Join Lynda.com Staff Authors for an in-depth discussion in this video Uploading a list of users in bulk, part of How to Manage Your LyndaPro Account as an Administrator.
- [Voiceover] If you have a larger account and have many users to add to your account, it would be tedious to add them one by one. To help you out, we have two downloadable templates that you can choose from to add large numbers of users all at one time. First, make sure you're in the User Management tab. Scroll down to Add Users and select either Download a CSV or Excel Template. I prefer using Excel, and if you have it available to you, I would go for that option. Otherwise, you can use the CSV template, which can be opened in a regular text editor.
I already have the downloaded template here, and I filled it out with some new user information. After I save the template, I'll navigate back to my User Management page. Click on Add Users and select Upload Users in Bulk. Navigate to the file you've just saved and select CHOOSE to upload it. After the upload is complete, you'll see this notification here at the top of the screen indicating that the bulk upload was successful.
You can just close out of that by pressing the little X here to the right. And if any errors were encountered during your upload, you will receive a list of those errors at the top of the screen. It will be a red banner instead of blue. And once you fix those errors, you'll need to re-upload the file again. When you upload a list of users in bulk, those users are going to populate on this main list as being added to your account down here. When a new user is added to your account, they will automatically be sent a welcome email with registration instructions and a link for creating their own lynda.com profile and password.
So be sure to upload those you wish to guarantee access to, as the registration is first come first serve.