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Implemented Be able to merge Users

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Jesepi, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. Jesepi

    Jesepi Well-Known Member

    I'd like to be able to select 2 usernames and merge all posts/likes/ect into one. I would like to be able to pick which username the merge would leave as the single username.

    Sometimes people have multiple logins for one reason or another. Being able to merge them is nice.
    jauburn, Reinhard, goyo and 97 others like this.
  2. MrDeranged

    MrDeranged Well-Known Member

    This is definitely necessary. Many times we'll have users who sign up for "troll accounts" which when caught we merge into each other. It's sometimes fun to see users arguing with themselves once they're merged
    faeronsayn, jmurrayhead and dieketzer like this.
  3. Ingenious

    Ingenious Well-Known Member

    Yes agree with this too. Quite often I have a member return after some years and start a new profile because they changed email address - and then start posting on the new account - so have occasionally merged users back into one account.
    faeronsayn, Iversia and Alien like this.
  4. Kashif Kiyani

    Kashif Kiyani Member

    Must have option!
  5. Tim

    Tim Active Member

    I see this exact situation, or they just want to change their screen name. Most members know to contact me, but some don't and when I find out about it, I merge their accounts to keep accurate member numbers... as much as possible.
  6. ManagerJosh

    ManagerJosh Well-Known Member

    So the importer can merge users, but not the forum itself... hmm.. ironic :p
  7. Simon

    Simon Active Member

    This is a must option. :)
    Puntocom likes this.
  8. Jamie

    Jamie Well-Known Member

    I have liked this suggestion as well. It's been used several times since moving to IPB and using the Facebook connect feature that sometimes confuses members..

  9. MGSteve

    MGSteve Well-Known Member

    Another +1 from me..... We do use it from time to time as well. Not as vital for me as perhaps other people (I'd rather have a working infraction style system), but defintely a would-be-nice feature.
  10. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    This is not in? Surprising. I definitely need this, so: supported!
    faeronsayn likes this.
  11. Puntocom

    Puntocom Well-Known Member

    I also need this, supported!
  12. Wired

    Wired Active Member

  13. kkm323

    kkm323 Well-Known Member

    i like it...
    is essential ...
  14. yavuz

    yavuz Well-Known Member

    Was just looking for this, suprising this is not among user options.
  15. Matt51723

    Matt51723 New Member

    Is this available yet? Been looking around for a way to do this.
  16. Jaxel

    Jaxel Well-Known Member

    Why is this feature still missing? This and the ability to search for users by IP address are the biggest missing functions.
    Lone Wolf and Alien like this.
  17. Junior

    Junior Well-Known Member

    The software as everyone knows is still new. Sadly it can't be made the way everyone wants it overnight. I do agree with you thou; these features would be nice to have.
  18. swatme

    swatme Well-Known Member

    this is a must, top priority.

    converting from phpbb
    admin account in phpbb and admin account in xf
    wants to merge.
  19. Crispy

    Crispy Member

    Absolute requirement for us to make the switch
  20. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can do that at import time.

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