The information displayed includes version of Joomla! CMS, PHP and MySQL (called Database Version) currently used by your website.
You will see a warning at the top of your website's control panel if your website's Joomla! CMS is out of date.
You won't however if the server hosting your website is not using the latest available releases of PHP and MySQL. 1
For this reason, we recommend you frequently check the System Information screen.
1 This guide assumes your website is being hosted on a Linux server.
SYSTEM INFORMATION SCREEN
To view this screen after signing into your website control panel:
- Select System,
- then select System Information.
from the menu at the top of the screen.
The image below highlights the key information to note.
1 This guide assumes you are hosting your website on a Linux server.