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Do I need root access to my database to use CiviCRM? [duplicate]

After installing your plug in, I looked at the CiviCRM installer page and was shown an error which said "unable to create database triggers". I have shared hosting. Is it possible to still use this ...
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Blank Screen When Clicking on CiviCRM in Wordpress - No Administer Panel

I successfully installed CiviCRM to my wordpress site at josephcommunitycenter.org. When I click on CiviCRM on the left side of the WP Admin panel, it takes a while for the page to load and then I see ...
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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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Fatal error: Uncaught CRM_Core_Exception: Found installation canary

I am new to civicrm and I have been recommended by a friend to try it out for my website. But before I do that I would like to try it our on my laptop via xampp. I installed wordpress and then ...
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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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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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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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Installation Error with WordPress 4.6.1 and CiviCRM 4.7

After successfully trialing CiviCRM on a local desktop PC, we have decided to install on our hosted wordpress website. I am following the instructions as listed here to the letter (3rd attempt) - ...
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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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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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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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Problem installing and removing CiviCRM on a Joomla 3.6.3 site

I'm trying to install CiviCRM 4.7.10 on a newly installed Joomla 3.6.2-site. I uploaded the code to a folder on the server, and did an "install from folder". However, this one failed (maybe faulty ...
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What's stripping the characters from my menu links? (ie. '?' '=' and '&')

Just updated to 4.7.10 on wordpress and any menu link with non alphanumeric characters is stripped and replaced by an underscore. Example: /civicrm/contact/add?reset=1&ct=Individual Becomes: ...
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Unable to access CiviCRM remotely

We are a having an issue where we are unable to access the CiviCRM feature outside of the server. When we try to access CiviCRM as a domain user on another machine, we are only able to access ...
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civicCRM hangs. Crashes site

php5.5/Mysql5.6 latest wordpress civiCRM 4.6 host: ganfi.net Install but then hangs, and hangs & eventually crashes site FIX??
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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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Wordpress permission issue on a fresh install of CiviCRM

I have just installed CiviCRM and I have a permission issue when accessing the "Configuration checklist" page. When clicked, this URL redirects me to front-end with message : "You do not have ...
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how do I install an extension in wordpress

I downloaded master .zip from the civi website, and it is in my download box. How do I get it to a folder in my website to put the zip into my program
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Forgot to make new database for civi… how uninstall?

I installed CIVI but forgot to create a new database just for civi... how do I undo or uninstall and start over?
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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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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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Trying to remove old version and install new

CiviCRM was causing an error 500 on the site. I renamed the com_civicrm directory in root joomla and in administrator folders I now get Warning: require_once(/hsphere/local/home/kencostore/...
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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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How to reset CiviCRM?

When writing a re-initialisation script / extension or drupal module, how would you reset CiviCRM back to clean installation state? Is it possible to install "minimal" without components and their ...
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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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Menu bar missing on fresh CiviCRM on Wordpress

I did a fresh install of CiviCRM on Wordpress on WP Engine. It installed successfully, but the menu bar is missing so I can't navigate to any of the pages. I also have "system status: error." Here's a ...
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CiviSMS extension

I am running CiviCRM 4.7.6 on Drupal 7.43 on a CentOS 7 platform. I need to install CiviSMS with the Twilio and am running into a problem with the PHP version requirement of 5.5. CentOS natively has ...
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Wat moet ik downloaden?

Als newbe zie ik even door het bos de bomen niet meer. Ik ga een praktijk opstarten met diensten en ik zoek een CRM waar ik per klant niet alleen hun gegevens kan bewaren, maar ook verslagen van ...
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Unable to install CiviCRM plugin

Wordpress 4.5.2 CiviCRM 4.7.7 PHP 5.5.34 The installation goes smoothly and the database is created but I cannot continue with the configuration. I get this screen: CiviCRM Home Configure Your ...
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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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Install Error DB Error: extension not found

Using "upload package file" or "install from folder" on a clean new Joomla 3.5.1 installation without any other extension I get this error : Cannot open mysql://XXX:YYY@localhost/XXX?new_link=true: ...
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Issue with Installation Dashboard Not Visible [duplicate]

I've installed CiviCRM 4.7.6 onto a WP v4.5 site. It appears successful until I open the Dashboard. At that point, the dashboard does not render (no menu and no content). See the attached screen shot. ...
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Dashboard Issue after attempted Installation on Wordpress 4.5 [duplicate]

Attempting to install CiviCRM 4.7.6 on WP 4.5. Plugin activates fine. All checks on Installation screen are fine/OK. On finish, there was a note about "Cron not running", but no error that was ...
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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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problem installing civicrm 4.7 on Wordpress 4.5

According to my hosting company failure is being caused by a code fault within the CiviCRM plugin itself, the following fatal error is being returned: Fatal error: Call to a member function register()...
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CiviCRM 4.6 installation on Drupal 7

I recently set up a new CiviCRM and everything's working fine but there's a couple of error messages that I get in the admin menu that I would love to resolve: When I go to 'Manage Extensions', this ...
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Joomla: Warning: Missing argument 1 for CRM_Utils_System_Joomla::getDefaultSiteSettings()

This is a new install Linux - shared hosting with Godaddy. Joomla 3.5.1 PHP 5.4.45 CiviCRM 4.7.6 I have uploaded and installed CiviCRM. No errors. When I go to Adiministrator>Components>CiviCRM, I ...
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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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“Unsupported action” error on attempting to install an extension

I'm trying to install the extension Extended Mailing Stats on Civi 4.6.14 running on Wordpress 4.4.2. I added the extension's files to my Civi extension directory, went to the Civi extension manager ...
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Edit profile the triangle just keeps spinning

I am using a new install of 4.6 with no additional plugins installed. I go to contributions>manage contibution pages > member Sign up> Configure then profiles. I click the edit edit button next to ...
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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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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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error: “Found installation Canary” while installing CiviCRM

Fatal error: Uncaught CRM_Core_Exception: [0: Found installation canary. This suggests that something went wrong with tracking installation process. Please post to forum or JIRA. thrown in C:\xampp\...
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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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Environment Settings, mismatch timezone

I have just done a new install of WordPress and CiviCRM, it has displayed this warning when looking at the CiviCRM dashboard: Environment Settings Timestamps reported by MySQL (eg "2016-03-22 14:45") ...
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Unable to launch a fresh install of CiviCRM

I installed CiviCRM over Drupal. Everything looked fine but when I want to start the module, I get a white screen and the following error when I back to Drupal. I can't enter CiviCRM. Warning : ...
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Clean reinstall on Wordpress

New to CiviCRM. WordPress Version: 4.4.2 PHP Version: 5.5.32 MySQL Version: 5.1.73-log I initially installed CiviCRM 4.6.14 LTS by mistake and rather than do an upgrade, I deactivated it, deleted it,...
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Can't complete install CiviCRM in Drupal 7

Trying to complete Step 4 "Run the Installer" where I go to the index.php page. Here is my page, I get no install screen -- LINK REMOVED -- Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Unable to download CiviCRM

Unable to download from site http://www.civicrmfr.org/ "The requested URL /civicrm-{{stable}}-joomla.tar.gz was not found on this server." But OK on Sourceforge. Cheers.
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Wordpress 4.7.x Installer issue

After activating the CiviCRM plugin within Wordpress and opening the 'CiviCRM Installer' I am unable to alter the CiviCRM Database settings fields to point to my CiviCRM database. The fields are pre-...