Release News

Joomla! 1.0.9 available shortly

Joomla! 1.0.9 will be released on Monday June 05, 2006.

1.0.9 represents a Stability/General Release.  It contains: 

Please note: no specific time has been set for the release, so it may become available at any time on the 5th.

Joomla! 1.5 is on the Horizon ...

Just when you thought it was time for a Joomla! release increment, we've decided to take FIVE in one go!

During the past few months, we've been discussing the versioning of the forthcoming Joomla! release.  We have decided to call the upcoming beta release "Joomla! 1.5 Beta", not Joomla! 1.1 Beta.

ImageThe sheer volume of changes in the Joomla! core (Joomla! framework) made a minor point (.1) increment inconsistent with the amount of work undertaken.  While it may not be obvious by simply looking at release dates, today's Joomla! core has mutiple technology shifts under the engine.

Much of the work reflects meeting the expectations from requests by the international community, to make Joomla! fully internationalised — and this was given the highest priority.  Lead developer of 1.5 Johan Janssens said the development issues involved in implementing internationalisation required "significantly more developer muscle compared to what shipped in Joomla! 1.0". 

Read more: Joomla! 1.5 is on the Horizon ...

Joomla! 1.0.8 Released

ImageJoomla! 1.0.8 [ Sunshade ] is now available as of Sunday 26th February 2006 07:00 UTC for download here.

We Highly Recommend that you upgrade to this version. 

1.0.8 contains the following work:

  • 37 Security Fixes
  • 70+ General bug fixes
  • Several Performance enhancements

1.0.8 is available as a Full Package, which contains all Joomla! files and Patch Packages which contain only the files that have been changed by the Stability work conducted.

Read more: Joomla! 1.0.8 Released