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November 30, 2019
By josh Filed under Marketing and Promotion

A few weeks back we rolled out a recommended redesign for the CiviCRM logo. We opted to tackle this in anticipation of rebranding the new CiviCRM website, which we’re in the process of transitioning to D8. We made one minor change by adopting Varela Round as the base font for the logo. The new logo, below, will begin rolling out throughout CiviCRM over the coming weeks.

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November 29, 2019
By josh Filed under Community, Sustainability, Teams

On 15 August 2019, we switched the contributor log (previously a webform/civicrm) over to Gitlab. Details on how to track time can be found here.

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November 25, 2019
By skornien Filed under CiviMobile, API, CiviCRM, Extensions

Right on cue CiviMobile app scales up to offer nonprofit organization’s constituents the best experience of CiviCRM functionality on their smartphones. From the outset CiviMobile offered its users fast and responsive performance of a native mobile app. Following few releases, it has accumulated wide user capabilities for CRM data management, which continue to expand.

What Is New

Groups

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November 24, 2019
By Detlev Filed under CiviCamp

Once a year Software für Engagierte e.V., an association of German CiviCRM users, organizes a national CiviCamp in Germany. This year it took place in Hamburg at November, 18 and was visited by 68 users, developers and interested people from all parts of Germany and even from Austria and Switzerland, with one participant each.

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November 22, 2019
By cividesk Filed under Case studies and user stories

The French American Chamber of Commerce – New York (FACC-NY) is part of a national network of FACC chapters that promote business between France and the United States. The FACC–NY is comprised of diverse member businesses and offers a range of programs, providing growth opportunities to businesses and their communities.

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November 21, 2019
By cividesk Filed under Training

Want to start using CiviEvent, but don't know where to start? You're in luck, Cividesk is offering both of our online CiviEvent online training classes on consecutive days in December!

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November 21, 2019
By dev-team Filed under v5.x, Release, Security Releases, Security

There has been a security release for CiviCRM. We recommend you immediately upgrade to one of the following versions:

CiviCRM v5.19.2 CiviCRM v5.13.7 ESR

In addition to the security fixes, this release includes several bug fixes. 

Below are the security advisories details:

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November 18, 2019
By AlanDixon Filed under Drupal 8, Tools, API, Architecture, Documentation, Drupal, Extensions, Tips

In 1992, there was a little known new thing called the world wide web. By 1995, it was a "thing". Now, what exactly do those quotes do to the word "thing"? And what does this have to do with "entities"? Cue my favorite programming joke.

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November 15, 2019
By neil Filed under Community, Meetups

Come meet others in the San Francisco Bay Area who use and are interested in using CiviCRM.

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November 15, 2019
By cividesk Filed under Training

Join Cividesk on Wednesday, Nov. 20th at 3 pm PT/ 4 pm MT/ 6 pm ET / Nov. 21st at 10 am AEDT for this 2-hour online training session, the Fundamentals of Mass Emailing, that will provide in depth instruction on how to emailing in CiviCRM. 

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