CBJUICE2 is a complete rewrite of the original concept. The new version includes delete by CSV and other useful features. This new version makes substantial use of the excellent CB API. CBJUICE2 supports only Joomla 1.5 and 1.6 and 1.7-2.5. It’s use in 1.6 REQUIRES the stable version of Joomla 1.6 and CB Version 1.4 or later. Joomla 1.7/2.5 requires CB 1.7 or later. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO use earlier versions of 1.6 or CB in combination because of changes in the ACL. We have tested the component as thoroughly as possible but NO warranty is offered. The newest version supports multiple usertypes in 1.7 and also limits the fields in the save function.
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This component saved my father ALOT of work.
The exclude fields currently works only with the "process option" on the main screen since it is possible to also enter the excluded fields on that screen. I plan to modify the code to pickup the exclude option values by default on the save menu item when I have time. However, as this is a free component, that will have to wait until I have a bit of free time.
I then did an Export of the user fields to check the csv file, and used that as a template in Openoffice.Org, created a csv file and successfully added over 3,000 users with no problems.
Also made changes to user data in my spreadsheet, regenerated a csv and updated the users with no problems at all.
Thanks for an Excellent Component
There is one issue I have found, the CB User ID is not retained or at least there is no option to retain the CB User ID during export and import.
After my successful import and export, my kunena forum threads were pointing to different users as result.
You are trying to use the package for use that it was not intended to fulfill. If you are doing a migration of a site, it is much better to move tables with migration tools that link packages and associated tables. That is mysql work. If you are not sure how to do that, try to find a firm to support you. (p.s. I don't= cbjuice is a hobby).
CBJuice does not modify the userid because there is no guarantee that it will be the same if you are moving users between sites via an add. I can consider a user-beware option to userthe userid on an ADD only. It could lead to significant corruption. Put this kind of comment in the help forum and we will see what other users suggest.
That's when I found CBJuice. It did ALL of the work for me, and did it absolutely perfectly. All I had to do was name my fields in my TXT import file to match the user/CB field names and CBJuice did the rest. Perfectly imported and set up all of my custom CB data!
Not only that, but it allowed me to define a custom email to automatically be sent to each user imported, letting them know exactly what was done. This was perfect, as it allowed me to give the users specific instructions pertaining to my client's wishes.
A very BIG thank you to the developers of CBJuice!!!
I was migrating users from an old version of a website site to a new one and it was a piece of cake.
I did not have a very large list to import but the time it saved me and the auto notifications to members was awesome.
(I would never use the term "great tool" in any other context but this)
I do miss some functionality though:
It would be great to be able to edit the Default Email Text. You can do this but every time I do a test I loose my set-up text. I always comes back to the default version.
Also I would love to edit the ACAjoom subscibers too. I don't know if this is possible but now I don't get this newsletter info in the export file. And I have to manually add all the new imported users to have them added to the mailinglist. Could this be done through CBjuice it would be perfect!!
The level of checking and validation of data as it is loaded (or not if it is wrong) is impressive.
The developer responded very quickly to an install issue I had, and with his help I managed to prove it was an ISP issue, which they could quickly address with the information we supplied.
I did get an error with the current build but found a quick fix on CB forum at www.joomlapolis.com/component/option,com_joomlaboard/Itemid,/func,view/catid,58/id,71901/#71901 which I passed on to Paul the developer for CBJUICE and he replied promptly and was very helpful.
Give it a go!!! It will save you days and days of work!
Well done Paul
I hope the ability to change user accounts' Enabled/Disabled settings via CSV will be added, but really have no complaints whatsoever. Kudos to the developer!
I googled for this type of component and that's how I found CBJuice. Now I got it working perfectly with my Community Builder and Vemod Newsletter.
The only con was that I had to spend 5 more minutes than I would have wanted to figure out the correct order for the csv field values. IOW, no big deal, it works, it's great and i'm happy. Thanx!!