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

Akeeba Backup 8.0.1 Bug Fix Release

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

Akeeba Backup 8.0.1 is a CRITICAL Bug Fix Release which addresses an issue highlighted when v8.0.0 was released.

Quote: "Update could fail on sites with old plugins we have removed years ago still installed".

For your information, v8.0.0 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 6.0.1 Bug Fix Release

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

Akeeba Admin Tools 6.0.1 is a CRITICAL Bug Fix Release which addresses an issue highlighted when v6.0.0 was released.

Quote: "Update could fail on sites with old plugins we have removed years ago still installed".

For your information, v6.0.0 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.

Developer announces release of OSMap 4.3.1

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 22 February 2021.

OSMap 4.3.1 is a bug fix release.

Its predecessor, v4.3.0 introduced a parameter to help you easily hide Hidden Menus from your website's site map.

OSMap is our preferred 3rd party site map extension for the Joomla! CMS.