Blog posts by Eileen

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July 10, 2020
By EileenFiled under

(helpful note - the intended audience for this content is developers and people having trouble falling asleep)

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July 11, 2019
By Eileen Filed under Extensions

PayPal now has a new, more modern interface for CiviCRM. Thanks to sponsorship from PayPal, CiviCRM offers "PayPal Checkout" (also referred to as "PayPal Smart Buttons" or "PayPal Smart Checkout").

 

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June 18, 2019
By Eileen Filed under Sprints

Last week saw the first CiviCRM sprint in New York city. For those new to the community or open source software sprints are probably a bit of a strange concept. I know I sometimes struggle to explain them to border control agents as I enter the US....

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December 17, 2018
By Eileen Filed under Release

This is just a quick reminder that as announced in August the CiviCRM release on 2 Jan 2019 will be the last release supporting PHP 5.5. 

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September 25, 2018
By Eileen Filed under Architecture

As our North American colleagues (and those who have made the big trip over there) head into the governance sprint now seems like a good time to recap on product maintenance in CiviCRM. Product maintenance, as I discuss, is the monthly routine processes we do to incorporate patches & contributions into the CiviCRM product.

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August 28, 2018
By Eileen Filed under Architecture
This blog serves as advance notice of our intention to stop supporting php versions 5.5, 5.6 and our ongoing evaluation of 7.0.   For php 5.5 we intend to end support in January 2019. This is already unsupported by php and we strongly recommend you upgrade off it as soon as possible. The release in February 2019 will be the first release that does not support php 5.5  
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May 30, 2018
By Eileen Filed under Extensions

A new geocoder extension released by the Wikimedia Foundation addresses some of the geocoding issues experienced by CiviCRM users.

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February 6, 2017
By Eileen Filed under CiviPledge, CiviReport

Over the past year I have been volunteering time to help out in the effort to raise funds for the Hundertwasser Art Centre. In order to help the HAC project I have added a couple of reports that may be useful for other pledge users (or possibly sites that track money received through campaigns).

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December 7, 2016
By Eileen Filed under Release, Security Releases

All sites are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the latest secure versions of CiviCRM: v4.7.14 and v4.6.24.

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