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

Joomla! 4.0.0 Beta 4 is launched for testing

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Release date: 15 September 2020.

Beta 4 is accompanied by the release of Joomla! 3.10 Alpha 2.

Joomla! 3.10 is the jumping off point for live sites to upgrade to Joomla! 4 when the STABLE version of Joomla! 4 becomes available, which should now not be very far away!

Users of WYNCHCO Website Designs will be pleased to note that WYNCHCO Templates are ready and waiting for use with the Stable Version of Joomla! 4 when it is released.

Customers who  subscribe to one of our Joomla! CMS Support services will be at the front of the queue when we commence upgrading customer's websites.

For Joomla! CMS Support call 0161 818 8228.

Akeeba Backup 7.3.1 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 10 September 2020.

Akeeba Backup 7.3.1 is a bug fix release by the developer who stated in the accompanying release notes that "Many users complained that Akeeba Backup 7.3.0 wouldn't work after updating to it."

v7.3.0, was itself a bug fix release, which introduced several improvements, including the ability to freeze some important backup records i.e. keep them indefinitely.

Heads up: the developer reports this latest version of Akeeba Backup is only recommended for use with websites using Joomla! 3.9 or later and PHP 7.1 or later.

The developer explains why support for older versions of Joomla! and PHP is no longer provided in their release notes. The reasons include preparation for the expected launch of Joomla! 4.

Akeeba Backup is our preferred Backup Utility.

Akeeba Admin Tools 5.8.0 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 7 September 2020.

Admin Tools v5.8.0 is a Bug Fix Release which also adds the option to neutralise SVG script execution to the HTACCESSMAKER utility following the recent release of Joomla! 3.9.21. 

Akeeba Admin Tools is our preferred Web Application Firewall.

Heads up: the developer reports this latest version of Akeeba Backup is only recommended for use with websites using Joomla! 3.9 or later and PHP 7.1 or later.

The developer explains why support for older versions of Joomla! and PHP is no longer provided in their release notes. The reasons include preparation for the expected launch of Joomla! 4.

Cookies CK 2.1.5 update is released

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Release date: 15 September 2020.

Cookies CK 2.1.5 follows v2.1.2 which added compatibilty with Joomla! 4 ready for when the new Joomla! version is released by the Joomla! Project.

UK General Data Protection Regulations (aka GDPR) mean that it is essential that you publish a Privacy Policy and a Cookie Bar (or similar) in your website.

Cookies CK is our preferred 3rd party cookie bar extension.

JCE Content Editor 2.8.17 Released

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 27 August 2020.

JCE v2.8.17 is a bug fix release which quickly follows v2.8.16 to set the default state of the Protect Shortcode (introduced with v2.8.16) feature to OFF.

For more information we recommend reference to the developer's Release Notes.

See link below.