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Is it possible to set the list of CiviCRM components from the command line using drush

drush and cv have both have commands to install extensions. But know I want to create a script that sets the CiviCRM components. Is it possible to do this?
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CiviVolunteer Fails to Install

After moving my Joomla-based CiviCRM site to a new server that included an upgrade to Joomla 3.8.2 on PHP 7.0 and CiviCRM 4.7.29, CiviVolunteer stopped working. I eventually uninstalled CiviVolunteer ...
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Joomla installation error: Please enter a package folder. Unable to find install package

When I tried installing by uploading the package file, nothing happened. Then I tried exactly as the installation guide says for Joomla and I get this error: Please enter a package folder. Unable to ...
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Wordpress V4.7.31 install - Cannot add or update a child row: a foreign key constraint fails

installation fails with a bunch of the same errors. Summary below: DB_Error object ( [error_message_prefix] => [MODE] => 1 [level] => 1024 [code] => -3 [MESSAGE] => db ERROR: ...
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Facing issues with CiviCRM installation on Drupal 7

I manage to install CiviCRM on Drupal 7 ( had to do it manually ) and ran installation program successfully. However, I am facing following issues : 1) civiCRM option is not visible on top menu ...
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Install CiviCRM alone or as Wordpress plugin?

I need your advice. What is the best ? Install CiviCRM alone or as Wordpress plugin ? I have a wordpres website for a NPO, and I want to manage members with CiviCRM. We are not big, and will manage ...
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How to use CIVIHR for wordpress

I am working on CIVI CRM on wordpress. I need to make HR module in CIVI CRM. Can anyone tell me how to integrate CIVIHR extension in CIVI CRM.?
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Word Press Install Missing civicrm.settings.php; dashboard unavailable; no menus

I have a problem that appears to be similar to this post: https://forum.civicrm.org/index.php?topic=34290.msg145436#msg145436 I'm in the middle of setting up an evaluation instance of CiviCRM within ...
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4.7.29 not installing on test site

Trying a test install of CivicCRM 4.7.29 for Wordpress before purchasing. Not going well. As we attempt to install as a plugin, we get the following error msg: Warning: POST Content-Length of ...
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How do I troubleshoot DB Error: connect failed on a new installation on Wordpress?

I am following the detailed instructions to install Civi under Wordpress. I am running a local development Wordpress site using MariaDB 10. I have downloaded and activated the CiviCRM plugin. The ...
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Database Trigger error message

Trying to install to WordPress and I get; "Could not create a database trigger." I have no idea how to resolve. Thank you!
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Race condition death spiral when changing a site's domain?

Drupal 7, CiviCRM 4.6, I've just switched a site from being a directory of one domain to it's own new domain. After clearing all caches and resetting the backend configuration, it's able to load the ...
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Installed on Subdomain Civimail is blank

I just installed civi 4.7.27 on Wordpress 4.9.1 into a subdomain example.mysite.com The civimail New Mailing page is blank and the System Status page is blank. Other pages are probably blank too.
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I cannot get the installer civicrm screen

I have downloaded and unzipped the files. In wordpress when i click on the menu "install civicrm" i have no answer, the screen remains. See screencap Thank you for help My hosting is by 000webhost ...
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How to Install Civi on a Subdomain?

I am installing civi 4.7.27 on a subdomain ( civiinstall.mysite.com ) that will run on WordPress 4.9.1. Has anyone installed Civi on a subdomain before? Do we need to update the paths somewhere as ...
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Why is there private_html in my [cms.root] directory variable and is it trouble?

The Settings - Upload Directories screen (url civicrm/admin/setting/path?reset=1) makes it possible to examine the value of the [cms.root] variable. Just click the first help question mark. In my ...
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Moving CiviCRM from Windows to Linux

I created a CiviCRM database locally on my windows machine on Wordpress. I am using a linux webserver to which I would like to move the data. I think there should be no issues in moving the data using ...
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Invalid value for field(s) : field ID after moving the installation

I copied my CiviCRM installation into another machine. I imported all my old data successfully. I am able to see the old data in matching fields including data in custom fields. I tried importing new ...
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Having a Problem Installing CiviCRM 4.7.25 on WordPress

I'm having a problem installing the latest version of CiviCRM on WordPress 4.8.2 (Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS, Apache 2.4.18, PHP 7.0). Steps to Reproduce: 1) Log in to the WordPress site's administrative ...
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Separate sites for CiviCRM and public site?

Is there a best practice as to whether CiviCRM should be installed on its own site, seperate from the public site or as part of the public site? I think of our internal users doing mailings etc and ...
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CiviCRM (on WordPress) runs too slow to be useful

Just installed WordPress and then CiviCRM on my Hostmonster.com hosted website. CiviCRM runs too slow to be useful. Is there w way to make it run without 1-2 minutes for each option selected, with ...
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CiviCRM installer reports Warning: CRM_Core_ClassLoader message

I'm trying to set up a new CiviCRM install (4.7.24 plus Drupal 7.56) on a subdomain but I keep getting an error message. I tried to install using the Drupal 'add a module' but after about a minute it ...
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WordPress - Problems trying to go back to CiviCRM 4.7.17 from 4.7.19

I've been having problems trying to get CiviCRM 4.7.19 working. So I thought I'd try going back to CiviCRM 4.7.17, which I had managed to get working pretty well on another site. I deactivated and ...
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CiviCRM error on Joomla 3.x - There are no public mailing list groups to display

After a successful backend installation on latest Joomla platform CiviCRM does not seem to work when I try to publish any page. i get this same error message on all pages: <div id="crm-container"...
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CiviCrm will not install on Joomla 3.5.0

Installation fails with the following error using Joomla 3.5.0: 0 Call to undefined function dl() Installation succeeds when using Joomla 3.4.8 Any help would be appreciated.
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Copying the CiviCRM installation in a different machine

I am trying to make a copy of my CiviCRM installation on WordPress in a different machine. I ma mainly trying this just as a practice for future upgrading of CiviCRM versions and also as a backup. I ...
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Civi dashboard and menus won't display after install

I'm attempting to get an instance of Civi up and running on a WordPress site. The install says it goes fine, but when I try to enter the dashboard, I get this: I did a test install of WP and civi on ...
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How do I get started using CiviCRM?

My boss wants to start using CiviCRM. We are a nonprofit organization for veterans. I am not familiar with Drupal and I am toying with a demo of CiviCRM and I am wondering how do I customize it to ...
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500 Error on install

I'm having issues just getting CiviCRM installed. This is a Drupal 7.55 install. I got as far as installing CiviCRM as a module but the next step is to go to the install/index.php file and that is ...
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Cannot install CiviCRM 4.7.21 on WordPress/Drupal

Wanting to do a clean install of CiviCRM, I thought I should use version 4.7.21. I am using a clean install of WordPress 4.8 with no other plugins. I get the error message below when I go to the ...
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Error when installing CiviVolunteer

Not sure how to resolve this. Getting the error when installing org.civicrm.volunteer Sorry but we are not able to provide this at the moment. DB Error: unknown error Here is the backTrace log: ...
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Why is the CiviCRM installer unable to connect to the MySQL server?

I am using Drupal 7.56 and CiviCRM 4.7.21 on Ubuntu 16.04. The Apache and MySQL servers run on the same host. The Drupal and CiviCRM databases are stored on the same server, and are accessed with a ...
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Failure to install CiviCRM on a clean new Wordpress site, running on Debian Jessie. Installation activation went to a blank page

Using Let's Encrypt for ssl, no problems with WordPress. Installation and plugin activation for CiviCRM led to a blank page. Apache2 log looks like this: [Wed Jul 05 13:58:40.895212 2017] [ssl: ...
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How do I install CiviCRM on Backdrop?

Given that the answer to whether CiviCRM will work with Backdrop is Yes, and that the integration is "functionally complete" -- how do I install CiviCRM on an existing Backdrop site? It is not ...
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CiviCRM Fatal error: Uncaught CRM_Core_Exception: [0: Found installation canary

If you can advise or solve my problem – please answer I trying to install CiviCRM 4.7.14 for wordpress 4.7 on windows machine, all steps of installation based on official CiviCRM installation guide. ...
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How does this work with an existing website?

How does this work with an existing website? Or do we create a new website via a host like wordpress?
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Setting up CiviCRM in WordPress - warning message and failure to connect to WP DB

So I'm trying to set up CiviCRM on my wordpress site hosted by GoDaddy. I called them to help get the plugin installed, which was fine. Once I go to our WP dashboard and begin the setup process for ...
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How to build a Real Size Drupal+Civi Test Configuration?

I have installed a Drupal+Civi test site, with same software level as my production site (Drupal 7.54 / Civi 4.7.16). To be able to make real size tests, I want to have identical DBs on each site. ...
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DB Error at Installation

I have been runnning civiCRM for more than 2 years until now ; but I meet some problems (phone number cannot be saved). So I try to install a new CiviCRM (4.7.11) on Drupal 7.50, the simplest way : ...
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After installation Civi menu and dashbord do not show (SOLVED)

after a successful installation of CiviCRM 4.7.19 on WordPress 4.7.4 – the installer said everything was fine –, the menu and dashboard of CiviCRM does not show. I know, this issue has been ...
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Installing CiviCRM 4.7 in Drupal 7 can't match requirements

I'm trying to install CiviCRM 4.7.12 in Drupal7 but I'm unable to proceed with the CiviCrm Installer. Right at the top of the page (outside of the Installer box) I have this error: Warning: ...
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Installing Civicrm session_start(): error fatal

I installed Civicrm on Wordpress on the plugin folder and I can't active it. I have this error : Warning: session_start(): user session functions not defined in /srv/bindings/code/wp-content/...
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problem installing civicrm on drupal 7 acquia on windows or linux LAMP.

Environment is window 7, drupal 7 using acquia dev desktop. Then tried on a linux box at home... LAMP... Error messages vary from white screen with only a waiting for domain at the bottom of the ...
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Can't install CiviCRM on Joomla

I can't install the CiviCRM onto my Joomla. When trying to install it looks like it's working then it goes back to the install screen and nothing is installed. I have tried the zip file and tmp ...
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Installing Wordpress and drupal on same machine

I am trying to install wordpress and drupal on same server. Using WAMP. I have installed both WP and Drupal under wwww directory. In Wordpress CiviCRM works fine. Drupal installation went through. ...
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Do I need to know Linux to administer CiviCRM?

Do I need to know Linux to administer CiviCRM? This is not a rhetorical question :) . And it's a question I wish I had asked three and a half years ago. My answer now, to my self of three and half a ...
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I can't install CiviCRM on Wordpress

I have two instances of WordPress (both running 4.7.4). I have tried on one to install CiviCRM 4.6.27 and the other, CiviCRM 4.7.18. But, I get the same error: I try to install, I get all clear for ...
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Getting CiviCRM resources to load on the Joomla frontend

I have created an Event in CiviCRM and it all worsk fine in the Administrator side of Joomla when I test the Online Registration page. I have a price set of various ticket prices and the total adds up ...
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How do I fix this in CiviCRM System Status - sites/default/civicrm/extensions is not writable Please change your file permissions?

I'm getting a warning message in CiviCRM System Status while setting up 4.7 - "sites/default/civicrm/extensions is not writable. Please change your file permissions." What should I do?
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“Error while sending QUERY packet. PID=975356 in wp-db.php on line 1877” for new install

I am (trying to be) a new CiviCRM user. I've tried installing both 4.7.16 and 4.6.26 on clean installs of WordPress 4.7.2. I end up with the following error when installing the plugin. "Error while ...