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Reproduce CiviCRM configuration: best practice

That's a good question that should have a canonical answer but doesn't. Here's a recent similar question and answer: method for versioning configuration of civicrm? I suspect there are other good ...
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Additional Fonts CKEditor

We had some more luck with the integrated UI configuration of CKeditor, and after some trial and error we came up with the following solution: In the following documentation I will assume that the ...
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Monitor ConfigAndLog .log file in real time

tail -f /your/log/file will show you lines as they are added to the file.
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CiviCRM running very slow on local network

And once again I had found out the answer on my own, took a lot of time though... it is in components and administrator's civicrm.setting.php (both php file!) just simply change both localhost (see ...
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Reproduce CiviCRM configuration: best practice

Usually I copy the site that is the best way to ensure all things are correct. But I can imagine that is sometimes cumbersome. I have therefor used an extension org.civicoop.configitems (https://...
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When adding an activity, a new contact can be created, but it only asks for name and email. How to configure (add fields)?

Steve welcome to CiviCRM stack exchange. Yes you can add more fields to the form. They are rendered from profile. Navigate to CiviCRM >> Administer >> Customize Data and Screens >> Profiles Click on ...
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Problem with free memberships on contribution page (Resolved)

As posted under Jenni's comment. This problem was due to some customization in the contribution form. Once we put in a test for a zero balance and a conditional response everything is working again.
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How can CiviCRM manage and deploy configuration?

I have not tried this but https://lab.civicrm.org/extensions/configitems says The extension can import the following types of items: ContactTypes MembershipTypes RelationshipTypes OptionGroups with ...
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How can CiviCRM manage and deploy configuration?

When I posted this question in 2015, we were looking at implementing something. The result, which is not a complete solution as of March 2017, was this extension. Ultimately, we ended up doing ...
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What are the pros and cons of using external xml files for CiviCase configuration?

I decided not to submit this as an official documentation update because here it can be a bit looser with the language and this also allows tweaking it a bit first. CONS: If you hate xml you might ...
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Using a Variable/Token for Config Directories to Get Site Root Path

Take a look at issue CRM-19371. It a small bug and fixed in CiviCrm 4.7.13. I fixed my 4.7.12 installation by using this patch.
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configuring SMTP on windows 7 for Civicrm

If you want CiviCRM to send email, you'll need a means of delivering them! SMTP is the internet protocol for doing this. Unlike Linux, Windows does not typically include an SMTP service out of the box....
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Initial payment processor setup for PayPal

Take a look at https://docs.civicrm.org/user/en/stable/contributions/payment-processors/ for setup on Payment Processors, including PayPal. You can setup the Payment Processor and then create a ...
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Is there an easy way to add YTD giving to receipts?

It sounds like you're looking for the Contributions Table Token extension: https://civicrm.org/extensions/contributions-table-token
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administrative checklist on multisite

All of those settings are set per-site. If you're more comfortable looking at things at the SQL level, you can check out everything stored in civicrm_setting. Note the presence of a domain_id field; ...
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How to mail to the default contact person of a member organization with more employees?

A different approach would be to have a 'compliance' email address on the organisation and use rules triggered on relationship changes to update that address to be compliance or main contact as ...
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How to mail to the default contact person of a member organization with more employees?

One way of approaching it is with a handful of smart groups: Lets assume you create compliance officers as individuals and link them with a 'Compliance officer is/of' relationship 1) Create a smart ...
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SOLVED is Civicrm compatible with Litespeed technology?

I am using the webhosting service of Rochen, and they use a LiteSpeed Web Server. Civicrm runs inside a Joomla 3.7.5 website quit okay. (The the current Joomla version of 3.8.2 and Civicrm do not work ...
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Additional Fonts CKEditor

I had use the method in one of the forum to add font in ckeditor. I did this by creating an extension and used hook_civicrm_coreResourceList(). Ref: https://civicrm.org/blog/colemanw/big-changes-to-...
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Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required 'CRM/Core/Payment/SDD.php'

If you have performed path reset than path of extension must have been updated and the system already have SDD payment processor created therefore it is throwing file not found error. You can fix ...
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Wordpress Multisite and CiviCRM with multiple databases

Well, the answer appears to be 'Yes, it is (almost) that simple'. The one wrinkle is that you first need to trick CiviCRM into thinking it has not already been installed on another Wordpress network ...
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Is there an area in CiviCRM (or a way) for people involved in a case to communicate privately?

You can add BuddyPress in and with the additional BuddyPress CiviCRM plugins it will sync users. Think Facebook and you've got the idea. You can make things private or not, do PM's, do groups, etc.
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Why is "Billing" location type marked "reserved"?

I think billing location type is used incase of Online membership purchase or registering a event or making donation inshort on forms where payment processor is involved(Billing block). Disabling this ...
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method for versioning configuration of civicrm?

There is the CiviConfigure extension but I'm not sure how current it is. There is also still bin/csv/export.php which you can use for option values and tags and such. You can also use the api to ...
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Paths are inconsistent

This ended up being a Pantheon environment variables and path change, I fixed if following the suggestions here, edited for my non-starter kit environment: github.com/herbdool/civicrm-starterkit-drops-...
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What does it mean to "configure your MySQL server for utf8mb4 support" when my database charset and collation are already utf8mb4?

You need to put those in your mysql configuration file (e.g. sometimes located at /etc/my.ini, depends on your host) as described at https://docs.civicrm.org/installation/en/latest/general/...
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Setting the date feature is not working in events (Added Screenshots)

I have just installed Wordpress 4.7.27 - I am not getting the issue. So this is not a core issue clearing the cache and try again else try reinstalling the wordpress again that should fix I ...
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Why does configuration option stay red?

The "Configuration Checklist" is just a set of links - the color is just an indication of whether or not you've clicked on it. In many cases, there's no definitive way for CiviCRM to know whether the ...
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How to mail to the default contact person of a member organization with more employees?

Not sure I fully get the issue. Using different relationships types would seem the obvious answer, but am thinking that isn't what you are asking for. Key thing is that whoever does the renewal must ...
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CRM/Core/Config.php line 41 throwing 500 error with new require_once api/api.php

First, let the record show that I am an idiot. After uploading 4.7.23 (the new version) to /wp-content/plugins, I neglected to copy the pre-existing civicrm.config.php into /wp-content/plugins/...
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