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Last month I attended Sustain Summit 2018: an inspiring 'one-day event for open source sustainers' organised by Open Collective. It was great to spend a day with people who are working hard to tackle the sustainability problem. Some focused on their own projects, others looking more broadly across the open source ecosystem. The sustainability conversation has moved on significantly since the last time I looked, in about 2013, and there are lots of new ideas and projects with the potential to impact how we work.
In this post, I want to try and do two things: give a comprehensive...Read more
Take your event management to the next level with this Cividesk on-line training session designed for current users of CiviCRM on Tuesday, December 11th at 10 am MT/ 11 am CT/ 12 pm ET. This course is an excellent follow-up to the Fundamentals of Event Management class taught by Cividesk.
We use several concrete event examples to discuss some of the more complex features in CiviCRM for customizing your event registration. We'll go in depth with price sets, profiles and different registration options so you will leave the class feeling confident...Read more
It's a nice day to... LEEEEExIIIIIIIM!
Billy Idol gets it, now you can too. The CiviCRM menubar is getting a major revamp, LExIM style* - the new menubar extension is now ready for beta testing, and once that's complete, it will be ported into the next release of CiviCRM. But why wait, you can get all the new goodies right now by installing the beta extension (requires CiviCRM v5.8+). It gives...Read more
I have just published the CiviCRM native extension Contact Specific API Defaults which allows you to specify specific defaults for API fields for a contact.
Cividesk is offering the Fundamentals of Membership Management training session for new users on Wednesday, December 5th starting at 11 am PT/ 12 pm MT/ 2 pm ET. This training class will help you get started using the membership module by learning how configure membership types, create an online membership sign-up page, track current and expired members, create a membership report and much more.
Learn the basics of customizing CiviEvent for your organization, the steps to create an online event, and how to manage and track event participants during this 2-hour online training session taught by Cividesk.
The Fundamentals of Event Management is designed for new CiviCRM users and will provide the tools you need to feel comfortable using the events module. This live training session will be held on Friday, November 30th at 9 am MT/ 10 am CT/ 11 am...Read more
In the past few weeks we have been looking at how a more uniform user experience could be provided between CiviCRM and WordPress dashboards. We looked at potentially leveraging Shoreditch, but quickly realized that it's dependent on a Drupal theme and the readme clearly stated that is was only for Drupal. So we stepped back and looked at how we could do this with CSS changes that apply to the admin only, since this is not affected by the theme at all.
This development was done with Christian Wach through the...Read more