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CiviCRM 3.4 and 4.0 Documentation

Support and Participation

Developer Resources


CiviCRM books!

Make sure to check out the FLOSS Manual Understanding CiviCRM as well! You can also support this project by ordering a hard copy.

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

CiviCRM Documentation
Support and Participation
  • How to Get Help and Help Others CiviCRM is an Free/Open Source project. Get information on how to get help when you need it and how you can help others.
Developer Resources
  • Develop and Customize CiviCRM We are working hard on making our software extensible and easy to customise. See information on how to create your own additions to CiviCRM.
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CiviCRM Primer
Get to know about it!

New to CiviCRM? Read Getting Started page.

Try it!

Check out demo installation of CiviCRM 3.4 / 4.0 running with: Drupal and Joomla.

Download!

Newest package is available on our downloads page. Be sure and download the correct version for your CMS (Drupal or Joomla).

Useful Shortcuts

If you are installing CiviCRM from scratch, follow below instructions:

If you are upgrading an existing site (working with a copy of the site, of course), we have provided a database upgrade script. Instructions for upgrading are here:

Technical Requirements

CiviCRM is a web-based solution that runs locally on a web server or on a virtual server provided by a hosting service. Installs on local machines should consider using the XAMPP/WAMP stacks which almost painlessly installs Apache/PHP/MySQL.

  • Apache 2.x
  • PHP 5.2.x
  • MySQL 5.x with INNODB enabled

CiviCRM 3.4

  • Drupal 6.x
  • Joomla 1.5.x

CiviCRM 4.0

  • Drupal 7.x
  • Joomla 1.6.x
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