Import User Meta Data from CSV


WordPress admins can bulk import user metadata from a text file – selecting the Key and optionally avoiding duplicate keys.

This plugin uses up-to-date WordPress top level functions, sanitizes all input data and is fully internationalized.

For feature request and bug reports, please use the WP Support Website.

Please do not use the forum to report bugs, as we no longer monitor or respond to questions there.


  • Bulk import users from a simple text list
  • Select if duplicate meta_keys should be added
  • Checks for missing users
  • Sample import data and easy to use
  • Fully internationalized
  • Safe and WordPress Friendly
  • Nerdy debug screens!

For feature request and bug reports, please use the forums.


  • Add Metadata screen


How to use?

Click on the ‘Add User Metadata’ link in the ‘Users’ menu, enter the meta_key and paste in your CSV data, select the import options then click ‘Add Metadata’. That’s all!


Perfect solution


We needed to bulk edit user meta. Sorted and exported user ids from mysql, made a CSV with data, and this plugin did the heavy lifting. Great work!

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  • WP 4.4.1 testing


  • WP 4.0 testing


  • moved plugin instatiation to WP init hook
  • Name change
  • 3.8.1 testing


  • Contributor Edit.


  • First public release.

Contributors & Developers

Import User Meta Data from CSV is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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