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11 January, 2018
Filed under CiviHR, Extensions
Howdy folks,
 
It's been a (long) long while since we last blogged about CiviHR here on the CiviCRM news feed, but 2017 has been a transformative year for the project and I'm really excited to share an update on where CiviHR has got to and where we are heading in 2018.
 
What is CiviHR?
 
For those who maybe don't have the longest memories (or perhaps have been living under a rock for a while!) CiviHR is a project to create a fully featured Human Resource (HR) management system based on top...
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08 January, 2018
Filed under Training

Start out the new year right by learning best practices in CiviCRM!  I am offering all of our "Fundamentals of CiviCRM"  on-line classes during the month of January. We'll get started on Thursday, January 11th at 12 pm MT with the Fundamentals of Contact Management. The remaining weeks will focus on Membership, Events and Contributions, with a 2-hour session on each module. It's a great introduction for new users or an opportunity to refresh your knowledge if you are currently using CiviCRM. Check out the Cividesk training calendar for...

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22 December, 2017
Filed under CiviCRM

Welcome to the December core team update - special holiday edition. There's lots of goodies under the tree and we can't wait for you to open them.

What we've been working on:

The core team is transitioning to a monthly task cycle where we'll publicly set a goal for the month, work on it and report back to the community afterwards. To bring you up to speed on our goals and accomplishments over the past few months:

  • Mosaico Integration
    This drag-n-drop email composer has received a good deal of polish and the...
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21 December, 2017
Filed under v4.6, Release

SYNOPSIS:

Does this version...?

 

Fix security vulnerabilities?

no

Change the database schema?

no

Alter the API?

no

Require attention to configuration options?

no

Fix problems installing or...

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13 December, 2017
Filed under Meetups

Scotland joined the civiCRM community in great style at their first meet-up organised by Graham Clarkson of Queensferry Rotary Club and Marcus Wilson of Pooka in the beautiful centre of Edinburgh on Monday 4th December.

A good mix of end users, potential users, implementors and developers got together in MacMillan Cancer Support’s offices to learn more about the community and see a demonstration of how the Rotary Club use CiviCRM to help them successfully manage their hugely popular charity abseil.

The relaxed atmosphere prompted a deal of useful information sharing and the...

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12 December, 2017
Filed under v4.7, Release
CiviCRM v. 4.7.28 is now ready to download. 
 
 

RELEASE NOTES:

Big thanks to Andrew Hunt from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 4.7.28 can be accessed  here.
 

SPECIAL THANKS:

 
Complete list of 4.7 contributors (it's a huge team!) can be found here...
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11 December, 2017
Filed under CiviCon

Following the success of CiviCon UK 2017, a number of the sessions from the day have now been made available on the CiviCRM YouTube channel.

 

With almost 150 attendees, this year’s conference to took place in London, on 6th October and featured a great range of knowledgeable speakers who travelled from all over and came together to share their...

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07 December, 2017
Filed under Meetups

Come meet others from the Melbourne Area who are interested in, using or developing for CiviCRM!

Meetup Agenda

Meet and Greet - just a casual pre-christmas drink to see the year out, and find out what people might want to do in 2018. How often to meet, format etc.

Let's meet at The Posty (http://www.theposty.com.au) in Richmond, 90 Swan Street at 6PM. (Depending on numbers, 2nd option is The Precinct (http://www.precincthotel.com.au) if busy)

Start: 14/12/...

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07 December, 2017
By totten
Filed under CiviMail, Extensions

During the month of November, we made a concerted effort to stabilize the CiviCRM-Mosaico extension -- addressing several bugs, installation issues, missing features, and testing processes. I'm happy to announce a new beta releases of the Mosaico and FlexMailer extensions for CiviCRM. The updates include ~160 commits from ~15 contributors.

Credits

v2.0-beta3 has been made possible through the work of over a dozen people. Multiple contributions were provided by the maintainers (Deepak Srivastava of Veda and Tim Otten of CiviCRM) as well as...

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06 December, 2017
By petednz

We had a scenario where client runs a cluster of events, and folk sign up for these, and usually the registrants signs up for all events, but then they might invite mum to the Dinner, and brother John to the Talk, etc etc.

We wanted to achieve this on a single form with a single payment. We explored both CiviCart and Drupal Commerce but in the end concluded we could achieve this in a much lighter way with good old webforms.

The outcome is that up to 6 people can be registered for any combination of events, eg 

  • c1 registers for Events A, B, C, D, E and F
  • ...
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