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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 to update Drupal for CiviCRM?

It depends on the upgrade i.e from 6.x to 7.x to 8.x. If its a simple and internal version i.e 7.12 to 7.29 than you can perform update directly and you won't have problem in CiviCRM but if its from 6 ...
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How can I run extension DB updates?

The equivalent would be any of these: Navigate to civicrm/admin/extensions/upgrade?reset=1 Navigate to "System Status" or "Manage Extensions". Those pages will link to the above. On CLI, run cv ext:...
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How do I update CiviCRM following a security update?

First of all, I should say that this is a job for someone who is reasonably technically minded and comfortable with using the command line. If this doesn't sound like you, then I would suggest that ...
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How to reduce database bloat for faster upgrading?

Best to review the tables which are largest in your DB, and also identify which queries during the upgrade take the longest. This is a chicken-and-egg problem, which means you might review the tables ...
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Multilingual instances show 'no such field' errors after update

In the latest version, you can also rebuild the multilingual schema yourself by navigating to API Explorer http://www.site-name/civicrm/api#explorer Select Entity = System, Action = ...
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What to do when upgrading from 4.3.4 to 4.6.0 is failing?

If I understand correctly, you first installed 4.6.0 and then loaded a DB dump for 4.3.4 on top of the 4.6.0 system. Doing so would put the database in an inconsistent state — some elements from ...
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4.7.20 upgrade -- missing indices warning, but index already exists?

This thread helped me: How to find and/or fix missing indices? I've aggregated the SQL listed there below, copy it and run it via phpMyAdmin: ALTER TABLE civicrm_prevnext_cache DROP INDEX index_all;...
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Civi Updating, 5.0

Apparently the people before me who was using the website had the files on another server and gave me a different server credentials. Thank you all who took the time to try and help I am sorry for the ...
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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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Can't upgrade from 5.26.* to 5.28.*

Issue causing this: Extensions. In PHP logs I found out Symphony was mentioned along with Flexmailer. We had alpha outdated version of Flexmailer causing issues. Disabling it/ updating it seems to ...
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Join & Update Notifications

You could use the extension CiviRules to do that. You need to set up two different Rules, one for each process. Select a trigger and condition with your requirements (group contact is added, and ...
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How do I update CiviCRM following a security update?

Please follow the steps in the link one by one Link: https://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Upgrading+CiviCRM+for+Drupal+7#UpgradingCiviCRMforDrupal7-1....
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How to update latest.civicrm.org?

You are correct that latest.civicrm.org/versions.json is the canonical source for CiviCRM version information. The file is quite new and the release-publishing script has not yet been updated to ...
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Is there a way to update CiviCRM through the Drupal Admin/Modules panel?

I feel your pain. There is no way to do it through the modules panel. However, I believe the instructions you are following are unnecessarily complex. What we do is back up, then delete the civicrm ...
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How can I fix this problem with duplicate index in 4.7.21?

You can apply this PR - and reload System status page. This will let you know in advance which indices are already present in DB and would result in DB error on hitting Update Indices button. So what ...
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Unable to run a batch update of contribution soft credits

Currently updating contribution to add/update soft credits are not supported. I feel Updating soft credit was missed during initial implementation. We will need to submit a core fix to have it working ...
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GDPR - updating preferences / forgetme

I had a similar issue and posted here: https://github.com/veda-consulting/uk.co.vedaconsulting.gdpr/issues/50 I have not had a chance to see why the tokens were not working for me, but I can add them ...
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Can I export full database and import it in a fresh newer CiviCRM version?

Aivars, If the problem you facing is something related to report then i would suggest to fix the report rather wasting time exporting-importing data/structure from 2 different instances. The problem ...
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Are there Realease Notes when a new Release is published?

You should find release notes for all versions linked from https://civicrm.org/blog/tags/release (this page is linked from the download page). Maybe they haven't added in the latest yet: 5.18.0 not ...
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How can I update CiviCRM installed with Drupal 8 using Composer?

In practice it's as simple as doing a composer update for the most part - assuming you're configured "sensibly" - the RoundEarth setup makes (or at least made!) some assumptions re: versioning that ...
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How can I update CiviCRM installed with Drupal 8 using Composer?

I've been updating it using the following: composer require civicrm/civicrm-core composer civicrm cv upgrade:db That is after making a backup first. Has worked for my installation.
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CiviCRM 5.26.2 admin menu vanished in Drupal 7.72

Fantastic, like Jon G - Megaphone Tech mentioned in the comments: I replaced the formerly working shortlink including my domain name with the internal link using the auto-generated "clients" ...
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Is there a way to update CiviCRM through the Drupal Admin/Modules panel?

It sounds like you're using some very old-school approaches to system management. You can probably make your life easier by adopting some newer practices. Always run upgrades on a test server. I ...
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What to do when upgrading from 4.3.4 to 4.6.0 is failing?

Try importing the "drop everything" file from the CiviCRM tarball in sql/civicrm_drop.mysql to remove all 4.6.0 tables from your new database. Then re-import your 4.3.4 database. Then try the upgrade.
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Security alert - how to manage the download

Follow the instructions at http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Upgrading+CiviCRM+for+Drupal+7. If you have questions about the documentation, please post a separate question back here.
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Clear data from supplemental address on update

I tried this and was able to get it to null the field. I needed to put null in the field in the cvs. I had to make sure the null did not have any quotes around it. Just the word null between the ...
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Comparing Duplicate address

The most reliable way to do this is to not import addresses that are known matches. I regularly use Pentaho Kettle to create import files for me. I'll separate addresses into their own CSV, then use ...
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