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June 13, 2022
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It is official we now have a community maintained fork of the wordpress Caldera Forms plugin. You can find the fork here: https://lab.civicrm.org/extensions/caldera-civicrm

A huge thank you to Kevin Christiano for his hard work on forking this extension whilst keeping in good contact with the original developers of this extension. Thanks Kevin!

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May 12, 2022
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Since April the 5th the wordpress plugin Caldera Forms is end-of-life. Meaning that the maintainer behind this plugin won't provide any official updates anymore.

Last year we had two video calls in which, we talked about possible alternatives. Since then developments have gone further so I think it is time to have another video conference where we can inform each other on what has been done in the past months, and which developments lay ahead.

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April 28, 2022
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This week we had a Form Builder and Search Kit sprint in Otterlo, The Netherlands. The aim of this sprint was about sharing knowledge and ideas around search kit and form builder.

Sharing, Sharing and Sharing...

We started with sharing use cases from clients from CiviCooP and civiservice.de. Christophe shared how CiviCRM is used at Mediwe. Coleman from the Core Team shared the story behind Search Kit and Form Builder.

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March 1, 2022
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CiviCRM Configuration Loader Version 2 is out! This version is developed and refactored with funding from Deutsche Stiftung für Engagement und Ehrenamt and Bündnis der Bürgerstiftungen Deutschlands.

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December 16, 2021
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Yesterday we had a second video call about the future of caldera. Main question was how can we collaborate together whilst supporting clients who are currently using caldera and who can not migrate easily within a short time.

Most of us had clients who are using Caldera Forms plugin and those forms are not easily rebuild in another tool (if there was another tool available, more on that later).

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December 3, 2021
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At the end of this month the wordpress plugin Caldera Forms will be end-of-life. Meaning that the maintainer behind this plugin won't provide any official updates anymore.

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June 17, 2021
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Caldera Forms & add-ons will be sunset/retired on 31 Dec 2021 by the company behind caldera forms.

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April 7, 2021
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Today we had our video con about caldera forms. (See announcement) and this blog is a summary of our conversation.

Thanks everybody who joined. I liked the fact that we had various ideas and opinions on how to proceed. This shows for me how diverse our community is and I do love that!

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March 26, 2021
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Recently we heard about the retirement of Caldera Forms and that this going to be replaced by Ninja Forms. Saturdrive the company behind caldera and ninja wrote the following:

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