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

JCH Optimize 5.4.1 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukJCH Optimize is our preferred application for significantly improving page load speeds.

JCH Optimize v5.4.1 is a Bug Fix Release.

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

We can also recommend other steps you can take to improve the performance of your website.

Akeeba Admin Tools 5.2.1 Bug Fix Release

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

Admin Tools v5.2.1 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.

Latest release of HikaShop by Hikari is 4.0.1

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukHikaShop by Hikari is our preferred 3rd party eCommerce extension for the Joomla! CMS.

Latest release, HikaShop 4.0.1, brings lots of bug fixes nd several new features.

Example

  • registration form of the checkout now supports entering both a billing and a different shipping address.

HikaShop is fully compatible with the latest release of Joomla! and should work out of the box with PHP 7.2.

Time to start using PHP 7.2 with your Joomla! CMS

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukPHP 7.0 reached its end of life in December 2018.

And the developer now only provides support for PHP 7.1 on an as-needed basis in response to critical security issues - until later this year.

On the other hand, PHP 7.2 will be actively supported by the developer until November 2019, and security supported until November 2020. 

Joomla! 3.9 CMS is compatible with PHP 7.2.

Accordeon Menu CK 2.2.1 update is released

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk

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.

At the time of writing, details of Accordeon Menu CK 2.2.1 have not been published in the developer's Change Log.

We cannot therefore confirm whether or not the release is a security or bug fix.

Always use the latest available release of any extension.