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Import Blog Subscribers

Who can use this feature?

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Overview 

This article will show you how to import a file with a list of your subscribers into the Blog module.

File Format

The file must be a text file with a file name extension ".txt" or ".csv". 

Format Rules

  • Fields must be tab or comma delimited.
  • Each record should be placed on a seperate line.
  • All fields must be present, even if empty.
  • Only the SMS Number may be empty.
  • Blank lines are allowed / ignored.
  • Duplicate entries will be ignored.

Fields (In Order)

  1. Email Address - Limited to 255 characters.
  2. SMS Number - Should be empty, or in formats ########## or ###-###-####.
  3. Subscription Type - Limited to values "email", "sms", "both" (without quotes).

Notes

  • New subscribers will receive HTML emails.
  • Existing subscribers will keep their format preference.
  • Existing subscriptions will not be removed.

Instructions

  1. Navigate to Modules > Content > Blog
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  2. Select Choose an Action > Subscribers next to the desired category
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  3. Select Import Subscriptions
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  4. Select Choose File to import your file of subscribers
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    • Note: Also click Skip Confirmation Process if imported subscribers have already confirmed their request to receive your notifications.
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  5. Select and click Open for your desired file
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  6. Click Import File
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  7. View your imported subscribers
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