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

Hacker News say update your Chrome browser ASAP

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk3 March 2021.

Last month, Hacker News reported that Google fixed a zero day attack.

And they have just issued another warning about a fresh zero day attack, for which Google have issued a patch.

They recommend that Chrome users check they are using the latest available release.

The latest patched version is: 89.0.4389.72.

Source: The Hacker News.

Akeeba Backup 8.0.2 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 3 March 2021.

Akeeba Backup 8.0.2 is a CRITICAL Bug Fix Release, implementation of which may require use of one of the Installer Plugins included with the Joomla! CMS.

It quickly follows 8.0.1 which failed to address an issue highlighted when 8.0.0 was released.

For your information, 8.0.0 introduced new frameworks in readiness for the launch by the Joomla! Project of Joomla! 4.

Heads up: the developer recommends that you should always use the latest version of a currently supported PHP branch which is marked as being in ‘active development’.

See which PHP a version of Akeeba Backup is compatible with at the link below.

Akeeba Backup is Joomla! 4 ready and is our preferred Backup Utility.

Akeeba Admin Tools 6.0.2 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 3 March 2021.

Akeeba Admin Tools 6.0.2 is a CRITICAL Bug Fix Release.

Note: you may see an AJAX error in the Admin Tools screen after updating. The developer is aware of this bug and will fix it in a future release.

6.0.2 quickly follows 6.0.1 which failed to address an issue highlighted when 6.0.0 was released.

For your information, 6.0.0 introduced new frameworks in readiness for the launch by the Joomla! Project of Joomla! 4.

Heads up: the developer recommends that you should always use the latest version of a currently supported PHP branch which is marked as being in ‘active development’.

See which PHP a version of Akeeba Backup is compatible with at the link below.

Akeeba Admin Tools is Joomla! 4 ready and is our preferred Web Application Firewall Utility.

Joomla! 3.9.25 Security Release announced

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 2 March 2021.

Joomla! 3.9.25 is a SECURITY FIX which addresses NINE 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 2.9.3 Released

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 25 February 2021.

JCE v2.9.3 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.