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23 May, 2019
Filed under Training

Are you interested in learning more about the Membership module in CiviCRM?  The Fundamentals of Membership Management will cover all the basics for getting of to a successful start with managing and tracking membership in CiviCRM. 

Join Cividesk for this 2-hour live and interactive training session for new users on Thursday, May 30th at 9 am MT/ 10 am CT / 11 am ET (sorry but recorded versions are not available). 

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16 May, 2019

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

 

  • CiviCRM v5.13.4
  • CiviCRM v5.7.6 ESR

Below are the security advisories details:

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15 May, 2019
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Cividesk is offering our Fundamentals of Event Management class for new users on Wednesday May 22nd at 3 pm MDT (Denver) and for our friends on the other side of the globe, this class starts on Thursday, May 23rd at 7 am AEST (Sydney).  

This Fundamentals class will cover all you need to know to get started using CiviEvent, focusing on the creation of a new event and the management of participants before and after events. 

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13 May, 2019
Filed under CiviCamp

We're having a CiviCamp and Sprint in New York City. CiviCamp will take place Tuesday, June 11th at the National Urban League. The Code and Documentation Sprint will follow from June 12th to 15th.

At this years...

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08 May, 2019
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Are you interested in effectively managing your volunteers in CiviCRM? 

Join Cividesk for our online training session, "The Essentials of CiviVolunteer" on Tuesday May 14th starting at 10 am MT (Denver, Colorado) and learn how you can gather and store volunteer information, create sign up for volunteer opportunities or shifts at a specific event, and put together reports that track volunteer hours.

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07 May, 2019

With generous support from the community funding our first Form Builder Make-it-happen campaign, Tim Otten & Coleman Watts have begun regular code sprints for phase 1 of the Form Builder project. The extension is evolving rapidly, but I wanted to take a break from development for a few minutes to update you on what we've accomplished so far and where we go from here.

 

We now have a data model that can support the complex needs of CRM forms - multiple contacts,...

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07 May, 2019
If your organisation uses CiviCRM with Drupal, and would like to do in the future, we need your help!
 
Over the past few years lots of amazing work has been done on the unofficial Drupal 8 CiviCRM release.
The CiviCRM core team have looked at this and are now in a position to complete the work to make this an official CiviCRM release. This means they will make changes so
  • CiviCRM can easily be installed with Drupal 8
  • They will ensure CiviCRM works with Views in Drupal 8
  • Going forward future CiviCRM releases will...
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06 May, 2019
Filed under Members

Josh nicely asked me to drop some words about the relationship Greenpeace in Central and Eastern Europe (GP) has with CiviCRM. I believe today is a good day to praise CiviCRM!

But let's start with where we came from:

Life before CiviCRM

The GP database department has a long-standing tradition of trying to find a proprietary CRM solution which serves all needs, offers perfect service and of course costs almost nothing. My mission was to find the "right" software vendor which sells the product of our dreams... but guess what? Exactly, we never found anything like...

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06 May, 2019

This extension integrates the Bitpay payment processor with CiviCRM and allows you to accept payments that can be paid in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.

 

MJW Consulting were approached by the Calyx Institute to develop a replacement for the old bitcoin extension that was no longer supported.

 

Download the extension from the extension directory here: https://civicrm.org/extensions/bitpay

Setup is straightforward, you have to setup an account at https://bitpay.com, "pair" your...

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03 May, 2019
Filed under Training

Are you new to CiviCRM and would like to learn the basics of managing your contacts? 

Join Cividesk on Thursday May 9th at 11 am PT / 12 pm MT/  2 pm ET for the Fundamentals of Contact Management.  This 2-hour live training course will cover relationships, searching, groups, tags, activities and much more!  Register for this essential training course and get off to a great start in CiviCRM...

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