Questions tagged [settings]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
8
votes
4answers
201 views

How do I add a new settings page for my extension?

I am trying to develop a module extension which needs to store some settings, I went through the documentation and found this to be the way to create settings. Now when I put default as NULL the ...
5
votes
3answers
347 views

What does the 'Validate Email Address from Mailings' scheduled job do?

Under Settings > Scheduled Jobs there is a job called 'Validate Email Address from Mailings'. I'm not clear what this does exactly. The documentation says: Updates the reset_date on an email ...
5
votes
1answer
249 views

Admin language does not change

I try to change the language localisation of our site to dutch following the documentation at: http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/i18n+Administrator%27s+Guide%3A+Using+CiviCRM+in+your+...
4
votes
4answers
520 views

How do I stop the new "Security Notifications" that civi pops up for upgrades

As we keep an eye on these upgrade for clients, the last thing we need is for them to worry about it while we check out their customisations for compatability etc. How to get rid of them?
4
votes
1answer
59 views

Beyond provide a profile of an instance's stack, what is the purpose of Connections?

I am seeking information about the Connections admin area (Administer>System Settings>Connections): I have seen in one instance that there is something that can be set up here to generate a site ...
4
votes
2answers
284 views

How can I select all countries to be available for address fields in CiviCRM 4.7?

I am asking this question to clarify the issue raised in this question: Available countries list won't appear when set in Localization The user interface on the 'Settings - Localization' page (...
3
votes
2answers
120 views

What does 'Enable global server wide lock for CiviMail' do?

At Administer > CiviMail > CiviMail Component Settings, there is a setting called 'Enable global server wide lock for CiviMail'. What does it do? When it is a good idea for a site to have it and when ...
3
votes
3answers
104 views

Should I use Civi::settings()->get and set or

In this post on StackExchange How do I add a new settings page for my extension? the way to create settings in CiviCRM is stated as : Create a settings dir in your extension's base directory, and ...
3
votes
3answers
76 views

Settings values not showing

I am experiencing a strange issue with my CiviCRM (4.7.3) installation on Joomla (3.4.8). If I change some of the settings in one of the administration pages, they are correctly updated on the ...
3
votes
1answer
257 views

4.7.28 upgrade gives false warning that my resource URL is not correct

when I upgraded a client's staging site to 4.7.28, which added in a check to verify the resource url setting, we started getting a warning that the site's resource url was incorrect. However, the ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

how to change civicrm settings from command line?

There are some common settings to change for dev sites at mycivi.localhost/civicrm/admin/setting/debug. How can those be changed from the command line? A better answer for the question How should I ...
3
votes
1answer
86 views

Is there any reason to not run the scheduled job Clean-up Temporary Data and Files every hour?

I discovered some problems with Smart Groups that use IN search criteria for custom fields not showing counts. I have the scheduled job Rebuild Smart Group Cache running. However, only after running ...
3
votes
2answers
179 views

Why can't I access option groups?

Drupal 7 Civicrm 4.74 Receiving this error: API permission check failed for Case/getcount call; insufficient permission: require Array CiviCRM_API3_Exception: "API permission check failed for Case/...
3
votes
2answers
47 views

Extension settings lost on upgrade - known issue?

On a couple of my own extensions and some that are not my own, I've seen that the extension settings go missing immediately upon upgrading the extension. These extensions all define settings metadata ...
2
votes
7answers
134 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Fix For "Incorrect Resource URL" Not Working

I am getting the error "Incorrect Resource URL" and seeing 404 for URLs that go to "undefinedjs/jquery/jquery.crmAjaxTable.js" and many instances of the error "Unable to reach the server. Please ...
2
votes
3answers
61 views

Override CiviCRM settings

I want to override my CiviCRM settings. I am new with CiviCRM and I don't know where to put the line referenced in the attached image. Thanks in advance.
2
votes
2answers
76 views

A Couple of Questions from a Newbie

I apologize ahead of time, I was brought on to fix a company's website, but they asked me to do their CiviCRM. Instead, I've never done this, nor have I ever heard of it before this. They have a few ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

Has the Dashboard Cache Timeout setting been moved?

I can't seem to find the Dashboard Cache Timeout setting, which according to my experience and documentation can be adjusted by visiting Administer > System Settings > Misc and editing Dashboard ...
2
votes
1answer
118 views

email links not working - date.timezone function

I have used my CiviCRM email for many years. Today I had the following error message when I sent an email with links in it clicking through to an event on an external site. I have resolved the problem ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

configuring SMTP on windows 7 for Civicrm

I am running CiviCRM 4.7.20 on Windows 7, Wordpress. CiviCRM will be accessible only in our LAN network. Want to use the mail functionalities. Got stuck with the email configuration. Bit confused with ...
2
votes
1answer
31 views

prompted for password too often

I am trying to run civicrm in my machine and access it through LAN from other machines. So I made a change in word press general settings like below: WordPress Address (URL) http://myipaddress/...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
121 views

Connecting Civi to a previous install's database

During my update from Civi 4.2 to 4.7 I let it fill in database information that was not correct it connected to the cms database and not the Civi database from the previous install. Is there a file I ...
2
votes
1answer
196 views

Available countries list won't appear when set in Localization

We just upgraded to version 4.7.1, which reset our localization values. Our forms need to display a list of all possible countries for our contact address fields. However, when I go to Language and ...
2
votes
1answer
23 views

CiviContribute Component Settings not saving settings beyond Enable Tax and Invoicing option

I am setting up a fresh install (CiviCRM 5.24.5 / WordPress 5.4.1) but found that once I 'Enable Tax and Invoicing' within CiviContribute Component Settings no changes are saved on that page (I am ...
1
vote
3answers
125 views

One host, multiple Wordpress domains, one CiviCRM database

We want to use CiviCRM on one host which has several domains each with their own Wordpress installation. The CiviCRM database is located on the same host. I have looked at: https://wiki.civicrm.org/...
1
vote
2answers
40 views

Some checkbox settings not applying

When I change some Civi settings they do not get applied. It seems to be only when deselecting some checkboxes. For example, in Custom Fields I deselect: Collapse this set on initial display. It looks ...
1
vote
1answer
604 views

timezone in PHP is incorrect

Facing this warning Timestamps reported by MySQL (eg "2017-07-20 13:48") and PHP (eg "2017-07-20 08:18" ) are mismatched. While MySql time matches with my local time. PHP is running 5:30 hrs less. My ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

WordPress Content Directory Setting

I have installed CiviCRM successfully for WordPress. However, the Civi dashboard shows many 404 errors. My install directory is content/plugins/civicrm and the dashboard is searching for wp-content/...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

How to update "wpLoadPhp" setting for CiviCRM WordPress when moving/migrating installation?

On my Civi WordPress multisite installation, I just discovered that there is a wpLoadPhp setting in the CiviCRM settings for each Civi domain that contains the absolute filesystem path to wp-load.php (...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

Settings values not showing up. Cache issue?

I am experiencing a strange issue with my CiviCRM (4.7.3) installation on Joomla (3.4.8) with MySQLi 5.6.28-76.1-log and PHP 5.6.18. If I change some of the settings in one of the administration ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Can CiviCRM be managed as a group of companies, where there is a parent company of the group of child companies?

An example of this Group of Financial Companies, which is the Parent company, then below it, are the other daughter companies, but that each one is granted their independent clients and their ...
1
vote
1answer
363 views

Localization Settings DB Error: insufficient permissions

Civicrm 4.7.24 Drupal 7 EC2 Server Amazon RDS DB Hey guys I am trying to set the localization settings in my CIVICRM instance but whenever I go to civicrm/admin/setting/localization?reset=1 I get ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

CiviCRM backup query

I want to make a weekly/fortnight backup of CiviCRM running on Wordpress. Two things I need to do: Backup on same machine Replicate the database on another machine. Looking for simple steps to ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Adding settings with form to my extension - what am I missing?

I would like to add a settings form to a new extension to hold some extension-specific settings. I've put together the extension and form using civix, and am testing in civiCRM 4.7.17 on local MAMP. ...
1
vote
5answers
150 views

Settings - Outbound Mail are not saved

please help, I have a Joomla 3.6.5 and CiviCRM 4.7.14 I just migrated from the dev site to the live site, and now when I check the Outbound Mail settings in CiviCRM, they are empty. Everytime I fill ...
1
vote
1answer
233 views

regen.sh - Call to undefined function db_query()

So I was following this doc to add a new setting which asked me to run bin/regen.sh script. But running the script failed with the following error: PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

Upgraded civicrm but the previous jquery files are still being called

Upgrading from 4.0 to 4.1 by working through the fine documentation on wiki.civicrm.org. Cleared all drupal caches, deleted civicrm/templates_c/* and ConfigAndLog/* ran civicrm/admin/setting/...
1
vote
2answers
78 views

Civimail does not save settings

I'm trying to save new settings in civicrm/admin/mail form. I click "save" and get the "Your changes have been saved" message but, when refreshing the page, the form is empty as it was before. We're ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

"The CiviCRM public extensions directory at could not be contacted" -- why is my repo URL empty in the browser but not in `cv`?

Question: What could be causing the ext_repo_url setting value to be empty when running in the browser, though it appears to be correct when running in cv? Under civicrm 5.35.2, if I visit the ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Civi Navigation Menu disappeared on upgrade form 5.20 to 5.24.2

Upgrade of this drupal site appeared to go smoothly, but the navigation menu was missing. I reset menus & backend, cleared caches etc, switched asset caching off. Civi log showed nothing, nor did ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

Mailer Settings - Method Not Implemented

The mailer settings page does not display. Method Not Implemented GET to /fun/wp-admin/admin.php not supported. Additionally, a 501 Method Not Implemented error was encountered while trying to use an ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Outgoing SMTP Username reverts

After having filled in all setting for outgoing SMTP (using gmail) I fail to send email. The error from GMail says that the settings are incorrect (most likely). And indeed, even when I set my GMail ...
1
vote
1answer
172 views

Install problem civicrm with wordpress

Using civicrm 4.7.0 on the latest wordpress. could not setup cron to run scheduled jobs because the settings file is missing. did a fresh install of wordpress in a different path on the server and a ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Extending the Parent pull down menu on Group Settings page under WordPress

I have 50 groups including main and subgroups. The Parent pull-down menu on the Group Settings page under WordPress only displays 48 items so I can't select the 50th group (Volunteers) as a parent of ...
0
votes
2answers
273 views

How to fix stripe webhook settings?

I am on civi 5.16.3, drupal 7.X and stripe 5.4.1 and when setting up stripe webhook, keep receiving this message. how can I fix it please? Thanks
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Wordpress base page error

I need help with base pages for wordpress. I am getting a civicrm system error: CiviCRM relies upon a base page in WordPress, but it is not published. On the setting page, there is the text: By ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Settings Definition (How to Use On_Change?)

Settings definitions allows for a field "on_change". Can anyone explain how to use this? I would like to have it execute a function that I have defined in my extension when my quickform is saved. ...