16 September, 2018
By ramesh

 

I had always been thinking of developing a mobile app for CiviCRM and in the process of achieving the same, I have released an initial version of my mobile app just for Android named as SMARTCIVI.

What is Smartcivi?

Smartcivi is an Android mobile application for CiviCRM which is used for displaying CiviCRM content in Mobile Application – For now smartcivi is just a read only application.

In this version of SmartCivi you will have the following option listing a basic information of CiviCRM Data in the following.

  1. Login Page
  2. Dashboard
  3. Profile
  4. Contribution
  5. Membership

             

Login Page: Allows you to get connected with your CiviCRM website using the below details

  • Site URL: Absolute path of your CiviCRM location.
  • Site Key:...
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11 September, 2018
Filed under Extensions

It's here! Thanks to over $16,000 contributed by 24 individuals and organizations, we are pleased to announce the official release of the Contact Layout Editor. The success of this Make-It-Happen campaign is a tribute to the power of the CiviCRM user community coming together to create something that benefits everyone. Originally seed funded by the Wikimedia Foundation (BIG thanks to WMF for this!), the Contact Layout Editor MIH went on to raise funds from these incredible community members:

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11 August, 2018
Filed under Extensions

Do you need to collect a "real" signature from your contacts and store it on their contact record?

If you use Drupal Webform you can embed an electronic signature directly using the new webform_civicrm_esign module developed by MJW Consulting and Northbridge Digital.

The signature is saved to a "file" type custom field on a contact or case activity.  It uses the signature_pad library.  Setup instructions can be found in the README for the module on github.

09 August, 2018
Filed under Extensions

One of the most requested features in CiviCRM over the years has been to tweak the Contact Summary page. That's the main Contact view, the "heart" of CiviCRM. And now, thanks to 12 donors contributing a total of $12,860.00 in the past month, we've almost reached our goal. Extension development is underway and beta testers have been wowed with the power and ease of designing their own Contact Summary layout with only a few clicks. Some key features of the extension:

  • Drag-n-drop blocks around to configure your layout.
  • Set each block as collapible, collapsed by default, or always open.
  • Create new blocks from scratch with any combination of core and custom fields.
  • Create multiple layouts, and select the layout to be shown on a per-contact or per-user basis.

Can't wait to try it yourself?...

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08 August, 2018

In this blog post I want to show how you could use the new form processor extension to handle form submissions from an external website.

My (imaginary) organisation provides buddies for young people and the form on our website is submitted when somebody is interested in becoming a buddy for a teenager. We ask for the name, address, e-mail, telephone number, birth date and gender.

After the person has submitted the form one of our employees should make an intake phone call with the person and this should happen within a month.

When the form is submitted we want to have the following situation in CiviCRM:

  • A new individual with subtype Buddy is created
  • The new individual is added to the group 'Interested in becoming a buddy'
  • An activity of type 'Intake' is added and scheduled a month ahead

In this blog post I am going to show how you could create...

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25 July, 2018

The constituents of NGOs and nonprofits regularly leave the workplace to work with the local communities or vulnerable groups. As a result, members of organisations often lack an access to the CRM system and cannot find the necessary information on their cases during the fieldwork. Agiliway has developed a mobile application for CiviCRM - CiviMobile - that allows organisations’ members to reach their CiviCRM databases anywhere and anytime .

The first basic version of CiviMobile allows users to establish a secure connection to the CiviCRM databases and search for the necessary information. In particular, the current...

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20 July, 2018
Filed under Extensions

Configurable contact summary layouts are coming soon. Help make it happen!

Have you ever wanted to rearrange the contact summary screen? Move the most important information to the top? Remove unnecessary stuff? Create a simplified layout for your volunteers and interns but a more robust layout for your fundraising team? The Contact Summary Layout Editor extension is coming soon, thanks to seed funding from the Wikimedia foundation. If you or your users could benefit from this great new feature, please contribute to the make-it-happen campaign today!

Here's a sneak peak of what the editor looks like:

Saving the above configuration will result in a...

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13 June, 2018
Filed under Extensions, Sprints

CiviRules 2.0 is now available for you all!

We (Jaap Jansma, Klaas Eikelboom and me) are about to complete a little CiviRules sprint of 2 days (funded by CiviCooP). We have fixed quite a few issues, closed some that we thought were not applicable any more, introduced a few new conditions and actions and updated the documentation. And we are about to round it off with the new release CiviRules 2.0 and moving our repository to the CiviCRM GitLab server. We expect to do this tonight or tomorrow morning.

So what is new in CiviRules? Here is a comprehensive list of what we did:

  • removed all the managed entities for CiviRules actions, conditions and triggers and replaced them with inserts. We have also removed the existing records in civicrm_managed. This solved quite a few reported issues

  • added 3 conditions to be used with Events:

    1. Event...

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08 June, 2018
Filed under Extensions

I have just published the Invoice Address API (https://civicrm.org/extensions/invoice-address-api).

The development of the extension was funded by Domus Medica vzw. They are a membership organization specifically for GP's (general practitioner) in Flanders and Brussels.

Their members log in on the website and have to be able to renew their membership, buy a new membership, buy products and training, buy job adverts and register for events. When it comes to paying they need to be able to select an invoice address for this specific occassion. That could be their own private address, but also the address of their employer or the address of the co-operative group they are part of, or the address of their own company.

The extension provides an API: InvoiceAddress Get (with parameter contact_id) that will return all the...

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30 May, 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. This is timely for CiviCRM users using Google as their geocoding provider who are considering how Google changes to its service affect them and whether they are operating within Google’s terms of service.

 

Geocoding is the process of getting latitude and longitude...

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