JOOMLERS.UK News

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

New PHP Security Fix announced

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PHP 7.2.18 is now available. It is a SECURITY RELEASE.

Are YOU checking which version and release of PHP is being used by your Joomla! website?

We strongly recommend that you periodically check which release is being provided by your hosting provider for the PHP version used by your website.

Always request that they provide the latest available security release.

Do not settle for anything earlier than PHP 7.2 if you are using the latest available release of Joomla! CMS (recommended). 

We tell you how to check which version & release of PHP is being used by your Joomla! website in our JOOMLERS.UK User Guide.

Joomla! 3.9.6 Security Release announced

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UPDATE ASAP

Joomla! 3.9.6 is a Security Release which addresses ONE security vulnerabilities.

This release also includes several improvements.

More details at the following link.

Ozio Gallery v5.0.2 is a SECURITY FIX

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Ozio Gallery enables you to present your images published on Google Photos within the body of your website.

Ozio Gallery 5.0.2 is a SECURITY FIX. Update your website ASAP.

The developer reports that the v5.0.2 addresses XSS vulnerabilities.

Accordeon Menu CK 2.2.2 update is released

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The Joomla! CMS is mobile friendly but will not by default display your website's Main Menu in the drop-down cascading style suitable for phones and tablets (portrait view).

The Accordeon Menu CK Module published by Joomlack makes this possible. Recommended.

Accordeon Menu CK v2.2.2 is a bug fix release.

Always use the latest available release of any extension.

Akeeba Admin Tools 5.3.1 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukAkeeba Admin Tools is our preferred Web Application Firewall.

Admin Tools v5.3.1 is a Bug Fix Release.

The developer only officially supports using Admin Tools with the latest release of Joomla! 3.9.

Older versions of Joomla! have known major security issues which are being actively exploited by hackers.

So if you are concerned about security, check you are using the latest available release of Joomla! before you install Admin Tools.