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Can I put custom field tokens into a message template?

Yes it is possible to include custom contact fields for individuals in messages sent by CiviMail by just selecting the custom field from the list of tokens. The help on the Insert Token widget for ...
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How do contact hashes work, and how do I keep them secure?

My understanding is that Lobo's answer above is slightly misleading (at least if you read it 100% literally--the gist what he is saying is exactly correct, as usual, but the exact terminology may lead ...
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How do I change my organisation's address in a mailing?

You can change your organization address by going to Administer > Communications > Organization Address and contact info. Alternatively and less recommended,you can disable the check for mandatory ...
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Feature request: Make Checksum tokens easier to use

These two extensions should assist - https://civicrm.org/extensions/contact-checksum-ui https://civicrm.org/extensions/fancy-tokens The second extension provides tokens for all active contribution ...
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How do I configure the duration of the checksum links?

The setting you're looking for is here: Administer menu > System Settings > Misc (Undelete, PDFs, Limits, Logging, Captcha, etc.) The second option is "checksum lifespan".
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{domain...} tokens not parsed in regular mail?

Domain tokens are not replaced when trying to send email activity for a contact. This seems like a bug in civicrm or wrong documentation. This can be fixed by applying below patch. diff --git a/CRM/...
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Is there a list of tokens anywhere?

This is a bit tricky to answer, because there are three different token processors in CiviCRM. The Smarty processor, the legacy token processor, and the new Civi\TokenProcessor processor. Legacy ...
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Message template token no longer available / relevant

Yes its safe to remove, so replace {if $contributeMode eq 'direct' AND !$is_pay_later AND $amount GT 0} with {!$is_pay_later AND $amount GT 0}
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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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How do contact hashes work, and how do I keep them secure?

Yes contact hashes are regenerated every time they are created. the microtime is embedded in the contact hash. Contact hashes have a specific life time (by default, this is 7 days). So they are ...
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Is there a token for base url?

No, there is no token for base URL is available in civicrm. If you want to use base URL in templates, you can try this: // Declare $config; $config = & CRM_Core_Config::singleton(); $baseUrl =...
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Today's-Date token for PDF

I think this would be a custom token to get it in the format that you're looking for, but it wouldn't be too difficult and I am pretty sure you'll be able to find one someone has already written - ...
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Today's-Date token for PDF

In order to get smarty to work in email templates you need to enable it editing the settings file civicrm.settings.php, as per CiviCRM documentation: if (!defined('CIVICRM_MAIL_SMARTY')) { ...
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Webform submission value token not working

Tapash, I've just tested this myself and I've had success with including the fieldset within the token so that it looks something like the following: [submission:values:...
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Can Legal Name be used as a token?

In order to use legal_name against your message template the best way would be enabling CIVICRM_MAIL_SMARTY to 1 in civicrm_setting.php By doing this you can access {contact.legal_name} in your ...
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Is it possible to use CiviCRM tokens in external services?

Simple answer: No. Those tokens are expanded into text strings by CiviMail for each recipient and your third party service is not going to know what values to substitute for those. Complex answer: ...
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Do any token extensions provide a token for "age" rather than just DOB?

I don't see any either, but the code to use in such an extension (as either a token or even a smarty modifier) seems pretty straightforward: https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core/blob/5.19.2/CRM/...
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Do any token extensions provide a token for "age" rather than just DOB?

This sounded like a useful feature, so I added Age tokens to Eileen's CiviTokens extension, which seems to be the most widely used extension of its kind. Until a new release comes out, you'll have to ...
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Token for {$totalAmount|crmMoney}?

There are multiple "token" systems in CiviCRM depending on your context. {$totalAmount|crmMoney} is a Smarty token, which only works in Smarty emails. System Workflow messages are Smarty, ...
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Checksum expiration

I found it myself: /civicrm/admin/setting/misc?reset=1 Default setting is 7 days.
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What link/token would work in a Scheduled (renewal) Reminder that would allow a person with an existing recurring payment to click and cancel it

Technically it's possible to do using a token processor hook. Each membership is linked to contribution recur via civicrm_membership.contribution_recur_id so if you are using Membership entity for ...
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How to create a "token" from a custom field

This happens automatically - but you can't use an event token unless you're sending an email that is tied directly to the event. E.g. you can't use CiviMail, because CiviMail doesn't know which event ...
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Can I add non-contact fields (such as membership, contribution, relationship, etc) in bulk emails?

The short answer is "not without extensions". It would be difficult, for instance, to say exactly which of a contact's many contributions you want to pull data from. That said, other users have ...
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Can I use membership information in a mail?

Eileen did an extension that added some membership tokens to deal with contacts having multiple membership and which do work from 'contact' {latestcurrentmembership.end_date} {...
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Address line blank in pdf letter

The issue isn't 100% clear because your formatting doesn't allow me to perfectly understand which tokens have a line break after them and which have a space - but I'm pretty sure I know what's going ...
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Soft credit / honoree info in a token for Thank You letters?

Here's an attempt to address this with a token that can be used with Fuzion's CiviToken extension. With that extension installed, this token file can be added to a tokens directory in your custom PHP ...
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Today's-Date token for PDF

You could create a custom token and add the format you want. An example of such a token in a custom format (a long with lots of other tokens) you could find in the extension no.maf.tokens This ...
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Is there a token for contribution type?

I thought I had tried the obvious but must have had a typo. It is there but it isn't listed in the list of tokens. It's {contribution.financial_type}. Should it be listed? If so, it looks like a ...
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Custom Email Greeting token doesn't work

Any chance you don't have smarty enabled for civiMail so your capture-assigns and ifs aren't working in the mail? Try checking your civicrm.settings.php file and look for the line define( '...
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Fuzion tokens for membership start and end date

The issue is that a contact can have multiple memberships, so you can't use membership tokens unless you display your search results as memberships. In Advanced Search, do your search again, but ...
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