How to block or delete a Super Administrator in Joomla

This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to your Joomla admin panel.

Joomla does not allow you to block or delete a super administrator directly, so you will first need to change the user's group.

1) Click Site.


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2) Then User Manager.

Let's see what happens when we try to delete a super admin.

3) Check the box next to the user.


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4) Then click Delete.

Joomla will give you an error message.


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Now let's change the user's group.

5) Select the user.


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Scroll right.

6) Click Edit.


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7) Choose a new group for the user.


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Scroll right.

8) Click Apply.


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Now that the changes have been applied, we can either block or delete the user. Let's see how to block a user first.

Scroll down.

9) Check Yes next to Block User.


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Scroll up and right.

10) Click Save.


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The user has now been blocked as is indicated by this red icon.


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Now let's see how to delete a user.

11) Check the box next to the user.


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12) Then click Delete.

The user has now been deleted.


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This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to block or delete a super administrator in Joomla.

 

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