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Questions tagged [installation]

Tag a question "installation" if you are having trouble completing the initial installation of CiviCRM on Drupal, Joomla, or WordPress. If you encounter problems while using the system, use tags that are more specific to the features affected.

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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 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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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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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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Is CiviCRM for us?

We are a small NGO with three full time office staff and currently a few hundred supporters. Most of our income is from grant makers, we have approx details of approx 250 grant making trusts and ...
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Is civicrm-buildkit safe to use in production?

Background: I am recreating our CiviCRM installation on top of Drupal inside a Docker container. After a significant amount of research, I have decided to incorporate the best parts of civicrm-docker ...
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How do I set up CiviCRM?

This is literally the most basic of questions. I am looking for a free donor management software for the nonprofit I work at, and after all my research, CiviCRM looks like the best option! But I have ...
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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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Is there any benefit to running CiviCRM on a non-profts website server rather than its own server?

When I have implemented CiviCRM for various clients I have always set it up on its own server. One of my clients saw some benefits in having it run on their website server - partly economics - and so ...
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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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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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Unable to install CiviCRM 4.7 on Wordpress 4.4.1

Environment: PHP Version 5.6.15 Apache 2.4.17 MySQL 5.6.27 Windows 10 Wordpress Plugins Active: Exclude Pages from Navigation, Ninja Forms, Ninja Forms - Layout Master When attempting to ...
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Oops! Incorrect CiviCRM version. This installer can only be used for the Drupal version of CiviCRM

I get this message after (successfully) installing 5.4.0 into Backdrop 1.10.1. The download file is civicrm-5.4.0-backdrop.tar.gz and when I start to install it shows the correct version (it says ...
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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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Is it possible to install CiviCRM offline using WAMP?

My company is interested at offline CRM. I would like to ask. Can CiviCRM be installed on WAMP server? Is it easy to customize fields by the needs of company without to be proficient in Programming/...
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How long does sourceforge keep older versions / Where can I download an old version?

I tried a couple of the older links at sourceforge, e.g. 4.0.x, 4.1.x, 4.2.x, and I get "file not found" for all of them. How long are older versions archived at sourceforge? If they are really gone, ...
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Getting civicrm in Israel and in Hebrew and English

Is this program available in Israel, also with Hebrew and English? I would want to have it customized to our needs. Thanks, Debbie Perla Hannaton Educational Center
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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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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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Moving site from WordPress to Drupal

I've been moving a CiviCRM from WordPress to Drupal but getting a strange array of errors. It's on the same hosting so I've set up a new database for the new CiviCRM, moved all the tables except the ...
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Tips for using CiviCRM on Amazon EC2

Is someone running CiviCRM on the Amazon EC2 (Part of the Amazon Webservices)? I would like to know: What instance type is selected? Is the operating system AWS Linux (supported by Amazon)? Are there ...
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Install CiviCRM without installing the database. And install the database without installing CiviCRM

What madness is this? Sorry for the daft title. Let me explain. I'm trying to create a docker image for CiviCRM which separates out the web server, database server, and program data itself. In theory,...
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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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How to download CiviCRM - no coding?

How do I download and start using CiviCRM if I know no coding? Is it possible? Is there any easy step by step tutorial?
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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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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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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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CiviCRM installation on Ubuntu via package manager

CiviCRM for Drupal 7 is packaged for Ubuntu in the Universe repository. However, the CiviCRM installation documentation does not list installation via the operating system's package manager (e.g. ...
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I am a bit lost on CiviCRM's functionality

A friend of mine recommended CiviCRM to me as I am looking for a simple solution that helps me create an online platform able to inspire, initiate, facilitate and implement social bottom-up change. ...
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Where can I download the latest version of CiviCRM?

I'm trying to install Civi 4.6 with Drupal 7, using the instructions in the wiki page referenced in the title. In step 2, it says: As administrator in Drupal, go to Modules, click on Install New ...
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CiviVolunteer - Where to put translations file on WordPress

after some work on Transifex, we need to install civiVolunteer italian translation on WordPress. Where is the right place to put the .po file?
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Drush failing to build database during new installation

I am building a Docker container for CiviCRM, it is 99.9% done. Unfortunately, when I try to install the actual module via Drush, it spits out an error. I am fairly certain this isn't a Docker related ...
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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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Database name on Wordpress can't include hyphen, but our host has mandatory prefix-hyphen-name format

Is there any way we can work around this? Our Joomla install was quite happy to use a db of format xxnn-yyyyyy. When we create or rename db using phpMyAdmin we can only choose the yyyyyy. "xxnn-" ...
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Unable to create InnoDB tables. MySQL InnoDB support is required for CiviCRM but is either not available or not enabled in this MySQL database server

I'm trying to install an old CiviCRM version on Drupal 6, the purpose is to migrate an old database data to the latest CiviCRM version, but I'm getting this error when I try to install CiviCRM in a ...
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Installer says cannot create triggers but I can with phpMyAdmin

Any suggestions how to get the civicrm installer to recognize that I have permission to create triggers. The installer says I don't, but my host says I do. I can create triggers with phpMyAdmin. I am ...
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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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Solved - Wrong base URL for Civi include files (Wordpress)

Civi version: civicrm-4.7.14-wordpress | Wordpress version: 4.7 Hi, I have run into a problem with a Civi/WordPress install. The content of the dashboard is not loading and the Civi menu not ...
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Error on CiviCRM Installer Page

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /public_html/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/civicrm/install/index.php on line 769 I'm also receiving the following under PHP Configuration: MySQL ...
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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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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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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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Can not enable Contact Distance Search under CiviCRM modules

I have installed CiviCRM 4.7 and CMS is Drupal 7.56 CiviCRM Contact Distance Search is showing disabled in the modules list. Why is it disabled? how to enable it?
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INSTALLER fails. Database can't “SELECT GET_LOCK” at civicrm/install/index.php(271)

After complete wipe and install new MYSQL 5.7.9 can't get fresh civi drupal up and running but existing drupal sites work fine. So I'd like to know if others can install on this combination or if a db ...
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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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Recommended CMS for CiviCRM

The CiviCRM download page shows that it is available for Drupal, WP & Joomla I came across CiviCRM via the Joomla Extensions directory, but it seems not everything is equal among the CiviCRM ...
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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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Can't install extensions on CiviCRM 4.6.36 with Drupal 7.59

So I successfully installed CiviCRM and most things are running well but I can't install extensions. From Gui I get to the "Download and Install button and the installation fails with: WARNING: The ...
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Is there Support?

Do you provide support services to users? If so, what is the cost or cost of additional add-ons? I've heard that this is priced a-la-carte per submitted request
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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?