NEW! in XFtoWP 1.5

Import Users Across WordPress and XenForo

Whether you start a WordPress site now or add a XenForo forum later, you can always get your users in sync with the Bulk Actions tool, right from your WordPress dashboard.

Available actions:

  • Import WP Users to XF

    Bring your existing user base to XenForo.

  • Import XF Users to WP

    Bring your existing user base to WordPress.

  • Refresh users

    Refresh all users & sync custom user fields.

  • Update from XFtoWP 1.4.x

    Smoothly port users & threads data to XFtoWP 1.5.

Powerful User Syncing Tools

XFtoWP delivers a suite of simple tools that create easy user onboarding and opens the floodgates to a more integrated user experience.

Increase user registrations and get more people to show up to your forums with seamless user syncing tools.

Setup automated usergroup promotions, send messages, and connect to eCommerce and other common actions in WordPress.

See more below:

Sync WordPress users to XenForo

Sync user registrations

Detect when users register to WordPress and create the same account on XF.

Create XF users on Login New!

Allow XF user credentials to be used to login to WP, and connect user on successful login.

Sync email & password

Sync user email and password when changed from WordPress.

Group promotions

Promote and demote usergroups based on register, purchase, and other actions.

Multi-user sync

Allow users to connect multiple XF accounts to a WP user. Encourage "team accounts" to join your forum.

Send alerts + messages

Send personalized alerts and new conversations to XF users.

Custom User Fields

Send dynamic data about the WordPress user back to the XenForo account.

Manual user verify form

Embed a form into pages that allows users to verify and manage their own forum users.

Redirect & login to XenForo

Auto-login and redirect users to XenForo after logging in to WordPress.

Manage synced users

Easily manage usergroups and refresh synced user's data from the Edit User screen in the WP admin.

User logs

For your convenience you can view a log of all connected users from the plugin settings page.

Cross-post forum replies with Thread connect

Bring new life to your comments section by adding forum threads to your posts. Auto-increment comment counts and combine forum replies with WP comments.

Use forum replies as blog comments with XFtoWP

Create new threads

Rapidly create and connect threads with convenient post meta controls. Set custom thread titles and messages.

Increase comments

When a post is connected to a forum thread it will add the amount of replies to the post's comment count.

Comment styles

Quickly customize comments from a compact thread-like style or with a minimal style.

Display locations

Automatically insert comments template below posts. Replace WP comments or combine into tabs.

Click to expand

Cut-off long replies and show on the "click to expand" button to keep your comments section readable.

AJAX load replies

Don't show all replies at once, choose how many replies per page to show and load more with a button click.

Filter messages

Control what shows up in your comments. Filter out images, code, avatars, and other parts of replies.

Smart data refresh

XFtoWP minimizes the amount of requests made to your forum and loads replies without notice.

Thread logs

For your convenience you can view a log of all connected threads from the plugin settings page.

Design Your Own Integration From the WordPress Dashboard

Fast setup

Just enter a few details from your XenForo admin panel to make a fast & secure site connection. Set an autorefresh time to keep forum data fresh.

Simple admin panel

The XFtoWP admin dashboard is beautifully designed to help you fine-tune every integration down to only the features you need.

Forum widgets

Add forum activity to your blog's sidebar with the handy XF Content Widget. Show forum stats, latest posts, featured threads, and forums list.

Sync logs

Keep track of which users and threads are connected across sites with the helpful Sync Logs dashboard from the XFtoWP admin settings.

Ready to translate

The built-in Strings Manager makes it easy to translate every text string on your site. XFtoWP is compatible with translation plugins & localization.

Built securely

XFtoWP takes care of your site's data and responsibly syncs across websites. Best WordPress and XenForo security practices are followed.

Developer tools

Override and edit styles and templates. Extend core features with hooks and filters. Make instant API requests with helper functions.

Get support

Post your questions, suggestions, and other feedback at the MD Forums. Read the docs for detailed tutorials, ask questions at the forums.


  • Setup User Actions to register, promote usergroups, and message users on sync.

    User sync and usergroup promotions on product purchase
  • Send user data to XenForo profiles with custom user fields.

    Map custom user fields
  • Sync XF usergroups for use in WordPress actions.

    XenForo usergroups sync
  • Customize Thread comments with easy admin settings.

    XFtoWP admin settings
  • Choose between a full "Thread" or simple "Comment" view template styles.

    XFtoWP admin settings
  • Combine forum replies + blog comments with tabs.

    Use forum replies as blog comments with XFtoWP
  • Import and manage synced users with the Bulk Actions tool.

    XFtoWP Bulk Actions Tool
  • Create and connect threads from the post editor.

    Create new threads from WordPress posts
  • Display latest forum content with the XF Content widget.

    XenForo content widget
  • Enable integrations from other WordPress plugins (more coming soon).

    XFtoWP admin settings
  • Translate and edit text strings.

    Edit Strings settings page

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