Blog posts by josh

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January 28, 2021
By josh Filed under Form Builder, SearchKit

Coleman Watts will lead a presentation on February 2nd at 4pm UTC (11am US Eastern Time) and provide an update on the latest developments on SearchKit. The presentation will touch on how Form Builder is being used in SearchKit and what the next steps are for both initiatives.

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January 18, 2021
By josh Filed under Joomla, WordPress

With a bridge between Yootheme Pro and CiviCRM, publishing CiviCRM content on the front end of your Joomla! or WordPress website just got a lot easier!

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November 16, 2020
By josh Filed under Form Builder, SearchKit

Coleman Watts will lead a presentation on November 19th at 11am US Eastern Time and provide an in-depth view of SearchKit, including new features under development

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July 10, 2020
By josh Filed under Form Builder, API

The CiviCRM Core Team recently wrapped up work on the first phase of ‘Search Builder’, an effort intended to unify th

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June 18, 2020
By joshFiled under

In early 2016, the CiviCRM Core Team secured various trademarks and implemented a policy consistent with that of WordPress (at the time, anyway). Over time, discussions around the trademark, most particularly as they related to the use of "civicrm" in domain names, began to surface, resulting in a change to the policy that is in effect as of 18 June 2020.

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May 26, 2020
By josh Filed under Community

The transition of civicrm.org to Drupal 8 continues and, in the process, we’re taking time to clean up aspects of the site including revising its content and navigation, and reducing technical debt. One particular area that we’ve spent a great deal of time on involves the listing and recognition of both CiviCRM partners and contributors. Here are a few issues that touch on this process for you if you need some ‘light’ reading this weekend (in no particular order):

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May 25, 2020
By josh Filed under Community

CiviCRM once had a list of ambassadors that provided a reference point for new potential users of CiviCRM, answering questions about the software, the community and how to get started. At a certain point, this went away and was never revised or replaced. We’re rekindling this idea now, albeit with a slightly different focus and in a different format.

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May 5, 2020
By josh Filed under Community, Sustainability

In late January, the CiviCRM Core Team published its 2019 annual report which laid out its objectives for 2020. While we’ve managed the occasional update somewhat randomly in the past, we’d like to stick to a cadence of quarterly updates going forward in order to communicate progress on our priorities. This update provides an overview of the first quarter of 2020 as well as reflects on what we see happening for the remainder of the year.

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March 29, 2020
By josh Filed under Form Builder, API

CiviCRM was built to be a CRM for organizational data with which users may leverage powerful components that provide a range of functionality and build complex workflows to manage constituent information, all under one system. There exist many ways in which data can come into CiviCRM, and there’s a far greater number of ways in which the data is used across the thousands of organizations that currently leverage CiviCRM.

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December 20, 2019
By josh Filed under Form Builder

Miss yesterday's presentation by Coleman Watts on the new GUI for Form Builder? You can check out the recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jiqLAlnjMM If you like what you see, please consider supporting the effort. We still have an open campaign for 2019 that you can donate to that directly supports our work on Form Builder.

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