So you need to update your CiviCRM for your WordPress to the latest stable version, so you can take advantage of bug fixes and new features. These are the steps that I followed to upgrade CiviCRM from 4.3 to 4.5 for my WordPress blog – I hope it will help you.
Working with Excel where there are characters from Russian Cyrillic, Japanese, Polish and Arabic languages to make the data clean, can be an issue. Some non-English characters such as European accent marks will turn into question marks, and many others will lose their accent (e.g. “Tőkés” becomes “T?kes”) (cause: no UTF8 support)
If you are in the market for a good constituent Open Source CRM, I recommend CiviCRM. In this blog post, I will explain how to install CiviCRM for WordPress. Here are the steps that I followed to install CiviCRM for WordPress. Download WordPress and install it on your server Download CiviCRM for WordPress Unzip the downloaded civicrm-4.5.2-wordpress zip…
Once CiviCRM has been installed, you should review the initial configuration tasks which allow you to customize CiviCRM for your organization.