Release News

Joomla! 2.5.20 Released

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.20.  This is a maintenance release for the 2.5 series of the Joomla! CMS.

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 2.5.20 (Full package) »

Update Package: Click here to download Joomla 2.5.20 (Update package) »

Note: Please read the update instructions before updating.

Instructions

*Please clear your browser's cache after upgrading

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

Release Notes

Check the Joomla 2.5.20 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

Statistics for the 2.5.20 release period

  • 5 tracker issues fixed

See http://developer.joomla.org/version-2-5-20-release-notes.html for details of the tracker items fixed.

How can you help Joomla! development?

There are a variety of ways in which you can get actively involved with Joomla! It doesn't matter if you are a coder, an integrator, or merely a user of Joomla!. You can contact the Joomla! Community Development Manager,

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, to get more information, or if you are ready you can jump right into the Joomla! Bug Squad.

The Joomla! Bug Squad is one of the most active teams in the Joomla! development process and is always looking for people (not just developers) that can help with sorting bug reports, coding patches and testing solutions. It’s a great way for increasing your working knowledge of Joomla!, and also a great way to meet new people from all around the world.

If you are interested, please read about us on the Joomla! Documentation Wiki and, if you wish to join, email

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or
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, our Bug Squad co-coordinators.

You can also help Joomla! development by thanking those involved in the many areas of the process. In the past year, for example, over 1,000 bugs have been fixed by the Bug Squad.

Contributors

Thank you to the code contributors and active Bug Squad members that created and tested this release:

Achal Aggarwal, Allessandro Rossi, Alexandru Pruteanu, Andrea Zagli, Andrew Nester, Anibal Sanchez, Brad Markle, Brian Teeman, Carles Serrats, Chris Davenport, Constantin Romankiewicz, Dan Walker, David Hjelm, David Jardin, Demis Palma, Denise McLaurin, Dimitris Grammatikos, Edwin Cheront, Elijah Madden, Fiona Coulter, George Wilson, Hannes Papenberg, Hugo Avila, Itamar Elharar, Javier Gomez, Jean-Marie Simonet, Jurian Even, Kshitij Sharma, Lara Petersen, Marc Antoine Thevenet, Marco Richter, Mark Dexter, Marko Đedović, Matt Thomas, Michael Babker, Mohamed Infaz, Nikolai Plath, Peter Lose, Peter Martin, R Rajoz, René Alain Erichsen, Reinhard Hiebl, Robert Gastaud, Roberto Segura, Roland Dalmulder, Sander Potjer, Sebastian Hopfe, Stefania Gaianigo, Simon Asika, Thomas Hunziker, Tino Brackebusch, Tobias Zulauf, Valentin Despa, Viktor Vogel.

Joomla! Bug Squad

Thank you 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, Adam Przybylski, Alexandru Pruteanu, Andrea Zagli, Andrew Nester, Anibal Sanchez, Ben Charlton, Ben Griffin, Benjamin Trenkle, Brad Markle, Brian Teeman, Chris Davenport, Christiane Maier-Stadtherr, Constantin Romankiewicz, Cyril Rezé, Dan Walker, Daniel Dimitrov, David Jardin, Demis Palma, Denise McLaurin, Dennis Hermacki, Dimitris Grammatikos, Edwin Cheront, Elijah Madden, Fedik Zinchuk, Gary Mort, George Wilson, Hannes Papenberg, Hugo Avila, Itamar Elharar, Jean-Marie Simonet, Jurian Even, Kevin Griffiths, Lara Petersen, Marc Antoine Thevenet, Marco Richter, Marko Đedović, Matias Aguirre, Matt Thomas, Michael Babker, Mohamed Infaz, Nikolai Plath, Peter Lose, Peter Martin, Peter van Westen, Peter Wiseman, Piotr Mocko, Robert Deutz, Robert Gastaud, Roberto Segura, Roland Dalmulder, Sander Potjer, Stefania Gaianigo, Thomas Hunziker, Tino Brackebusch, Tobias Zulauf, Todor Iliev, Toivo Talikka, Valentin Despa, Viktor Vogel.

Bug Squad Leadership: Mark Dexter and Nick Savov, Co-Coordinators.

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, Claire Mandville, David Hurley, Don Gilbert, Gary Brooks, Jason Kendall, Javier Gomez, Jean-Marie Simonet, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mark Boos, Mark Dexter, Matias Griese, Michael Babker, Nick Savov, Pushapraj Sharma, Roberto Segura, Rouven Weßling, Thomas Hunziker.

Joomla! 3.3 Release Candidate Released

Joomla! 3.3 - Do More

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of the Joomla! 3.3 Release Candidate. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.3 release, which is scheduled for release on or around April 30th, 2014.

A big thank you goes out to everyone that contributed to the 3.3 release! Joomla! 3.3 will be our most stable release ever. Right now we're at about 395 commits since 3.2.3's release with 44 different people contributing to those commits (not including testers and other non-coding activities). Best of all is that the new features are awesome!

The 3.x release series is the latest major release of the Joomla! CMS, with 3.3 the fourth release in this series. Please note that going from 3.2 to 3.3 is a one-click upgrade and is NOT a migration. The same is true is for any subsequent versions in the 3.x series. That being said, please do not upgrade any of your production sites to the release candidate as it is ONLY intended for testing.

Read more: Joomla! 3.3 Release Candidate Released

Joomla! 3.3 Beta 3 Released

Joomla! 3.3 - Do More

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! 3.3 Beta 3. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.3 release, which is scheduled for release on or around April 30th, 2014.

A big thank you goes out to everyone that contributed to the 3.3 release! Joomla! 3.3 will be our most stable release ever. Right now we're at about 380 commits since 3.2.3's release with 41 different people contributing to those commits (not including testers and other non-coding activities). Best of all is that the new features are awesome!

The 3.x release series is the latest major release of the Joomla! CMS, with 3.3 the fourth standard-term support release in this series. Please note that going from 3.2 to 3.3 is a one-click upgrade and is NOT a migration. The same is true is for any subsequent versions in the 3.x series. That being said, please do not upgrade any of your production sites to the beta version as beta is ONLY intended for testing and there is no upgrade path from Beta.

Read more: Joomla! 3.3 Beta 3 Released