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11 February, 2019
Filed under CiviCamp, Training

CiviCamp is coming to Leeds in May 2019!

As part of this event, we are also holding two-day administrator training.

  • Administrator training: Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd May, 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • CiviCamp: Friday May 3rd, 9.15am to 4.30pm

These will take place at St George’s Crypt, Great George Street, LS1 3BR, which is only a short walk from Leeds rail station.

CiviCamps are one day events covering everything related to CiviCRM. They are a great opportunity to learn...

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08 February, 2019
Filed under Training

Learn how to manage membership renewals in CiviMember in the online session brought to you by Cividesk, "Managing a Membership Renewal Campaign".

You will learn best practices for making online membership renewal easier for members and how you can better prepare for and track this process using other modules in CiviCRM. This 2 hour training session is the next step in furthering your knowledge of CiviMember and is the companion course to the "...

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07 February, 2019
Filed under Release
CiviCRM version 5.10.0 is now ready to download. 


Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 5.10.0 can be accessed here.


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04 February, 2019
The 2019 Global Community Summit is intended to be an event for all the Community including Partners, Implementers, Developers and End Users involved with the project. 
We will be able to share, learn and contribute to CiviCRM. This event follows the spirit of 2018 Governance Summit opening more subjects and areas of discussion across the CiviCRM Project. After the Summit, a 5 day Sprint / DevCamp will follow.
This will be happening in Barcelona (Spain) and we will have folks coming from all around the globe....
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29 January, 2019

An interview with the Museum of Jewish Art and History (mahJ)

Cividesk recently reached out to mahJ so they can share with the community their success with the implementation of CiviCRM. Cividesk spoke with the museum’s IT Manager, Sébastien Pauly, and Communications Attaché, Louise Tellier, to learn more about the challenges they faced before switching to CiviCRM, their experience transitioning to CiviCRM and the benefits of using CiviCRM.

The following topics have...

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18 January, 2019
Filed under Training

Would you like to gather specific information about your contacts, such as their dietary preferences when they register online for an event or industry information when an organization signs up for a membership? Or maybe you need to create a newsletter sign-up form for your website.

Register for the Cividesk training "Customize your Database with Custom Fields and Profiles" this Tuesday,...

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16 January, 2019
Filed under Extensions
CiviCRM does not natively log whenever an export of contacts occurs. This can be problematic for organisations with compliance and auditing obligations. In response to this The Australian Greens have developed an Extension which creates a log file for each CiviCRM domain in the ConfigAndLog directory and logs every time a CiviCRM user performs an export from within CiviCRM. The current log format is as follows:
"User 123456 Just did an export of type Contacts with the...
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12 January, 2019
Filed under Training

Get in shape with CiviCRM in the New Year!  Cividesk is offering an unique opportunity for new CiviCRM users with a one-week online training package of our Fundamentals of CiviCRM courses for a discounted rate.

This offer is so popular, classes sold out for the week of January 14th . . . but we have extended the promotion and added another session the week of January 28th.

Choose any four or all five of our CiviCRM Fundamentals classes designed for new users (...

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06 January, 2019
By KarinG
Filed under Drupal, Extensions

2018 was a big year for Webform CiviCRM module. I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the new features that were added in 2018 (with some examples/screenshots) and take a look at what's to come in 2019!

Webform CiviCRM Integration - what is this?

Webform CiviCRM is a Drupal module that in a nutshell exposes CiviCRM APIs (with which you can create CiviCRM contacts, contributions, memberships, participant registrations, activities - just about any CiviCRM Entity programmatically) to the powerful Drupal Webform module - a very popular (over 450,000...

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03 January, 2019
By BjoernE
Happy New Year, CiviCRM community! I bring exciting news to all of those,  who have to deal with localisation (l10n) and internationalisation (i18n) - in short:  everyone who is occasionally unhappy with the texts in the user interface or public forms. And yes, that might include English forms as well.
The origin of this post goes back to some inspiring discussions I had with Tim Otten and Aidan Saunders at the Bamford sprint in autumn 2018. We were aiming for nothing short of the revolution of CiviCRM's translation system. Soon you will be able to adjust...
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