How do I change the ownership of a Site or Organization?
Changing Admin Privileges
In many cases, you will not need to fully transfer the ownership. Instead, you can decide to choose the following options:
- If you do not need to relinquish full control over the organization or site, simply grant the user permissions by adding the user as an organization admin or a site moderator. You will remain the organization owner.
- If you do not need your Disqus user account any more, simply update the username, display name, and email address to match that of the new desired user. All of this can be done in the Edit Profile view while logged-in as the organization owner. The new user can then reset the password at https://disqus.com/forgot/.
Full Ownership Transfer
Full Site and Organization ownership can only be transferred to a different user account by contacting Disqus. If you still want to transfer ownership of a site or organization, please contact us here while logged in as the site or organization owner with all of the following information:
- registered Disqus username of the current owner
- shortname(s) of the site(s) which you would like transferred
- registered Disqus username of the desired new owner
- registered email address of new desired owner
This request must be made by the current site or organization owner, so be sure to log in first.
Lost access to owner account
If you're not the site or organization owner, kindly have him/her contact us here and below information. Please include information indicating that you currently have permissions for the website, i.e. admin email access, consent from the previous primary moderator, etc.
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