There has been a security release for CiviCRM. Upgrades are available for:
Now that PHP 7.4 is "end of life", system administrators are strongly encouraged to adopt PHP 8.0. CiviCRM has supported PHP 8.0 for some time now, but adoption so far has been slow. Here are the stats as of today:
Several of Joinery's clients recently started seeing a dramatic increase in fraudulent card-testing behavior on CiviCRM sites using the Stripe payment processor. We've resolved this problem for them with some great new features in the CiviCRM extension ecosystem, thanks to the contributions from open-source developers and CiviCRM partners.
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.
CiviCRM version 5.56.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release. Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience:
A while back I did a lot of cleanup and bug fixing on the Core Import code. This clean-up facilitated some extra features to be added in a core extension - ‘civi-import’ which is in 5.55. In addition Greenpeace Germany sponsored improvements to CiviCRM to support background queuing and in 5.57 ‘civi-import’ can leverage that. I’m going to describe some of the enhancements in civi-import in this blog based on the 5.57 code base (not all are in 5.55).
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.
I know... CiviCRM for Professional Organizations and licensure. What a thrill ride! Bear with me and hopefully this will be an interesting read.
CiviCRM version 5.55.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release. Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience:
Since 2020, the CiviCRM Community Council is elected as an advisory body for the CiviCRM community.
The Community Council meets once a month for a one-hour Jitsi meeting, and discusses upcoming issues, mediates conflicts, discusses recommendations to the project, and keeps in touch with the Core Team.