CiviCRM - CiviCRM User News - May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017 | User news is the official bi-weekly newsletter of CiviCRM

Written by Jamie Novick, Compucorp LTD - April 24, 2017

Not too long ago, we wrote a little blog post about some of the work we’ve been doing for CiviHR's new user experience and visual design and after months... read more

Written by Mark Hanna, Skvare - April 28, 2017

CiviCRM Entity is close to its stable, non-beta release. We've had fewer and fewer bug reports each release, and only 1 found in the main module since beta6... read more

Written by Yashoda Chaku, CiviDesk, April 27, 2017

As you may be aware, new PCI DSS requirements state that all payment systems must disable early TLS by 2018. As part of this requirement, PayPal, Auth.Net and... read more

Written by Bryan Daniels, Skvare - April 25, 2017

CiviCRM Entity is close to its stable, non-beta release. We've had fewer and fewer bug reports each release, and only 1 found in the main module since beta6... read more

CiviCon St. Louis is right around the corner and registration is still open. Join experts from around the world and get to know CiviCRM in depth. Block rates for lodging have been extended to April 21. Details online...


Thanks to supporters of CiviCRM

Partners, members and contributors make CiviCRM happen. They not only represent the very best of CiviCRM, they help sustain the project for everyone. Look for the badge and you'll find the standouts in the CiviCRM community. Consider supporting CiviCRM by becoming a partner or a member today.

iXiam Global Solutions Empowering Partner

iXiam is a global software development and technology company providing solutions to our customers worldwide. Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain with succesfull projects delivered around the globe, we provide to our global customers first class services and solutions: CiviCRM Projects, Webcasting Solutions, Software Development and Professional Services. Based in Spain.

GMCVO Databases

GMCVO Databases Empowering Partner

GMCVO is the voluntary sector support organisation for the city-region of Greater Manchester in the United Kingdom. GMCVO was set up as a registered charity and company limited by guarantee in 1975. We provide CiviCRM services to over 60 organisations in the UK and provide consultancy, system implementation, training and on-going support to help voluntary organisations and charities grow. Based in United Kingdom.

Freeform Solutions Empowering Partner

Freeform Solutions is Canadian-based non-profit IT organization dedicated to helping other non-profits understand and employ technology appropriately and effectively to support their missions. We provide flexible consulting, online-based solutions, website development, and hosting solutions that give you peace of mind and help stay focused on your mission. Based in Canada.

CivICRM Events

The events listed below are upcoming as of today. Please check online to view the full list of conferences, events, meetups and partner-led trainings. Click here for a full listing of events.

> May 3 | CiviTip: Personal Campaign Pages - Online training, 11:30am ET

> May 4 | Fundamentals of Contact Management - Online training, 2:00pm ET

> May 9 | Fundamentals of Membership Management - Online training, 12:00pm ET

> May 8 & 9 | CiviCon St. Louis - CiviCon, St. Louis US

> May 10 & 11 | User & Administrator Training - Workshop, St. Louis US

> May 10 & 11 | Developer Training - Workshop, St. Louis US

> May 10 - 14 | St. Louis Sprint - Sprint, St. Louis US (registration free)

> May 16 | CiviTip: Postal Mail - Online training, 11:30am ET

> May 17 | Customize your database with fields & profiles - Online training, 2:00pm ET

> May 18 | Configuring effective emailings - Online training, 11:30am ET

> May 23 | CiviTip: Using Summary Fields - Online training, 11:30am ET

> May 24 | Organizing successful events - Online training, 12:00pm ET

> May 25 | User & Administrator Training - Workshop, Edinburgh, UK

> May 25 | Integratring CiviCRM with WordPress - Online training, 11:30am ET

> May 31 | CiviTip: Searching - Online training, 11:30am ET

> Jun 1 | Remote documentation sprint - CiviCRM Sprint

> Jun 2 | 2 day user & administrator training - Workshop, London UK

> Jun 8 | 1 day user & administrator training - Pre-CiviCon Cologne, Cologne DE

> Jun 9 | CiviCon Cologne - CiviCon, Cologne DE

CiviCRM Jobs

CiviCRM Jobs is a community resource that enables organizations to promote employment opportunities and find quality help. 

> CRM Administrator - Healthwatch England

> Web & Data Manager - Network of Ensemble Theaters

> Contract Fundraising Donors Services Associate - Wikimedia Foundation

> CiviCRM Application Administrator - Internet Archive

Support APIv4

The CiviCRM Core Team is dedicating May and June to moving APIv4 forward. Used increasingly throughout CiviCRM, the API is a key element of functionality throughout the platform.  Read full announcement...


The Core Team has raised nearly 80% of the funds necessary to work on APIv4 in the coming months. We've spun up a Make It Happen Campaign to finish off our funding effort. Donate today and help make CiviCRM APIv4 a reality!

CiviCRM is the leading open source CRM for nonprofits and civic-sector organizations worldwide, currently powering 11,061 organizations, managing 183,829,269 contacts and empowering 113,923,909 contributions.


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