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Joomla! Community Magazine April 2021 Published

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukPublication date: 20 April 2021.

We highly recommend that you subscribe to this useful monthly magazine.

When you do you will receive a monthly email highlighting what's in the latest edition PLUS links to useful articles.

JCH Optimize 6.4.2 Bug Fix Release

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Release date: 15 April 2021.

JCH Optimize is our preferred application for significantly improving page load speeds.

This is a bug fix release.

Just ask if you need help with installing and configuring this useful extension.

Akeeba Backup 8.0.4 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 14 April 2021.

Akeeba Backup 8.0.4 is a bug fix release.

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.

Hacker News say update your Chrome browser ASAP

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk14 April 2021.

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

Hacker News have reported that Google Chrome is again at risk of compromise, this time from two in the wild 0 Day exploits.

Google have issued a patch; the version is 89.0.4389.128.

Chrome users should check they are using the latest available release.

It sometimes takes a few days to receive such an update, depending upon your Operating System.

Use a different browser in the meantime.

Source: The Hacker News.

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.