Jern
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Sending email from CiviCRM via Gmail SMTP - two-factor authentication
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The solution is here.Generate a sixteen-digit token and use the token instead of your Gmail password. So the SMTP settings will be: SMTP server - smtp.gmail.com SMTP port - 587 Authentication - Yes ...

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CSS problems on Contact Notes View modal dialog
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Turns out it was a CSS conflict with the Woocommerce Event Manager plugin in WordPress. In fact it was affecting the formatting of many different modal dialog windows in CiviCRM, not just the Contact ...

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CiviCRM eMails not being delivered
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This depends a bit on how you're sending emails. Are you using a mailing service, or do you run your own mail server? Some mail processors accept mail but then don't allow it through to the user if ...

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Migrate CiviCRM from Joomla to Wordpress
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In case it helps anyone, this is what I did: Initial set-up: - a working Joomla site, with Civicrm and Joomla tables in the same database - a separate installation of Wordpress on the same server (...

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Is there a problem with the REST interface on CiviCRM API?
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In the end, I was only able to make it work by using array notation. Some examples below. All these worked in the array notation on the right, but not in the object notation on the left: "options": {"...

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Manage Case ─ display activities in chronological order
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As mentioned in the comments, it turns out the problem was one of numptitude, not a problem with CiviCRM. In fact the tweak works fine, as Demerit kindly confirmed.

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Civix not working Joomla! 3.9.3
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OK, it looks like it's a problem with Joomla 3.9.3. See discussion here. Fix should be included in Joomla 3.9.4, which is out on 12th March.

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Create Case using API via REST - no "Open Case" activity created
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Answer (thanks to @ErikH and @Demerit): the problem was that the case type did not have an Open Case activity in its standard timeline (presumably I had deleted it). Anyway, I added the Open Case ...

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CiviCase css problem (Joomla version) after upgrade to 4.7.14
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This problem was fixed in version 4.7.16. More details here. If for some reason you need a quick fix for version 4.7.14, comment out the last 10 lines of css/joomla.css.

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Joomla 3.8 errors with CiviCRM
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CiviCRM is not yet compatible with Joomla 3.8. See here. As you will see, there is a patch. The patch resolved all the issues I was aware of, but is not yet approved.

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hook civicrm_post not triggering as expected (Joomla)
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OK, it was my stupid fault. The function isn't only called when a contact is created - it's called when any event happens (eg cron job). So the important line is the conditional statement (which ...

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Attachments not sending when emailing a contact in CiviCRM v. 4.7.10
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Please ignore what I wrote. The fix does work. I just fixed the wrong installation. What a dork. All sorted now.

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Searching by case - would like to sort by subject - greyed out
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I found an answer - by editing the file com_civicrm/civicrm/CRM/Case/Selector/Search.php. I inserted the following line after line 427: 'sort' => 'case_subject', This makes the Subject column ...

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Settings - Date Preferences - mailing - start offset, end offset (what do they mean?)
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OK, I'm an idiot. The start offset means that users can't schedule mailings in the past, and the 1 means that they can schedule mailings up to one year into the future. Maybe "offset" isn't the ideal ...

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cms.root.path error after upgrade to 4.7 (Joomla)
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Thanks to eug for finding the problem (see comments). Eug's solution worked for me: Edit the file administrator/components/com_civicrm/civicrm/templates/CRM/Admin/Form/Setting/Pa‌​th.hlp to replace ...

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Edits not saving in Case Activity Tab since 4.7.4 upgrade
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I may have found the solution, but I'm not sure. At line 418 of civicrm/CRM/Case/Form/Activity.php there is this command: $params = array_merge($params, $oldActivity); But this seems to be ...

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Edits not saving in Case Activity Tab since 4.7.4 upgrade
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Verified now that the issue is a general problem with CiviCase in Drupal, Joomla and Wordpress versions. I have raised a bug report here.

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Illegal characters in email signature field
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The problem has appeared again, so I checked the page source. In the email signature field (which appears blank), there is: <p> <br></p><!--{cke_protected}%3Cscript%20charset%3D%...

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Activities pane on Manage Case page
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OK, I found the answer*. The file is civicrm/templates/CRM/Case/Form/ActivityTab.tpl, and the display settings for the activity tab are in line 77. Change 'desc' to 'asc'. In the same line, you can ...

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Mailings are started but not sent - What is the difference between a scheduled job and "Run it now"?
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It seems that there is a bug in CiviCRM 4.7, 4.7.1 and 4.7.2 which causes these symptoms (scheduled mailing stuck at "running" without actually sending, but will send using Execute Now). See here and ...

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Mailing appears to have sent, but still "Running" after several hours
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In case anyone has the same symptoms with CiviCRM 4.7 or 4.7.1 or 4.7.2 (mailing stuck at "running" without actually sending, but will send using Execute Now), this is apparently a bug without a fix (...

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Civicase activity table default options
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I'm trying to make the same change in 4.7, but everything seems to have changed. Where should I be looking now for these CiviCase activity table display tweaks? Thanks.

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Dashboard problem after installing reverse proxy server
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It turned out to be a hosting problem. The /etc/hosts file had two conflicting entries, associating the host name with two different IP addresses. So I removed one of them, and Bob was my uncle.

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civicrm dashboard won't load
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In my experience, this kind of thing is usually caused by something (a hosting setting?) trying to use a www.- site URL and CiviCRM using a non-www. site URL in the civicrm.settings.php files, or the ...

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How do I make dropdowns work on CiviCase edit case type?
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Do you have K2 installed? If so, there is an incompatibility between K2 2.6.9 and CiviCRM, which caused JavaScript errors. If you do have K2, then you need to install a patch. See my other related ...

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AJAX problem in CiviCase - Administer Case Types
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OK, I found the problem. It was the same issue as reported here. It wasn't a CiviCRM problem at all. The JavaScript errors were caused by the K2 component, which alters the HTML output after CiviCRM ...

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CiviMail pull-downs not displaying correctly
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Thanks Coleman. I guess that I did something wrong when making the Pull Request changes for issue CRM-16277, but I can't find the problem. I wasn't even sure which of the six PR changes to make, so it'...

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CiviMail: "DB error" alert pop-up
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Looks like this could be the same as or related to issue CRM-16277, which has been fixed for 4.6.3.

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