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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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My custom fields are not visible on Contact's Activity Log

I try to show (first for the admin user) all changes for a contact. That works on Contact's Activity Log page. I can see the date and time of modifying my custom fields, but the old and the new values ...
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Event registration from contact profile is broken

I'm having pretty much the same issue as this person did not long ago. I'm unable to add event registrations for contacts through their profiles. The drop-down menu doesn't appear, although oddly if ...
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Address formatting

I'm trying to find a way to change the address format in CiviCRM, to the Australian address format. I've had a good search but can only find this these from 5 years ago. https://civicrm.org/blog/...
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Child groups with all parents disabled shows in group list

I'am currently using Civicrm version 5.3.1 with drupal 7.59. Steps to replicate: Create one group, parent A. Create a one group, child A and assign parent A group created above as parent. Disable ...
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All seems fine but I still get this: You are not currently subscribed to any Groups

Can't get customers to show up on "My contacts Dashboard" URL. Using CIVE CRM 5.x and Drupal 7 I checked all settings, created a group,assigned customers to group, but still not showing up...on the ...
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Bug with Check for Matching Contact(s) button

Following the upgrade to 5.3.0, we are finding that the 'Check for Matching Contacts' button, which is in the edit contact screen, is not working. The screen refreshes and reloads the same contact, ...
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CiviRules Issue with Smart Groups

I am trying to use CiviRules to give a membership to contacts automatically when a contribution is added. I have a Membership smart group to filter members and non-members but getting an error when ...
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Name order on CMS's add user block

How can I change the sequence of first and last name field in the block, witch comes up on Drupal's "Add new user" page's bottom. Now the sequence is first_name then last_name, but I should have ...
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How to share the user profiles with other users?

The requirement is if Contact A's specific field values(custom fields) are matching with Contact B field values then Contact C(Admin) should b able to share Contact A's profile with contact B by ...
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CiviCRM will not recognize valid email address

I am trying to add a new email address for an existing contact. The address is valid. However, the new address will not save and I received this message: Please enter a valid email address The ...
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How can I sync the Drupal User Profile image and the CiviCRM contact image?

I'm trying to find a way to automatically update the CiviCRM contact image when a user updates their Drupal profile image. I'm specifically looking for Drupal8.5/Civi4.7 but I'll take anything that ...
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How to update contact email with JavaScript API?

I'm trying to update a contact and, especially, the email address. As far as I can tell using the API explorer, this is the correct JavaScript code for that: crmApi('Contact', 'create', { ...
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Contact Summary Hook Implementation

I am trying to add contact created date in contact summary. I am sure that https://docs.civicrm.org/dev/en/latest/hooks/hook_civicrm_summary/ helps the requirement. But I'm not getting how to ...
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Deduping between Individuals and Organisations

An issue that's come up while we've been cleaning up our records for GDPR - we have a significant number of records where organisations have been entered as individuals, and vice versa. This is ...
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Deduping within contact records

I've noticed that some of our contact records have the same email duplicated (e.g. as 'home' and 'work' or 'main' and 'work' emails). I'm not seeing a simple way to find these records so we can clean ...
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Setting up rule to link CiviCRM contact (created when webform is submitted) with Drupal 7 account

I have configured the rules same as in Setting up rule to link CiviCRM contact with Drupal 7 account it creates a drupal user if contact is created or updated in CiviCRM. But it doesn't get fired if ...
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Use case: management of planning / volunteers for a music festival

I'm taking care of the management of volunteers (about 800 people) for a 10-days music festival. I've been using drupal+civicrm for this for about 5 years now. There were some complaints that the way ...
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Cannot filter on contact subtype in Drupal8 views

I don't know the depth of CiviCRM's official commitment to Drupal8 yet, but I've followed the instructions posted here for setting it up. After creating a contact subtype of "Committee" and creating ...
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How to send a confirmation email when adding a contact to group via API?

I'm using the REST API to create contacts and add them to an existing mailing group. I want to add them as pending and trigger the confirmation email but I can't find a way to do it via the API. The ...
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Changing Required Contact Information

The Contact Summary fields are now all required. How do I change the fields to not be required? Many thanks.
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Countries with Multiple World Regions

Is it possible to have a country with more than one world region? I like the functionality of the world region search but I would like for some regions to be smaller (North America vs. South America) ...
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Insert custom date field from Drupal Webform

I'm trying to set up a Drupal Webform that will (among other things), automatically update a custom date field in the connected CiviCRM contact record. The date field in the webform is hidden, and I'm ...
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Email On Hold? options

It looks like there are two options for indicating that an email address in on hold. Is there a way to add another option? If so, how would I go about doing that?
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Global editing of CiviCRM fields

How can I globally edit a particular CiviCRM Contact field? For example, I would like to search for a specific set of contacts, then assign them all a particular Contact Subtype.
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Contact SubTypes and Display Preferences

I'm really trying to utilize the core CiviCRM for my custom purposes by using the tools provided. I need to have a database of dogs with specific custom fields, that are related to an owner (Contact)....
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Contact field, DB Error: no such field

So I just updated CiviCRM to 5.0 and I keep getting the error DB Error: no such field when I try and view/edit a contact. It doesn't allow me to view any contact but I can search and find my contacts. ...
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Primary Emails not Being seen as primary

I have an a bunch of organizations we imported via csv. The email addresses are checked under the contacts summary as 'primary'. However they are not receiving emails and reminders and in search ...
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Behavior of Tags

In using tags and creating searches based on tags - I have run into some issues. Tag Tree Example Tag Set 1 Parent A Child A1 Child A1a Child A1b ...
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contacts where name = email

I inherited an installation where a predecessor imported an email list of 70K records and populated the Contact Name AND the Email address with the email address. How can I isolate, export, and ...
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New Profile adding custom fields issue

I created a new Contact Type, Parish, based on Organization. No data added yet. I will display this as a field in a Contact Records as a Parishoneer of relationship. I am following a tutorial ...
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Upload a contact image via the API

Can someone give me a simple example of how to upload a Contact image via the API? I am guessing it will involve a call to the File API as well but not sure. I have the original image as a URL but ...
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Effect of address change on current employer

I need your opinion on a standard CiviCRM behavior: When you add or change the address of an individual AND you check "Use another contact's address", AND that target contact is an organization, then ...
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WordPress - user record URL doesn't show for one user. Can't see why?

In the user detail view for a member with a WordPress account there's usually a link to the WordPress user record like so: Contact ID / User ID : 1354 / 1561 For one member the user ID doesn't ...
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Best way to copy Contact name to Nickname & Legal name

CiviCRM 4.7.29 / WP 4.9.4 Maybe it's a bit of OCD but I imported about 1000 Organizations and the name imported into Contact name. That left the nickname and legal name fields blank, which drives me ...
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Dealing with CiviCRM contact records of Drupal blocked accounts

Is there a way to automate removing the contact records of Drupal accounts that are blocked such as because of spam? I am using the spambot module to block accounts and remove their spam. I fear that ...
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Which contacts in Civi are wordPress user as well?

I have 500 contacts on my CiviCRM groups and also I have 250 users for my WordPress, I am wondering to know is any way to find which one of my civiContacts are in WordPress?
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How can a pull a report with notes includes

We are trying to export a list with notes included. We are creating a prospect list for Employment Engagement team. We will add names to the database, this list is obtained from events that we host. ...
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CiviCRM Contact Information Merging and Overriding Unrelated Users/Donors

Ok, I am going to try and explain this as best I can: I am working with nonprofit to help export their donors for last year, but some of the contacts have their own email address listed as well as ...
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Exporting activity information for a specific client group

I've never been able to find a way, either in reports or advanced search, to export specified activity details for a specified group of contacts. Here's an example of what i'd like to do: I'd like ...
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can't edit Contact Details for records with a custom subtype (Error: One or more contact subtypes have been de-selected from the list …")

I first posted this issue under another question (after upgrade, can't edit Contact Details fields (Custom Addressee and de-selected subtypes errors)) thinking two separate issues were related. ...
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Contact Tabs links gone away When clicking on Pager Next/Prev/Page Change under My Custom Tab for Contact

Here is my code of .tpl file: <div class="view-content"> <h3>...</h3> {include file="CRM/common/pager.tpl" location="top"} {strip} <table class="display"> <...
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after upgrade, can't edit Contact Details fields (Custom Addressee and de-selected subtypes errors)

I've just updated a Joomla 2.5.28 site from an older version of CiviCRM (4.4) to the latest 4.7.29. Now I can't edit any of the fields under the "Contact Details" pane for existing records. There ...
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How do I search for the exact string match using CiviCRM API

How do I perform Contact GET for the contact with the exact display name which will return only contacts with that exact display name? Say I create two users xyz and xyzA $result = civicrm_api3('...
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How do you implement more than one “Employee of” field?

How do you implement more than one "Employee of" field? We have a number of contacts that have multiple jobs. Ideally we would like to have the Employee Of field have multiple sub fields (primary, ...
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How to get a list contacts that have not donated within a certain amount of time?

Hello CiviCRM community, I've been trying to wrap my head around this and can't seem to figure it out. I'm looking to get list of contacts that have not donated within a certain amount of time to ...
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Bulk Delete of Spam Contacts and related Drupal Users

I've a list of 8K+ CiviCRM contacts that have been deemed spam/unwanted. I am looking to clear them from CiviCRM, along with their related Drupal users. I've found and tested this module: https://...
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Preferred given name for contact

I have used other contact systems in the past and as well as first_name and middle_name there has been a preferred name field. We have several people who have long first names but they go by a ...
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Page timeout on contact import

Drupal 7 CiviCRM 4.6.28 Hosted on: Pantheon I have a client that needs to import 15,000-20,000 contacts on CiviCRM. The problem we are running into is that importing any amount over 500 is causing a ...
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How to delete addresses (and only addresses) for multiple contacts?

I have a bunch of contacts with two addresses. Each of their addresses is a different type (home, main, billing, etc). For these contacts, the billing address is primary. I'd like to delete the ...
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CiviCRM REST API Call

I'm new to CiviCRM and REST API Calls. I'm attempting to create a new contact using POST via Postman. I'm submitting the following: http://www.mysite.com/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/extern/...