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Use Drupal webforms to create new users with the CMS User extension

People are at the heart of any organization, whether it’s volunteers, students, or clients, and getting the most out of your technology can help organize them to better accomplish your goals. Drupal websites have leveraged the power of webforms through the CiviCRM Webform module to gather user information, for scheduling and other automated jobs. The one thing missing — user account creating. Seeing this, Skvare developers created a new CiviCRM extension that allows new users to create a Drupal user account through a CiviCRM Webform, automatically assign Drupal user roles based on

Using Drupal Commerce for CiviCRM event registration

Pushing the envelope of Drupal 9 and CiviCRM integration is an integral part of the team at Skvare and a key component in problem-solving for clients. With an opportunity to find a way to register multiple people to multiple events at the same time, with shopping cart functionality, our experts published the Commerce CiviCRM Event Registration Drupal 9 module combining a host of new integrations with CiviCRM. Drupal Commerce is a versatile suite of modules that is very configurable and offers a high-quality user experience. CiviCRM Entity provides deep integration of CiviCRM with Drupal

Skvare is Recognized Among Dallas 100 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

Skvare has been named to the prestigious Dallas 100, an annual list of the top 100 fastest growing private companies in the Dallas metropolitan area presented by The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU. For 31 years, the Dallas 100 list has recognized the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of entrepreneurial companies, highlighting their economic contributions. The annual ranking, which encompassed companies in Dallas and 14 surrounding counties, is based on percentage growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years, and considers reputation and contribution in the

Skvare Nominated for 2021 Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards

Skvare is proud to have been nominated for the 2021 Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards, and to be considered for this prestigious recognition, along with Dallas’ most highly respected and inspiring companies. For 31 years, the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the SMU Cox School of Business and the Dallas 100TM sponsors have celebrated the innovative spirit, determination and business savvy of area entrepreneurs. The Dallas 100 has saluted the diversity, creativity and resolve it takes to create and sustain a successful business in today’s competitive environment. Companies are judged on

Training Video: Doing More with Views, Calendars & Maps

Watch Part 3 of our CiviCRM Entity training series. CiviCRM Entity is a Drupal module that provides enhanced integration with Drupal, allowing developers, site builders, and content creators to utilize powerful Drupal modules including Views, Layout Builder, Media, and Rules. Drupal fields can be added to CiviCRM entity types. It provides Drupal pages and edit forms for all CiviCRM data such as contacts, allowing usage of familiar Drupal content creation tools and workflows. During this training we cover: CiviCRM Entity Leaflet Address module Views Proximity Filter Map markers and Marker

NTC 2021 Training - Best Practices for Tech Audits

We enjoyed leading a workshop on "Is your technology really working? Best Practices for Tech Audits" at the 2021 Nonprofit Technology Conference put on by NTEN. If only you could clone yourself. Organizations often underestimate the potential impact technology has on efficiency and scalability. It isn’t surprising that most organizations aren’t fully optimizing what current technology makes possible. Is there information that would empower your teams to be more effective if accessible anytime, anywhere? Does your organization portray transparency through self-service access to information? Is

Training Video: Blending CiviCRM Data with Drupal Content

Watch Part 2 of our CiviCRM Entity 3.0 training series. CiviCRM Entity is a Drupal module that provides enhanced integration with Drupal, allowing developers, site builders, and content creators to utilize powerful Drupal modules including Views, Layout Builder, Media, and Rules. Drupal fields can be added to CiviCRM entity types. It provides Drupal pages and edit forms for all CiviCRM data such as contacts, allowing usage of familiar Drupal content creation tools and workflows. During this training we cover: Entity view modes Using Drupal fields and form displays Drupal-based view & edit

New COO Brings in a New Era for Skvare

Skvare today announced that Gena Dellett, one of the industry leaders in open-source software and non-profit technology, has taken the helm as company’s Chief Operations Officer. Gena has been serving as Skvare’s Operations Manager, supporting the growth and leading project delivery for more than two years. Before joining Skvare, Gena led account management for two other web agencies focused in the non-profit sector. Her prior experience at regional non-profits in Southern Colorado in fundraising, with a focus on endowment building, grant writing and grant management gave her valuable

Nonprofit Email Marketing: 7 Things to Try

We teamed up with Techsoup and the NetSquared North Texas Meetup Group to present Nonprofit Email Marketing: 7 Things to Try. Download the presentation slides >> It's not easy keeping your email marketing fresh. After all, our inboxes are constantly bursting at the seams with new messages — so making your email messages stand out is very important, and a constant challenge. If you're looking for some new tricks to try, we have a few suggestions for you. Try a New Look Tighten Up Your Copy Focus on Relevance Reengage Inactive Subscribers Clean Up Your Lists Automate What You Can Try Some A/B

Training Video: Getting Started with CiviCRM Entity 3.0

Watch Part 1 of our CiviCRM Entity 3.0 training series. CiviCRM Entity is the module that provides enhanced integration with Drupal, allowing developers, site builders, and content creators to utilize powerful Drupal modules including Views, Layout Builder, Media, and Rules. Drupal fields can be added to CiviCRM entity types. It provides Drupal pages and edit forms for all CiviCRM data such as contacts, allowing usage of familiar Drupal content creation tools and workflows. During this training we cover: What is a Drupal entity CE = CiviCRM + Entity How to install CiviCRM Entity The why and