Parvez Saleh
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Anyone building or built - an API Call into Zoom to Add A Meeting Registrant
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https://github.com/veda-consulting-company/ncn-civi-zoom We have forked the original extension, I would use ours as we have fixes/changes to make it configurable and the original developer hasn't yet ...

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What can I do so that mailings sent through Civi are not marked as spam?
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An alternative solution is to use a third party service to send the emails and not the web server. They'll be better placed to ensure your not marked as spam. Services such as CiviSMTP (Paid), ...

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Corrupted smart group?
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I would first check that contacts haven't been manually added to or removed from the smart group. To do this you'll probably need access to the database in order to interrogate the tables. Even though ...

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How to bulk renew membership
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We've done this sort of thing in our Direct Debit extensions. From memory if there is a recurring record and the membership is set to auto renew then it works fine i.e. renews the membership as needed....

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Using Mandrill for mass mailings
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Yes, you definitely can connect CiviCRM to Mandrill for email delivery, including mass emails. Theres also Sparkpost etc. We did a video on the subject if you're interested. https://youtu.be/...

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Migrate from Drupal to WordPress - 'DB Error: no such table'
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This is down to the fact that you probably have logging turned on in your Drupal environment. So the easiest thing to do would be to turn it off before you migrate and turn it back on in Wordpress (...

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How do I permanently disable the "Similar Contacts Found" pop up?
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You can turn it off totally if you need although you probably want to tweak the rules as Pete has highlighted. If you did want to turn it off you can get to display settings and turn off the display (...

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New 'Contact Exported' and 'Activity Exported' activity
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The latest version of the GDPR extension does this. It records when contacts have been exported for audit purposes.

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The versafix-1 template on the mosaico site has editing options I don't see in civi. Any chance of getting them?
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we're looking to upgrade the mosaico library in CiviCRM to the latest version in the next few weeks. After we do that the extra features will become available.

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I've inherited old CiviCRM data from a Drupal install - how do I get upgraded and running in Wordpress?
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For the move from Drupal to WP I wouldn't try what your going to do, our approach would normally be to setup a fresh install of CiviCRM on the WP site. Then move over the relevant tables from the old ...

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Multilingual support
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As Peter has said, CiviCRM's current support for multiple languages is restricted by the underlying architecture. Basically an extra column is added to the tables for each field that needs to be ...

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Will this solution safely reduce the disk size of my database
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I don't think this is a solution you should employ without checking on a few things i.e. foreign keys, indexes, triggers etc. It's a risky way to do it. If you must find space and have cleared as much ...

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How to make links in email direct and non-trackable
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You can turn off tracking in the "Advanced Mailing Options" on the final step, assuming your using to send. I've attached a screen shot for reference. On the Tracking tab, you can untick &...

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CiviCRM DB Error: syntax error during upgrade in Wordpress
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My theory is you have a table called 'civicrm_group_contact_05Feb20-2049' in the database, maybe a backup whilst you were investigating an issue or something? If you drop this table prior to ...

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Filter in report mixing is one of and is not one of
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You could use the include exclude custom search to get the data you've described. If you wanted to include only those in a report then probably you could create a smart group from the results and use ...

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Stripe/GoCardless Payment Processor payouts - Accounts reconciliation
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The most common approach to reconciliation is to update contributions within the CRM with the identifier from the payment processor. For Stripe we have a few approaches, our most recent is the payout ...

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how to create a report based on date subscription to a group?
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Under custom searches there is a search you can use for date range of subscription to a group. You could then create a smart group from the results if needed. Its called "Search Group Subscription by ...

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Is CiviPostcode dead?
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its not dead! We are in the process of migrating it to a new physical platform, which we're hoping to complete this week.

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CiviCRM 'Detailed Logging' removes former 'Changelog' entries on contacts
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They should still exist in the civicrm_log table if you have access to the DB.

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How can I efficiently dedupe a very large number of records?
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We did a lot of work to the dedupe processes in CiviCRM and in 4.7 its a much easier process to de-dupe large databases then it used to be. It was presented by Eileen in this years London CiviCon, ...

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How can I synchronize civimail and my microsoft outlook mail program?
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Another option is to use our outlook plugin and extension. The extension will let you file emails into CiviCRM from your outlook client and it will also create contacts where needed. Its a bit more ...

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Send e-mail to multiple contacts as as separate mails
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As the previous answer states correctly, CiviCRM does in fact send individual emails to each contact you selected. The simplest way to know this is thats the only way tokens would work properly. If ...

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Upgrade Civi 4.0 to secure version
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Easiest thing to do is upgrade in stages, go from 4.0 to 4.1, then to 4.2 then you can try straight up to 4.6 This approach should mean you dont hit too many issues

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How to recording financial classes in addition to financial types in a contribution?
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You could add a custom field for the donors to effectively pick the campaigns they wish to donate to, then you could reallocate behind the scenes is one option. Another is to use shop items, these ...

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Does CiviRules extension work on 4.6.x
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We're using it on 4.6.x sites too and are in the process of adding extra things such as the ability to allocate campaigns. If theres anything in particular you'd like to do but cant maybe drop into a ...

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CiviCRM Wordpress Optimization
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Have you tried running mod_php as opposed to fastcgi mode? In the past when we've had this with our servers our first point of call is to determine which part of the stack is limited to 1 core. Our ...

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Recording simple offline contribution
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The easiest way would be to use the batch operations. They are designed for you to enter multiple contributions at the same time and therefore will allow the data to be captured as you want. You ...

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Upgrade from 5.20.0 to 5.41.2 (Wordpress)
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Our advice would be to try a full upgrade on a test/staging site first. This is the only way you'll be sure. Remember you'll need to upgrade extensions too as thats approx 21 months of upgrade being ...

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How to search for people not in any groups
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You could use the Custom search include/exclude? Thats normally the way I would try to find everyone who is not in a group/segment.

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Should I use cPanel on my server?
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so my suggestion would be to go ahead and use it. As much as software can make things less secure, in this instance the cpanel is probably setup to auto update so its not something your managing and ...

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