- Joomla. Supported fields: Id, Name, Username, Password, Email, Params, Register Date and Group(s).
- NEW*: Joomla 3.7 Fields. You can create them using standard Joomla Fields feature.
- JomSocial component. Any fields created in JomSocial, like Mobile, Skype, Social Security Number, etc.
Each imported user will be created as a regular Joomla and JomSocial user. So you will manage users as previously.
Please check the main features on video or screenshots below to see how JomSocial Import works.
- Add/create only new users, update existing users or do both at the same time.
- Password type option. You can specify type of password in your file: plain (non-encrypted) and Joomla encrypted.
- Auto-generation of user password. If there are no passwords in your file, our "Import" will generate passwords automatically for new users.
- Block non-existent users in excel/csv. Each user who is not mentioned in your file can be blocked on your website.
- Send "Welcome" email to new imported users. You can email newly imported users and send them their logins/passwords. This may come useful when JomSocial User Import generates passwords for new users.
- Profiles feature. If you're planning to import users frequently then specify import settings and save them into Profile. Afterwards you can begin to import by single click at a desired Profile. You can create as many Profiles as needed (e.g. for different file formats).
- Manage/limit access to "Import Users" component. Do you want to grant/limit access to this component for certain users groups ? - Use "Permissions" settings.
- High-loaded version is available. Standard version of import is designed for importing up to 5 000 users and optimized version - for huge files up to 100 000 users.
- Columns order, in file, is not essential.
- K2 component support. If you have installed K2, then all users will be also imported into K2 Users automatically.
- NEW*: Import multiple dropdown values. To import multiple values, please make sure that they have next format - "coffee,tea,water," in your file (this format is required by JomSocial).
**Extra Feature: Import on schedule (using Cron) is available in special edition. This feature is useful when there is a need to import each half an hour/hour/day, etc. Please contact us for more details.
- Free updates for 6 months
- Notifications of new features and fixes.
- 6 months support via Email, Skype or TeamViewer.
Testimonials about JomSocial User Import
I had a deadline to meet and a large Excel file of users data, and I couldn't find a way to create users in Joomla. Luckily I found Import extension from UkrSolution team on JED. I successfully managed to import users with all contact information using this component.
Thank you UkrSolution team for a great JomSocial import tool !!!
RalphGermanyRalph Germany import users into JomSocial from excel or csv file
I created a social network using JomSocial. I needed to import my clients into my social network and send them emails with their login and password. I bought JomSocial User Import from UkrSolution and imported all my users in 4 simple steps. And each user received email notification with my welcome message and login/password.
I am happy, now all my clients with me!!! It is Great!!!
LukeItalyLuke Italy import users into JomSocial from excel or csv file
I work at the company, where I have to import users quite often. In the past I used program created by some freelancers. But it had so much limitations and it was so difficult to use.
So I was glad when I found "User Import for JomSocial" which made my life much easier. Thank you!!!
MarshaUSAMarsha v import users into JomSocial from excel or csv file
Frequently asked questions:
Does import utilise the standard functionality of sending out “welcome” mails to users during importing process ?
“Welcome” mails are disabled by default, but you can enable them in advanced settings on Step 2. You can even create your own message and send login/password.
Can it support national characters and UTF-8?
Yes, our import supports all characters from UTF-8, for example: Ü, ß, É, 字
But your file should be in UTF-8
How to generate passwords automatically ?
Don't match (using sandwich) the password column on step 2. The import will create password column automatically on step 3
Is it possible to embed a logo image or list into the notifcation email ?
You need to do next steps:
1. You need to click on "Switch to Advanced mode".
2. Then you need to check "Notify newly added users".
3. At message dialog click "Tools" then click "Source code"
4 In "Source code" editor you can use HTML to customize your email the 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 don’t help - please contact us and provide us with ticket number.
Auto update doesn’t work. How can I get the latest version of extension ?
Unfortunately Auto updater is not available for this extension.
To get the latest version of import you need:
1. Go to our website: www.UkrSolution.com
2. Login and go to "My Products" menu.
3. Here you will find all your extensions and can download them.
Step 3, not all users are going to be imported, why ?
To find out the reason why some users can’t be imported - you just need to hover your mouse over the user in tab “Won’t be imported”.
Some users don't receive Emails, why ?
Our extension is using standard Joomla functions to send emails, so actually we don't have much control on this process. Import extensions just gives email to Joomla and if Joomla's and Server's mail configurations are correct - email will be sent to inbox.
So if users don't receive emails the problem might be in:
- Incorrect Joomla email configuration - ask your developer to check it out.
- Problems with mail service on the server - ask your system administrator to check it out.
- Some emails comes to spam/junk folder - ask user to check these folders too.
Welcome emails comes to spam/junk folder, why ?
Our extension is using standard Joomla functions to send emails, so actually we don't have much control on this process.
This issue is based on a few factors, which can be fixed/changed by server administrator and domain owner.
- Correct mail server configuration
- Server's IP might be black listed, you can check it here: http://mxtoolbox.com/blacklists.aspx
- You can use DKIM, SPF, DMARC to make your domains valid for mass mailing
- Keep valid reverse DNS records for the IP address(es).
I can't upload files more than X MB, why ?
Maximum file upload size is a global PHP setting (called upload_max_filesize), 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?
You need to send email to us and provide us with details:
- How to reproduce bug
- Screenshots of bug
- Best way to describe the problem is to create video (you can use software like Jing)
If you subscribed to support, you can count on fast update (1-2 work days)
Update to a new version. I got error - Update path does not exist.
Our extension doesn't support joomla's auto updater.
You need to login on our web-site and download last version:
My Account -> My Products -> Select your product -> Download button
After it you need to remove old version from your joomla and install a new one.
I need additional features in this extension
If you need some additional fetures, there are 2 ways:
- Send us email about new feature, and we will try to implement it in next version. As we receiving a lot of suggestions some of them can be rejected.
- We can create special release for you, in a short time, with all improvements you need for separate payment. Please contact us to know more about it.
How can I contact you?
Contact form on our web-site: http://www.ukrsolution.com/ContactUs
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