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Upgrade from 5.14.1 to 5.15.0 throws error

Running on Drupal 7.67 Running the DB upgrade from 5.14.1 to 5.15.0 stalls on 'Update smart groups where jcalendar fields have been converted to datepicker', and afterwards retrying or reloading Civi ...
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Easy way to rollback a CiviCRM upgrade?

We're running CiviCRM on Joomla on an on premises Linux server. Joomla has the wonderful Akeeba Backup that ensures that you can restore the complete website, including CiviCRM. That has saved us a ...
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Upgrading old CiviCRM/Drupal and switching hosts

I have a CiviCRM 4.1.6/Drupal 6.30 site that I haven't touched in years. I would like to switch to a new host and bring both packages up to the most current versions. To make it even more complex, I'...
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Upgrade to civicrm 5.17.4 fails with PHP 7.1 Uncaught Error: [] operator not supported for strings

Testing an upgrade from 5.13.4 to 5.17.4 on wordpress, I get a fatal error. This is on PHP 7.1.32. PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: [] operator not supported for strings in /home/dhwpuser/testdomain/...
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CIVICRM Update to 5.13.5 triggers 'CiviCRM requires PHP 7.0.0' on PHP56

I am trying to move a CIVICRM installation up to the 'last' PHP56 supported release which I believe its 5.13.5 however it triggers the PHP7 check expected from 5.14 onwards? So after running: drush ...
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System Status reports incorrect version number after update stall

I've tried to perform an update from 5.16.1 to 5.17, and the update script at /civicrm/upgrade?reset=1 stalled right at the end of the progress bar. After waiting many times longer than the whole ...
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Upgrade from 5.9 to 5.16 in Drupal - upgrade script won't run

I have Drupal 7 on Krystal Hosting, with CiviCRM v5.9 and trying to upgrade to v5.16. I've followed the upgrade steps on the docs.civicrm.org site and got to the step where it says, "Or, point your ...
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Data Not Showing Up After Upgrade

We upgraded a site from 5.14.x to 5.16.3 and we are now seeing strange issues where some data is clearly in the system but it is not showing on the screen. For examples, if you edit an address you ...
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upgrade of civicrm fails with parse error

I have a wordpress site with the civicrm plugin installed. We are still on 4.6, the latest in that branch. But we wanted to try out the latest version, which is 5.16. I cloned the site and in that ...
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CiviCRM Log Viewer 1.2 not working after upgrade from CiviCRM 4.6 to 4.7

CiviCRM Log Viewer 1.2 not working after upgrade from CiviCRM 4.6 to 4.7, what do I need to change for it to work again? Error message (I took out root dir info) Unable to read entries from logfile ...
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how to import/Export data from old version to updated version of CiviCRM

recently I have updated my CiviCRM Plugin in Wordpress.Now how can I import/export data of the old version to the new version?
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State/Province Field - Searching drop down menu with keyboard

Recently upgraded from 4.6.17 to 5.11. My staff uses the keyboard to search and select from the drop down menu in the "State/Province" field when entering data. Before the upgrade, the keyboard ...
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Upgrade from CiviCRM 5.12.4 to 5.13.5 generates Sparkpost PHP fatal error

We are running Wordpress 5.2.1 with CiviCRM 5.12.4. In trying to upgrade to 5.13.5, the database runs through the updates, but then we get the message: "The site is experiencing technical difficulties....
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Error after upgrading to latest CiviCRM version

After upgrading, I see the following message appear: Strict warning: Declaration of DB_common::raiseError() should be compatible with & PEAR::raiseError($message = NULL, $code = NULL, $mode = ...
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Conditions and Action disappeared from Civirules during upgrade

I found that the actions weren't happening in Civirules and on investigation I found that all the conditions and actions were no longer there. I'm assuming that this happened during an upgrade where I ...
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Database Syntax Error when attempting upgrade

I have a website that is on Drupal 7 and I am attempting to upgrade the version of Civi from 5.10 to 5.13 but when I attempt to upgrade it, I'm receiving the following error: Database Error Code: ...
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wordpress Upgrade 5.2.2 to 5.14 fails with UPDATE civicrm_msg_template error

I've had this problem previously on another site going from 5.2 to 5.10 and was helped here : "Upgrade 5.2.2 to 5.10.4 fails with UPDATE civicrm_msg_template error" with lines to comment out from CRM/...
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Problems Upgrading Mosaico 2.0 to 2.1

Mosaico 2.1 has just been released. When I tried to upgrade from Mosaico 2.0 to 2.1 I got several errors as follows: Unable to remove directory /sites/default/files/civicrm/ext/uk.co.vedaconsulting....
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CiviCRM Database Upgrade White Screen

I have followed the instructions located on the CiviCRM Website to a fault. https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/upgrade/drupal7/ The files are a fresh install and the Status Page tells me to ...
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Fatal error: Class 'DB_DataObject' not found in /sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/Core/DAO.php on line 49

After upgrading to 5.13.4 all of Civi has disappeared to be replaced with the error Fatal error: Class 'DB_DataObject' not found in /var/sites/c/[site]/public_html/sites/all/modules/civicrm/CRM/...
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DB upgrade utility stalls at 5.11.alpha1

I was updating from 5.9.0 to 5.13.2 and the DB upgrade utility stalled at 5.11.alpha1. Anyone else have this experience? How can I troubleshoot? (Did not have this problem with our dev site.) Joomla ...
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Cautionary Tale: Drupal 8.7.0 upgrade

Don't do it yet. We had an issue where the drush updb failed. A fresh install then drush updb did work but simply updating drupal and civicrm with composer then running drush updb left database in a ...
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Transaction integrity error: Expected to find active frame thrown in Manager.php

After upgrading CiviCRM on Drupal 7.65 from 5.11.0 to 5.13.1, and then testing a CiviContribution form with a discount code (test code for a 100% deduction) from CiviDiscount 3.7, I am getting the ...
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Upgrade from 5.11.0 to 5.12. failing database update - solution found

I'm failing because mysql doesn't like characters in a city name: UPDATE civicrm_state_province INNER JOIN civicrm_country ON civicrm_state_province.country_id = civicrm_country.id SET ...
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How do I upgrade flexmailer?

I have flexmailer 0.2-alpha2 installed. Extension directory says 1.0-beta1 is available, but CiviCRM extension manager does not offer that as an update. How to proceed?
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Split Data from Wordpress Database

On my initial setup, I had installed CiviCRM onto the same database as the Wordpress installation. Now I want to split this as I am migrating the website and would rather backup and have a copy of the ...
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“System Status: Error” I updated to CiviCRM 5.12.0 hosted on WordPress internally on a QNAP TS-251+ Server. Where do I go from here?

System Status: Error Cron Not Running (CiviCRM Homepage says "Loading...) Configure Default Mailbox (CiviCRM Homepage says "Loading...) Complete Setup (CiviCRM Homepage says "Loading...) MySQL utf8mb4 ...
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Upgrade from 5.10 to 5.12 contact images no longer appearing

I'm wondering if anyone is experiencing a similar issue. I upgraded to 5.12 this morning and now it seems contact images are not displaying... I grabbed the url /wp-admin/admin.php?page=CiviCRM&...
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Weird issue when upgrading to 5.12 - errors re deleting a payment processor type

I don't know why it would want to delete a payment processor type, but it did. I ended up clearing the civicrm cache again and running the upgrade again - this time with no issue.
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CiviCRM upgrade can't find core module in Drupal

I'm trying to run a civicrm core module upgrade on a drupal 7 site. I follow all of the posted instructions, but when I run the civicrm/upgrade I get a white screen. When I return to the drupal ...
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Civimail gives a blank page

Upgrading to Civi 5.11.0 in a Joomla 3.9.4 site (with templates & cache flushed) has left Civimail (via New Mail or Reuse) producing only blank pages (with menus and Civi's footer). There is no ...
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How can I create a copy of my CiviCRM site?

Upgrade instructions include: Use your backup to create a copy of your site (directories and database), and ensure that this copied site works correctly. How can I create a copy of my CiviCRM ...
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Can I upgrade a drupal 7 + civi site to drupal 8?

There is maybe a simpler path but this worked for me. Documenting this here since I don't know where else to put it.
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Upgrade 5.2.2 to 5.10.4 fails with UPDATE civicrm_msg_template error

Wordpress 5.1 This is similar to Upgrade script (5.0.1 to 5.4.1) / DB Syntax error - UPDATE civicrm_msg_template SET msg_text for which I don't understand the solution - if in fact one was provided. ...
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Detail instructions on manually updating message templates (5.9.0 to 5.10.4)

We just updated our CiviCRM (Wordpress) from 5.9.0 to 5.10.4. Prior to the associated database upgrade, I got this message about having to upgrade our customized message templates. I screen copied the ...
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What is the best way to raise awareness of a extension upgrade that breaks core fuctionality, e.g. all the menus went away?

On Friday one of the extensions, summaryfields popped up showing there is an upgrade available. Well, for many, this upgrade causes all the civi menus to go away. So while people should never ever ...
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DB Error: unknown error when accessing any report menu after upgrade to 5.10.0

I have just updated CiviCRM under Joomla! from 4.7.6 to 5.10.0. The upgrade went well, with no issues. I have following the instructions on the page "Upgrading CiviCRM for Joomla". I can use CiviCRM ...
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Why when upgrading civi via drush I always get You are already upgraded to CiviCRM version-I'm-upgrading-from?

I saw a bug out there on this but it's old and claims to be fixed. I keep thinking the next time I do an upgrade, it'll be fixed. So for example: upgrading from 5.9.1 to 5.10.0 drush civicrm-...
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System Status: Error after upgrade to 5.10.0

I upgraded from 4.4 to 5.10.0 (WordPress). Upgrade seemed to go fine. Now when I go to the home page for CiviCRM, I get a blank page with System Status: Error in the footer (in pink). There are no ...
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Change email address

We are transitioning from an older version (4.1.5) of CiviCRM to a newer version (5.8.2), and the email address is old (2 staff people previous to me) - how do I update it?
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Joomla move to another server/test env

I administer a website for a small local charity which has Civicrm 4.7.6 / Joomla 3.6.4 with php 5.6. I am wanting to upgrade all 3 to latest versions. In order to do this i need to create a test copy ...
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DB Error: no such field after attempt to upgrade from 4.7.14 to 4.7.19

I'm administrating an not-often-maintained site and seeing that 4.7.14 is reaching end-of-life, i attempted to upgrade it to 5.9.1 (a brainless reckless move). The upgrade went as usual but stopped ...
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CiviCRM 5.9.1 Cannot Read Database Information

CiviCRM 5.9.1 WordPress 5.0.3 PHP 7.2 Upgraded after migration between servers from 4.7.29 w/o issue. When I went inside the CiviCRM it asked me to redo everything like a new install. I went to the ...
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CiviCRM 5.9 upgrade

I just finished the upgrade, and I'm getting an error list at the top of some panels consisting of a series of identical messages: Notice: Undefined index: name in CRM_Core_SelectValues::...
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when upgrading should i delete all files AND all folders in templates_c directory?

I am following the wordpress upgrade procedure here: https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/upgrade/wordpress/ the instrucutions say to clear cached files by removing all files in the ...
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Network Error Related to CiviCase After Recent Upgrade to 5.8.2

I am new here and not an IT person so hopefully I ask this question correctly and with enough detail. We upgraded over the weekend from CiviCRM 4.7 to 5.8.2 (drupal) and each time I login to the ...
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Upgrading WP to 5.0.1 deletes civicrm uploads folder

When upgrading a WP multisite to 5.0.1, it completely removed contents within the civicrm uploads directory. I then restored the folder from the backup and all worked. But this is weird, does anyone ...
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Quicksearch “name/email not found. Did you mean to search by name/email instead ?”

After a Civi update from 4.x to 5.8.1, quicksearch stopped searching on email addresses when using the name/email option (the first and default option in the dropdown). It returns no results, and ...
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How to manually trigger update hook for an extension?

Question: When upgrading an extension from the UI on Site A it will update the files and run the update hook. How do I manually execute the update hook for the extension on the other Site B, C, etc? ...
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What is the recommended upgrade increments to CiviCRM 5.7 from CiviCRM 5.0?

I've done lots of CiviCRM upgrades over the years in Drupal but I've had CiviCRM complain in the past if I skip too many versions so I'm being a little overcautious maybe. I have a Drupal 7 / CiviCRM ...