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How can I mass edit country or city values of many contacts?

Profiles are used for so many unrelated things that it's kind of ridiculous. Here is the minimum needed to bulk edit country for a bunch of contacts. Create a new profile. Don't worry about any of ...
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Remove CiviCRM and Drupal links / banner on profile form

To remove the Drupal footer (This is a block called - Powered by Drupal) – www.yoursite.com/admin/structure/block/manage/system/powered-by/configure Under region settings, set all to - None To ...
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How should I add sign up forms into 3rd party sites?

Non-programming approach: Use HTML Snippets for the profile. If it is not working according to documentation in book it might be that a) the documentation needs to be updated, or b) there is a bug in ...
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Can one change the order of Groups shown on a profile?

To extend on peterdnz answer: On drupal, you can install webform and webform_civicrm modules and build the form you want. Once you have enabled civicrm on that form, you can choose the various ...
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No emails sent automatically when someone joins a group

Check your settings in Administer > CiviMail > CiviMail Component Settings:
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How should I add sign up forms into 3rd party sites?

We have implemented a newsletter signup form into a static non-drupal page by using profiles. The profile generator actually works quite well (using CiviCRM 4.4) but the resulting form is kind of ...
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Can I use autocomplete to add users in a webform (they might be existing contacts)?

Yes, it can be done with webforms. Select a 2nd contact in the CiviCRM tab, check Existing Contact and add any other fields that you want to expose on the form (including the custom info). Click Save ...
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Creating a public Members directory with CiviCRM in Wordpress using Profiles

I assume you are seeing this as an anonymous visitor to the site and it fuctions properly if you are logged in. If this is the case, I think you'll need to add anonymous users as able to see the ...
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Editable "Other" option in multiple choice / select field?

This has been a feature request from time-to-time, and would be a great one to submit to the Paid Issue Queue. If you want to DIY a solution I'd suggest you create a simple textfield as your custom ...
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Change password profile

CiviCRM does not maintain logins or credentials. It instead opts to let the CMS (WordPress in your case) to manage it all. CiviCRM can maintain the link between a user account on the CMS with a ...
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How should I add sign up forms into 3rd party sites?

You might want to check out the CiviWCI extension. It's still in beta format - and when I tried it on Wordpress, I found a hard-coded URL that assumed Drupal. It's designed for this situation though....
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How should I add sign up forms into 3rd party sites?

I have implemented this as a resource for an IFRAME. My implementation was in Drupal not Joomla and just used the CiviCRM API. So I built a simple app in Drupal that took a mailing list Id on its URL,...
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What are best practices around newsletter signup on contribution page, profiles and contact seeing their donation history?

You can do this by including a checksum link in your emails that returns the user to their contact dashboard and allow them to edit it. You can also use a checksum link to a profile to let them ...
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Can one change the order of Groups shown on a profile?

For anyone not using Drupal and relying on the standard /civicrm/mailing/subscribe page, you can also just add a number to the front of your group name to order them as you want. So Event updates ...
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Can one change the order of Groups shown on a profile?

I agree that a Webform is the best solution if you are using Drupal, but to answer the exact question that was asked: CiviCRM profiles do not currently have a UI to alter the display of groups on a ...
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Custom fields do not appear in profiles for anonymous users

Our developer found the answer. It was an ACL problem. We fixed this adding a ACL where all roles can edit custom groups of fields.
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How to autofill/autopopulate profile forms?

I think the issue is purely to do with your URL - you have the 'create' link - which is intended to provide an empty set of fields. If you change to http://d45.demo.civicrm.org/civicrm/profile/edit?...
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Why does CiviCRM render a validation failure without the Wordpress theme?

I can't add a comment (doh, stupid reputation requirement) so I'm answering when Thomas Jaunism wrote: "Why would CiviCRM be trying to load the page.php and not the front-page.php that the form is on?"...
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User access to own contact record, forwarding upon login

When a user is logged in their information is auto populated in profile forms. So when they go to event registrations, donation pages, etc. their info is listed in the profile fields. If they make ...
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Country list in profiles only shows US

It is fixed. It was as simple as returning to Admin > Localization and re-enabling the country list. Sorry about asking before thinking :-) Miguel
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Change password profile

You can't put this into a profile afaik. I use Profile Builder to create a separate front-end WP page. Theme My Login works ok too.
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Creating a Contact Form in CiviCRM

I'm going to give a bit more insights, you are on the right path. The final step is to add, as you said, the default Contact notes Civi has for each contact, the notes field is a Multiple record set ...
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Civi CRM Expert in Europe wanted

Please refer to this link https://civicrm.org/partners-contributors to get/contact a CiviCRM expert in your area
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The requested Profile (gid = 9 ) is disabled OR not set to be used

On the Contribution Page setup, below the checkbox to enable 'on behalf of' there is help text explaining that it uses the "On Behalf Of Organization" profile - unless you change it. You are seeing ...
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Translate Custom Profiles not appearing translated in Drupal

It took me about a half of a day to debug this thinking it was a bug in Core. In your civicrm.settings.php file there is a section that helps properly map Drupal and CiviCRM languages. This is ...
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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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How can I add conditional profile fields (WordPress)

Welcome Ashok, you could explore using this extension https://civicrm.org/extensions/profile-conditionals The other option would be to use the caldera webforms plugin which has an integration with ...
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How can I disable a reserved profile?

You can use api explorer(civicrm/api) to disable the reserved profile or if you have access to database then run sql to update the profile UPDATE civicrm_uf_group SET is_active = 0 WHERE id = 10;
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How can I disable a reserved profile?

You can actually still edit it and uncheck the active box you just have to hack the url to use the id, e.g. https://site-url/civicrm/admin/uf/group/update?action=update&id=22&context=group ...
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Why won't the "Employee of" field autocomplete when used as part of a edit profile form in Wordpress

It's on purpose, to protect privacy of your contacts. What this autocomplete does is to provide the list of all the organisations that you have in your CRM. I could easily imagine quite a few ...
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