Blog posts by wmortada

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December 20, 2022
By wmortada Filed under SearchKit, CiviReport, Meetups

At our meetup last week, Oliver Gibson spoke about the work Northbridge Digital has been doing to recreate the standard CiviCRM reports using SearchKit.

These reports are available as an extension which is still in development. The aim is to provide a bank of example reports that users can use and adapt. These will be a useful starting point for users to create their own reports.

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December 2, 2022
By wmortada Filed under SearchKit, CiviReport, Meetups

This month at CiviCRM North East we are looking at how you can generate reports using SearchKit.

Northbridge Digital is working to recreate the reports (and some extended reports), which ship with CiviCRM, as SearchKit reports. This will mean that people new to SearchKit in CiviCRM will have a bank of examples to choose from when SearchKit is installed.

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September 16, 2022
By wmortada Filed under Form Builder, Case studies and user stories, Meetups

Back in May at CiviCRM North East, we looked at an example of using Form Builder to create a volunteer application form. This is a slightly delayed (sorry!) write up of that talk.

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February 18, 2022
By wmortada Filed under SearchKit, Meetups

This month at CiviCRM North East, Andrew West spoke about how they are using SearchKit at Humanists UK to generate reports and get data out of CiviCRM.

SearchKit is a brilliant new feature that dramatically improves the way you can search and report on data in CiviCRM. It is a very powerful tool that is still in active development.

He talked about:

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November 19, 2021
By wmortada Filed under Hosting, Meetups, Tips

This month at CiviCRM North East, Rich Lott of Artful Robot spoke about how to improve email deliverability and avoid your mailings being marked as spam.

As we discovered, it is quite a complex topic but Rich did a great job of explaining the technicalities.

Rich answered questions such as:

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October 8, 2021
By wmortada Filed under Meetups, Tips

Learn more about how you can deal with duplicate records in CiviCRM in this talk by Aidan Saunders of Squiffle Consulting.

This is a recording of the talk Aidan gave at the CiviCRM North East meeting on 8 September 2021. He spoke about:

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June 21, 2021
By wmortada Filed under Meetups

Bari Pollard of GMCVO databases talks about scheduled reminders in CiviCRM.

This is a recording of the North East England User Group meeting on Wednesday 19 May 2021. Bari spoke about how scheduled reminders can be used for a variety of purposes including:

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October 9, 2020
By wmortada Filed under Community, Sprints
CiviCRM Sprint Catalonia 2019

45 people from around the world came together for three days to make CiviCRM better.

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