Akeeba Backup 8.0.6 Bug Fix Release

joomla help support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 24 May 2021.

Akeeba Backup 8.0.6 is a bug fix release addressing a major bug introduced with v8.0.5.

Implementation may require use of one of the Installer Plugins included with the Joomla! CMS.

Akeeba Backup is Joomla! 4 ready and is our preferred Backup Utility.


For your information, 8.0.0 introduced new frameworks in readiness for the launch by the Joomla! Project of Joomla! 4.

Heads Up

Akeeba recommends that you should always use the latest version of a currently supported PHP branch which is marked as being in ‘active development’.

See which PHP a version of Akeeba Backup is compatible with at the link below.


Useful Links

Read more: Akeeba Backup 8.0.6 Release Notes.

Read more: Joomla! CMS and PHP Version Compatibility.

Read more: Some Useful Akeeba Backup Setting Tweaks.


Useful Advice

Back up before updating any 3rd Party Joomla! extension

Any update can break your website.

Perform a FULL backup of your website (database and files) before installing any update.

Read more: How to back up your website.

Read more: How to manage 3rd party extensions.


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