmatively) whether we could delete our account. Is there just a delay?
No, it just kicks in on post number 2. You can self-delete if you have 0 or 1 posts.
Crosslinking to help individuals locate relevant info when searching for “delete account” on this forum.
So, to clarify the current status for compliance regarding the issues I raised in the first post:
Sounds like a ton of work …
Related posts I’m attempting to give quick access to the GDPR link above:
I’d like an option to prompt the user for a reason when they delete their account.
The admin/moderator could be PM’d or it could go into a queue someplace.
After the reviewing the reason, the admin should be able to respond to the user (perhaps they have misunderstood something or they need to cool off) and not delete their account, or delete them with one click and have the system notify them. Thanks!