Questions tagged [installation]

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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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What is the installation canary?

One of my CiviCRM instances database has the table civicrm_install_canary, another has not. In code it is marked as a mechanism that check whether the install has run before. But how does this ...
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Getting permission error when installing CiviCRM under Drupal

I've recently set up a subdomain of mine on a VPS, installed Drupal 7.56, and managed to download the civicrm module but when I go to http://mysite.net/drupal-7.56/sites/all/modules/civicrm/install/...
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What is the price of CiviCRM?

Can i know the price for this CRM? I'm planning to get a CRM application for our organization and this look like a perfect match. Appreciate if you can let me know the cost for the full implementation
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Error during Drupal installation: MySQL support not included in PHP

I am getting an error as show by the image above when attempting to install CiviCRM on drupal. What does this error message mean and how could I go about fixing it? The entire configuration report ...
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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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Suscpicious Database Errors

In my installation I firstly recognized database errors like described in CiviCRM issue CRM-19109: Draft mailings are not saved. In a fresh local installation (Ubuntu 16.04LTS, php 5.6, mysql 5.7.13, ...
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Fatal error: Uncaught CRM_Core_Exception: Civi/Core/InstallationCanary.php on line 53

I am just trying to install on a WordPress platform and it said OK for all the checks and fairly sure that everything is okay. After running with Install button, I get this error and if I click in ...
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CiviVolunteer install fails

Failure installing CiviVolunteer ver 4.6-2.1.1 on CiviCRM ver 4.7.6. I'd previously had CiviVolunteer1.4, (pretty much just playing with it) then attempted 2.0 install several weeks ago. Nothing ...
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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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Installing CiviCRM - best security practices

I am new to CiviCRM and want to use it on a Joomla website. The question I have is how is the best way to make sure, that the CiviCRM user data is secure? I am thinking about installing CiviCRM in ...
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Could not create a database trigger on AWS RDS

I am installing CiviCRM in Amazon AWS environment. User civicrm has full rights on civicrm database. I certainly see TRIGGER among all others in my phpMyAdmin console. Out of abundance of caution I ...
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Unable to install v.4.6.x - Drupal7

I tried all the day to install version 4.6.x of CiviCRM on a brand new installation of Drupal 7.39, but each time I execute the installation here: http://<your_drupal_home>/sites/all/modules/...
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Cannot separate CiviCRM database tables from Wordpress tables on installation

I just installed CiviCRM for the first time on a test Wordpress installation for checking out CiviCRM. I followed the instructions at https://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Installing+...
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404 css and js not found, wrong [civicrm.root]

a fresh install on Joomla 3.6.4 with CiviCRM 4.7.13 results in countless 404 errors All files of those locations are not found: css bower_components packages js It tries to find the files from ...
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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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CiviCRM Installer Errors - Can't change DB settings

I can't get past the install page (/wp-admin/admin.php?page=civicrm-install). The installer prepopulates to my WordPress DB settings and won't take the CiviCRM DB settings I put in. I input the MySQL ...
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How to successfully install CiviCRM w/Wordpress on WPEngine hosting

I've seen other questions indicating CiviCRM will not install properly on WPEngine, at least not without some extra work, such as: Install problem civicrm with wordpress The installer says it was ...
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Installation Issue - Database Triggers not allowed by hosting provider

After spending 3 months configuring and testing CiviCRM on a locally hosted/internal server (and being suitably impressed), I attempted to install onto our website which is hosted with GoDaddy. I ...
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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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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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Can't use function return value in write context in … civicrm.php on line 342 (5.8.1, WordPress)

After manual installation of the plugin in Wordpress (5.0.1), PHP (7.2.12), mySQL (10.1.36-MariaDB). I can't activate it. I receive this info: Fatal error: Can't use function return value in write ...
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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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InnoDB is default, but can't install

Innodb IS default engine, but can't install. Error message is Unable to create InnoDB tables. MySQL InnoDB support is required for CiviCRM but is either not available or not enabled in this MySQL ...
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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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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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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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Tyring to Upgrade to civicrm 4.7.28 on Joomla but wsod error says civicrm.settings.php is missing

I', having a hard time upgrading my Joomla! 3.8.3 site on Php 7 to civiCRM 4.7.28. This is the error I'm getting when I install from directory. I looks like it's not creating the civicrm.settings.php ...