New to CiviCRM? Check out the Get Started section on CiviCRM.org, 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.
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 or 7, Joomla 1.7 / 2.5, WordPress 3.3).
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:
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 5.3.x +
- MySQL 5.1.x + with INNODB enabled
- Drupal 6.x or 7.x
- Joomla 2.5.x
- WordPress 3.4.x