joomla help support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukThis Joomla! User Guide is sponsored by WYNCHCO Solutions.

Its primary purpose is to help and support those responsible for running a Joomla!® CMS website in Business, Public Sector and Third Sector organisations which subscribe to WYNCHCO Joomla! CMS Support.

The guide has also been created and is constantly being updated to help anyone who works with a Joomla! CMS website.

Use the links at the top of this website to learn how to improve the performance and security of your Joomla! website.

On this page we publish the latest news related to the Joomla!® CMS and the most popular 3rd party Joomla! extensions.

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Hacker News advise update MS Windows immediately to patch new 0-Day attacks

joomla help support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk12 October 2021.

The Hacker News report that Microsoft has "rolled out security patches to contain a total of 71 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and other software, including a fix for an actively exploited privilege escalation vulnerability that could be exploited in conjunction with remote code execution bugs to take control over vulnerable systems."

Two of the flaws are rated Critical and 68 are rated Important. The update addresses four zero-day attacks.

A zero-day attack patch is issued by developers when they discover a flaw which has been exploited without their knowledge. 

Source: The Hacker News.

The Joomla! Project pre-announce stable release date for Joomla! 4.1

joomla help support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukDate: 28 September 2021.

The Joomla! Project has pre-announced the development programme for the next generation of the Joomla! CMS: Joomla! 4.1.

Joomla! 4.1 Alpha 1 was released today for developers to be able to test their extensions and report any issues before the stable version is released.

Important: The alpha version of Joomla 4.1 is not suitable for production sites; it is for testing only.

When is the Stable version planned for release?

On or around the 15th February 2022.

Source: The Joomla! Project.

JCE Mediabox 2.1.2 released by developer

joomla help support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 23 September 2021.

This is a bug fix release for this useful plugin which creates lightbox style inline popups.

This release removes legacy video / audio fallback support. As a consequence, support for FLV and F4V video types is also removed.