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April 26, 2018
By jackrabbithanna Filed under v4.6, CiviCRM, Security

Long Term Support (LTS) releases of CiviCRM are versions that are maintained for use by organizations for multi-year periods of time. The first official version of CiviCRM released as a LTS was version 4.4 and announced in October of 2014. 4.4 was the official LTS version until CiviCRM 4.7 was released, at which point version 4.6 was officially designated as the new LTS.

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December 21, 2017
By jackrabbithanna Filed under v4.6, Release
SYNOPSIS:

Does this version...?

 

Fix security vulnerabilities?

no

Change the database schema?

no

Alter the API?

no

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April 28, 2017
By jackrabbithanna Filed under Tools, Drupal, Extensions, Release

CiviCRM Entity 2.0-beta7 has been released.

Pick it up now at the Drupal.org Project Page

Changes since beta6:

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March 29, 2016
By jackrabbithanna Filed under v4.7, v4.6, v4.5, v4.4, Architecture, CiviCRM, Drupal

There are two powerful modules used in the Drupal world for creating fast custom searches. Search API is a framework which provides an interface for site builders to create custom searches on any entity known to Drupal. It supports several search backends, including Apache Solr and native database search.

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March 18, 2016
By jackrabbithanna Filed under v4.7, v4.6, v4.5, v4.4, Architecture, CiviCRM, Drupal, Interface and design

It's becoming a common request from our clients to find user-friendly ways to integrate CiviCRM data with the rest of their Drupal website functionality. Oftentimes content creators without direct user access to CiviCRM need to do simple things, such as create, update, and delete contacts in simple, specific ways. 

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March 10, 2016
By jackrabbithanna Filed under v4.7, v4.6, v4.5, v4.4, Architecture, Drupal, Make it happen

CiviCRM Entity is a Drupal module which greatly enhances CiviCRM integration with Drupal. This module exposes many CiviCRM entities as true Drupal entities. That means that almost any module can use Drupal entities. As a result, these modules can access and manipulate CiviCRM data directly from within Drupal via Drupal’s Entity API.

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