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Duplicates getting through when importing per line
  • Hey,

    Looks like the option for importing: "Add name and email per line" , allows duplicates.

    I found another thread where you mention the remove-duplicates page, so no biggie. But I'm assuming this is a bug.

    Thanks,
    Dan Brooks
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  • Been having the same issue still, since inception.
  • Vote Up0Vote Down BenBen
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    Hi @danbrooks @derivativemedia,

    Do you mean import "per line"? The last time I tested, it doesn't import duplicate though.

    I just tested again to confirm. I imported these lines to a new list:

    test1,test1@test.com
    test2,test2@test.com
    test3,test3@test.com

    I then added these lines again to the same list but it does not import them again. Hence, no duplicates are going through.

    @danbrooks @derivativemedia Perhaps you can PM me a sample of the lines you've previously imported that allowed duplicates to go through?

    Thanks!

    Ben
  • Hey Ben,

    Have figured out what's going on, it happens when there are extra spaces around the email.

    In subscribers/line-update.php, it's doing the duplicate lookup before the trim()'s which happen later. I've added this to line 38, fixes things up:

    $email = trim($email);

    - Dan
  • Vote Up0Vote Down BenBen
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    Thanks @Dan! I'll fix this in the next update.
  • @danbrooks, What does that exactly do ? Just allow for spaces around the email when it imports so it filters duplicates?
  • @derivativemedia - yeah, it makes sure to remove any extra whitespace around the email first, before looking for it in the database. I created my list for testing, using PHP, and had a space after the comma, which then became part of the email when looking for it in the database e.g. Bob Bobover, test@example.com
  • Thanks, it works!

  • Vote Up0Vote Down BenBen
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    The latest version 1.1.4 has been released addressing this issue.

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