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NEW Online training Class times for Australian and New Zealand CiviCRM users - 六, 06/15/2019 - 03:30

Cividesk has received many requests from CiviCRM users in Australia and New Zealand for online training courses that are held at a time that works for them. In an effort to better serve our CiviCRM friends on the other side of the globe, we are now offering more variety in our class times to make sure all students have the opportunity to participate in our online live instruction training sessions.

Upcoming classes include:

Taking Events to the next level in CiviCRM: Online training June 18th - 四, 06/13/2019 - 05:51

Cividesk is offering our intermediate Events online training class, "Organizing Successful Events" this Tuesday, June 18th starting at 10 am MT/12 pm ET.

Establishment Committee releases Proposal for Elected Body - 三, 06/12/2019 - 02:34

After seven long months and over 35 conference calls, 65 Loomio threads, 15 Google Documents and 2 PowerPoint docs, we are done!

Firstly, I want to say thank you to my fellow members of the Establishment Committee for being such a diligent, collaborative and positive group of people to work with - Pete’s pragmatism, Erik’s philosophical musings and Andrew’s clarity of thought give a taste of what it has been like to wade through this phase of the CiviCRM project. I have thoroughly enjoyed the time we have been working together!

GSoC Project: Data Processor Extension - 一, 06/10/2019 - 08:20

GSoC is not something which can be hidden from a developer who is passionate about programming so I have heard a lot about GSoC through social media posts, and also from my colleagues and seniors from my college. From first year of my college I have been lot involved in Open Source.

Getting started in CiviCRM: Contact Management online Training on June 12th - 日, 06/09/2019 - 05:17

If you are new to CiviCRM and want to better understand how to manage your contacts, the relationships between them, searching, creating groups and tags, activities and reporting, then register for this fundamentals class on Contact Management this Wednesday, June 12th at 9 am MT/11 am ET. 

This 2-hour online training brought by Cividesk will introduce you to many of the basic features for managing contacts in CiviCRM. 

CiviCRM 5.14.0 release - 五, 06/07/2019 - 18:44
CiviCRM version 5.14.0 is now out and ready to download.    Starting from this CiviCRM release:
  • The minimum supported PHP version is 7.0. 
  • The recommended PHP version is 7.2.

CiviContribute online training session: June 6th - 五, 05/31/2019 - 21:35

Learn all the basics of managing your contributions in CiviCRM: recording, searching, reporting and effectively communicating with your donors.

This 2-hour online class on the Fundamentals of Contribution Management taught by Cividesk is designed to introduce you to many of the features in CiviContribute and help you get off to a good start with best practices for managing this critical part of your organization.  

My first CiviCamp (in Dutch) - 三, 05/29/2019 - 20:04

Maandag 13 mei was het zover. Mijn eerste CiviCamp. Ik werk inmiddels al een paar jaar met CiviCRM en het leek me goed om wat meer betrokken te zijn bij de community. Ik vond het wel spannend. Ik heb immers geen verstand van ICT, ik heb een sociale opleiding gedaan. Ik ben coördinator van een maatjesproject en gebruik CiviCRM om vast te leggen wie maatje van wie is. We zijn een kleine organisatie met slechts twee parttime medewerkers, maar ik zou mijn werk niet kunnen doen zonder CiviCRM.

Fundamentals of Membership online training: May 30th - 五, 05/24/2019 - 00:16

Are you interested in learning more about the Membership module in CiviCRM?  The Fundamentals of Membership Management will cover all the basics for getting of to a successful start with managing and tracking membership in CiviCRM. 

Join Cividesk for this 2-hour live and interactive training session for new users on Thursday, May 30th at 9 am MT/ 10 am CT / 11 am ET (sorry but recorded versions are not available). 

CiviCRM Security Release (5.13.4, 5.7.6 ESR, API v.4) - 四, 05/16/2019 - 19:17

There has been a security release for CiviCRM. We recommend you immediately upgrade to one of the following versions:


  • CiviCRM v5.13.4
  • CiviCRM v5.7.6 ESR

Below are the security advisories details:

Events online training: May 22nd at 3 pm MT - 四, 05/16/2019 - 06:10

Cividesk is offering our Fundamentals of Event Management class for new users on Wednesday May 22nd at 3 pm MDT (Denver) and for our friends on the other side of the globe, this class starts on Thursday, May 23rd at 7 am AEST (Sydney).  

This Fundamentals class will cover all you need to know to get started using CiviEvent, focusing on the creation of a new event and the management of participants before and after events. 

Join us at CiviCamp NYC 2019 - 一, 05/13/2019 - 22:52

We're having a CiviCamp and Sprint in New York City. CiviCamp will take place Tuesday, June 11th at the National Urban League. The Code and Documentation Sprint will follow from June 12th to 15th.

CiviVolunteer online training class on Tuesday, May 14th - 四, 05/09/2019 - 05:09

Are you interested in effectively managing your volunteers in CiviCRM? 

Join Cividesk for our online training session, "The Essentials of CiviVolunteer" on Tuesday May 14th starting at 10 am MT (Denver, Colorado) and learn how you can gather and store volunteer information, create sign up for volunteer opportunities or shifts at a specific event, and put together reports that track volunteer hours.

Building Form Builder - 三, 05/08/2019 - 01:03

With generous support from the community funding our first Form Builder Make-it-happen campaign, Tim Otten & Coleman Watts have begun regular code sprints for phase 1 of the Form Builder project. The extension is evolving rapidly, but I wanted to take a break from development for a few minutes to update you on what we've accomplished so far and where we go from here.


CiviCRM + Drupal 8: The Official Make It Happen - 二, 05/07/2019 - 16:47
If your organisation uses CiviCRM with Drupal, and would like to do in the future, we need your help!   Over the past few years lots of amazing work has been done on the unofficial Drupal 8 CiviCRM release.
The CiviCRM core team have looked at this and are now in a position to complete the work to make this an official CiviCRM release. This means they will make changes so
  • CiviCRM can easily be installed with Drupal 8
  • They will ensure CiviCRM works with Views in Drupal 8

Let's praise CiviCRM! - 一, 05/06/2019 - 22:44

Josh nicely asked me to drop some words about the relationship Greenpeace in Central and Eastern Europe (GP) has with CiviCRM. I believe today is a good day to praise CiviCRM!

Bitcoin payments for CiviCRM - 一, 05/06/2019 - 22:18

Accept Bitcoin / Bitcoin Cash (BCH/BTC) payments using bitpay ( through CiviCRM.

Contact Management online training for New CiviCRM Users: Thursday, May 9th - 六, 05/04/2019 - 02:49

Are you new to CiviCRM and would like to learn the basics of managing your contacts? 

CIVICRM ESR 5.13 & PHP 5.6 - 六, 05/04/2019 - 00:18

If you’re not already aware, CiviCRM version 5.13 shipped this past Wednesday. In addition to this being the normal monthly release of the latest stable version of CiviCRM, it will also serve as the next version of CiviCRM ESR, officially in August. Finally, CiviCRM version 5.13 will be the last version of CiviCRM to support PHP 5.6.

There’s a lot here to digest, so let’s break it down with a few questions.

CiviCRM 5.13.0 release - 四, 05/02/2019 - 23:58
CiviCRM version 5.13.0 is now out and ready to download. Please note that the next CiviCRM security release is expected on 15th May. It is going to be a point release of 5.13.    One of big improvements in 5.13.0 is being able to use mysql lock handling for 5.7 MySQL sites - see this PR for more details.   RELEASE NOTES:
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