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CiviCRM Documentation

Developer Resources

CiviCRM books!

Make sure to check out our Online User/Administrator Guide!

Or support us by buying an eBook or hard copy of Using CiviCRM and The CiviCRM Cookbook from Packt Publishing.

Developers & Contributors
  • Developer Documentation Everything you need to know for customizing, extending and debugging CiviCRM.
  • Community 'notepad' wiki A place for collaborative planning, requirements, specifications, notes from sprints and anything else.
Help make this documentation better!

This is a wiki. Be bold!

Find out more about you can participate in documentation efforts Report any errors, omissions or suggestions to the documentation section of our community forums.

Get Started

New to CiviCRM? Check out the Get Started section on, and browse the Case Studies to see how other organizations are using CiviCRM. Ready to dig in a bit more? Read the free online User and Administrator Guide.

Try it!

Check out a demo installation of CiviCRM running with: Drupal, or Joomla or WordPress.


Newest package is available on our downloads page.
Be sure and download the correct version for your CMS and version (Drupal 6 / 7, Joomla 2.5 / 3.0, WordPress 3.4).

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