Nicholai
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How do I send to Multiple Email Addresses for a contact in CiviMail?
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Yes! Go to /civicrm/admin/setting/preferences/mailing and check "Enable multiple bulk email addresses for a contact". Then check the boxes for all of a contact's addresses that should be included in a ...

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How to delete sample data?
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The quickest way is to: Run a contribution search with no criteria. You will have a result page with all of them. For the Select Records option, choose All Records. For the Actions option, choose ...

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What are best practices for bad postal addresses?
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9 votes

I think a location type of something like "Rejected" will give you great flexibility. If you want to get a bit more elaborate, combine the location type with a custom field that tracks the reason for ...

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Advance Multi-Select - Obsolete?
6 votes

You may be thinking of the old multi-select widget, which required Ctrl+click. The new one is much improved (I think it was refreshed in 4.5) using the popular Select2 widget. It does find-as-you-type,...

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How can i match CiviCRM ID on two installations?
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Depending on your end goal, one solution is to set the External ID of a record in instance B, to the Internal ID from instance A. The Internal ID (civicrm_contact.id) is a primary key; the database ...

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How to find contacts with no group?
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This is a workaround, but it will get what you need with minimal effort. Use the Import Contacts feature. On the first screen, choose Update. Instead of a CSV file as the source, use the SQL query ...

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How do I create recurring events in 4.6?
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Combining the question's comments into an answer: The Repeat tab isn't available until the event has been saved. Create the event and save it, and you'll see the tab.

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Could Civi or Drupal Rules be used to aggregate ratings for services?
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You would do this with an extension. Check out the Summary Fields extension for inspiration. It's similar to your goal, just geared toward donations and event participation.

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Warning when importing contacts/activities
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This message means that your upload will likely fail on larger files. Update your PHP.ini file to fix this conflict. More info: PHP change the maximum upload file size

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How can I add an additional email id for "work" through API?
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Here is an example for creating a new email on an existing contact. Note that the default "Work" is location_type_id 2: $params = array( 'contact_id' => 99, 'location_type_id' => 2, ...

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How to setup Civicrm for using FPO addresses
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The list of states isn't editable by the end user, so it will require filing a bug to get APO, FPO (and whatever the third one is) added as state. In the meantime, I recommend using APO as the city, ...

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Is this a bug, or a feature? Redirect on contribution landing page triggering while editing
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Looking at the demo site, you are inserting JavaScript directly into the thank-you message: <p>Thanks for supporting our organization with your membership. You can learn more about membership ...

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Simple, consistent N. Am. phone validation/reformatting everywhere?
4 votes

I'm not sure where exactly phone input fields are built (is it always Phone.php?). But if building phone inputs can be patched to add type="tel", you could then put JS in the footer of all Civi pages ...

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Problem with open_basedir restriction in effect
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Another potential cause is that Civi's WordPress.php file is incorrectly guessing the path to your WP install. You can force the path in your civicrm.settings.php file, like so: define('...

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Collecting Facebook, LinkedIn profiles
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For FB, if the user entered the big ugly profile.php URL, you can get the shortlink (and profile pic) very easily using the Graph API, like this: http://graph.facebook.com/4?fields=link,picture. In ...

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How do I search for contacts with no contributions?
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For contacts with no gifts ever, use Search Builder. Include contacts where >Contribution > Contribution ID > Is Null. For contacts who didn't give within a specific timeframe, I can only come up ...

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Why unexpected attached files are loaded in all mailings by default?
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I think I've found the cause. Check out bug CRM-16544, it matches your problem exactly (except theirs was Grant and yours is Event). I think we can fix this by adding civicrm_event to the array on ...

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Scheduled mailings don't get sent
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It sounds like you don't yet have the cron job set up, or there is a problem with it. The Scheduled jobs section of the user guide walks you through creating the job. Things may be slightly different ...

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What organizations use CiviCRM?
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I've seen the page you're talking about, but I don't think it survived the website redesign. Here is a list of CiviCRM Members though, which has the more high-profile names you're probably searching ...

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Simple, consistent N. Am. phone validation/reformatting everywhere?
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Rather than trying to solve it at the form level, you could use hook_civicrm_post() to look for a 'Phone' object. From there, doing a phone number reformat by talking to libphonenumber is pretty ...

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Tokens for Custom Field Set with Multiple Records
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You will need to create a custom token for this. Hook_civicrm_tokens is where you assign names to your tokens, and hook_civicrm_tokenValues is where you define the business logic. You will use the API ...

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How to give a group by default to a new contact?
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One option is to do it with profiles. You can automatically add contacts to a specific group when they are entered via profile. Create two different profiles for your two groups, and have your users ...

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Wrong calcuation of event.balance value in reminder email
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It's possible this is the culprit: net amount sometimes incorrect for events involving partial payments You could update to 4.6.2 if that's possible, or perhaps review out the commit and roll your ...

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How to convert/import participants with partial payments
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In the end, this can't be done with a simple import. We must populate all of the following tables: civicrm_participant civicrm_line_item civicrm_contribution civicrm_participant_payment ...

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How do I correct the fault causing "file_exists(): open_basedir restriction in effect"
3 votes

Take a look under Administer/System Settings/Directories. It sounds like your directory for Images may be incorrect, or not yet defined.

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MailChimp Integration imports First Name, but not Last Name
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The extension looks for specific MailChimp merge token names (FNAME, LNAME, and EMAIL). You can check it out in the function CRM_Mailchimp_Utils::updateContactDetails() if you want to see the guts of ...

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Why does the html snippet for a profile not include the url of the site for linked Jscript and css files?
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I found this deep in the recesses of Jira: Standalone Form HTML for Profiles has relative URL. So it was fixed back in 3.0 but must have reverted at some point. As best I can follow, Resources.php ...

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How to allow parents to register children but still record their own info
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3 votes

I've gotten the desired result by creating a custom WP page to capture parent information and the jQuery Repeater plugin to capture unlimited students and registrations. It displays checkboxes for all ...

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Adding a Facebook Conversion Pixel Code to the contribution confirmation screen
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You could override the Thank-you smarty template. Copy the one from templates/CRM/Contribute/Form/Contribution/ThankYou.tpl. Then you could do something like this: {if $contributionPageID == 20} ...

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How to compare CiviCRM to Salesforce?
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There is actually an organization who specializes in non-biased comparisons of software for nonprofits. Check out Idealware. Specifically, grab their latest report on donor management systems. It has ...

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