I am taking part in a small sprint on CiviCRM standalone today. Alain Benbassat and Klaas Eikelboom are going to be part of the CiviCRM stand on FOSDEM 2023 and thought they could also do a 1 day mini-sprint on Standalone. And Rich Lott, Michael McAndrew, Nic Weistrich and me rallied to the same cause.
CiviCRM version 5.58.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release. Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience:
Newsletters and other mailings are an important way to keep in touch with your supporters and mailing statistics like click and open rates can help you learn what your supporters respond best to. CiviCRM provides these features, similarly to many/all other email marketing solutions. But what do those numbers actually mean?
Is it "Oh-Oth"? "Owth"? "Worcestershire"?
We will be promoting CiviCRM at FOSDEM on 4 and 5 February 2023.
FOSDEM is a non-commercial event centered on free and open-source software development. With over 8000 attendees, it is one of the biggest open source conferences.
There has been a security release for CiviCRM. Upgrades are available for:
Now that PHP 7.4 is "end of life", system administrators are strongly encouraged to adopt PHP 8.0. CiviCRM has supported PHP 8.0 for some time now, but adoption so far has been slow. Here are the stats as of today:
Several of Joinery's clients recently started seeing a dramatic increase in fraudulent card-testing behavior on CiviCRM sites using the Stripe payment processor. We've resolved this problem for them with some great new features in the CiviCRM extension ecosystem, thanks to the contributions from open-source developers and CiviCRM partners.
At our meetup last week, Oliver Gibson spoke about the work Northbridge Digital has been doing to recreate the standard CiviCRM reports using SearchKit.
These reports are available as an extension which is still in development. The aim is to provide a bank of example reports that users can use and adapt. These will be a useful starting point for users to create their own reports.