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July 31, 2014
By spidersilk Filed under CiviCRM, Documentation, Tips
Contents: Introduction Understanding the Structure of Dedupe Rules Creating Dedupe Rules Basic Dedupe Rule Attributes Field Weights, and Weight Threshold Some Recommended Rule Recipes Using Dedupe Rules Merging Contacts
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March 27, 2014
By spidersilk Filed under Internationalization and Localization

The process of adapting a web application to run in more than one language is variously referred to as localization or internationalization.

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June 5, 2013
By spidersilk Filed under v4.6, v4.5, v4.4, v4.3, v4.2, v4.1, v3.4 and v4.0, v3.3, v3.2, v3.1, Release, Security Releases

Recently I was asked to compile a list of all CiviCRM releases since 3.1.0, identifying which were security releases so that we could make sure clients' sites were secure.

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April 11, 2013
By spidersilk Filed under CiviCRM, Documentation, Drupal

The attached chart came out of a discussion between Kasia Wakarecy, Lola Slade and myself (Lynna Landstreet), at Freeform Solutions, about some issues we'd encountered when trying to to do major version upgrades of CiviCRM and Drupal on a client's site at the same time. Since we're likely to have a number of other combined upgrades like that to do in the future, we wanted to iron out the best process for doing them as smoothly as possible.

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