About

This website is provided for the students of the The Lifelong Learning Center classWordPress – Web Development for the Right Side of Your Brain Phyllis Erck – Instructor

Plugin link to wordpress.org

This plugin allows you to import users from an uploaded CSV file. It will add users with basic information as well as meta fields and user role.

You can also choose to send a notification to the new users and to display password nag on user login.

Features

  • Imports all users fields
  • Imports user meta
  • Update existing users by specifying ID field
  • Allows setting user role
  • Sends new user notification (if the option is selected)
  • Shows password nag on user login (if the option is selected)

For feature request and bug reports, please use the forums.

Tutorials

How to Update Existing Users with “Import Users from CSV”

Author: sorich87 

Instructions for installation:

For an automatic installation through WordPress:

  1. Go to the ‘Add New’ plugins screen in your WordPress admin area
  2. Search for ‘Import Users from CSV’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’ and activate the plugin
  4. Upload your CSV file in the ‘Users’ menu, under ‘Import From CSV’

Or use a nifty tool by WordPress lead developer Mark Jaquith:

  1. Visit this link and follow the instructions.

For a manual installation via FTP:

  1. Upload the import-users-from-csv directory to the /wp-content/plugins/directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in your WordPress admin area
  3. Upload your CSV file in the ‘Users’ menu, under ‘Import From CSV’

To upload the plugin through WordPress, instead of FTP:

  1. Upload the downloaded zip file on the ‘Add New’ plugins screen (see the ‘Upload’ tab) in your WordPress admin area and activate.
  2. Upload your CSV file in the ‘Users’ menu, under ‘Import From CSV’