In the upcoming 5.43 release significant changes have been made to the code that handles token rendering. The primary goal was to fix technical debt issues that were tying us in knots and holding us back. However some new usability features are also included in 5.43
Blog posts by Eileen
In the deep dark past, when CiviCRM was first written, it was assumed that one ‘Order’ (Contribution) could only have one payment. How wrong that was! However, it’s an assumption that plagues us to this day, despite much work having been done to remedy it.
The duper extension provides a bunch of tools to help with deduping. In this blog I’m going to describe a way that I am now using search kit in the deduper to help make one of those tools more useful.
Prepare for CiviCRM 5.31 now - changes could affect customisations
For the past few weeks I have been sending a dev digest to the dev-civicrm mailing list at the end of each week (subscribe here). The dev digest is a mix of what's being worked on, what proposals people are looking for input on, what we need review or help with, or just whatever bubbles to the top.
Deduper extension release 1.4
Release 1.4 of the deduper extension is now released. This contains a number of additional resolvers that the Wikimedia Foundations uses to enable more duplicate contacts to be merged without manual intervention.
(helpful note - the intended audience for this content is developers and people having trouble falling asleep)
PayPal now has a new, more modern interface for CiviCRM. Thanks to sponsorship from PayPal, CiviCRM offers "PayPal Checkout" (also referred to as "PayPal Smart Buttons" or "PayPal Smart Checkout").
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....