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Backdrop is a fork of Drupal. It preserves the legacy audience of developers who value ease of use and speed of learning over architectural flexibility.

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Installation on Backdrop

Has anyone managed to get CiviCRM installed on a LEMP + Backdrop CMS? I have it installed but the screen has nothing actionable. Logs show nothing useful. Is there some nginx config magic required?
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How can I get Shoreditch theming in Backdrop?

I've noticed some of the styling doesn't come through on Backdrop when Shoreditch is installed. For example, when viewing a contact, the tabs do not stack on the left, as they do on Drupal 7.
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Troubleshooting "invalid criteria for IN"

I have a site that is spinning whenever I try to create a membership in the CiviCRM interface. The server logs don't have any particular errors, but the CiviCRM backtrace shows the following: $Fatal ...
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BackdropCMS & cron

How to do civicrm cron in BackdropCMS? when I do in the browser: https://<domain.com>/modules/civicrm/bin/cron.php with the proper parameters it gets redirected to: https://<domain.com>/...
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Upgrade drupal 7 to backdrop

I am trying to upgrade a Drupal 7 site with CiviCRM to backdropCMS, but am struggling. Am looking https://docs.civicrm.org/sysadmin/en/latest/misc/switching-cms/drupal-to-backdrop/ and https://docs....
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Customize the display page for events

Using BackdropCMS and CiviCRM. I'm looking for tips on how to customize the event pages. The pages used to display the details of individual events. We are including the event location and price in ...
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FAIL : first and fresh install of CiviCRM 5.36.1 on BACKDROP 1.83

my first test of Backdrop 1.83 with CiviCRM 5.36.1 via MAMP 6.3 PHP 7.4.12) failed backdrop installed correctly civicrm installed correctly, no error but when i try to reach the civicrm dashboard: ...
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CiviCRM on Backdrop - Oops incorrect Drupal version

Oracle VM Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa LAMP through Mint Backdrop v1.18.1 CiviCRM 5.35.1 for Backdrop I go to http://localhost and get Backdrop just fine. I go to http://localhost/modules/civicrm/install/...
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Clean URLs don't work after install in Backdrop

I'm intalling civicrm on backdrop cms. Setup returns that installation was succesful. I see the link in the admin bar, but when clicked, the link gives me 404 error. If I add "?q=", links ...
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CiviCRM installation (Backdrop) incomplete

Backdrop CMS: 1.16.1 CiviCRM: 5.25.0 php 7.3.17 Shared host (Civihosting) Following installation of CiviCRM on fresh install of Backdrop, I started the CiviCRM configuration process, but was unable ...
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Baffled by Views database error on new install

Hours-old install of CiviCRM 5.25 under Backdrop 1.9. I've gotten as far as putting in the Board of Directors with dummy bio information, which I was trying to use to generate a View with a page ...
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CiviCRM Profile not showing on User Account Page

I am using CiviCRM on Backdrop (Drupal 7). I am new to CiviCRM, but not new to Drupal. I have read the CiviCRM documentation on Groups, Profiles,etc. Well all of it pretty much. Also read old an new ...
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How do I automatically add a user to a Backdrop (or Drupal) role?

I figured out how to automatically add a newly-created user to a group when they fill out a contribution or event page, but I want to add them to a Backdrop role as well. How can I do that?
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New account creation during profile sign-up not creating Backdrop (Drupal 7) Account [SOLVED]

I am using the latest CiviCRM 5.18.4 and Backdrop 1.15.x-dev all up to date. I am new to CiviCRM, but have used Drupal 6,7 and 8 over the years. I have been following the excellent documentation, I ...
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Event registration times out with invoicing enabled

Environment: shared hosting (LAMP), CiviCRM 5.18.2, Backdrop 1.14, PHP 7.2.23 When invoicing is enabled (pay later, no payment processor), event registration times out after confirmation screen is ...
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Priceset fields do not appear on CiviEvent form (field notes do) | Backdrop

Apologies if I am missing something fundamental here - I'm pretty sure I am, but just can't work it out: I have an event registration form for public. As admin user logged in, form appears fine. As ...
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Quick and dirty decoupled CiviCRM with cron and export/import?

Working with an architecture of Drupal 8 running Open Social, and Backdrop running CiviCRM. Currently both virtual hosts on the same server, with separate mysql databases. The key issue: after tearing ...
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How do you stop names from doubling - Views

I have a membership database and a View of Local Leaders info, but it is showing each person twice in the View's list. I have tried to delete the contacts and input them back in they still show up ...
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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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Backdrop authentication function missing

I am using Backdrop CMS 1.10.1 with CiviCRM 5.2.2 and I am having trouble with the kcfinder, when uploading and inserting images, both into CiviMail and CiviContribute. The initial problem was a 500 ...
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How can I let members edit their relationships?

We have organizational memberships - each organization can have up to five individuals who are listed as members. We do this via the membership "Relationship Type" feature, and it works well. ...
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Is CiviEngage available with Backdrop CMS?

CiviEngage is a Drupal module. Since Backdrop CMS is a fork of Drupal, porting modules is rather straightforward, from what I understand. Is CiviEngage available for Backdrop CMS yet?
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Which Backdrop themes allow viewing CiviCRM inline fields without scrolling?

By default, CiviCRM on Drupal's "Bartik" theme and Backdrop's "Basis" and "Seven" themes cause CiviCRM inline fields to display with horizontal scroll bars, which hurts usability (see screenshot 1). ...
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How do I get Views working with CiviCRM and Backdrop?

I followed the instructions for getting Views working with Drupal but it's not working in Backdrop. I see: SQLSTATE[42S02]: Base table or view not found: 1146 Table 'database_name.civicrm_contact' ...
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How can I create a user automatically when someone submits a CiviCRM-Webform?

When someone submits a CiviCRM-enabled Webform, can I create a user for them automatically in Drupal or Backdrop?
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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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Will CiviCRM work with Backdrop?

I've been keeping one eye on the Backdrop CMS since the fork from Drupal was announced, especially because part of the core audience is "small to medium sized ... non-profits" and the philosophy ...
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How is CiviCRM different in Drupal, Joomla, Backdrop, and WordPress?

I understand that CiviCRM is the same app regardless of which CMS it runs under. But I've been told that there are important differences in the way it integrates with the four. What are the main ...
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