28 April, 2018
By Anil
Filed under v5.0, v4.7

This simple extension adds an icon on the Drupal recent items block.
Clicking on this icon clears the items, leaving only the logged in users record.

https://civicrm.org/extensions/millertech-clear-recent-items

MillerTech - clear recent items

 

10 April, 2018
Filed under v4.7, Members, Community

As part of the release notes for each new version, I compile a list of the people who have contributed code or reviewed changes that go into the release.  As you might expect, many of the familiar names from the CiviCRM partners list are there.

However, a sizable number of nonprofits, big and small, write and edit significant amounts of code, adding features and resolving bugs.  Now that CiviCRM 5.0 has been released, I wanted to take the time to thank all of the nonprofit organizations who have contributed code to the 4.7 series:

  • ATD Fourth World
  • Australian Greens
  • British Humanist Association
  • CEDC
  • Chirojeugd Vlaanderen
  • Community IT Academy
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Future First
  • Kompetenzzentrum Technik-Diversity-Chancengleichheit
  • ...
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01 April, 2018
You may have read the recent announcement of CiviCRM 5.0 and its revolutionary new method of numbering CiviCRM releases.
 
Meanwhile, those who prefer greater stability can use the Long-Term Support (LTS) releases of CiviCRM.  LTS users won't be left behind in the version numbering progress, however.
 
You can soon download the latest LTS release, 4.☔.♈, from the CiviCRM download page.  Each monthly LTS release is clearly numbered according to its star sign for your convenience: you can easily know that when 4.☔.♋ comes out, your copy of 4.☔.♉ will be two months old.
 
Periodically, API and schema changes may be necessary, and a new major release will come every six months, identified by the middle digit change.  Currently, we anticipate releasing 4.⚜.♎ in early October and 4.♞.♈ in April 2019.
 
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13 March, 2018

During this coming April, you may notice something peculiar on the civicrm.org download page -- instead of 4.7.32, you'll see a jump up to 5.0.0. Does this mean that CiviCRM is finally implementing a personal voice-assistant to take-down Amazon Echo? Nope. Maybe it means open-season on changes, granting a general license to break backward-compatibility? Nope. 5.0 is boring. It's basically the same thing as 4.7. It's just a big number with a little change.

OK... what is the little change? In short: a realignment, such that a typical increment looks like 5.x instead of 4.7.x. It doesn't change the substance. It shifts the relation between version-numbers (the superficial numbers you see in 4.5.6) and work (the labor you don't see, from people who triage...

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02 March, 2018
By Anil
Filed under v4.7, CiviCRM, Extensions

On many occasions, clients have mentioned that the contact summary screen loses a lot of prime space to the communication preferences and demographics sections.

“Is there no way to collapse them by default like you can with custom data? They are rarely used but are needed”

They’re aware that demographics and communication preferences can be removed via the UI (/civicrm/admin/setting/preferences/display?reset=1)

This is a simple extension that collapses both the communication preferences and demographics sections by default on the summary page.

We’ve added a few fancy bits to the functionality which we’re sure you’ll enjoy…

https://civicrm.org/extensions/collapse-comms-and-demographics

09 February, 2018

Aloha, everyone! As you all know, CiviCRM is shipped with a lot of useful report templates for each CiviCRM entities. You can use these templates to create difference report instances to interrogate your data.

However, if you are report geeks like us, you might sometimes find that the existing templates don’t quite give you the flexibility you need. There is the excellent extended reports extension which you should definitely check out here; but if you are trying to do something a bit more complex; or looking for a graphical output then your may still be exporting your data into Excel or Google sheets to do more analysis…

The CiviCRM Pivot Report extension intends to change all...

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08 February, 2018
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release
Greetings, CiviCRM community!
 
First CiviCRM release this year is now ready to download. 

RELEASE NOTES:

Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 4.7.30 can be accessed  here.
 

SPECIAL THANKS:

Complete list of 4.7 contributors (it's a huge team!) can be found here. Thanks to everyone involved!
 
 
 
This version includes:
 
  1. API changes
  2. Configuration changes
  3. Fixes for installation and upgrade issues
  4. New features 
  5. Bug fixes
 

WHAT'S NEW IN CIVICRM 4.7.30:

 ...

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12 December, 2017
Filed under v4.7, Release
CiviCRM v. 4.7.28 is now ready to download. 
 
 

RELEASE NOTES:

Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 4.7.28 can be accessed  here.
 

SPECIAL THANKS:

 
Complete list of 4.7 contributors (it's a huge team!) can be found here.
 
This version includes:
 
  1. Changes to database schema
  2. API changes
  3. New features 
  4. Bug fixes
 

WHAT'S NEW IN CIVICRM 4.7.28

  •  Core CiviCRM updates:

Extensions can now specify other extensions they depend on. When enabling an...

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24 October, 2017
By marko

With the funding environment for nonprofits in Serbia becoming increasingly more fragmented and the choice of technology tools to aid fundraising and advocacy becoming more diverse, Catalyst Balkans saw an opportunity to fill an open niche for a localized CRM targeted to the nonprofit sector in the Western Balkans. With Catalyst Balkans already having used CiviCRM for several years for its own communication and contact management needs, the localization of CiviCRM was a natural choice.

With virtually zero strings translated into Serbian on Transifex and a very limited budget, Catalyst used a combination of existing staff resources and volunteers to plug away at the translation effort over a period of months. The final 1500 strings were done with the help of a translation professional who also went through and polished the entire translation file.

Many coffees were spent...

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05 October, 2017
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release
CiviCRM v. 4.7.25 and 4.6.32 are now released and ready for download!
 
 

RELEASE NOTES:

Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 4.7.25 can be accessed  here.
 

SPECIAL THANKS:

 
Complete list of 4.7 contributors (it's a huge team!) can be found here.
 
This version includes:
 
  1. Changes to database schema
  2. API changes
  3. New features 
  4. Bug fixes
 

WHAT'S NEW IN CIVICRM 4.7.25

  •  Core CiviCRM updates:
 
Make the CiviCRM logo spin while...
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