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How can I disable households?

Our organization does not use households. As a training/usability issue for our volunteers, we would like to disable the concept entirely or at least hide them from view. There does not appear to be a ...
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How do I send to Multiple Email Addresses for a contact in CiviMail?

Is there a way to configure CiviCRM so that it will send emails to all email addresses on a contact record? If not, then how do you best utilize multiple email addresses on a contact (individual, ...
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Reproduce CiviCRM configuration: best practice

I have customized CiviCRM (translation, custom fields, module, view, report, menus, etc.) and I want to reproduce the configuration. What is the best way to go?
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How should I configure CiviMember so both individuals and organizations can hold memberships?

I've got CiviCRM installed for a non-profit client whose membership base is small organizations (theater ensembles) and individuals. I am now considering that I may have fundamentally engineered this ...
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**Network Error - Unable to reach the server

I am the manager of our organizations Drupal/CiviCRM site. Since we are an all-volunteer organization, I have other managing certain aspects of the system. One of our board members is responsible for ...
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How do I configure SMTP with STARTTLS?

I know that CiviCRM can send e-mail using SMTP and SSL by prefixing ssl:// to the SMTP server name, but my organization uses Office365, which only supports SMTP with TLS. Is there a way to get CiviCRM ...
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How can CiviCRM manage and deploy configuration?

Motivation: we're looking into building something in this space for a current project, so this question is intended to identify what approaches are already available / being utilised. For multi-...
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Pointing to /civicrm breaks Wordpress site, 404 HTTP response

The requested URL /civicrm was not found on this server. CiviCRM 4.6.3 Wordpress 4.1.1 After having created a campaign widget the example.com/civicrm returns a 404 HTTP response, when clicking on "...
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Monitor ConfigAndLog .log file in real time

I am upgrading the CiviCRM and would like to monitor the current .log file that is in <drupal root>/sites/default/files/civicrm/ConfigAndLog/ as it's being updated, in real time. Currently, I ...
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Hosting provider claims normal use of CiviCRM is “brute force attack”

In using CiviCRM on a shared server with a local hosting provider, my IP address continually gets blocked by the server's security script. According to my provider my [legitimate CiviCRM] activity is ...
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In Wordpress, I want to convert my installation from an external database to use the default database

I am using CiviCRM on WordPress and I am moving my hosting to WP Engine - where I have all of my other sites hosted. Unfortunately, I set this instance of CiviCRM to use a separate database, however, ...
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Why can't I save search preferences? Specifically 'Autocomplete Results'

On my 4.6.14 system I'd like to change the 'Autocomplete results' to (say) 15, but it won't save. This is in 'Administer/Customise Data and Screens/Search Preferences'. I've can change the 'Smart ...
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CiviCRM does not have permission to write temp files

Two users are trying to access the temp files (where, for instance, the compiled templates are stored): www-data (when it's accessed from the website) and the sysadmin that run drush commands By ...
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Is there an easy way to add YTD giving to receipts?

We have a client that we moved from Donorperfect who brought up that they feel the receipt tools are incomplete without the ability to include YTD (year to date) giving on receipts. This seems like a ...
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Are there potential problems with per-subdomain installs?

I'm being forced to break up one CiviCRM (in Drupal) database into several separate ones, and it seems that using subdomains would be the most elegant way to do so. That is to say I would copy website....
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method for versioning configuration of civicrm?

Is there a way to version the configuration so we can just roll it back if its a bit broken? Or is the only option full filesystem and db backups?
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Return-Path vs. unsubscribe and X-CiviMail-Bounce

Is there any reason that Civi would set unsubscribe and X-CiviMail-Bounce properly, but set return-path to reply-to instead? See the (modified) headers below. We changed mail servers not too long ...
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Additional Fonts CKEditor

I want to configure the font drop-down menu of the CKEditor and add additional fonts there. The Fonts are locally available, and shall be usable for PDFLetters etc. Has anyone made any Progress with ...
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Is there an area in CiviCRM (or a way) for people involved in a case to communicate privately?

When a new case is set up, we need to let the parties involved with that case communicate privately and have their messages and shared docs only accessible to them? Like a shared, but private, message ...
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Outbound email configuration. Different sending addresses with different servers

We have an issue to solve to operate as well in our Country (Italy). Any organization in our Country must use Certified Email (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Certified_email) to send fiscal and ...
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Why does configuration option stay red?

I am very new to CiviCRM. I am setting the Configuration Checklist options. After setting one, and saving, it remains red. Have I missed something?
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“Register your site” link in Configuration Checklist leads to broken page

Just installed CiviCRM in a new wordpress docker container I pulled this morning. Going through the Configuration Checklist, the 4th link from the top leads to a broken page with a "Page not found" ...
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Why is my cron run failing following a database move?

I've got a Civi/Wordpress install. Originally all of the codebase was in a directory called dev. When it was ready to go live I moved everything to a directory called default, and I went through all ...
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Onboarding CIVICRM

My name is Nada Kartouch and I am helping thinkforward charity to find suitable CRM system to support their work. The charity is based in London and looks after less-privileged teenagers to help ...
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How do I set up CiviMail on Wordpress CiviCRM plugin?

I'm using CiviCRM as a Wordpress plugin on localhost. I'm trying to configure outbound email service. I'm using Linux system. I go to Administer > System Settings > Outbound Email (SMTP/Sendmail), ...
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Paths are inconsistent

We are having an issue where the /bower_components and /packages paths are being rendered differently than other paths. This is causing the JQuery and other components to not load correctly. I've ...
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Why is “Billing” location type marked “reserved”?

What I was trying to do was disable the Billing location type, but I see in the database it's marked is_reserved=1, so it won't let you do it through the UI. But on a fresh install it's not even the ...
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Wordpress Multisite and CiviCRM with multiple databases

I know that it's possible to have CiviCRM shared across multisite Wordpress, and for a single database to operate in a way that keeps different site's data separately. I'd like to do something ...
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administrative checklist on multisite

We have a multisite on WP that shares one db. I am unclear if some settings are universal or if some are unique to each site. I'm referencing: administer > administrative console > configuration ...
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configuring SMTP on windows 7 for Civicrm

I am running CiviCRM 4.7.20 on Windows 7, Wordpress. CiviCRM will be accessible only in our LAN network. Want to use the mail functionalities. Got stuck with the email configuration. Bit confused with ...
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Staging Site: staging.site.com/civicrm 404 WordPress

All paths seem to be set up correctly, I've gone through Pointing to /civicrm breaks Wordpress site, 404 HTTP response and the forum link posted on there but with no success So for example staging....
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Change Default Organization

I am on CiviCRM 4.4.9. I have followed the instructions for "Moving an Existing Installation to a New Server." When I open the Civicrm in the new location, it appears that it is setting the default ...
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Minor Problems with CKEditor

I have a minor problem with the configuration over the GUI of the CKEditor. In short words: It doesn't work! ;-) I took a view into this, and it seems, it is a problem on my server with the url ...
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CiviCRM installed, but configuration screen not as described

after installing the CiviCRM plugin, I read:"CiviCRM is almost ready. You must configure CiviCRM for it to work." If I click the link to configure, or do the following: "Then go to Settings > CiviCRM ...
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Security Configuration and Programming Guidance

I'm a security person. I have a non-profit that wants to use CiviCRM. What are the nitty-gritty details that I need to know? I will handle the hard technical stuff for them. The only information of ...
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Wordpress plugin configuration will not launch

I have installed CiviCRM on my wordpress site and I am able to activate the plugin. When I go to the configuration page, I get a blank screen and nothing happens. No errors are generated but I can't ...
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Update Canadian (or Australian) currency $ display

CiviCRM simply shows a $ to represent either Can$ (or australian dollars). This can become confusing when $ currencies mix. It keeps these symbols in the database. I suspect I can do something like ...
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Advice on moving CiviCRM Configuration only when launching a new site

Can anyone shed some light on the best way to move CiviCRM settings only when launching a new site. Essentially we want to be able to launch our Drupal 7 CiviCRM 4.6.9 (as of today) like a one click ...
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CiviCRM running very slow on local network

CiviCRM running very slow on local network, but index.php ,phpmyadmin and joomla are fine. What could be the problem? I tried this solution (https://processwire.com/talk/topic/8320-local-dev-server-...
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Using Paypal with Authorize.net?

Authorize.net boosts this http://www.authorize.net/solutions/merchantsolutions/merchantservices/paypal/ How would I configure CiviCRM to use the Auth.net payment processor for processing Paypal ...
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What are the pros and cons of using external xml files for CiviCase configuration?

In CiviCase since 4.5-ish there's been an admin screen for configuring case types. Before that it was done using external xml files, and they will still work. What are the pros and cons of each method?...
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Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required 'CRM/Core/Payment/SDD.php'

When I go to Configuration >> System Settings & URL >> Clear Cache and Update Paths https://www.example.com/civicm/admin/setting/updateConfigBackend?reset=1 I tried to reset path and I get a WSOD ...
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SOLVED is Civicrm compatible with Litespeed technology?

I just upgrade my service provider from apache to litespeed webserver and Civicrm stop to work. The error is in a lot of page: Sorry but we are not able to provide this at the moment. We can't load ...
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Initial payment processor setup for PayPal

I am trying to build a form for membership. How can I initially configure PayPal for payment processing?
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Cannot Find Civicrm.settings.php file

I'm relatively new to CiviCRM so this might sound like a question with an obvious answer. I have set up my cron for my drupal CiviCRM site with easycron.com and have found that it always reports back ...
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Where is include_path set?

I try to get rid of this persistent and annoying warning message: Warning: is_dir(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/usr/share/pear/api/v3) is not within the allowed path(s): (/var/...
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What is the best way to override changes to CRM_Core_Config?

What is the best way to override changes to CRM_Core_Config without modifying the original. Have tried through inheritance, but generates the following code: Fatal error: Cannot redeclare class ...
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Enabling extensions - directory not found

I am attempting to enable extensions on civiCRM 4.6.8 via WordPress 4.3. When I go to administer - system settings - manage extensions I am told I need to set my Extensions Directory. I do so via my ...
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CRM/Core/Config.php line 41 throwing 500 error with new require_once api/api.php

Just updated our WP install from 4.7.22 to 4.7.23 -- but can't run the db update script, because whenever I rename the 4.7.23 folder to civicrm, I subsequently get 500 internal server errors while ...
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Membership Director change

We recently changed Membership director, but the old director stills receives email notification when new member sign up. How do we change that? In general, how do we set-up email forwarding? ...