Joomla Announcements

Joomla! 2.5.13 Released

Security ReleaseThe Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.13. This is a maintenance release with no security fixes. The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla! development at the Developer Site.

The update process is very simple, and complete instructions are available here. Note that there are now easier and better ways of updating than copying the files with FTP.

Download

New Installations: Click here to download Joomla 2.5.13 (Full package) »

Update Package: Click here to download Joomla 2.5.13 (Update package) »

Note: Please read the update instructions before updating.

Instructions

*Please clear your browser's cache after ugprading

Want to test drive Joomla? Try the online demo or the Joomla JumpBox. Documentation is available for beginners.

Release Notes

Check the Joomla 2.5.13 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

Statistics for the 2.5.13 release period

  • Joomla 2.5.13 contains 25 tracker issues fixed

See http://developer.joomla.org/version-2-5-13-release-notes.html for details of the tracker items fixed.

Security Issues Fixed

  • Joomla 2.5.13 is a maintenance release. There were no security fixes fixed in this release. 

Joomla! Bug Squad

Thanks to the Joomla Bug Squad for their dedicated efforts investigating reports, fixing problems, and applying patches to Joomla. If you find a bug in Joomla, please report it on the Joomla! CMS Issue Tracker.

Active members of the Joomla Bug Squad during past 3 months include: Achal Aggarwal, Adelene Teh, Aleksander Linkov, Angelika Reisiger, Anibal Sanchez, Anja Hage, Artur Alves, Ashan Fernando, Beat , Brian Teeman, Chad Windnagle, Constantin Romankiewicz, Daniel Kanchev, David Hurley, Dennis Hermacki, Dimitar Genchev, Duong Nguyen, Edwin Cheront, Elin Waring, George Wilson, Gunjan Patel, Hans Kuijpers, Hervé Boinnard, Hugh Messenger, Janich Rasmussen, Jason Rey, Jérôme GLATIGNY, Jean-Marie Simonet, Jern Wei Tan, Jerri Christiansen, Jozsef Tamas Herczeg, Khai Vu Dinh, klas 10, landor landor, Lao Neo, Lara Petersen, Le Van Thuyet, Loc Le Minh, Lu Nguyen, Marc Antoine Thevenet, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mario Proenca, Mark Dexter, Mark Lee, Matias Aguirre, Michael Babker, Mihail Irintchev, Mike Biolsi, Mike Veeckmans, Nha Bui, Nicholas Dionysopoulos, Nick Savov, Nik Faris Akmal, Ofer Cohen, Olaf Offick, Patrick Alt, Peter Martin, Peter van Westen, Peter Wiseman, Piotr Konieczny, Radek Suski, Richard McDaniel, Rob de Cleen, Robert Deutz, Robert Gastaud, Roberto Segura, Roland Dalmulder, Ronni Christiansen, Sam Teh, Sander Potjer, Sandra Thevenet, Sebastian Łuckoś›, Sergio Iglesias, Seth Warburton, Shafiq Mazlan, Stefania Gaianigo, Thomas Hunziker, Tino Brackebusch, TJ Baker, Tobias Zulauf, tompap tompap, Troy Hall, Tu Diep The, Valentin Despa, Victor Drover, Viliam Kubis, Yiliang Yang.

Bug Squad Leadership: Mark Dexter and Nick Savov, Co-Coordinators. Super-star contributors and leaders by example: David Hurley, Jean-Marie Simonet, Brian Teeman, Elin Waring, Marc Antoine Thevenet, Michael Babker, and Roberto Segura.

Joomla! Security Strike Team

A big thanks to the Joomla! Security Strike Team for their ongoing work to keep Joomla secure. Members include: Airton Torres, Alan Langford, Beat, Bill Richardson, Brian Teeman, David Hurley, Don Gilbert, Elin Waring, Gary Brooks, Jason Kendall, Jean-Marie Simonet, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mark Boos, Mark Dexter, Matias Griese, Michael Babker, Nick Savov, Pushapraj Sharma, Rouven Weßling.

Joomla Community Magazine | July 2013

JCM July 2013

The July issue of the Joomla Community Magazine is here! Our stories this month:

Editors Introduction

Happy 3rd Birthday JCM!, by Alice Grevet

Google Summer of Code

Improve Joomla! Frontend Semantics & Accessibility, by Pruteanu Alexandru
Creating com_services for Front-end Website Administration for CMS 3, by Buddhima Wijeweera
Convert JavaScript from MooTools to jQuery, by Ashan Fernando
Template Manager Improvements for CMS 3, by Ram Tripathi
Module Modernization, by Lasindu Charith
Automated Testing and System Test, by Puneet Kala
New Media Manager, by Nguyen Tran Quan
Improve Form Fields, by Achal Aggarwal
Support for Cloud Storage APIs, by Alex Marin

Designers

Thoughts on Web Design from an Inbound Marketer, by Shannon Good

Sitebuilders

How to Choose an Extension? Part 2: Support, by Mike Veeckmans

Business Matters

How to Select the Best Social Network for Roaring Business Promotions?, by krish kash
404 Error Page Best Practices [Hilarious Examples Included], by Hannah Kaufman
Joomla Industry Scenario in Brazil, by Helvecio da Silva

Administrators

How I Got My Website to Load in 1.29 Seconds, by David Attard
Is Your Joomla Site Optimized to Receive the Maximum Amount of Leads & Sales?, by John Rampton

Project News

Leadership Highlights - July 2013, by Alice Grevet
Building the Vulnerable Website, by Mandville

The Joomla! Haikus

Post your Haikus for July, by Dianne Henning

International Stories

Browse the international articles submitted this month.

In our next issue

We want to publish your Joomla! story in the next JCM issue! So take a look at our Author Resources content to get a better idea of what we are looking for, and then register to become a JCM author and submit your Joomla! story!

Joomla Community Magazine | June 2013

JCM June 2013

The June issue of the Joomla Community Magazine is here! Our stories this month:

Editors Introduction

Joomla! World Conference 2013..., by Dianne Henning

Feature Stories

Help the JCM Go Dutch!, by Dianne Henning
Interview with Dutch Joomla Leader Sander Potjer, by John Rampton

Events

Houston, we have a JoomlaDay!, by Robbie Adair
A Word from the Community, by Helvecio da Silva
Local User Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Joomla 3.1 Launch Party, by Victor Drover

Project News

Meet The Joomla Global Sponsors, by Mike Carson
Leadership Highlights - June 2013, by Marijke Stuivenberg

Business Matters

Easy Tips for Using Blogging as a Lead Nurturer, by Hannah Kaufman
How to Create a Socially Friendly Website, by Shannon Good

Sitebuilders

Website Case Study: Building Multilingual Hotel Websites, by Sully Sullivan
How to Create a High Converting Landing Page, by Luke Summerfield
Duplicate Pages in Joomla: Causes, Most Common Errors, Solutions, by Alex Bulat

The Joomla! Haikus

Post your Haikus for June, by Dianne Henning

Extensions and Services Evaluations

How to Choose an Extension? Part 1: Selection Steps, by Mike Veeckmans

International Stories

Browse the international articles submitted this month.

In our next issue

We want to publish your Joomla! story in the next JCM issue! So take a look at our Author Resources content to get a better idea of what we are looking for, and then register to become a JCM author and submit your Joomla! story!

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