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Latest news about the Joomla! CMS for JOOMLERS across Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

Joomla! 3.9.26 Security Release announced

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 13 April 2021.

Joomla! 3.9.26 is a SECURITY FIX which addresses TWO vulnerabilities.

This release continues to improve support for PHP 8 (released in November 2020).

See the Release Notes at the link below.

JCE Content Editor 2.9.5 Released

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 7 April 2021.

JCE v2.9.5 addresses bugs and introduces some new features.

Developer's news announcement when v2.9.2 was released included the following comment:

"JCE Pro is also currently being tested on PHP 8, with no major issues found in JCE Pro 2.9.2."

See developer's Release Notes for more detail.

See link below.

EasyCalcCheck Plus (ECC+) v3.2.1 is released

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 30 March 2021.

ECC+ v3.2.1 is a bug fix release.

Its use requires your website to be using Joomla! 3.9 and PHP 7.3.

We like EasyCalcCheck Plus because our own experience confirms the developer's claim that this extension results in "No Spam"!

See Release Notes for more details before installing the update.

World Backup Day is 31 March this year

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukWhilst a regular annual event like World Backup Day is not of itself news, the claims made by the World Backup Day campaign on their website are newsworthy.

Hence this post!

 

World Backup Day campaign claims

The World Backup Day campaign state on their website that their aim to be to focus attention on "the enormous task of preserving our increasingly digital heritage and cultural works for future generations".

They make the following claims:

  • 30% of people have never backed up.
  • 113 phones are lost or stolen every minute.
  • 29% of disasters are caused by accident.
  • 1 in 10 computers are infected with viruses each month.

We have no idea whether these figures reflect the real position but we all know someone who doesn't take backing up their digital assets seriously!

Source: World Backup Day campaign website.

 

How to back up your website

Read how to quickly back up your website in our Joomla! Hosting Guide.

Sliders 8.0.1 bug fix released by Regular Labs

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk

Release date: 13 April 2021.

Sliders 8.0.1 is a bug fix release.

Its use requires Joomla! 3.9.0 or later.

Sliders v7.9.0 introduced changes to enable its use with Joomla! 4 when it is launched by the Joomla! Project later this year.

Not yet tried using SLIDERS?

Sliders offer a great way to pack lots of information into an Article without overwhelming the reader.

And improve the experience of users on mobile devices.