How to delete a Webflow Account?

How to delete a Webflow Account?How to delete a Webflow Account?
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Deleting your Webflow account cannot be undone. Once your account is deleted, all sites and data will be permanently deleted as well, with no option for recovery in the future. Before permanently deleting your Webflow account, confirm you no longer need any stored data and cancel any active subscriptions to avoid unexpected charges.

Step 1: Account Settings

In the top right corner of your dashboard you will find your profile image and the ‘Account’ dropdown menu. There you will find the ‘Account Settings’

Step 2: Security Tab

Under 'Account Settings', head over to the 'Security' tab. Here, at the very bottom of the page, you'll find the option to delete your account.

Step 3: Contacting Support

As per Webflow's protocol, account deletion is handled through their support. Click on the 'contact support' link provided in the account deletion section.

Webflow Dashboard / Account Settings / Security / Delete Account section

Step 4: Delete Account Request

Navigate through Webflow’s Support menu, or type in the search something along the lines of “delete account” to get to the ‘Delete Account Request’. There you will have to confirm your Email address and click ‘Submit’.

Webflow Support Portal / Delete Account Request

Confirmation of ‘Delete Account Request’ form

Step 5: Confirmation email

Upon initiating the delete account request, a confirmation email will be sent. Once you confirm that, you have successfully deleted your Webflow account.

Webflow Data Retention after Account Deletion

Webflow retains your personal information only as long as it's necessary and only to be able to offer you their services or as mandated by legal requirements. If you decide to delete your account, your personal information will be deleted, barring any legal obligations that necessitate its retention.

Conclusion

  • The account deletion action is irreversible
  • Deleting a Webflow account is an easy and straightforward process
  • After account deletion, Webflow deletes your data except if it is legally obliged to not do so

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FAQ about how to delete a Webflow Account

01

How will deleting my Webflow account impact SEO?

Deleting your Webflow account can significantly affect your SEO rankings due to the loss of your website's content and structure. This action removes all site data from the internet. To mitigate the impact, consider transferring content to a new platform.

02

Can I fully erase my data from Webflow after deletion?

Yes, upon deleting your Webflow account, your personal data and site content are permanently erased from their servers, aligning with privacy regulations. However, remember to manually remove any shared content or backups outside of Webflow to ensure full data erasure.

03

How do I save content before deleting my Webflow account?

Before deleting your Webflow account, export your site's HTML/CSS and any assets like images and scripts. Consider using Webflow's export feature or manually saving your content. This step is crucial for preserving your website's information for future use or migration to another platform.

04

What's needed to transfer a site before Webflow deletion?

To transfer a Webflow site, go to Site Settings and click the "transfer" icon. You can transfer to another user by entering their email or to a different Workspace. After initiating, the recipient has 7 days to accept. For hosted sites, either transfer a duplicate or downgrade to Starter before transferring. For Ecommerce, ensure order history and payment providers are managed accordingly.

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How does Webflow's post-deletion data policy compare to others?

Webflow's policy of permanently deleting data after account closure is in line with many web design platforms, focusing on user privacy and data protection. However, some platforms may retain non-personal data for analytics or regulatory reasons. It's essential to review each platform's data retention policy for specific details.