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Subscribers

Plain subscribers are those who do not have a user account on the site.

Current subscribers can be viewed under Newsletters > Subscribers.

Three bulk actions are available: delete, subscribe and unsubscribe. Here you can manually change the subscriptor Status to Active or Inactive.

Users can also subscribe to the newsletters, whether a user is subscribed or not can be seen in the new Subscriber column under Users. If a previously subscribed email address is used to register a user account, the entry as a subscriber is removed and subscriber status is updated for the new user.

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How to export subscribers?

Subscribers can be exported in a text file. To export current subscribers:

  1. Go to Newsletters > Settings and click Export under Export Subscribers.
  2. Select the Format you want the subscriber data to be shown:

a) CSV

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b) Tabs

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How to import subscribers?

Subscribers can also be imported using a text file that essentially contains the subscribers’ email addresses. There’re 3 fields available to import:

  • a) The subscriber’s email (tab),
  • b) The date and time (tab),
  • c) And a the subscription status, where “1” means active and “0” inactive.

To import a list with your subscribers:

  1. Create a text file containing the subscribers’ data you want to import:
  2. Screen Shot 2015-09-23 at 13.09.21Let’s assume that the text file “mysubscribers.txt” contains the following data: the subscriber’s emails (tab) (tab) and the subscription status.
  3. Go to Newsletters > Settings and under Import Subscribers choose the file containing the list of subscribers to import, then click ImportScreen Shot 2015-09-23 at 12.51.27
  4. Check that four new subscribers have been correctly imported.

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Although a Subscription date&time was not previously determined in the file to import, Groups Newsletters used the Import date&time by default.