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Status page angular load error

We had one site that had 'lost' all it angular pages, eg CiviMail and System Status. In our case the angular cache files were returning 404 on the New Mailing page. (and 'inspector' was showing a lot ...
petednz - fuzion's user avatar
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Update to 5.29.0 get frozen

We got this on one of the db upgrades. For us, it was due to few entries in civicrm_relationship table which were attached to permanently deleted contact ids. You can follow the below steps to ...
jitendra - fuzion's user avatar
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Status page angular load error

I was able to solve this, at least for now, on my WordPress 4.8/Civi 4.7.22 site using this suggestion from Tim Otten: another work-around should be going to "Administer => System Settings => ...
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How many organizations use CiviCRM?

I am the maintainer of the statistics for CiviCRM. There are between 10,000 and 11,000 organizations actively using CiviCRM at the moment. We suffered a hardware failure on the stats server hence the ...
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How to hide old contacts from default search? (best practices for old contacts)

CiviCRM has a "trash" feature which flags contact records as trash without actually deleting them. Contacts with the flag set to 1 are excluded from most reports, etc. Their contributions, etc., will ...
universalhandle's user avatar
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Is there an extension for adding a custom field type calculated field?

[UPDATED FOR 2023] The closest equivalent is using SearchKit. You can use either Data Segmentation or text rewrites with Smarty. At the bottom of this answer is a screenshot of a Data Segment to ...
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
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Howto hide/disable fields not needed

The new Extension called Contact Summary Layout Editor is a new tool that may help folk dealing with this type of problem
petednz - fuzion's user avatar
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Is 4.7.x end-of-life? Why does my site say that 4.7 has reached the end-of-life?

There is a helpful explanation. The numbering system changed, this is detailed here 5.0.0 is the next version after 4.7.31 and is not a major update. In The Q&A section there is an answer to ...
Kevin Cristiano's user avatar
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Wordpress Clean URLs show "Page Not Found"

Please check that you the base page here: https://example.org/wp-admin/admin.php?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/admin/setting/uf&reset=1 The value here Should be an existing published WP Page. I ...
Kevin Cristiano's user avatar
4 votes

What is the best practice to change Email Address

Here is what we usually do : either let people change their information by logging in the system, either after sending an email with a checksum link to let them update their own information. You can ...
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Restore from trash not working. No related log entries

It looks like it happened in 5.25. I've added a lab ticket: https://lab.civicrm.org/dev/core/-/issues/1784 Will be fixed in 5.26.0.
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Performance Bug in Trigger Causing ~1000x Slowdown

Nice find. Thanks for posting. Yes the inner join is generally better than a subquery. To answer your secondary question, to get it merged you need to create a ticket at https://lab.civicrm.org/dev/...
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How to hide old contacts from default search? (best practices for old contacts)

You could create a custom field for all contacts called "Status" with options of Active and Archived. That will give you the selection you need in most places to easily include / exclude the ...
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Is there a recipe for converting fields to select2?

In general, a field can be made into select2 simply by adding the css class "crm-select2" to it. Here is a PR to add it to the existing location field you mentioned. Please try it out and leave a ...
Coleman's user avatar
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How to hide old contacts from default search? (best practices for old contacts)

I have an extension called Constituents Only that provides this functionality. It repurposes the "Do Not Trade" checkbox as an "Exclude from Search" checkbox. Non-searchable contacts are primarily ...
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
3 votes

Is there a roadmap for CiviCRM?

The current roadmap can be found here
petednz - fuzion's user avatar
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Thank-you Sent same as Recieved Date

There is an open issue related to your question https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-20894. It also happens to me with a recent upgraded CiviCRM from 4.8 to 4.7.22 and it can also be replicated ...
Francesc Bassas i Bullich's user avatar
3 votes

Should Manage Groups display the Smart Group contact count, or just display it as Unknown

The issue was solved very simply, you just need a non-zero smart group cache timeout for the problem to go away.
Stephen Palmstrom's user avatar
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How do I search for the exact string match using CiviCRM API

The Contact API is non-standard in APIv3; a major goal of APIv4 is to remove these quirks. The behavior you're seeing on Display Name is non-standard. It also seems that a lot of the other operators ...
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
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Activitiy's email content - how is it generated and can it be changed?

I think the template you're looking for can be found at Administer -> CiviMail -> Message Templates, i.e, navigate to civicrm/admin/messageTemplates?reset=1 and click on System Workflow Messages....
jitendra - fuzion's user avatar
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how to find .tpl file?

You can find the tpl file which is used to build the html by viewing page source. Go to Administer menu > System Settings > Debugging and Error Handling, select Yes for Enable Debugging. Visit the ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
3 votes

Extended Security Release confusion. Which version?

Based on some posts in chat it sounds like both 5.7 and 5.13 are current ESR, with 5.7 supported for another month or so. The webpage seems out of date a little.
Demerit's user avatar
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Error when displaying the CiviCRM Menu

This was due to an unused Payment Processor which had no API key. Deleting this Payment Processor fixed the issue.
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Minute as a time unit for scheduled reminders

Minutes as a scheduled reminder unit is available in CiviCRM 5.44+.
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
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Change "SIC Code" Field To "NAICS Code" In Organization/Contact

You could do 'word replacements' under 'customize data and screens'.
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Changes in hook__civicrm_alterMailParams not respected anymore when sending mails to individual contacts

The hook_civicrm_alterMailParams(&$params, $context) hook is called twice $context == 'messageTemplate' -> When building the message, at this moment the toEmail is not set $context == '...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
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Howto hide/disable fields not needed

Some example code if you want to remove certain elements on the contact add and edit forms: /** * Implements hook_civicrm_buildForm(). * * Changes some fields on the add and update contact forms * ...
Hans Rossel's user avatar
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One of parameters (value: Array) is not of the type Integer - initially observed during import, but same when visiting Contact Record

Ok - so stroke of luck - was checking the Contact table and spotted that one of my problem patients had 'array' in the Preferred Communications table, as did the other record which the import failed ...
petednz - fuzion's user avatar
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Is there an extension for adding a custom field type calculated field?

Paul, very interested in this idea as well. Don't have a great answer, but here's an idea - since you're on Drupal, I wonder if this would work - using Views, Views Calc and Views Aggregator Plus (...
Joe McLaughlin's user avatar
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Can this Event Calendar Extension be added to CiviCRM core?

The code quality of core is generally higher then that of the extensions. So if you can help funding it, it might improve your chances. On the other hand, discussions lately are going in the ...
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