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07 September, 2016
By totten
Filed under v4.7, v4.6, Release

December 2016: Looking for the 4.7.14 / 4.6.24 release annoucement? Here it is!

The latest release of CiviCRM 4.6 and 4.7 includes security fixes. We recommend upgrading to 4.7.11 or 4.6.21 to ensure the security of your site and data. The latest releases include 9 security fixes and improvements. A number of other non-security issues have also been fixed in the latest releases.

To determine the impact of security fixes and improvements on your system, please review these advisories:

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18 August, 2016

Ever wanted to know Hebrew birthdays, yahrzeit dates, and other Hebrew dates for your contacts?  Now you can track all these dates, search on them, prepare lists,  and send reminders at the right time, and more.   Since this is a native CiviCRM extension, it will work under Drupal, WordPress or Joomla.

Get the extension at: https://civicrm.org/extensions/hebrew-calendar

Full documentation at: ...

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17 August, 2016
Filed under CiviCon

Enter CiviCon’s exclusive prize draw!

In only 7 weeks, more than 200 people will be gathering in London for Europe's biggest CiviCRM conference. And to build up the excitement, we have planned an exclusive competition to win 5 free tickets to the conference on the 6th and 7th October!

 

How does it work?

At last year’s CiviCon, we had such a great attendance that when we tried to take a photo of everyone, some people got lost in the middle of the crowd.

To enter the competition, you just...

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16 August, 2016
Filed under CiviCon

Calling out for submissions for lightning talks and extension showcase session submissions (and a reminder that the full session submissions deadline is coming up this Friday 19th August!) 

About the lightning talks and extension showcases:

The lightning talks and extension showcases take place just after lunch on day 1 and day 2 of the event in the main hall.

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16 August, 2016
By ypranay

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My name is Pranay and I study Computer Science at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. I am a student developer working for CiviCRM as a part of the Google Summer of Code 2016 program.  

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16 August, 2016
By GMCVO
Filed under Training

CiviCON training (4th and 5th October)

The largest gathering in Europe for the CiviCRM community is back in London for its 5th year and as part of this gathering, we are offering 2 different training sessions for both new and long-term CiviCRM users: -

> CiviCON administrator training
The administrator training course is targeted at administrators who want to learn more about configuring, customising and implementing CiviCRM into their organisation.

Whether you are new or already use CiviCRM, there is a world of tools, shortcuts and...

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15 August, 2016
Filed under CiviHR

On the 8th of September, we will be hosting a special evening at the Google Campus London in celebration of CiviHR’s official launch!

 

From 6:00pm to 9:00pm, we will share with your our journey creating CiviHR and open the floor for ideas, discussion, and for you to become a part of our future.

We are also planning some exclusive treats to make sure you have a great time. Grab yourself a candy floss, take home a polaroid from our photo booth, and automatically enter our exclusive competition just by being there.

 

But register quickly, we only have 10...

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12 August, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Caitlin Cogdill, Senior Fundraising Email Manager for the Wikimedia Foundation will be our 2016 keynote speaker.

Her address will focus on Wikimedia's data-driven approach to online fundraising and how CiviCRM and other tools are used.   Caitlin manages the organization's global fundraising email campaigns which spread over 30 countries in more than 20 languages and raise about 25% of Wikimedia's overall...

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11 August, 2016
Filed under CiviCon, Sprints


If you've been using CiviCRM for a while, you most likely already know that it is developed by a diverse bunch of people from around the world. Sprints are the time and place when these folks get together to get things done.

It doesn't matter if you are fairly new to CiviCRM or have been around for a while. If you're keen to get more closely involved with the community or have a pet project that you'd like to move forward, then you should come to the sprint in Edale, in the heart of the Peak District.  It's a great way to carve out time to improve CiviCRM in the company of...

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09 August, 2016
Filed under CiviHR

In September, we will be releasing a new version of reports that will completely change the way you see and understand analytics. And we can’t wait to show it to you!

We met with a number of UK charities to discover what kind of reports would make a difference in their work life. And we found a long wishlist, with time, resources, and tools being the main barriers in creating powerful reports.

HR managers were endlessly exporting their data into spreadsheets and spending hours creating the same reports over and over.

So, we sat...

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