Import Users to EasySocial from Excel or CSV file
✔ Imports new and updates existing Joomla users from Excel or CSV file
✔ Supports any fields of EasySocial
✔ Sends "Welcome" emails to imported users
This tool imports users into Joomla and EasySocial from Excel or CSV file. Each user is created as a regular EasySocial user. So you have full control above imported users and they have access to all perks of registered users.
"EasySocial User Import" supports different users data:
Any of EasySocial custom fields like Address, Telephone, Website.
Standard Joomla User fields like Username, Name, Email.
Joomla 3.7+ Fields supported - any custom field you create.
Main features of "EasySocial User Import" tool:
You can add new users, update existing users or do both actions at once.
Columns order in file isn't important, so you can match them the way you need.
EasySocial, K2 and AcyMailing native support.
Groups import. You can specify group where users should be imported/migrated in import settings or match column with group data from file.
Send "Welcome" email to newly imported users. You can notify newly imported users and send them their logins/passwords. This may be helpful when EasySocial User Import generates passwords automatically.
Password type option. If your file contains plain (non-encrypted) passwords, our import will encrypt them automatically. If file contains Joomla encrypted passwords, they will be imported without additional encryption (This may come in handy when you migrate users from one Joomla website to another).
Password generation tool is available. In you want to import / migrate users but your file doesn't contain passwords - it is not a problem our import extension will create a new password and send it to the users by email.
Profiles feature. Are you planning to import users often ? - Just specify settings and save them into Profile. Later on you can start importing by single click at a needed Profile. You can create as many Profiles as you wish (e.g. for different file formats).
Manage access to "Import Users" component. Do you need to grant access to this product for certain users group (e.g. Managers) ? - Use "Permissions" settings.
Import on schedule (using Cron). Use this feature, if there is a need to import each few minutes/hour(s)/day, etc. It's available in separate version.
Block non-existent users in excel/csv. Each user which is the member of group(s) (you specify before start importing) and not mentioned in Excel/CSV file can be blocked.
Import multiple dropdown values. To import such values, make sure that they are in next format - '["apple","pineapple","strawberry"]' in your file (this format is required by EasySocial).
Import compatible with Joomla 1.6, 1.7, 2.5, 3.X
Our import together with export extension can be used to migrate users from one Joomla to another. To migrate users you need to export users into excel/csv first (see "Other Extension" tab on this page).
Workflow of Users Import component:
- Upload File.
- Setup import settings.
- Check preview of what is going to be imported.
- Import users.
"EasySocial User Import" Performance:
Usually import of 1 user takes between 0.1 and 0.2 second but mostly it depends on format you use (csv is a little faster) and server configuration.
Import of 3000 users in Excel format takes around 7 mins.
Contact Us or Report a bug:
Please do not use Reviews section for asking questions or reporting a bug.
For this purpose please contact us via form on our website:
Does import utilize the standard functionality of sending out “welcome” mails to users during importing process ?
Import has its own more advanced "welcome" emails notifications (compared to joomla's), so you can create custom message, specify login, password, links and much more. To enable email notification switch to "Advanced Mode" on step 2.
Does it support national characters and UTF-8?
Sure, our import supports all characters from UTF-8, for example: Ü, ß, É, 字 - just be ensured that your file has UTF-8 encoding.
How to generate passwords automatically ?
If you don't have passwords in your excel/csv file our import will generate password automatically. Passwords strength will be based on "Joomla Password Options" (go to Admin Panel->Users->Manage->Options->Password Options)
Is it possible to embed a logo image or list into the notification email ?
Sure, in popup with email editor switch to "Source code" mode and using HTML you can customize your email template in a way you need.
Ticket “#XXXX” has been created.
Fast way to fix this issue is to change settings in Joomla administrator panel. Please go to: "System -> Global Configuration -> Server" and change "Error Reporting" field to "None" value. If it doesn’t help - please contact us and provide us with ticket number.
Step 3, not all users are going to be imported, why ?
There are a few reasons why some users might not be imported, e.g. user don't have a Username or user is a duplicate (mentioned second time in file), etc . To find out the reason why some users can’t be imported - you need to hover your mouse over the user in tab “Won’t be imported”.
I can't upload files more than X MB, why ?
Maximum file upload size is a global PHP setting (called uploadmaxfilesize), you need to increase this value. Most hosting providers allows to change this setting in your Hosting Control Panel. Also you can ask your system administrator or developer to change it.
I have found a bug, how can it be fixed?
Simply contact us and let us know how to reproduce bug, send us screenshots or video if possible (you can use software like Jing); We will do our best to help you within 1 business day!
Update to a new version. I got error - Update path does not exist.
Please login on our web-site https://www.ukrsolution.com under your account and download the latest version from: My Account -> My Products -> Select your product -> Download
Is it possible to migrate users from Wordpress to Joomla?
Our extension allows to migrate users from any CMS. First you need to use Wordpress "migration" plugin and export all users to CSV file and afterwards migrate all users from CSV to Joomla with our extension.
Import Users to EasySocial from Excel or CSV file
- Last updated:
- Jun 19 2018
- Date added:
- Sep 27 2015
- GPLv2 or later
- Paid download
Ease of use
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