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Insert data from a CSV file into CiviCRM

2 months 4 weeks ago

This blog post explains how you could insert data from a CSV file into CiviCRM. We use Pentaho Data Integration to read the CSV file and to call a Form Processor in CiviCRM.

This blog post is an example and when you follow the steps described in this post you can run the same import as me.

Pentaho is a tool to extract and transform data.

The form processor is an extension to create end points for forms in CiviCRM. Those end points can then be called through the api.



CiviCRM 5.17.0 release

3 months ago
CiviCRM version 5.17.0 is now out and ready to download.   RELEASE NOTES: Big thanks to Andrew Hunt and Alice Frumin from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version.  The release notes for 5.17.0 can be accessed here.  

Stripe and SCA payments

3 months ago

With the September 14th deadline for SCA payments and Stripe increasingly reminding users about their PCI compliance many of you will be wondering what is happening with the new Stripe extension that was funded in record time through the CiviCRM Make it Happen programme.

The good news is that it is nearly ready!



CiviCRM Training Boot Camp Special: September 16 - 20

3 months ago

Get in shape with CiviCRM! Cividesk is offering a one-week intensive training special the week of September 16th.

This means all five beginner level Fundamentals of CiviCRM classes (one per day) at a discounted rate. This is a great opportunity to quickly train new staff on contacts, membership, events, contributions and mass emailing in CiviCRM. 

Sign up for four or five classes during that week and receive 10% off the regular rate. 


GSOC Final Evaluation

3 months 1 week ago

Complete GSOC Final Coding Period. Thanks to my mentor and whole CiviCRM community for their constant help throughout my GSOC period. This blog post documents the work I did for GSOC 2019 on the Data processor Extension for CiviCRM.



Online Training: Custom Fields and Profiles on September 10th

3 months 1 week ago

Customize your installation of CiviCRM by creating custom fields and using profiles.

Learn how to gather, store and track in CiviCRM the details that are important for your non-profit. Our class focuses on best practices for creating custom fields and understanding the configuration options. You'll also learn how to create and edit profiles and the many different uses for them in CiviCRM. 


Earn a $500 donation for your favourite cause while helping iATS better serve the CiviCRM Community!

3 months 2 weeks ago


The below post was recently included in the community newsletter, and we wanted to give more users a chance to participate. All entries are eligible to win a $500.00 donation to the non-profit organization of their choice. Entry will remain open until August 31st and we will announce the winner in the second week of September via the CiviCRM newsletter, LinkedIn & Facebook so stay tuned!

Matt Dunne

Australians and New Zealanders - come along to the Asia/Pacific CiviCRM on-line meet-up on 22nd August 2019

3 months 3 weeks ago
COME AND JOIN THE ASIA/PACIFIC CIVICRM MONTHLY ON-LINE MEET-UP ON 22nd August 2019, 2PM TO 3PM This is an open invitation for everyone in the Asia/Pacific region to join other Australians, New Zealanders etc. on-line to catch-up and discuss all things CiviCRM. If you are a CiviCRM user, developer or casual user with questions, then you are most welcome to join us.  

CiviCRM Meetup em Lisboa?

3 months 3 weeks ago

Olá desde Lisboa! Sou o Josh e sou um membro da equipa principal do CiviCRM. Estou neste momento sediado em Lisboa e, após conversar com algumas organizações sem fins lucrativos, comecei a pensar organizar um encontro mensal em Portugal para dar a conhecer o CiviCRM e também para dar formação e apoio. Usas CiviCRM ou estás interessado em aprender? Vives em Lisboa?


We're not alone...

3 months 3 weeks ago

In early July we announced that the contributor log as we know it would come to an end, replaced by time tracking in Gitlab (the official cutover day is August 15, by the way). And, shortly thereafter, we began a discussion within the Core Team about how we manage, track and value contributions to the project. We’ve also been discussing with various stakeholders how CiviCRM is funded, and invariably we end up reviewing both financial support and in-kind contributions.


CiviCRM 5.16.0 release

3 months 4 weeks ago
CiviCRM version 5.16.0 is now out and ready to download.   RELEASE NOTES: Big thanks to Andrew Hunt and Alice Frumin from AGH Strategies for putting up together release notes for this version.  The release notes for 5.16.0 can be accessed here.  

(Development) Towards a clean build of CiviCRM on Drupal 8

4 months 1 week ago

In the coming weeks, you can expect a series of changes going into the development pipeline to support the CiviCRM-Drupal 8 integration. Individually, these will seem unrelated and disjoint - they may not explicitly reference “D8”. I wanted to spend a moment to discuss the concept which ties them together: the clean install process, which will make Civi-D8 an equal member of the Civi CMS club and a good base for continued development and maintenance.


Sydney CiviCRM Meetup, Thurs Aug 1, 2019 6PM

4 months 1 week ago

Come along to the Sydney CiviCRM Meetup, Thurs Aug 1st 2019 6PM!

This second meetup of the year leaves no stone unturned on Contacts, the primary entity in the CiviCRM database, and we look forward to your participation whether it be to learn, share your experiences with others, raise questions or join the discussion.

4 hours 51 minutes ago
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