ExpressionEngine® 3 User Guide

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Member Import

Control Panel Location: Developer Tools ‣ Utilities ‣ Member Import

The Member Import Utility enables you to import members from other systems utilizing ExpressionEngine’s special Member Import XML format.

Permission Restrictions

  • Access Tools sections: Utilities
  • Access Tools sections: Import


XML file location

Server path to your xml file.

Member group

The member group to assign to each imported member.


The language to assign to each imported member


The timezone to assign to each imported member.

Date & time format

The date and time format to assign to each imported member.

Show Seconds?

Whether or not to display seconds when displaying time for each imported member.

Create custom fields?

When set to yes, import will automatically create custom member fields for any data that does not match a default member field.