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June 18, 2020
By joshFiled under

In early 2016, the CiviCRM Core Team secured various trademarks and implemented a policy consistent with that of WordPress (at the time, anyway). Over time, discussions around the trademark, most particularly as they related to the use of "civicrm" in domain names, began to surface, resulting in a change to the policy that is in effect as of 18 June 2020.

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June 17, 2020
By artfulrobot Filed under Extensions

Civisualize describes itself as The missing data visualization extension for CiviCRM, and provides a framework for sets of interactive charts to explore your data. It's an invaluable tool for dashboards, but particularly for exploration and questioning.

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June 17, 2020
By ErikHommel Filed under Community

Since April 2020, the first elected CiviCRM Community Council is a fact and I am proud to be a part of it! We have had our first two digital meetings across a few continents. The first meeting was basically just getting to know each other and have an initial chat about what we think our role should be. And accepting that we are never going to make everyone happy, do whatever everyone thinks the Council should do and meet the diverse expectations across the community.

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June 15, 2020
By W01F Filed under Drupal 8, CiviCRM, Extensions

Drupal 8 brings several major upgrades to the popular CMS, including the new core media module. The media library allows you to upload, manage, and reuse media (images, audio, video, and files) throughout your site, using a modern, user-friendly interface.

As a core module, it also completely integrates with:

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June 15, 2020
By bgm Filed under Tools, Community, Marketing and Promotion

As part of the ongoing website upgrade, the CiviCRM extension directory has received a few upgrades. More precisely, we changed a few configurations and workflows on the page listing CiviCRM extensions and how new releases (extension updates) are regularly added to that directory.

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June 10, 2020
By jamienovick Filed under CiviCRM

After a few thousand man hours later, a few million slack messages and an awful lot of coffee, the team at Compucorp are delighted to bring to you the first stable version of the new Shoreditch-influenced CiviCase extension. The new extension delivers a whole new case management experience for CiviCRM. 

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June 8, 2020
By W01F Filed under Drupal 8, CiviCRM, Extensions

Reports are an incredibly powerful tool used to develop future forecasts, marketing plans, guide budget planning and improve decision-making. In CiviCRM, one of the most important applications for reporting is in tracking and assessing the various kinds of contributions.

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June 1, 2020
By W01F Filed under Drupal 8, CiviCRM, Extensions

Showing locations on maps is an important feature for many modern websites. At Skvare, we specialize in building websites using open source Drupal and CiviCRM systems. So naturally, being able to use CiviCRM addresses within Drupal pages is a feature we are often asked to develop.

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June 1, 2020
By kcristiano Filed under WordPress
CiviCRM 5.26 and WordPress - Major Changes

There was recently changes to WordPress that is changing the way redirect_canonical works. You can view the details in our GitLab issue #49 , If you want further details you can see all of the WordPress issues related to how redirects are done.

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May 26, 2020
By W01F Filed under Drupal 8, CiviCRM, Extensions

Today we are going to explore a common use case for how CiviCRM contacts can integrate with Drupal users using the

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