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Issues with installing CiviCRM onto a Drupal 9 instance

I am currently having issues trying to install CiviCRM onto a Drupal 9.3.14 instance for a NPO website which is currently utilising the LocalGov Drupal Install Profile (https://www.drupal.org/project/...
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new install on wordpress 6 fails

Have tried 5.49.2 and 5.46. If I manually upload and extract doesn't appear in plugins list. If I upload zip file via wp plugin upload then extraction fails with message "Unpacking the package… ...
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Download button doesn't drop down

The DOWNLOAD CIVICRM 5.49.1 button on the https://civicrm.org/download doesn't have any drop down options.
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"[message] => DB Error: no such table" error after installing civicrm

I drupal version 9.3.5 I have installed CiviCRM 5.47.3 plugin using composer in the centos 8 servers. After installing CiviCRM on the server CiviCRM plugin is enabled automatically in the admin ...
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Fresh Install WP & Civi - Undefined Array Key Warnings Everywhere

Latest Civi and WP - PHP 8 - Database is utf8mb4 and utf8mb4_unicode_ci I am getting these Undefined Array Key Warnings everywhere. Did I set up the database incorrectly or could it be something else? ...
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Attempt to re-install Civi 5.46 results in 'CiviCRM Installed'

I am attempting to re-install Civi 5.46 on Drupal 7.89. I have wiped out and re-created the database, deleted Civi files, caches etc. The civicrm.settings.php file has been wiped out. I can find no ...
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Could not find a valid session key - URL settings correct

New install of CiviCRM 5.46.2 on Wordpress 5.9.1 Getting the dreaded "Error type: Could not find a valid session key." when I try to change the localization. Same thing happens on every ...
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Error: You need to define CIVICRM_DSN in civicrm.settings.php civicrm 5.46.0 on Wordpress

I am quite new to civicrm, but managed to get a site up and running (the instance had records etc)- somehow I managed to delete the uploads folder. so I did a fresh install of Wordpress 5.9, created a ...
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Sorry, you are not allowed to access this page. WordPress version

So a long time ago we had played around with version 4.x on this site. I deleted it and I deleted the folder in the uploads folder. Then I unzipped the new zip file on my PC and uploaded it to the ...
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CiviCRM install "Too many open files" error

Is there a way to get the installer for Joomla to open fewer files at all at once? Or is there another way to manually install CiviCRM without using the install process? I've updated CiviCRM ...
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civicrm-5.45.0-joomla install fails

The site is currently at 5.41.1. I have tried both civicrm-5.45.0-joomla and civicrm-5.45.0-joomla-alt install packages. When I run the install multiple times, each one fails on writing a different ...
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CiviCRM 5.44 WordPress 5.8.2 Initialization Error

After install of CiviCRM 5.44 on WordPress 5.8.2 I receive the following message: Initialization Error Array ( [callback] => Array ( [0] => CRM_Core_Error [1] => simpleHandler ) [code] => -...
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Failed clean installation (WP and Cloudways)

I have read related topics but could not find any real help there, except that the same error message was issued on other occasions. I'm trying to install 5.43.2 on WP on a cloudways brand new site. ...
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Failed to open stream: No such file or directory during installation

Unable to complete a upload zip file installation of CiviCRM 5.42.1 on Wordpress 5.8.1, I used the File Explorer plugin to get the unzipped files into /wp-content/plugins/CiviCRM. However after ...
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How does drush:site-install recognize a previous civi installation?

While trying to set up an install script for a composer drupal/civi template, I try to rerun the install process several times. CiviCRM refuses to do that, saying civicrm appears to have already been ...
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Installing on Drupal 9 - compilation failures and resource url problems (may be related)

I got D9 installed, then set about installing Civi with composer.phar require -W civicrm/civicrm-{core,packages,drupal-8}:'=5.36' (I want to use 5.36, if possible) Things seemed to go OK except the ...
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Call to undefined function simplexml_load_string()

I have activated my civicrm 5.41.0 but while about to install it, the debug give a fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function simplexml_load_string() in /var/www/wordpress1/wp-content/...
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Drupal 9 - CiviCRM Compilation Error

I've installed Drupal 9.2.5 using Composer (version 2.1.8). I am trying to install CiviCRM 5.41.0. I followed the steps in the CiviCRM instructions for installation on Drupal 8/9 using Composer. The ...
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Install error on Wordpress with Smarty.class.php

I have installed CIVI-5.41.0 for WordPress version 5.8.1, updated all the permission as well as php version 8 but still keep getting this error. Warning: Smarty error: problem creating directory 'D:/...
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Civicrm separate database login syntax

I am installing Civi on localhhost. I want to set up a database separate to Wordpress. I am using these credentials: mysql://root:HIDDEN@localhost/cividata. The database username is root, without a ...
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"CiviCRM Installed" screen lies

CiviCRM 5.40.1 isn't really installed it seems. Or at least not fully. Or maybe I'm an idiot. I'm logged in as an Administrator. The 'review these permissions' link sends me to the Persons page which ...
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Remove sample data from installation

I've searched for the answer to this and haven't found it. I'm setting up a brand-new installation of CiviCRM into Wordpress. When installing, I chose to upload all of the sample data. Now that I'm ...
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How to change TO option in Outgoing email setup

Newbie here. I've just installed CiviCRM in a Wordpress site and am currently configuring. When setting up the outbound email, it propagates this "TO" address. This address doesn't exist and ...
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Default URL settings wrong when using 'cv core:install'?

I have tried to create a clean setup using cv core:install. The setup did not work properly due to the following: The 'CIVICRM_UF_BASEURL' variable did not end with a slash, although the comments ...
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No admin page for civiCRM on Drupal 8 install (Xampp on Windows 10)

Sorry if my English contains mistakes. I just installed Drupal 8 on Xampp (Windows 10 latest version) with Composer and Drush. I then used the following commands for civiCRM: cd /c/xampp/htdocs/site/...
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Error after fresh installation

CiviCRM first-time user here, trying to install on a system with the following specs: Host: Hostgator shared hosting CMS: WordPress 5.7.2 Database client version: libmysql - 5.6.43 PHP version: 7.3....
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Can't connect to separate database

Trying a new install of CiviCRM 5.3.9 using a separate Wordpress database. Wordpress, MySQL and PHP are confirmed required versions. Path is definitely correct using mysql://USER:PASSWORD@localhost:...
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CiviCRM database upgrade

I have a Joomla! CiviCRM installation (civi version 5.10.4). This has some functionality issues (reports do not work correctly). I no longer need Joomla! so is there a route to install latest CiviCRM ...
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Local install guidance

I'm of the "host or you're toast" philosophy so I'm trying to get a working instance of CiviCRM on either a virtual Ubuntu 20.04 instance on a local qemu/kvm server or personal laptop. Usual ...
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Error 503, CiviCRM 5.32.2 on Joomla 3.9.27 & PHP 7.3.27

Error 503, CiviCRM 5.32.2 on Joomla 3.9.27 & PHP 7.3.27 Hello, After successfully installing CiviCRM on a local test environment, I am trying to install CiviCRM on my hosted production Joomla ...
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WordPress WSOD When Activating CiviCRM 5.37.2

I am attempting to activate the CiviCRM 5.37.2 plugin on WordPress 5.7.2 after editing the MySQL connection string. After saving the connection string, I briefly get the CiviCRM "Success" ...
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Corrupt installation during upgrade to 5.37.2 on Joomla 3.9.26

I have run into some trouble trying to upgrade from and old version of Civi to version 5.37.2 on Joomla 3.9.26 running on PHP 7.3.27 and MySql 5.7.32-35. The initial problem was that I could not get ...
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Drupal 8/9 Compilation Install Error

I'm getting thiis error, when I try to install civicrm on Drupal 8 and 9 The following packages have new compilation tasks: civicrm/composer-compile-lib has 1 task civicrm/civicrm-core has 1 task ...
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New install of Wordpress and civiCRM failed to open stream template_c / civi 5.37.0 on Synology NAS DS720+

I tried at least 5 times complete new installation on my Synology NAS, I always end up with the same errors. In Wordpress on the CiviCRM Tab it shows these errors: Please can someone help me. Warning: ...
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FAIL : first and fresh install of CiviCRM 5.36.1 on BACKDROP 1.83

my first test of Backdrop 1.83 with CiviCRM 5.36.1 via MAMP 6.3 PHP 7.4.12) failed backdrop installed correctly civicrm installed correctly, no error but when i try to reach the civicrm dashboard: ...
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Cannot install on live Joomla site

Have attempted many times to install 5.35.1 or later 5.36.0 on live Joomla site. Find little info anywhere. Must not be many Joomla installations. Followed instructions explicitly and kept getting php ...
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Problem local drupal 8/9 install civicrm: folder is not writable (on Windows)

I am a volunteer from a non-profit organization that has problems with the installation of civicrm. We already have civicrm in worpress on an Aruba host (and it works), but we wanted to move to drupal....
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What can I do about this error after attempting to install CiviCRM on a Wordpress site: Table 'myprefix_civicrm.civicrm_setting' doesn't exist

My attempt to install CiviCRM on a WordPress site (in a separate database) failed after creating only one table in the database. I didn't record the error, thinking I could just delete the database ...
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CiviCRM WordPress uninstall - db issue

Uninstall CiviCRM from WordPress, is creating me a big issue. I needed to uninstall CiviCRM (5.31.1) from a production site, saving all theme and others settings. CiviCRM went away without uninstall ...
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Keep getting this error on Composer require

I'm using the current instructions to get the current version of CiviCRM for Drupal 8 [play@ceres web]$ composer require civicrm/civicrm-{core,packages,drupal-8}:'~5.35' It keeps giving me this error ...
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Installation on local wordpress server

I'm trying to run CiviCRM v.5.34.0 with Wordpress v.5.6.1 on a local server. Unfortunately the installation of CiviCRM crashes with the following error: Fatal error: Uncaught Civi\Setup\Exception\...
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Installing Civi onto WordPress under Local does not work due to XML path errors

Civi used to work under Local (née Local by Flywheel) on Windows, but I can't get it to install under the latest version. The Civi installer can't parse the schema xml files due to a path error. What ...
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Time estimate for setting up CiviCRM?

I volunteer with a small non-profit and we recently decided to create a new CRM using CiviCRM. I am a complete novice with this and am learning it all from scratch - really appreciating the community ...
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Is it possible to copy the "structure" from one CiviCRM install to another without copying data?

We are testing in a locally hosted config (easy to rollback if something goes wrong, thank you VirtualBOX!) and I am wondering if it is possible to copy the config from the local install to our hosted ...
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How can I find out what the problem is with my failing CiviCRM installation in WordPress?

I am attempting to install CiviCRM 5.33.1 on a fresh WordPress 5.6 install. Installation and activation go fine, and I get to the installer page at /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=civicrm-install. ...
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Installs fails with Error Database does not support creation of triggers - User has TRIGGER privilege

MySQL 8.0.22-0ubuntu0.20.04.3 (Ubuntu) WordPress 5.6 CiviCRM 5.32.2 Attempting a fresh install of WP and CiviCRM on a clean AWS site as upgrading CiviCRM was continually failing I get this error: ...
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Installing CIVICRM ver. 5.32.2 on Joomla

I am having trouble installing CIVICRM on my Joomla powered domain. Here is my environment: System Information PHP Built On: Linux a2plcpnl0712.prod.iad2.secureserver.net 2.6.32-954.3.5.lve1.4.80....
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Can't Install CiviCRM on Joomla! 3.9.23 mod_fcgid error

CiviCRM 5.32.2 Joomla! 3.9.23 Mysql 5.7.23 PHP 7.3.24 PHP Extensions installed PHP BCMath PHP Curl PHP DOM XML PHP Multibyte PHP Zip PHP INTL PHP SOAP PHP Configuration - Set memory_limit to ...
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What has happened to totten/lurkerlite?

Problem 1 Installing CiviCRM using Composer has started giving these errors: - Root composer.json requires civicrm/composer-compile-plugin ^0.14.0 -> satisfiable by civicrm/composer-compile-...
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How do I access drush commands specific to CiviCRM?

I have installed CiviCRM 5.31 on Drupal 8 with the following set of commands according to the official Drupal and CiviCRM documentation: cd /var/www composer create-project drupal/recommended-project:...
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