JOOMLERS.UK News

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

Latest news about Joomla! 4 Launch expected in 2020

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukThe launch of the Joomla! 4 Series is now scheduled for some time in 2020.

Joomla! 4 will include lots of significant improvements, including a brand new Joomla! Control Panel interface and Search component that should meet the needs of those who administer websites containing complex content and navigation structures. See below.

 

Joomla! Technical Requirements Post Joomla! 4

Post Joomla! 4, the Joomla! Project has announced that the minimum Joomla! Technical Requirements will be:

Joomla! 3.9.11 Security Release announced

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Joomla! 3.9.11 is a Security Release which addresses ONE security vulnerability.

This release also includes several improvements.

See the Release Notes at the link below.

OSMap 4.2.21 Release is announced

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukOSMap is our preferred 3rd party site map extension for the Joomla! CMS.

OSMap 4.2.21 is a bug fix release.

PHP Security Fix announced

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Latest release for the PHP 7.2 Series is PHP 7.2.21.

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.

JW release AllVideos 5.0.0

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukJW AllVideos  is our preferred 3rd party Multimedia extension for the Joomla! CMS.

AllVideos is released some two years after the previous major release: v4.8.0.

The latest release includes some major changes / improvements:

  1. Web Native Media Playback;
  2. AllVideos now supports only the 6 major media providers: YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Facebook (videos), Flickr (videos) and SoundCloud;
  3. new option has been added which allows you to limit the maximum width responsive media can occupy;
  4. added support for custom preview images;
  5. You can now allow your visitors to directly download a self-hosted video file (previously possible for audio files only).