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CiviCRM Spark trial and pricing?

Looks an interesting service and will suit many and certainly a good way of getting started. I can't see a contact email for the service or a list of the extensions included. I think I've probably ...
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Is CiviCRM planning a 'cloud' version of civicrm (perhaps using AWS or Azure)?

Yes, if by "cloud version" you mean an on-demand managed service. CiviCRM LLC is currently trialing Spark, a hosted entry-level CiviCRM offering. https://civicrm.org/spark This service is ...
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How to authenticate user in Spark

Here is how to add new user accounts* in the Spark interface (if you don't want to use the URL that Noah provides above). Step 1: Click the down arrow icon at the upper right of your screen. This ...
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How do I access Mosaico on CiviCRM Spark instance?

It is an Extension and you would need to 'install' it via the Extension page. Administer > System Settings > Extension
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"No such field" when attempting to open a contact in CiviCRM Spark

CiviCRM has an undocumented limit on the number of custom fields inside a custom group, which might be 65 fields, or it might depend on the type of fields (text vs numeric). Looking at your database, ...
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Does CiviCRM Spark come with a Drupal or Joomla website?

Sorry, Spark cannot handle the public-facing website part. We have locked out those Drupal features. Only the CiviCRM features are available. However, you can use another service to create your ...
bgm's user avatar
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Is CiviCRM planning a 'cloud' version of civicrm (perhaps using AWS or Azure)?

First of all, what do you mean by 'CiviCRM'? In your question it is almost as if you expect a company? It is a community of committed individuals and partners, and therefore not 'planning' in the ...
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'Spark' CiviCRM on a shared server?

CiviCRM is compatible with shared hosting. It always has been. The host needs to support the server-side features that CiviCRM requires, however, and not all do. There is a page on the CiviCRM site ...
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'Spark' CiviCRM on a shared server?

You don't need superuser status to use triggers on modern versions of MySQL (5.5+). Of course, your host may just choose not to support triggers, in which case they're unsuitable for hosting CiviCRM.
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CiviCRM Spark trial and pricing?

It's per month. Thanks for raising this issue, we will clarify the site. You can also contact us on the CiviCRM chat: https://chat.civicrm.org/civicrm/channels/spark or by email: [email protected]. ...
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Is CiviCRM planning a 'cloud' version of civicrm (perhaps using AWS or Azure)?

Yes, if by "cloud version" you mean a runnable VM template. This is provided via Bitnami. https://bitnami.com/stack/civicrm That Bitnami Stack offers launch against Google Cloud, AWS, Azure and ...
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Is CiviCRM planning a 'cloud' version of civicrm (perhaps using AWS or Azure)?

I run CiviCRM with Drupal on AWS Ubuntu instance. It's been that way since 2012. So in answer to your question yes it's supported. But there's no prefab. You must build it. It's not too difficult and ...
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'Spark' CiviCRM on a shared server?

You could decide to move to a specialized CiviCRM hoster? You can find some on the list here: https://civicrm.org/partners-contributors?country=All&services=Hosting&language=All&cms=All
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"Your postal code is incomplete" on Spark signup page

Just double-checking: when filling in the form, after typing the credit card number, do you see the postcode/zip field? The payment processor (Stripe) displays a different field depending on the ...
bgm's user avatar
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Why can't I download spark?

Sorry for the inconvenience. We had a small glitch recently and it should be resolved.
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Restrictions and Limitations for CiviSpark

The sign-up page says: Store up to 2000 contacts Send up to 5000 emails per month Payments are only supported with three processors: PayPal, Stripe and iATS The interface is available in many ...
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New to CiviCRM and trying to use CiviMail for sending mass emails to about 500 recepients in my contacts, all of them organised in groups

I don't know the details of spark but in a normal site clicking the Send button doesn't actually send it it just schedules it for sending, and then it's up to you to set up the schedule. For spark I ...
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Unable to Add User

It seems like you were missing the "Unsupervised" rule in CiviCRM (from Contacts > Find and Merge Duplicate Contacts). The default rule, by email, was set as "General". I ...
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Advice on implementing workflow, involving opening new case for contact created by profile

If I read that correctly, your WordPress site just has a link to the form on CiviCRM? (ie the form is not directly on the website?) If so, that gives you a few more options. Your simplest option ...
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CiviCRM Spark updates fail due to lack of read permissions on directory

There are actually three separate alerts here. I don't think any of these is really a problem and you can safely ignore all three of them. CiviCRM Spark is a managed system and is deliberately ...
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Advice on implementing workflow, involving opening new case for contact created by profile

In very recent CiviCRM versions (around 5.54?), Form Builder can now open cases. I have not personally tested it, but was told it works. CiviCRM Spark is currently on CiviCRM 5.55. So instead of using ...
bgm's user avatar
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Can't see a Spark Menu

I have my top menu now displaying. The issue seems to be that two of the three choices for display of this top menu don't work, and the default setting is for one of those. I switched to the only ...
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CiviCRM Spark - managing bounces

CiviCRM Spark uses a third-party provider for email delivery. This ensures that we have working bounce processing for the emails being sent, and also that we receive spam complaints (when people click ...
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CiviCRM Spark fees, database migration/export and cancellation

You can export your CiviCRM Spark database by going to Administer > Backups. This should be sufficient to get started on your own instance, but you may need to also download CiviCRM extensions (...
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Images in templates on civicrm spark

I was able to add a custom field to contacts and upload a signature file to relevant users and then use that generated url. This work around isn't ideal as it means tying the image to a custom field ...
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How to manage spark subscription?

CiviCRM Spark sends a monthly billing email that includes a cancellation link. It is also possible to login to https://civicrm.org/user (or create a new account) to view your past invoices. If you ...
bgm's user avatar
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How do I access Mosaico on CiviCRM Spark instance?

Unfortunately, it appears Spark users can't install additional or upgrade Extensions, yet. However, if the site was upgraded to add Mosaico, that should appear as an Enabled extension at Administer ->...
Joe McLaughlin's user avatar
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Does CiviCRM Spark come with a Drupal or Joomla website?

Spark is just a hosted version of CiviCRM intended for folks who don't have the capacity to install CiviCRM on their own site. So by definition I don't think it's what you want. However, there's ...
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
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Does CiviCRM Spark come with a Drupal or Joomla website?

CiviCRM always needs a CMS at front end. So unless I update this Answer, you will be given the choice once you sign up. Have asked for clarification to be added to https://civicrm.org/spark via https:/...
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Which local download version of CiviCRM is most like the Spark and what aspects of Spark can be customized?

I would like to download it first locally and get comfortable with it then try Spark. The idea behind Spark is the reverse! You can get started quickly and easily with CiviCRM using Spark and ...
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