Setup System Settings
Via the menu: Administer >> System Settings. Via the Administration Console: Look in the System Settings section.
Enable CiviCRM Components
Enable CiviContribute, CiviMember and/or CiviMail components.
|Outbound Email (SMTP) ||SMTP server, port and authentication settings for outbound email.|
|Payment Processors||Select and configure a payment processing service for online contributions and / or membership fees.|
|Mapping and Geocoding||Configure a mapping provider (e.g. Google or Yahoo) to display maps for contact addresses.|
|Misc: (Undelete, PDF's, Limits, Logging, Captcha, etc.)||Enable version checking and configure optional CAPTCHA feature for Profile forms.|
Configure directories in your file system for temporary uploads, images, custom files and custom templates.
|Cleanup Caches and Update Paths||Cleanup CiviCRM caches and set value for Base URL and Site Name|
|CMS Database Integration||Check the user table name and (for Drupal) get the views integration code|
|Safe File Extensions||Configure allowable extensions for CiviCRM file Upload fields|
|Option Groups||Manage CiviCRM's many option groups (Values for various drop down lists)|
Manage Import/Export file to field mappings.
Debugging and Error handling
Enable debugging features including display of template variables and backtracing.
Multi Site Settings
Settings for CiviCRM in a multi site environment
Enable, Disable, Configure and run CiviCRM Scheduled Jobs. Also known as cron jobs.
Setup and enable SMS Providers
|Site Preferences||Configure screens and tabs for viewing and editing contacts, search, contact dashboard, and select a WYSIWYG editor.|
|Localization||Localization settings include user language, default currency and available countries for address input.|
|Address Settings||Format contact address input and display. Configure optional Address Standardization provider.|
|Date Formatting||Format date input and display.|