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Transfer event registration
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Civi can't do this in the UI, but if you're comfortable using the api explorer you could. First you need to find the id of the participant record (not the contact id of the participant) and the ...

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Display CiviCRM Admin Menu in Drupal
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Yes. You can do this by enabling the CiviMenu drupal module: CiviMenu allows you to display the CiviCRM menubar on non-civicrm pages of your website. This module provides an invisible Drupal Block ...

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Webform CiviCRM and Gift Membership
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Yes, you can do this with Webforms. Create two contacts on the webform. Contact 1 will pay (that's always the case with contact 1), you can set contact 2 to receive the membership. Incidentally you ...

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Kid gloves and hotspot flagging
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One option would be to make a special contact sub-type for this purpose. CiviCRM allows you to use a custom icon per sub-type (just pick one from the internet) which would make the contact appear ...

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Webform Price Sets
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You can accomplish this by: Installing the webform select or other module. Changing the price field's widget to a select (by default it is a textfield) and enabling the options you wish plus the "...

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How can I run a php script to display API response with social media information for a contact
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You can run php inside smarty, you just need to include it within {php} tags. {php} $result = doSomethingCool(); $this->assign('coolStuff', $result); {/php} <div>Your social media ...

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Recommended version of PHP?
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The safest bet is probably 5.5. 5.6 ought to work but hasn't been tested as thoroughly. As a core CiviCRM developer I currently use 5.5.9 in my test environment. You should also look at which version ...

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REST API without JSON just key=value
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Yes, you do not need the params to be formatted as json, since they are all simple strings/numbers you can just place them in the url like subject=test&target_id=1529697 etc. If you want your ...

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Submitting Cases on a Website
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Drupal Webform-Integration offers a robust solution for this. Unfortunately there is no equivalent for Joomla.

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Editable "Other" option in multiple choice / select field?
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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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Display CiviCRM Survey in Drupal Content Type
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By design, a CiviCRM survey can't be displayed anywhere on your website. From the docs (emphasis mine): CiviCampaign has a feature that enables offline surveys by providing a standardised way to ...

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How do I print an activity?
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I think you're referring to the fact that viewing an activity now happens in a pop-up window, and that window is missing a print button. I think this is probably an oversight and would be nice to fix....

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Where in the database is the note field for contributions?
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You can retrieve contribution notes via the api using: civicrm_api3('Note', 'get', array( 'entity_table' => 'civicrm_contribution', 'entity_id' => $contributionID, )); Or see the api ...

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How can I set up a two part sign up form, where first submit leads to second with more fields?
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To implement this purely in CiviCRM with WordPress: Create a standalone profile form to collect name, email, etc. Create a second profile form to collect other information. If you want it to record ...

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How does one stop people who haven't paid (pending from pay later) from filling an event?
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In the admin menu, go to Administer -> CiviEvent -> Participant Statuses. It looks like this: Ensure the various "Pending" statuses (the one you asked about is highlighted in the image) have "Counted"...

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How to disable cache refresh on Manage Groups page
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The manage groups page does not force a refresh of the smart group cache but there is a button to do so on the right-hand side: Without clicking that button, what it does do is count the number of ...

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(Solved) Undefined function in webform_civicrm
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5 votes

Thanks for letting us know about the problem. I've just pushed a fix into the 7.x-4.x branch to ensure the function gets loaded. You can update your local copy of the module (cd /path/to/modules/...

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Restrict contacts available to be assigned to an activity
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The EntityRef field on the form can be given that restriction. Best way to do it is probably via a hook, e.g. hook_civicrm_preProcess($formName, &$form) { if (is_a($form, '...

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Are extensions that work with CiviCRM 4.7 also compatible with 5.x?
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Because 5.0 does not include breaking changes, it is considered equally compatible with 4.7 extensions. There is always minor risk of breakage when upgrading software, but 4.7 to 5.0 is not considered ...

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How do I make one hyperlink which shows its target page as a modal dialog when clicked?
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It's quite simple actually. Add the css class crm-popup to the link and you're done :)

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Is it possible to segment data so only users can see certain information?
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Yes, you can do that. Read up on CiviCRM Access Control to get started.

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create webform that allows user to create either 1, 2 or 3 activities depending on user selection
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You can accomplish this by: For each activity, make the Activity Type field "user select". Edit those 3 Activity Type fields on the webform. For each one: Deselect "list box" Deselect all activity ...

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How to create a custom field for a file upload, and make it private
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CiviCRM files are never directly web-accessible. If you are also using Webform integration to submit the file, then a copy of the file is also stored in Drupal. You could either make your Drupal files ...

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Mapping of CiviCRM's Contact card fields to Drupal user entity's
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In general the way to sync drupal entities with CiviCRM fields is to enable the civicrm_entity module. Documentation can be found here.

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creating contacts from remote websites
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Yes. CiviCRM provides an "html snippet" for every profile form you create. Simply copy and paste this into your remote website and form submissions will be saved back to your CiviCRM database. For ...

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Uploading files through the API
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5 votes

Yes, it did happen and it's called the "attachment" api. You can look up the docs for it in the api explorer:

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Can a household register online?
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5 votes

If you are using Drupal as your CMS, then the answer is "yes". The drupal Webform-CiviCRM Integration module allows you to set up a form to register one or more people for any number of events, with ...

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Can I add fields to the "New Individual" popup window?
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Yes you can. This form is actually a configurable profile. To edit it: Go to Administer > Customize Data & Screens > Profiles Click on the "Reserved Profiles" tab. Find the "New Individual" ...

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Find Contacts with no Relationships
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One way of achieving your goal would be via a temporary group: Using advanced search, search for all contacts who do have a relationship (simply open the "Relationships" tab, enter nothing, and ...

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Custom data: Can the Input Type Field be None?
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Yes, you can use custom data for this. When creating/editing your custom field, enable the "View Only" option:

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