Questions tagged [contacts]

The central entity of the CiviCRM universe. Every other entity is connected in some way to a contact. Can be subdivided in individuals, organizations and households. New contact types can be configured.

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Fields not showing when Editing Contact

Contacts have multiple emails and phone number that appear on the Summary tab on the View page and can be edited there. However when I select the edit button on a contact, I get only one email ...
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Unable to register for events with hyphenated email address

Someone tried to register for an event with a hyphenated last name. Her email address is first.last-hyphenated@domain.com. CiviCRM says "Please enter a valid email address" and will not allow her to ...
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Custom fields in webform membership renewal

I'm starting out to create a CiviCRM system under Drupal for managing the memberships of a Photobiology Society. I have already imported contacts, organizations, memberships and contributions from the ...
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City and Municipality

I am testing with CIVICRM in Spain and I don`t know the location of the information of Cities and Municipaly for test importing Contacts. Can you help me. I test with Wordpress. Thanks Andreu
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How do I clear all the personal / sensitive data from CiviCRM DB via SQL?

We have cloned a live DB and run the following SQL to anonymise the contact data:- delete from civicrm_email; delete from civicrm_address; update civicrm_contact set birth_date = NULL; update ...
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Can we be notified when civi recieves an SMS?

I would like to know if there is a way users can be notified when a client replies to a text that has come from Civi. Our system is currently receiving SMS that have been sent to civi, but the only ...
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Priming Summary Fields

I hope you can help. I am new to CiviCRM and writing a custom Summary Field. I have written the new field and the trigger, but I am confused about how this will count all of the values for before ...
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CiviCRM Membership data to external Database

I'm new to Joomla, CiviCRM and PHP, but looking to help with a small project. I'm looking to grab the members data from CiviCRM and transfer (or update if users already exist) into a different ...
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How can I assign one contact to one of the team workers?

Right now everybody have access to the info of all the contacts. And we need that only specific people of our team get access to the info of a specific group of people. How do we do that?
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Repeated data entry

I work on a volunteer resource office and we use a CIVICRM to manage our organizations and their volunteer opportunities. The organizations post "activities" in the database, however, those have ...
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I need some help resolving db error:unknown error CSV Import helper when selecting a CSV from my desktop

I prepared a CSV for upload. I'll have to make multiple passes on the upload because I have single entry items and multiple entry data in the spreadsheet. I have created all of my custom fields. I ...
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Does anyone have recent experience with CiviCRM for RSForm?

This Joomla plugin is supposed to provide the ability to update a civiCRM contact record based on a matching email address submitted in an RSForm submission. Does anyone have recent experience with ...
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Bulk email sent to group of contacts after new contact added to CiviCRM

We have a couple of sites that offer volunteering directories. External organisations post opportunities and members of the public can view and apply for those opportunities (a massive tangle of ...
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Deadlocks on a high load of contact inserts

We use CiviCRM 5.21.2 with Drupal 7.69 and Webform together with webform_civicrm to provide petitions. The petitions ask for address and email. So every petition signature creates a contact with email ...
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Duplicate users being created by… something!

I have been trying to unpick a mystery now for a week without success! I wonder if anyone can help. We have two contacts (out of a database of c 7,500) where we're seeing some odd behaviour. As an ...
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Issue exporting and importing Contacts / Membership data

first time posting and really hope someone can help me! We are trying to EXPORT our data from an old installation of CiviCRM on a drupal server IMPORTED into a new installation of CiviCRM on ...
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How to export members addresses into spreadsheet for a mailout?

How do I extract members' addresses in our system onto a spreadsheet for a mailout? Thank you so much!
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Error when end-users access Contact Dashboard

I want users to have access to the Contact Dashboard on our CiviCRM site. But I'm currently getting the following error when trying to access. The following permissions I have set. Authenticated ...
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Rebuild Drupal Civi from scratch in WordPress

My situation is I have an Individual database of 11,344 Contacts in Drupal Civi, and I want to turn them all into WP Users. I know I can convert Users into Contacts, but I want to do it the other way ...
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What's the difference between Job Title and employer relationship description?

The "Current Employer" field seems to be a helper for entering a "Employee of" relationship. Fair enough (although presumably designed back in the good ol' days when the majority of people only had ...
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Import donations from an external source using Form processor

We have a customised platform where we have been receiving donations before moving to CiviCRM. This platform will continue to be in use. We would like to import all the donations and the contract ...
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Design flaw in current employer and job title

Apparently there is a design flaw in the current employer and job title fields in Civi. "If you enter or amend these fields through the edit of a contact, a corresponding employment relationship ...
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How to create a Drupal menu link to a civicrm contact profile

I would like to create a drupal menu link for a logged in user. I have added civicrm/contact/view, which seems to only work when the contact profile was viewed once. Otherwise keep getting message We ...
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Profile edits change dates on historic information

This client runs an urban gleaning program, harvesting fruit from residential trees and providing fruit to low income communities. A key piece of data is how much fruit is donated from each tree owner ...
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Adding new relationship results in htmlspecialchars warning

I know this is something that has been mentioned a few times but in all instances I've seen, the issue has been fixed in later releases so I'm assuming this is a new problem that has come up. Using ...
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Details not saving

I use Civi daily. When I speak to a contact, I will often go into Civi and update their details. Lately, this information has not been saving. For example, yesterday I entered two peoples' job titles. ...
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Revoke permission to add contacts to groups

My client has a strange and complex group of relationships that I'm trying to properly permission. We are granting permission to a group of 3rd party managers to admin protected groups of contacts. ...
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What is the best way to record the primary contact for an organisation?

I'm trying to understand the best way to record that a contact is the primary contact amongst the many related employees of an organisation. Does Civi have an in-built way of handling this? Option 1 ...
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Is it possible to stop individual users from sending mail?

I have some users who are only able to access reports, and I would like to stop them being able to directly send mails to contacts from CiviCRM. I found this 10-year-old information on the old forums ...
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Export all contacts using SQL Query

I want to export all contacts with all field values through SQL. I'm not able to export from CiviCRM, it throwing 504 Gateway timeout error. What will be the SQL query?
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Export all data for Contact

i'm new on civicrm and try to export specific contacts. I found the search menu to select the data and i made an export with " Export PRIMARY contact fields" but some fields are not in the export. How ...
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Contact Import German Date Format support?

CiviCRM 5.20.2/WP: My system is using german locale. The contact import does not offer german date format "dd.mm.yyyy", even it is set for birth class in the date settings (dd.mm.yy). How can I get ...
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Where does CiviCRM store Merge 'history'?

After Merging Contacts -> dig up a Contact in the Trash bin and you'll see something like: Where does CiviCRM store this information? How does it track which Contact is merged with which Contact?
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Filter Contacts by Email Domain

I'm trying to filter my contacts so I can easily identify a subset of those from the same organisation in order to fill in the relationships side of the CRM. I have a custom report to view all ...
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After upgrading to 5.20.0 - unable to edit or enter contact email addresses- “Email is not valid.”

Just upgraded from 5.19.2 to 5.20.0. Upgrade appeared to run through without a hitch.Joomla! 3.9.13, php 7.3.12, mySQL 5.7.28 Now, when editing existing email address, or when entering new contact ...
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Delete wordpress user when related Civicrm contact is deleted

I would like that when an admin deletes a CiviCrm contact it also deletes the wordpress user that is linked. I am using "CiviCRM WordPress Member Sync" so when a contact is created it is added to ...
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Printer Friendly Contact Record

What is the best way to setup a custom printer friendly link on each contact record? i would like to have a print button on the top of each contact record that would allow someone to view a better ...
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script cli code for importing contacts in civicrm

Can some one give a code to how to import contacts in civicrm by using script line command. I a have a 45000 contacts and importing from civicrm interface i am getting gateway timeout error. I need ...
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How do I restore City, County, State to the Address block in Contact Summary

I'm on Civi 5.20.0 and Drupal 7.67. I installed and re-installed the Electoral extension, see https://github.com/josephlacey/com.jlacey.electoral/issues/23 and https://github.com/josephlacey/com....
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Do any token extensions provide a token for “age” rather than just DOB?

Age is displayed on a contact record but only DOB is a token available in message templates. Are there any extensions that make age available for use? I've not been able to locate anything.
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Using CIVICRM API can I get both mobile and phone number?

I am trying to work out how to call both a phone number and a mobile number using the API. I am in civicrm/api and can get one or the other but not both. Can anyone suggest a solution!? Thanks ...
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Could not find value for CT fatal error

I am seeing a fatal could not find value for 'ct' error when some of my users try to save a new contact. The associated error log is the following: [debug] $backTrace = #0 /var/www/html/clcnsw/sites/...
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Setting note privacy to groups instead of just author

[On Civicrm 5.19.1, Drupal 7] Is it possible within Civicrm to make a new privacy setting that limits viewing notes to an entire group, and not only the author? We would like all tarification people ...
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Display different profile (in Drupal) based on CiviGroup (or tag)

Thanks in advance Drupal 7 / CiviCRM 5.13 I am looking for a way to display different profiles, in Drupal, based on different groups that the contact belongs to in Civi (or based on different tags if ...
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Unable to get Contact ID to display in Custom Field

Been stuck on this for the past few days I want to set a default value for a custom field in a contribution. The Custom fields are associated by Financial Types, I intend to show the current contact ...
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Automated New Individual Merge

I am entering "CContacts > Find and Merge Duplicate Contacts > Add Rule for Individuals". I'm adding rules to prevent creating new individual records for both phone and email. However, no matter how ...
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unexpected 500 errors and networks errors

We have a standalone install of CiviCRM Spark, version 5.16.beta1. This is hosted with civicrm.org. We have imported our contacts, which total about three or four hundred. We are, however, unable to ...
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Contact Image in Message Template

I want to insert a contact image into a message template. This will be used to print PDF "info sheets" about contacts to include their photo. Simply inserting the token {contact.image_URL} of course ...
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May Notes contain emoji graphics?

I'm using Civi 5.18.3 on a demo site. I am trying to add the text of a Twitter bio as a new Note for a Contact, and it is not saving. The bio text contains these characters: National Volunteer & ...
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when using the button “edit” the already registered email-adresses disappear except for the primary email-adress

when using the button "edit" the already registered email-adresses disappear except for the primary email-adress --> answer to Erik Hommel: We are currently using 5.15.1 screen shot before we ...

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