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Bulk user actions

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The bulk user actions feature in Settings > Site administration > Users > Accounts > Bulk user actions enables administrators to select users by creating a filter and then perform any of the following actions:

  • Confirm user accounts created through Email-based self-registration which are not yet confirmed by the user
  • Send a message (requires Messaging to be enabled)
  • Delete user accounts
  • Display a list of users on a page
  • Download user data in text, ODS or Excel file format
  • Force users to change their passwords
  • Add users to a cohort

To perform a bulk user action

  • If you know them, choose your users from the available list or else click Show Advanced to create a filter.
  • Users can be filtered according to full name, surname, first name, email address, city/town, country, confirmed, first access, last access, last login, username, authentication. (Screenshot 1 below)
  • If you have set a custom profile field, this is available too from the "Profile" dropdown box (Screenshot 2 below)
  • Select users from the list.
  • Choose an action from the dropdown menu (Screenshot 3 below)
  • Click the Add filter button.
  • Select in the box on the left those users you require and move them to the box on the right.
  • From the dropdown box With selected users, choose the action you wish to perform and then click Go.
(1)"Show advanced"
(2)Filtering with custom profile fields
(3) Choosing a bulk user action

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