Blog posts by Stoob

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January 7, 2020
By Stoob Filed under Extensions

Let's ring in the New Year by spinning some new hits and timeless classics for the dancefloor at this CiviCRM extension party. 

//record scratching sound//  Wait, what's an extension, you ask?

It's an add-on so your Civi can do more things in better ways. 

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July 20, 2019
By Stoob Filed under Drupal 8, Drupal

For starters, over 200 Drupal 8 sites already run CiviCRM!  This post is based on my own research and conversations with those involved, and is intended to be informative and encouraging.  As you may know, CiviCRM works with no less than four CMS at the moment, including three versions of Drupal, two 'officially'.   Understandably with Drupal 7 end-of-support scheduled for Nov 2021, there has been recent discussion amongst

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January 10, 2017
By Stoob Filed under Make it happen, Sprints, Teams

Hello world, I would like to introduce the idea of of CiviCRM "Community Fridays".   Let's coalesce our ongoing community efforts improving Civi around a certain day of the week: every Friday.

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June 27, 2016
By Stoob Filed under CiviCRM, Tips

I’d like to pose a question to users of CiviCRM that is not particularly technical.  It’s more to do with using the existing features of Civi in the most effective and efficient way to do 2 very important things...cultivate Major Donors and apply for Grants. 

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September 25, 2015
By Stoob Filed under Case studies and user stories
See how donation, events and grant data can live happily under one CiviCRM roof.

McKenzie River Gathering (MRG) Foundation is the leading funder of Oregon's social justice movements, driven by an unwavering belief in the power of collective action to change the world. Robust management of our various constituencies is essential for meeting our goals.

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November 12, 2014
By Stoob Filed under API, Extensions

CiviCRM has had an array of powerful import tools for as long as I can remember but the availble options have been limited. Contacts, Contributions, Participants, Memberships and Activities...sure....but what about the Events themselves? Sorry. What about Grants? Nope.

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October 29, 2014
By Stoob Filed under Make it happen

"Sort Name" is used by CiviCRM for tabular search results.

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August 21, 2014
By Stoob Filed under Documentation, Training

CiviTeacher organizes clear and concise videos into a portable and searchable training library.

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September 5, 2013
By Stoob Filed under CiviCRM, Documentation, Training

CiviTeacher.com has just arrived!

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