I got a reply from a user today with the following email below. I have never ran into this before. What causes this and how can it be stopped?

Hi username,

This notice confirms that your email was changed on website name.

If you did not change your email, please contact the Site Administrator at admin@sitename.com

This email has been sent to username@gmail.com


closed as unclear what you're asking by vancoder, markratledge, cybmeta, Robert hue, Mayeenul Islam Sep 21 '15 at 7:11

Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it’s hard to tell exactly what you're asking. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.


This is a feature since 4.3.0, as part of WordPress's improved security measures (check out the source on the WordPress code reference).

You can disable it with the following filter:

add_filter( 'send_email_change_email', '__return_false' );
  • That makes sense since I just updated to 4.3. What a surpise. Thank you so much for your help! This works like a charm. – JediTricks007 Sep 16 '15 at 21:23

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