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I'm looking for a function that allows admins (only) to activate new users. When a user registers he have to be approved by the admin before he gets access to log in.

Does anyone know how I can do this?

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There's no such feature in WordPress itself, so probably you will require some plugin (community one or self-written). +1 – jayarjo Aug 2 '12 at 8:21
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We are using this wordpress plug in - New User Approve

Provides functionality to approve/deny new user registrations.

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great! thanks! just what I needed! :) – Demilio Aug 2 '12 at 8:40

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