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How is CiviCRM different in Drupal, Joomla, Backdrop, and WordPress?

Availablity of extensions The biggest difference is the availability of extensions/add-ons/extra-integrations -- there are more addons for Civi+Drupal, but the differences are shrinking over time. ...
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How is CiviCRM different in Drupal, Joomla, Backdrop, and WordPress?

Besides what Tim wrote, it is currently still important to note that most people use it with Drupal. This means Drupal integration has the least amount of bugs and more active maintenance, which is ...
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How Do I Fix Mail Send Stopping at 500 Sends?

Check Administer menu > CiviMail > Mailer Settings, and see if the "Mailer Batch Limit" is set to 500.
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How is CiviCRM different in Drupal, Joomla, Backdrop, and WordPress?

I think the big differences relate to architectural differences between the three, and of course all come about as you increasingly seek to integrate between the CMS side and the CRM side. If you just ...
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How Do I Fix Mail Send Stopping at 500 Sends?

Sounds like a cron/scheduled tasks issue. CiviCRM has a scheduled tasks system to organise jobs that need running at regular intervals. This in turn requires that something pokes it into action ...
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Joomla Backend (Admin), CIVI White Page after installation

A white screen (WSoD or "white screen of death") indicates that PHP is configured not to display errors, and has hit an error which it can't recover from. The result is an empty page. Your next step ...
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cms.root.path error after upgrade to 4.7 (Joomla)

Thanks to eug for finding the problem (see comments). Eug's solution worked for me: Edit the file administrator/components/com_civicrm/civicrm/templates/CRM/Admin/Form/Setting/Pa‌​th.hlp to replace ...
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How do I set the time zones in order to correct mismatched Timestamps for MySQL and PHP?

The warning is because the timezone of the server does not match with the timezone set in MySQL. We had similar warning and after setting the timezone in both Centos & MySQL, the warning is not ...
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Installing CiviCRM - best security practices

Generally when evaluating security, you need to balance likelihood and severity of threats against the resources available to counter them. A human rights organization that was a client of mine had ...
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Issues with running Joomla 3.8 and Civi

The fix to the file CRM/Utils/System/Joomla.php suggested in the link https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core/pull/11062/files?diff=unified made the cron jobs run again for CiviCRM 4.7.25 and Joomla ...
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How to change the encoding in pdf documents?

I don't think it's the encoding it seems that none of the included fonts in dompdf support it. See also https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16384517/dompdf-character-encoding-utf-8. If you look in the ...
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How can I reference a contact's Drupal/Wordpress/Joomla account with a CiviMail token?

Option 1: Use the CiviToken extension [recommended, CMS independent]: Fuzion's CiviToken extension provides {user.name} and {user.id} tokens by default. (Pro tip: this module also makes it easy to ...
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Why am I getting no values when using REST api?

This is going to be a fuller answer eventually but for right now it is a partial answer that addresses how to get publicly available data via REST. The REST API works differently than the PHP or ...
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Cannot set sort order of custom fields in profile

The weight of the custom fields only controls the order in which they appear on the back end. The profile sets its own order. You can set the order from Administer menu » Customize Data and Screens »...
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DB Error: constraint violation on anonymous user contribution/membership registration after 5.8.2 -> 5.9.0 update

This is a core bug and Eileen has send a PR for the fix. Will you be able to try by applying the patch from here? If the patch works for you than please comment your test result on PR so that it ...
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Remove Unnecessary Fields from Contact and from Activities

Work is underway on a Form Builder that will allow folks to hide fields as needed. For now, you can hide fields with jQuery, ideally loaded through an extension. However, some of the fields you mark ...
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database upgrade script failing: Call to undefined method CRM_Upgrade_Incremental_php_FourOne::getMajorMinor()

After some chat on MM we identified that the installation had a file CRM/Upgrade/Incremental/FourOne.php That file has been removed from the current release but the usual Joomla upgrade process ...
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database upgrade script failing: Call to undefined method CRM_Upgrade_Incremental_php_FourOne::getMajorMinor()

We also experienced the same problem when upgrading from 5.36.1 to 5.37.2. Inspired by the answer from Aidan I went and looked in civicrm/CRM/Upgrade/Incremental/php/ and found a few files with old ...
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How is CiviCRM different in Drupal, Joomla, Backdrop, and WordPress?

I don't think Backdrop was available when this question was asked, but for the sake of making this complete: Backdrop Very similar to Drupal 7 integration, including drush, Views and Webform CiviCRM ...
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Uncaught CRM Core_Exception Transaction/Manager.php

SOLVED: It was a mariadb error on mysql.proc. mysql_upgrade neither ran nor threw an error. Aftert mysql_upgrade, all seems well!
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Why is Joomla demo site showing it is using 4.6.0?

For background: The demo, training, test, and many local-dev systems for Drupal+CiviCRM and WordPress+CiviCRM are based on a common set of scripts, and they all install clean copies of Civi from git (...
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Can I use CiviCRM to track web use demographics on a joomla website?

Not really, maybe partially. If you're looking to collect information from your users via a form, CiviCRM can help with that - but is probably overkill for your purposes. If you want to know which ...
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Migrate CiviCRM from Joomla to Wordpress

In case it helps anyone, this is what I did: Initial set-up: - a working Joomla site, with Civicrm and Joomla tables in the same database - a separate installation of Wordpress on the same server (...
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is it worth switching from Joomla to Drupal for better CiviCRM integration?

Developers tend to prefer Drupal over Joomla. But each CMS has it's pros & cons. You need to figure out which one is better for you. For example if you have a Joomla extension that gives you ...
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Recommended CMS for CiviCRM

We use Drupal exclusively for all our projects. Many advantages such as drush; views integration; webform_civicrm module! CiviCRM is CMS agnostic - and the community will support all three CMS-es. ...
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CiviCRM on Joomla or WordPress? Any recommendations?

The integration with Drupal is still the best. WordPress is slowly catching up, but not there yet. Joomla has the least integration. So if you have the choice between Joomla and WordPress, go ...
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Can't create more than 26 events in CiviEvents (or view on dashboard)

This answer is from @SeamusLee at Bugreport: Impossible to create more than 25 events "I would recommend you apply the patch here https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core/pull/10325 There is a default ...
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My hosting company does not support SUPER privilege - can I use CiviCRM with them?

There are only two scenarios in which CiviCRM requires the SUPER privilege: You're using a very old version of MySQL. Versions of MySQL 5.1.6 and higher support the TRIGGER permission. Before that, ...
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SQL Syntax Error - When starting civicrm with joomla

it seems php 7.2 is not compatible with 5.x.x or i do not know how to do the configuration i think downgrade the php would be the best solution but i wonder if there is other answer, and how to do it....
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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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