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05 July, 2019
Filed under v5.x, Release
CiviCRM version 5.15.0 is now out and ready to download.
Big thanks to Andrew Hunt and Alice Frumin from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version. 
The release notes for 5.15.0 can be accessed here.
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01 July, 2019
Filed under Training

Join Cividesk's virtual classroom for this beginner online training session that is a must for all new CiviCRM users or those in need of more formal training!  

The Fundamentals of Contact Management taught on July 8th, 4 to 6 pm MT/ July 9th, 8 to 10 am AEST covers all the basic of managing contacts, relationships, searching, activities, reporting and segmenting your data. 


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27 June, 2019
Filed under GSoC

Time flew by really quick: after community bonding period and first period of coding, the first phase of GSoC is over. To wrap up the first phase, I decided to write a blog post summarizing the work done by me in this period of one month.


Starting with the enhancement done on the Data Processor Extension. Following are the things done in GSoC Phase 1

  • Adding more Data Sources to the Extension extending the functionability.
  • Making data processor more user friendly by adding a exectue button along side the output.
  • Devloping test cases...
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27 June, 2019
By alainb
Filed under Meetups

Vous utilisez déjà CiviCRM dans votre organisation ?

Rejoignez-nous le jeudi 17 octobre 2019 à Paris pour une réunion informelle et gratuite.
Cette rencontre permettra de partager expériences et bonnes pratiques entre utilisateurs CiviCRM en France.

L'évènement se déroulera de 13h30 à 16h00.
Le lieu précis à Paris sera communiqué ultérieurement en fonction du nombre de participants.

S'inscrire maintenant >...

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20 June, 2019
Filed under Partners, Community, Training

Australians helping Australians get the most out of civiCRM

Agileware have been training Australians in CiviCRM for over 2 years. Our training sessions are a fantastic way to get up to speed quickly without having commit your entire day and attend out of normal business hours. Each training session is focussed on a specific topic relevant to your role and is only a 2-hour commitment. Training is led by an experienced CiviCRM implementor and instructor.

Very affordable, costing only $AUD 75 fee for each session. 

You can browse the current training schedule at, ...

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20 June, 2019
Filed under Meetups


This is an open invitation for everyone in the Asia/Pacific region to join other Australians, New Zealanders etc. on-line to catch-up and discuss all things CiviCRM. If you are a CiviCRM user, developer or casual user with questions, then you are most welcome to join us.
The meeting is only 1 hour and has a set agenda (depending on number of people...
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20 June, 2019
Filed under Training

The Fundamentals of Mass Emailing is designed for new CiviCRM users who want to get started learning all of the basics of CiviMail and how to create responsive templates for mass emailing using the Mosaico extension.

Join Cividesk's virtual classroom on June 26th from 10 am to 12 pm MT/ 12 - 2 pm ET for this informative online training session led by Cividesk training manager Susan Engeman


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18 June, 2019
By Eileen
Filed under Sprints

Last week saw the first CiviCRM sprint in New York city. For those new to the community or open source software sprints are probably a bit of a strange concept. I know I sometimes struggle to explain them to border control agents as I enter the US.... But really a sprint is just a way to take time out of your day to day work life to learn, meet people and collaborate and to see a bit about how CiviCRM works behind the scenes. They are usually pretty casual and the vibe and focus can vary a lot - from large sprints...

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14 June, 2019
Filed under Training

Cividesk has received many requests from CiviCRM users in Australia and New Zealand for online training courses that are held at a time that works for them. In an effort to better serve our CiviCRM friends on the other side of the globe, we are now offering more variety in our class times to make sure all students have the opportunity to participate in our online live instruction training sessions.

Upcoming classes include:

Fundamentals of Contact...

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12 June, 2019
Filed under Training

Cividesk is offering our intermediate Events online training class, "Organizing Successful Events" this Tuesday, June 18th starting at 10 am MT/12 pm ET.

This 2-hour class is designed to help you learn how to configure a more complex event in CiviCRM and accurately track registrants and payment. Whether it's a fundraising gala dinner, a golf tournament or an annual conference, you will learn about registration options and how to configure a price set and profiles that...

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