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11 September, 2017
Filed under Release
CiviCRM August release is here: CiviCRM v. 4.7.24 is released!
 
 

RELEASE NOTES:

Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 4.7.24 can be accessed here
 
Please note this version includes:
 
  1. Changes to database schema 
  2. API changes 
  3. New features 
  4. Bug fixes
  5. ...
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06 September, 2017
Filed under CiviCon

Firstly - a huge well done to our social media competition winners:

Marcus Wilson and William Mortada

You have won complimentary tickets to this year’s CiviCON UK. We can’t wait to see you there!

CALL FOR SESSIONS!

We are looking for community members to present on various topics and capacities. Sessions will include presentations on specific topics or case studies, panel discussions/roundtables, overview sessions on CiviCRM features and Lightning Talks (quick 5-8 minute presentations).

There will be several overview sessions highlighting the features...

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31 August, 2017
Filed under CiviCon
Australia's first ever CiviCRM Conference, CiviCon Canberra is on the 23rd of October. This is an entirely community focused event, supporting, educating and bringing together the CiviCRM community in the Asia/Pacific region. https://civicrm.org/civicon/canberra-2017
 
This is an opportunity for you (yes, you!) to present at the conference. Tell others about your wins using CiviCRM, how CiviCRM is used within your organisation, your recent CiviCRM projects or if you provide services for CiviCRM then...
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30 August, 2017
Filed under CiviCon

CiviCON Canberra will be held on Monday, 23rd October 2017 at the National Library of Australia. Early Bird discounts are available if you book before Friday 20th October! To find out more, including registration, speaker opportunities and sponsorship, go to https://civicrm.org/civicon/canberra-2017

CiviCON Canberra

CiviCON Canberra is your chance to learn, develop, question and network with top experts in the CiviCRM...

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29 August, 2017
Filed under CiviCon

Enter CiviCon UK’s exclusive prize draw!

It’s not long to go before more than 200 people will be gathering in London for Europe's biggest CiviCRM conference. And to build up the excitement, we have planned an exclusive competition to win 3 free tickets to the conference on the 5th October!

How does it work?

To enter the competition, you just need to answer one simple question-

How many beers were drunk at last year’s CiviCON London Party at The Lamb Pub?

We will only accept one guess per person, once you have a number in mind...

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21 August, 2017

Developer training

Join us for a two day CiviCRM developer training on the 9th and 10th October (straight after CiviCON UK). The course covers everything you need to know to get up and running as a CiviCRM developer, and more. The training is delivered by CiviCRM experts from the UK, Europe, and further afield. At its core is a set of sessions that cover everything you need to get your development environment up and running, and to start writing extensions and improving core. As well as this, we're running a set of master classes on the latest techniques and technologies by...

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16 August, 2017
Filed under CiviMail, CiviCRM, Extensions

mosaico native email builder for civicrm compucorp and veda consulting

At Wanna Pixel, Inc., we have been excited about Mosaico, a drag-n-drop email builder native to CiviCRM, for quite awhile. Most designers and nonprofit staff alike have struggled to use the CiviCRM mailing feature to create responsive email campaigns. Three years ago, I wrote an article about the...

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14 August, 2017
By totten
Filed under Architecture, Release, Tips

Compatibility with PHP 5.3 will end in December 2017, and compatibility with PHP 5.4 will end in March 2018. These changes follow a number of discussions and a multi-year deprecation process. The current recommended version is PHP 5.6.

Discussion

According to php.net, PHP v5.5.x became "end of life" in July 2016. This means that the official publishers of PHP no longer support v5.5.x -- if there are security issues in the PHP runtime, the PHP...

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08 August, 2017
By totten
Filed under Architecture, Release

The 4.7.24 release is scheduled for the first Wednesday of September. Ordinarily, there would be an announcement about the release-candidate (RC) in mid-August, but we're doing something a bit different this time around -- extending the RC to a full month, which mean the RC is available now at http://download.civicrm.org/latest. Testing out the RC is a great way to ensure that your systems will continue to work in the next release. Let me talk about how this change helps.

The Background

Quality-control for a new release is...

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03 August, 2017
Filed under v4.7, Release
CiviCRM August release is here: CiviCRM v. 4.7.23 is released!
 
 

RELEASE NOTES:

Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 4.7.23 can be accessed  here
 
Please note this version includes:
 
  1. Changes to database schema 
  2. API changes 
  3. ...
Read more