How to Import and Export Users in WordPress

Are you migrating an existing site to WordPress and want to import and export WordPress users from this website to another? For importing users from existing websites to a new WordPress website, the best and easiest way to do it is by using a plugin named Import Export WordPress Users –  that is an ideal plugin for exporting and importing WordPress users or WooCommerce customers details from/to your WooCommerce store for migrating an existing online store. This plugin help you import and export users when you purchase a website and want to merge the content and user base or when you want to import all users into an email list or your CRM.


Export Users in WordPress

Goto visit Users => User Import Export page and scroll down to the export section

Export Users

Export Users

Firstly, select a user role to export from your website, select fields that you want to export with the user, and more. All user will be exported by default but if you don’t want to export any user, uncheck it from the columns section. Finally, click on the Export button then it will save a CSV export file. You can use this file to import users into another WordPress site.

Import Users

After installing and activate Import Export WordPress Users plugin, Goto Users -> User Import Export page and click on the Import Users button.


Click on “Import Users” button

Then in next page, click on the Browse button and select the CSV file (of users) to import.  Click the Upload file and import button.


Import users file (.csv)

Imported users will be assigned correct user role and fill in other profile settings.

Hopefully this article could help you know how to import and export users in WordPress. If you have any further questions for us, don’t hesitate to put it up in the comments. See you again in orther tutorials!

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