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How to Easily Import and Export WordPress Users

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Do you want to import and export your WordPress users between one site to another? This is very helpful when you are merging sites and want to automatically allow your users to log in with the same information. In this video, we will show you how to easily import and export users in WordPress.

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Summary of this tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the Cimy User Manager plugin.

Once activated, go to Users, Cimy User Manager and scroll down to the export section.

the plugin will show the upload path for where the CSV will be stored.

By default the plugin will use commas to separate fields and quotes as text delimiters but you can leave them as they are.

Next select how you want to sort rows in your export file, the default is registration date.

If you will be using the file in Excel then there is a box you can check to allow that.

You will be able to export the file and save it as a CSV file on your server after which you will see a success message.

To import you will need to install the Cimy User Manager plugin on the new site and then visit Users, Cimy User Manager.

First you need to click on the Choose file button and select the CSV file you want to import.

You will want to ensure the box next to Create Users this will allow the plugin to create the new users with the CSV.

Click the import button and you will be upload the CSV file as well as the users in the file.



Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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