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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 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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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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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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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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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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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()

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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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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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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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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Missing CKEditor & config button

There appears to be a recent bug, possibly introduced in 5.8 though I'm not certain, that affects the CKEditor, namely missing Configure CKEditor button and CKEditor itself won't appear. See this ...
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civicrm dashboard menu does not work in Joomla

You are right that it should work out-of-the box. This might not be the full solution, but your error is showing that the URLs are missing /administrator (that is, /joomla/components/com_civicrm/...
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Adding Sub-Options of Custom Data

As far as I know you can not create (sub)options depending on the value of a (top) option in core CiviCRM. So that would mean you would have to develop a little extension that does this? As far as ...
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CiviVolunteer error after upgrade to Civi 5.11.0 on joomla

The warning you describe is fixed in the version of CiviVolunteer on github but they haven't tagged a release. The error sounds slightly different & turning on debugging might get more info. ...
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Export all contacts using SQL Query

It is little difficult to provide sql for contact export as it is has many tables joins. The basic query to fetch all primary details is pasted below. The output may not be same as what you get in ...
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Does anyone have recent experience with CiviCRM for RSForm?

I purchased the extension, and can confirm that it work with latest release of civiCRM.
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Hosting provider claims normal use of CiviCRM is "brute force attack"

Sounds a bit like a problem with mod_security, see also https://forum.civicrm.org/index.php?topic=36028.0 I have also asked a hoster once of one of my clients to switch it off for that site. But ...
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Server Error 500 when cron runs

I ran an update to Joomla 3.4.8 and it resolved the issue. There must have been a bug in Joomla 3.4.7 which caused the cron issue.
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Upgraded to 4.6 Civicrm javascript errors Error can't send email or press some buttons

issues.civicrm.org is down right now - but I see this issue: CRM-12570 "Javascript error when mootools is loaded in Joomla backend". I'll also note that everyone reporting this problem is using ...
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Unable to create label format for membership card

I ended up creating an extension for a professional organization to handle this - ingredients: function membershipcards_civicrm_tokenValues [you must create the tokens e.g. $value['membership.type'] ...
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How to enable "Manage Extensions?"

On some of our (older but since upgraded) instances the Manage Extensions still shows under Admin > Customise, rather than Admin > System Settings - just in case your is there, but just not where you ...
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