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Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook by Suhreed Sarkar

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Importing users from a CSV file

If you need to add a large number of users to your Joomla! site, you may consider adding them quickly. For example, you are creating a site where all members of that organization will join. Instead of leaving the option of registering themselves, you can create accounts for them and let them log in. This can be done through simple methods such as importing users from a comma separated variable (CSV) file. In this recipe, we are going to show you how you can import hundreds of users from a CSV file.

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A third-party Joomla! extension, UserPort, allows you to import users from a CSV file. Download this freely-available component from http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/userport/frs/ and install it from the ...

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