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26 November, 2017
Filed under Training

Learn best practices for creating and adding custom fields to CiviCRM to store information unique to your organization in a systemized and functional way.  We will then cover the steps to gather this information directly from your constituents on-line through your website by adding a custom field to a profile and including the profile in an on-line page.  We'll also explore other uses for profiles in CiviCRM in this 2-hour training session. 

Click here for more information or to register.  Feel free to...

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23 November, 2017
Filed under CiviCon

Australia's first ever CiviCRM conference was a success!

With over 60 people registered for the conference, CiviCRM's first ever conference in Australia, CiviCon Canberra 2017 has been a huge success!

Sessions recorded and on YouTube

If you could not make it to the conference, then no worries! All the conference sessions can now be viewed on the CiviCRM YouTube channel. This includes the...

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14 November, 2017

Two months ago, I launched a Make It Happen campaign to build a System Administrator Guide with the goal of migrating the installation, setup, and upgrade documentation out of the wiki and into a beautiful guide on our new documentation platform. Amazingly, the MIH campaign reached its $2,000 USD minimum in only 4 days — which meant I could get to work right away!

Now I've completed this content migration and am excited to share the System Administrator Guide with you, in...

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14 November, 2017

With a clear roadmap towards improved CiviCRM experience, Agiliway team keeps aligning CiviCRM software capabilities with an end-user working environment. The newly released CiviCalendar extension is our most recent solution and an absolutely necessary stop. From now on CiviCRM users can easily visualize their daily, weekly and monthly activities within CiviCRM.

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13 November, 2017
Filed under Drupal, Extensions

Today, Skvare has released a new version of CiviCRM Entity, 2.0-beta11.  This release contains a new feature, an admin configuration page which allows site administrators to disable exposure of entity types to Drupal.

CiviCRM Entity is a Drupal module which exposed CiviCRM API entity types as native Drupal entity types, providing Views, Rules, Entity Reference field integration, and Drupal native pages and forms for each. It supports both CiviCRM 4.6 LTS and CiviCRM 4.7.

Previous versions of CiviCRM Entity...

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07 November, 2017
By alainb
Filed under CiviCamp, Sprints

We are excited to announce the CiviCRM conference in Brussels in February 2018!

User Conference

The 1-day user conference (aka CiviCamp) on Monday 5 February 2018 is the conference for seasoned CiviCRM users, and people considering using CiviCRM. The conference will be packed with the essential presentations, workshops and people that will help your organisation get the most from CiviCRM.

Sprint

Following the user conference, there will be a non-residential 4-day sprint for...

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02 November, 2017
Filed under WordPress

The first time a WordPress version of CiviCRM was available it was version 4.1 back in February 2012. It has now been more than 5 years, and I thought it would be nice to outline what has happened since WordPress became available as a CMS option for CiviCRM.

I had been working with CiviCRM on a few sites prior to that, and was looking forward to a time when we could use CiviCRM with WordPress. As with most beginnings, things were a little rough around the edges as WordPress developers learned more about CiviCRM...

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01 November, 2017
Filed under Release, Security Releases
CiviCRM 4.7.26, 4.6.33 and 4.7.27
 

Please note that 4.6.33, 4.7.26, and 4.7.27 are security releases. All releases include the latest security fixes, and 4.7.27 includes additional bug fixes and enhancements (as a typical monthly release).

Please see below links to the security advisories:

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26 October, 2017
Filed under Training

This two hour on-line training on Friday, November 3rd (8 am PT/9 am MT/11 am ET) is perfect for new users of CiviCRM who would like to learn all the basics of CiviMember.  

It's also ideal for those in charge of configuring the membership module, since the class covers the best way to set up membership types and explores the rules behind how CiviCRM automatically moves a membership from new to expired.  We will walk through configuring an on-line membership page, so contacts can sign up for membership or renew on-line, and you'll learn how to input a new membership...

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25 October, 2017
Filed under API, CiviCRM, Extensions

I just published a small extension (funded by Amnesty International Vlaanderen) to prevent the REST API requests still coming through when the site is in maintenance mode.

The extension is CiviCRM native and the structure is based on the CiviCRM User Framework. However, as I have little to no experience with a CMS other than Drupal, I have only implemented the Drupal module. Would be really great if others could add the same trick for the other CMS's!

Logic:

  • check if API request originated from REST (...
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