Login to your Moodle site. Go to Site Administration. Click on Users then select Accounts. This section will enable you Manage Account Settings.
The browse List of Users section allows you to view users on the site. It also displays the total number of users. It also provides a filter option which can be used to view specific users. You can also add new users from this section.
This setting allows you to perform actions on a multiple of users at once. This include: Sending one mail to many users. Confirming many users. Or Forcing users to change their passwords incase of a security breach. To do this, select the user(s) from the list marked 1. then select the action from the option marked 3. Then click on Go to commence.
This option allows you to add new users to the site. When adding new users, it is import to take note of the following details: A user name is compulsory and it must be in lowercase. You can choose an authentication method. This setting determines the authentication method used when the user logs in. Only enabled authentication plugins should be chosen, otherwise the user will no longer be able to login. User accounts can also be suspended from here. The password must have at least 8 characters, at least 1 digit(s), at least 1 lower case letter(s), at least 1 upper case letter(s), at least 1 non-alphanumeric character(s). All fields marked with a star are compulsory.
You can use this option to create profile fields or profile categories that may appear on profile pages.
Allows you to add new cohorts to the site.
This option enables you to add users to your site from a file. Users may be uploaded (and optionally enrolled in courses) via text file. The format of the file should be as follows: Each line of the file contains one record Each record is a series of data separated by commas (or other delimiters) The first record contains a list of fieldnames defining the format of the rest of the file Required fieldnames are username, password, firstname, lastname, email
You can add pictures for users to the site using this option. User pictures can be uploaded as a zip file of image files. The image files should contain the file extension. For example image1234.jpg for a user with username called image1234.