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11 June, 2019
Filed under Community

After seven long months and over 35 conference calls, 65 Loomio threads, 15 Google Documents and 2 PowerPoint docs, we are done!

Firstly, I want to say thank you to my fellow members of the Establishment Committee for being such a diligent, collaborative and positive group of people to work with - Pete’s pragmatism, Erik’s philosophical musings and Andrew’s clarity of thought give a taste of what it has been like to wade through this phase of the CiviCRM project. I have thoroughly enjoyed the time we have been working together!

And it has been a challenge, with many...

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09 June, 2019
Filed under GSoC


GSoC is not something which can be hidden from a developer who is passionate about programming so I have heard a lot about GSoC through social media posts, and also from my colleagues and seniors from my college. From first year of my college I have been lot involved in Open Source.

Data Processor

I am currently working on Data Processor Extension as my GSoC project. Extension was originally created by Jaap who is also my GSoC mentor.
Data Processor allows users to create customs searches on multiple data...

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08 June, 2019
Filed under Training

If you are new to CiviCRM and want to better understand how to manage your contacts, the relationships between them, searching, creating groups and tags, activities and reporting, then register for this fundamentals class on Contact Management this Wednesday, June 12th at 9 am MT/11 am ET. 

This 2-hour online training brought by Cividesk will introduce you to many of the basic features for managing contacts in CiviCRM. 

Feel free to contact Cividesk training...

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07 June, 2019
Filed under v5.x, Release
CiviCRM version 5.14.0 is now out and ready to download. 
Starting from this CiviCRM release:
  • The minimum supported PHP version is 7.0. 
  • The recommended PHP version is 7.2.
If you cannot upgrade your environment to the supported PHP version, consider using CiviCRM...
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31 May, 2019
Filed under Training

Learn all the basics of managing your contributions in CiviCRM: recording, searching, reporting and effectively communicating with your donors.

This 2-hour online class on the Fundamentals of Contribution Management taught by Cividesk is designed to introduce you to many of the features in CiviContribute and help you get off to a good start with best practices for managing this critical part of your organization.  


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29 May, 2019
Filed under CiviCamp, Community

Maandag 13 mei was het zover. Mijn eerste CiviCamp. Ik werk inmiddels al een paar jaar met CiviCRM en het leek me goed om wat meer betrokken te zijn bij de community. Ik vond het wel spannend. Ik heb immers geen verstand van ICT, ik heb een sociale opleiding gedaan. Ik ben coördinator van een maatjesproject en gebruik CiviCRM om vast te leggen wie maatje van wie is. We zijn een kleine organisatie met slechts twee parttime medewerkers, maar ik zou mijn werk niet kunnen doen zonder CiviCRM.

Bij binnenkomst merkte ik een ontspannen sfeer van ons-kent-ons. Ik zag veel mannen met laptops...

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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
Filed under Training

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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