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How are long jobs handled, e.g. Contact import

I'm trying to understand what happens with an import. A file gets uploaded in a POST operation, then there's GET requests polling(?) of civicrm/ajax/status?id=somelongid Which request does the work? ...
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Is moving Civi easier than the docs say?

I've moved Civi a few times in the past 2/3 years, following the docs esp. the PhpMyAdmin method. Lately the restore using this method has failed even though I followed the docs - because of foreign ...
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Where is the developer documentation for making core CiviCRM database changes, to the schema and to the initial data?

I'm working on a (newer) PR for CRM-19751, which requires some database schema changes and addition of an option group with its options. Obviously I knew something about this when I created the ...
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ER diagram for the latest Civicrm , Foreign key in Structure, test cases/plans

Where can I get the ER diagram for the latest CiviCRM? I need it for internal reporting purposes in our organization. I am able to download the Table structure from phpMyAdmin. However, it does not ...
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Securiy certificate expired for installation documentation

I can't get to the installation documentation (e.g. https://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Installation+and+Upgrades) at the moment because it says the security certificate expired in the ...
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Looking for a Dutch CiviCRM basics manual or book

Is anyone aware of a book, document, customer manual or other Dutch material that could help customers in understanding and using the basic functionality (like searching, basic concepts ...) ?
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How to download a copy of the CiviCRM User and Administrator Guide?

I am a new admin user of CiviCRM and want to know how to download a copy of the latest Admin Guide rather than view online? This is referred to in the introduction and refers to the chapter 'History ...
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Where can I find information about CiviCRM?

Hello my name is Joel and I have a series of questions about CiviCRM. Who can implement CiviCRM? Is the developer, the supplier (local?) or regional partner? Do you have a technical service? Which ...
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CiviCRM Contact,get with group - change in result format

Where (which JIRA issue, if any) did this change in API behaviour come from, and was it documented/expected? The same Contact,get API call returns different results between 4.6 and 4.7. IMO the new ...
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Where can I find the field string length?

I need to import addresses using the API. Some addresses go over the CiviCRM limit. For instance street_address has a limit of 96 characters. I would like to know where are these limits defined in ...
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how to manage documentation of past events (add files, links, summary, etc)

so we are using civicrm for events, webinars etc. we want to move the documentation of the events also to civicrm (photos, presentations, attendees, summary, links etc.) for contacts its easy with the ...
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Where is a list of breaking changes published for each new version?

We seem to have had several serious instances of loss of functionality when installing newer versions of CiviCRM. A lot of software projects have a list of breaking changes as each new version is ...
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How does one download the CiviCRM 4.6 User Guide in PDF?

Civi Peeps. Almost embarrassed to ask this ask this question, but only almost. On its documentation site, under "About this book", Civi states: "This book is freely available to read online and ...
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Can I chain API calls through drush?

API chaining works well in Javascript and PHP. For example, I can retrieve a contact's email addresses using this code generated by the API Explorer: Php $result = civicrm_api3('Contact', 'getsingle'...
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Does the Recipients - Edit options - location type for CiviMail override the default bulk email settings?

I am updating the user guide and don't have access to a 4.6 or 4.7 site where email is working, so I would appreciate an answer to the following rather than "test it yourself" (which otherwise would ...
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Where to report Gitbook error (Problem loading page)

When I try to visit CiviCRM's GitBook I am forwarded to https://docs.civicrm.org/user/en/4.6 with the following error: Who should I report this to?
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Forum Link instead of SE Link

Where would I put a "bug report" about a link pointing to the old forums, rather than here? It's on the Wordpress demo page, at the very bottom of the page. http://wpmaster.demo.civicrm.org/
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CiviCRM 4.7 Wordpress Wiki Documentation

The Installation Wiki page says that PHP 5.3.3+ is required for CiviCRM 4.7 on Wordpress. However, the Upgrade Wiki page says that PHP 5.3.10+ is required. From what I've experienced, it seems that ...
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How can I view books.civicrm.org?

I'm new to Civi and I'm trying to view books.civicrm.org, but its asking for a username and password, where do I register for that?
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How to contribute to the documentation?

How do I contribute to the CiviCRM documentation? I'd like to contribute to the Set-up page of the CiviMail documentation. There are some things that tripped me and I'd like to share them with others ...
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Where/how do you tag an attachment?

Whilst looking at tags for other reasons, I noticed that you can create tags to be Used for Attachments. I haven't found where this is covered in our documentation (certainly not in the section on ...
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CIVIEVENT shopping cart status

I'm considering testing the shopping cart functionality in CiviCRM's CiviEvent module (installed here with Drupal 7) and was wondering if anything has changed in the description page on the CiviCRM ...
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CRM_Utils_System::url and image handling

I'm looking to understand how civicrm manages files/images. After upgrading to 4.5 image handling changed, then 4.6 it seemed to change again. Many people are focused on contact images, however I'm ...
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How to update latest.civicrm.org?

There's a file http://latest.civicrm.org/versions.json which isn't up to date - it's missing a few betas, but most notably, it's missing CiviCRM 4.4.14. This is the source data for CiviMonitor, which ...