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send mail all users

Postby Krekels » Mon May 10, 2010 1:36 pm


We set up a new journal and we would like to send all imported users a welcome mail with their username and password. I tried to do this via cutting and pasting from prepared e-mails, but it does not seem to work. The password-variable from the user register mail template is not retrieved when i use it in another template. Is there a safe way to e-mail all users their username and password other then by the reset password procedure?

Thx in advance


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Re: send mail all users

Postby jmacgreg » Wed May 12, 2010 10:49 am

Hi Hubert,

Did you import the users via the XML import/export plugin? That plugin has an option whereby all users are emailed their username/password information on import. If you're not dealing with too many users, it might be worth merging all the already-created users into your account; re-importing them; and choosing the email function during import. Otherwise, I don't think there's any easy way to batch-email users with their password information.


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