Interface and design

Prepare for CiviCRM 5.31 now - changes could affect customisations

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2020-10-12 18:12
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Prepare for CiviCRM 5.31 now - changes could affect customisations

CiviCRM 5.31 has a change in it that is higher risk for those using extensions and other customisations on their sites than normal releases. The change alters the html we use to render buttons and potentially sites that have used CSS to alter button appearance or use javascript to interject when a button is clicked could be impacted (depending on how the code is done). 

Give your users customised automated tours of civicrm

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2018-10-02 16:57
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The Civi Summit was a great event - full of lots of nice surprises. One that stands out for me was that what started out as some wishful thinking - namely having the ability to provide on-page tours/tutorials - ended up with us being able to beta test a 'proof of concept' before we left.

While some amongst us (ahem) were sampling the whiskey and fine IPAs late in the evening along to the strumming of the musically-able folk, others remained focussed on their laptops - and in Coleman's case this meant getting us a working prototype of a tour/tutorial system for civi pages.

Understanding CiviCRM Form Builder for the layman

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2018-09-30 16:46
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The recent DevCamp in New Jersey presented several sessions on new developments in CiviCRM land as well as showcased several of its inner workings. One session presented by Core Team member Tim Otten stood out for me: Form Builder. If you’re like me, you listen to folks like Tim with a great deal of respect and appreciation for what they say (and do).