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augustus 17, 2021
By FarhadKhanFiled under

CiviCRM is an open-source customer relationship management (CRM) solution specifically designed to help non-profits, such as associations, track their relationships with their members and other stakeholders. There are many CRMs available and they all vary in their functionality and limitations.

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augustus 12, 2021
By FarhadKhanFiled under

In today’s day and age, most people whose work overlaps with website design or development are likely familiar with Wordpress. But does Wordpress’s ubiquity make it the best choice?

While WordPress is the most popular CMS in the world and is the most user-friendly, in our experience working with associations, Drupal is the CMS that we recommend to all our clients because of the complex needs and sensitive data used by associations.

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augustus 9, 2021
By Farzan Filed under SearchKit

If you’re a CiviCRM administrator or an end user, you know that there are quite a few built in CiviCRM screens that don’t show exactly the information you would want to see. They are hardcoded and not particularly flexible. But, Search kit enables you to customise them.

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augustus 5, 2021
By dev-team Filed under Release

CiviCRM version 5.40.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release.

Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience: https://civicrm.org/download

Users of the CiviCRM Extended Security Releases (ESR) do not need to upgrade, as there are no ESR-specific bug-fixes or security issues at the moment. The current version of ESR is CiviCRM 5.39.x.

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augustus 2, 2021
By EileenFiled under
Searching Payments in Civi

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.

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juli 26, 2021
By FarhadKhanFiled under

Creating an organized and well thought out feature wishlist for your association's website is the first step to making improvements on your website that will drive engagement and have a positive impact on your association's growth.

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juli 26, 2021
By joshFiled under

Join the Community Council and the Core Team for the 2nd Quarterly Community Round Table tomorrow, July 27th (or 28th, depending on your time zone). There will be two sessions to accommodate various time zones (links below up a Time Zone converter):

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juli 12, 2021
By josh Filed under Community

Due to a scheduling conflict, the 2nd Community Round Table originally scheduled for July 13th will be postponed 2 weeks and will be held on July 27th. Additional information will be forthcoming. Sorry for any confusion!

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juli 8, 2021
By dev-team Filed under Extended Security Release, Release

CiviCRM version 5.39.0 is now out and ready to download. This is a regular monthly release.

Upgrade now for the most stable CiviCRM experience: https://civicrm.org/download

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juni 21, 2021
By FarhadKhanFiled under

5 Tips to Increase Member Retention with an Engaging Onboarding Experience

You want to increase your association’s member retention.

You have a limited budget.

You have limited staff resources.

How can your limited resources get you the biggest impact?

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