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What are the Joomla! Release Cycle, Development Strategy & Roadmap?

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukManagers responsible for their organisations's website may wish to know more about the Joomla! Project's future plans.

These are summarised by the Joomla! Project's Release Cycle, Development Strategy and Roadmap.


The Joomla! Release Cycle

The Joomla! Release Cycle was introduced in its current form in 2014 to make Joomla! CMS development more responsive to technological advancements across the world wide web.

And to ensure that the Joomla! CMS offers a solid stable platform that users can be confident in and rely upon.

Read more: Joomla! Release Cycle.


The Joomla! Development Strategy

The Release Cycle introduced in 2014 forms an intrinsic part of the Joomla! Development Strategy.

Read more: The Joomla! Development Strategy.


What does the future hold?

The Joomla! Project announced that the stable release of the next series of Joomla! will be on or around 22 February 2022.

This will be Joomla! 4.1.

Joomla! 4.1 Alpha 1 was released on 28 September 2021 for developers to be able to test their extensions and report any issues in support of the continuing development programme.

Note: the alpha version of Joomla 4.1 is not suitable for production sites. It is for testing only.


The Joomla! Roadmap

The Joomla! Roadmap enables you to see whether your Joomla! CMS is currently supported by the Joomla! Project, and what is planned for the future.

Read more: Joomla! Road Map.

You can also quickly check what is the latest version of Joomla! by visiting the following link.

Always use the latest available version or release of Joomla! CMS.

QUICK CHECK: What is the latest Joomla! Release?


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