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May 7, 2020
By dev-team Filed under v5.x, Release

CiviCRM version 5.25.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release.

Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience: https://civicrm.org/download

Users of the CiviCRM Extended Security Releases (ESR) do not need to upgrade, as there are no ESR-specific bugfixes or security issues at the moment.

Important announcements:

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May 6, 2020
By bgm Filed under Drupal

As of CiviCRM 5.25, the minimum required PHP version is version 7.1, with PHP 7.3 being the recommended version. Since Drupal 6 does not support PHP 7.1 (except LTS vendors, such as myDropWizard), and since there are very few active CiviCRM sites on Drupal 6, we have decided to officially stop supporting Drupal 6.

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May 6, 2020
By skornien Filed under CiviMobile

The latest version of CiviMobile 5.0 has pointed out a totally new direction for app development by introducing CiviMobile Public Area. For nonprofits it opened one more interaction channel with new opportunities to raise the organization profile among unregistered users, engage members, fundraisers, volunteers, supporters, enthusiasts etc.

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May 5, 2020
By josh Filed under Community, Sustainability

In late January, the CiviCRM Core Team published its 2019 annual report which laid out its objectives for 2020. While we’ve managed the occasional update somewhat randomly in the past, we’d like to stick to a cadence of quarterly updates going forward in order to communicate progress on our priorities. This update provides an overview of the first quarter of 2020 as well as reflects on what we see happening for the remainder of the year.

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April 16, 2020
By cividesk Filed under Training

Several spots are still available for Fundamentals of Contact Management - a beginner-level online training course brought to you by Cividesk on April 23, 2020 at 10 am - 12 pm PT | 11

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April 15, 2020
By dev-team Filed under Extended Security Release, v5.x, Release, Security Releases

Important Notice: This is a security release. We recommend you immediately upgrade to one of the following versions:

CiviCRM 5.24.3 (download)CiviCRM 5.21.3 ESR (signup)

Below are the security advisories details:

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April 15, 2020
By usha.makoa Filed under Internationalization and Localization
CiviCRM is now 100% translated to French

CiviCRM is now 100% translated to French (the Core interface and 66% of extensions).

Thank you to all past contributors (here and there, and before a lot of people) .

And now ? A new Challenge! CiviCRM still needs you to speak French! #superCiviCRMAvril2020challenge.

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April 5, 2020
By bgm Filed under Tools, Community, Internationalization and Localization, Marketing and Promotion

Back in September 2019, we had announced a plan to upgrade the content management system (CMS) running the civicrm.org website, as well as plans to make civicrm.org available in many languages. Today I'm happy to announce that we have reached a major milestone: most of the static content, user logins, blogs and many CiviCRM forms are now being served from Drupal8.

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April 2, 2020
By ayduns Filed under Community

We are pleased to announce the results of the recent CiviCRM Community Council Election 2020.

The Council comprises 11 seats. Normally each council member will serve for 2 years but since this is the first annual election, half will serve for 1 year.

The following are elected for 2 years:

Alice Aguilar Alison Barham Detlev Sieber Erik Hommel Rose Lannigan

The following are elected for 1 year:

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April 2, 2020
By dev-team Filed under v5.x, Release

CiviCRM version 5.24.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release.

Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience: https://civicrm.org/download

Users of the CiviCRM Extended Security Releases (ESR) do not need to upgrade, as there are no ESR-specific bugfixes or security issues at the moment.

Important announcements:

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