16 August, 2016
By ypranay

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My name is Pranay and I study Computer Science at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. I am a student developer working for CiviCRM as a part of the Google Summer of Code 2016 program.  

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This blog marks the end of my Google Summer of Code 2016 journey. I would like to start off by first thanking Google for organizing a yet another successful edition of the Google Summer of Code and changing the face of ...

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01 August, 2016
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release

The team is super excited to announce that CiviCRM 4.6.20 and 4.7.10 is now available for downloading

 

Special Thanks

Community support and engagement is the force that sustains and drives CiviCRM forward. This release would not have been possible without the incredible contributions of many people. For the August 3rd release, special thanks go to:

  • Big thanks to Joe Murray who spearheaded the release as Release Manager and recruited folks to participate in the review process, and to Eileen McNaughton who stewarded the review of many code contributions as well as contributing many herself.
  • An especially big thanks and congratulations to first time code contributors: Philippe Sampont, Bob Silvern.
  • Stan Dragnev, Jon Goldberg, ...
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19 July, 2016
By totten
Filed under Architecture, Release, Tips

To ensure that CiviCRM continues to work with standard, contemporary PHP hosting platforms, a future version may make a subtle change in hosting requirements. We expect this to be mostly seamless; however, we're looking for administrators responsible for sites running a recent CiviCRM (e.g. v4.7+) to spend a few minutes to help ensure a smooth transition.

Q: I'm not too fluent in geek-speak. What should I do?

Forward this to whoever manages your server. If you work with a CiviCRM partner, they may be thinking of you already.

Q: I am fluent in geek-speak. What should I do?

Determine if your web server has the PHP extension mysqli installed. Any of these will tell you:

  • Use the server's command-line:
    • Run "php -r 'echo extension_loaded("mysqli") ? "loaded\n" : "missing\n";'".
    • It should display "loaded".
  • ...
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05 July, 2016
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release

The team is super excited to announce that CiviCRM 4.6.19 and 4.7.9 is now available for downloading

 

Special Thanks

Community support and engagement is the force that sustains and drives CiviCRM forward. This release would not have been possible without the incredible contributions of many people. For the July 6th release, special thanks go to:

  • Big thanks to Joe Murray who spearheaded the release as Release Manager and recruited folks to participate in the review process, and to Eileen McNaughton who stewarded the review of many code contributions.
  • Alan Dixon, Allen Shaw, Eileen McNaughton, Chris Burgess, Johan Vervloet, Jon Goldberg, Joseph Lacey, Niels Heinemann, Samuel Vanhove and members of the core team (Coleman Watts, Jitendra...
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08 June, 2016
By Eileen
Filed under Release

We have replaced the 4.6.17 release with a 4.6.18 release. This addresses some 4.6.17 regressions that notably affect CiviVolunteer and the estimating groups count on the mailing screen. There was also a pdf creation related error. The issues are to do with 4.6.17 security backports from 4.7 that missed something out.

 

If you have not yet gotten the security fixes in 4.6.17 you should choose 4.6.18.

 

If you have upgraded to 4.6.17 and are not experiencing problems you do not need to put on 4.6.18 immediately. We do suggest, however, that if you are not updating regularly (ie. not planning to put the new tarballs on more-or-less when they come out each month) you do update now, since you would not want to be using a release with known issues for a long period of time.

 

CiviVolunteer users should also update CiviVolunteer.

01 June, 2016
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release

The latest release of CiviCRM 4.6 and 4.7 includes security fixes. We recommend upgrading to 4.7.8 or 4.6.17 to ensure the security of your site and data. The latest releases include 2 moderately critical fixes. A number of other non-security issues have also been fixed in the latest releases.

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03 May, 2016

The latest release of CiviCRM 4.6 and 4.7 includes security fixes. We recommend upgrading to 4.7.7 or 4.6.16 to ensure the security of your site and data. The latest releases include 2 moderately critical fixes. A number of other non-security issues have also been fixed in the latest releases.

 

Special Thanks

Community support and engagement is the force that sustains and drives CiviCRM forward. This release would not have been possible without the...

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06 April, 2016
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release

We are excited to announce the stable releases for 4.6.15 and 4.7.6.

(UPDATE, April 7, 2016 -- 4.7.5 was superceded by 4.7.6 due to a small but critical regression.)

What's New In CiviCRM 4.7

  • Administrator Status Page - Provides CiviCRM site administrators a single place to check configuration issues including cron status, permissions, optimal system settings, etc.
  • Dedupe improvements - Optimizes duplicate contact identification and merging for organizations with large numbers of duplicates.
  • Changes to WYIWYG editor - Incorporates the new CK Configurator directly in CiviCRM, allowing easy...
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15 March, 2016
Filed under v4.7, Release

We are excited to announce the stable release of 4.7.4. Download CiviCRM 4.7

What's New In CiviCRM 4.7

  • Administrator Status Page - Provides CiviCRM site administrators a single place to check configuration issues including cron status, permissions, optimal system settings, etc.
  • Dedupe improvements - Optimizes duplicate contact identification and merging for organizations with large numbers of duplicates.
  • Changes to WYIWYG editor - Incorporates the new CK Configurator directly in CiviCRM, allowing easy selection of plugins and themes.
  • ...
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02 March, 2016
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release

We are excited to announce the security releases for 4.6.14 and 4.7.3. The latest releases of CiviCRM 4.7 and 4.6 include 2 less critical security fixes. A number of other non-security issues have also been fixed in the latest releases.

What's New In CiviCRM 4.7

  • Administrator Status Page - Provides CiviCRM site administrators a single place to check configuration issues including cron status, permissions, optimal system settings, etc.
  • ...
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