Release News

Joomla 1.6.2 Released

Joomla 1.5.15 Released

 

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.6.2. This is a security release.

The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla! developement at the Developer Site.

   

 

 

Download

Click here to download Joomla 1.6.2 (Full package) »

Click here to download Joomla 1.6.2 (Upgrade packages) »

 

Instructions

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

Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.

Release Notes

Check the Joomla 1.6.2 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

Security

Issues Fixed

Category Summary Link
ACL JModelForm enables 'com_checkin' for 'core.manage' - should be 'core.admin' 25540
Administration Improve .htaccess rewrite efficency 22425
Administration Don't always load Mootools (More) in the backend. 24736
Administration Administrator (with a capital A) does weird stuff 24835
Administration *Systeminformation > Directory Permissions: List incomplete 25088
Administration Logout in administration menu not working 25262
Authentication and Login Gmail authentication fails (Verify Peer variable mistyped) 25576
Automated Test Automated ACL system test to test manage permission 22618
Automated Test Fix failing unit test for JDocument 25286
Automated Test Xcache can not be tested using phpunit 25301
Automated Test Add more unit tests for JURI 25348
Automated Test Fix failing unit test for JDocumentRenderRSS 25359
Browsers Font Size not working with Internet Explorer 7 25403
Code Style Unused JElement classes in core 23458
Code Style Don't use the javascript pseudo protocol when it isn't necessary 25111
Code Style Several places calling getXMLparser instead of getXMLParser 25213
Code Style Many places calling JHTML:: instead of JHtml:: 25224
Code Style Fix a number of incorrect comment in components 25247
Code Style Don't use sizeof() 25372
Code Style Optimize for loops 25385
Code Style Empty file administrator/components/com_users/helpers/levels.php 25467
Components Unable to create external menu item type with an alias that is a folder name 24430
Components Blog pagination options missed in Gobal configuration (com_content) 24836
Components Contact form not using Jform makes event not work as expected 24987
Components Featured articles are reordered when editing one of them 25118
Components 1.6.1 breaks wrapper menu links 25238
Components *Issue with Articles created in front-end and set to featured 25240
Components *Missing weblink ini strings when submit/edit weblink from a content 25252
Components *Weblinks adding words "Web links" before the actual link text 25276
Components Media form field is not allowed access to media manager in the front end 25288
Components Wrong CSS class declaration 25305
Components Article Title will not go away no matter what. 25308
Components *Unused show title parameter for archives menu item 25338
Components new layouts - No pagination on articles category page if first visit 25370
Components *Combined patch for various meta issues in menu items 25481
Components Extra quote in com_weblinks 25522
Components Apply (Save and present in Editor again) does not checkout row 25541
Components Wrong header output in com_contact vCard view makes IE handle vCard downloads wrong... 25545
Components com_contact vCard link not using JRoute::_() which causes download issues with System - Language Filter plugin enabled and SEF 25550
Components Category Blog - More Article links don't have limitation 25563
Components *ROOT parent category wrongly displays in featured and blog layout 25572
Components *Unused Jtoolbarhelper title in Language Manager Content Languages 25585
Components Sort in Article Category List broken 25602
Database failure to delete error message showing incorrectly 25098
Database performance of assets table query with > 40 articles on website in registered mode 25617
Forms onchange event does not fire in JFormFieldAMedia 25071
Front End Article edit page permits you to attempt to edit checked-out articles causing 403 errors. With patch. 25259
Front End Menu alias not respecting "active" 25347
Front End Undefined notice on 404 page 25486
Installation *joomla.xml still exists after install of install 24345
Installation Typos in sample data 25397
Installation Installer missing client-side check that package was selected prior to pressing Upload and Install Button. 25451
Javascript No javascript form validation after clicking submit button 25228
Joomla! Libraries access levels - pagination::orderDownIcon appearing before last item 21809
Joomla! Libraries Improved fix for XSS issue found in Joomla 1.5.20 22870
Joomla! Libraries browser detection script reports wrong informations 22926
Joomla! Libraries Installation of tar.gz packages fails in xampp under Windows 23364
Joomla! Libraries Remove remaining ereg* functions - Obscolete in PHP 5.3 23878
Joomla! Libraries Module plugin and component scriptfile are not copied to final install point 24954
Joomla! Libraries The word Array appears below the document when Cache is turned on 24974
Joomla! Libraries *rev 20974 breaks normal sliders/tabs behavior 25399
Joomla! Libraries *Content language ordering not implemented 25401
Joomla! Libraries JPane slider effect not functioning properly 25417
Joomla! Libraries Extension "upgrade" method re-installing component 25425
Joomla! Libraries #24285 change breaks module cache functionality needs to be reverted 25551
Joomla! Libraries the package strings are not translated when installing or managing" 25569
Languages *Contact language is ignored in frontend 24710
Languages Plugin instead of Module in en-GB.lib_joomla.ini 25136
Languages Incorrect SMTP security option 25145
Languages Typo in en-GB.lib_joomla.ini 25231
Languages Some errors and warnings are not translated due to missing JText::_() 25232
Languages The front end rendering of the media field is missing srings 25289
Languages Incorrect language keys in error.php of atomic template 25319
Languages Typos on the 404 page 25320
Languages com_menus translation is missing for list items 25355
Languages *Although en-GB language is protected by default in db it can be uninstalled 25416
Languages *en-GB.files_joomla.sys.ini not loading 25614
Media Manager media manager folder names hidden when long 25257
Modules Hiding "Add New Shortcuts" removed Groups and Levels in admin menu 24321
Modules Module latest user parameter link to contact does not work 24917
Modules Static caching of language switcher ruins the correct class lang-active behaviour (patch included) 25021
Modules Changing modules doesn't reflect changes with enabled caching. 25139
Modules * hr.gif and sr.gif are transparent 25177
Modules Wrong order in Module Latest Users 25318
Modules Ordering of two modules options are inconsistent 25360
Modules *langswitcher module can display content languages with no specific home page 25400
Modules Database error not handled in mod_users_latest and mod_articles_archive 25496
Modules *Notices with module Articles category 25497
Modules Minor Bugs in mod_whosonline 25519
Modules Module Articles Category takes server timezone instead of Joomla one 25593
Plugins Form onchange event pointing to non-existant event 25074
Plugins *Plugin System cache error when debug is on. 25174
Plugins Language filter redirecting breaks image uploading in frontend. Patch included. 25210
Plugins Following http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/tracker/?action=TrackerItemEdit&tracker_item_id=25210 25356
Plugins *Wrong lang load order when editing plugin 25495
Plugins Update CodeMirror to Version 1.0 25508
Plugins *Email Cloak Plugin outputs preformatted code in email "to" field 25603
RTL RTL issues with beez 2 and beez 5 25172
Search Engine Friendly Content pictures aren't displaying if SEF is on and System Cache plugin is enabled 25170
Search Engine Friendly 404 after pagebreak in <--prev next --> footer 25176
Search Engine Friendly The robots.txt file offers no protection for a site installed in a folder. 25340
Search Engine Friendly Menu item type Alias not editable alias 25349
Search Engine Friendly *Metatag Robots not working for menu items 25436
Templates Don't add aria role breadcrumbs 24998
Templates *Save & Copy template styles issue 25269
Templates tooltips in high contrast mode (bluestork) 25412
Templates Hathor: minor bug that causes hidden Date values in com_templates 25432
Templates admin templates does not add a border on fielset when using tabs 25571
Templates RTL in Atomic 25581
User Interface Native support for IIS Rewrite 24016
User Interface Inconsistency in the naming of the items statuses 24514
User Interface Fix New and Save icons for other components 25025
User Interface module assignment slider gives inaccurate information for modules with "all except" 25027
User Interface Media manager popup - Change of directory don't reflect in list of images and folders on windows system (XAMPP) 25129
User Interface *Normalizing com_messages UI 25285


Statistics for the 1.6.2 release period:

  • Joomla 1.6.2 contains:
    • 115 tracker issues fixed in SVN
    • 8 security issues fixed

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 1.6 Bug Tracker.

Active members of the Joomla Bug Squad during this last release cycle include: Andrea Tarr, Andrew Eddie, Bill Richardson, Brian Teeman, Christophe Demko, Dennis Hermacki, Elin Waring, Harald Leithner, Ian MacLennan, Jacob Waisner, Janich Rasmussen, Jean-Marie Simonet, Jennifer Marriott, Jeremy Wilken, Marc STUDER, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mark Dexter, Matt Thomas, Michael Babker, Nicholas Dionysopoulos, Niels Braczek, Nikolai Plath, Ole Bang Ottosen, Omar Ramos, Pete Nurse, Peter Chovancak, Piotr Mocko, Radek Suski, Reinhard Hiebl, Roland Dalmulder, Rouven Weßling, Rune Sjøen, Samuel Moffatt, Zachary Draper.

Bug Squad Leadership: Andrew Eddie, Ian MacLennan, and Mark Dexter Coordinators; Bill Richardson, Elin Waring, Marijke Stuivenberg, Matt Thomas, and Omar Ramos, Team Leaders.

Joomla! Security Swat Team

A big thanks to the Joomla! Security Swat Team for fixing all reported security issues with this release. Members include: Airton Torres, Alan Langford, Andrew Eddie, Bill Richardson, Elin Waring, Ian MacLennan, Jason Kendall, Louis Landry, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mark Dexter, Omar Ramos, Rouven Weßling, Samuel Moffatt.

 

Joomla! 1.5.23 Released

Joomla 1.5.15 Released

 

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.23 [senu takaa ama baji]. This is a security release, and we recommend users upgrade immediately.

The Development Working Group's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community.

   

 

 

Download

Click here to download Joomla 1.5.23 (Full package) »

Click here to download Joomla 1.5.23 (Upgrade packages) »

 

Instructions

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

Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.

Release Notes

Check the Joomla 1.5.23 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

Security

 

Issues Fixed

 

Category Issue Title Link
Administration PHP notice when selecting a menu type 16605
Authentication & Login Password reset invalid token 21252
Components Article Manager - Select Author 21676
Components Category Blog Layout - View Article - Editing Article - Click Images - 500 Layout "blog" not found 20536
Components Articles archive years are HARDCODED!!! 22520
Components Section blog ordering changed in 1.5.22 23135
Components **PDFs not showing when icon clicked in IE... 16149
Components com_mailto Spam Email Relay 24289
Installation *SQL installation issue with TYPE 25162
Installation Improve .htaccess rewrite efficency 25090
JavaScript Mootools 1.2.4 Squeezebox Problems in MSIE 25450
Joomla Libraries Warning: realpath() [function.realpath]: Unable to access .../path.php 20423
Joomla Libraries Joomla! broken on CGI web servers 22629
Libraries Upgrade Geshi to 1.0.8.10 25024
Plugins security string missing on file toolbar.php 20234
Plugins Add a system plugin event called onBeforeCompileHead 23746
Templates 1.5.21 admin template params.ini error 23053

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 1.5 Bug Tracker.

Active members of the Joomla Bug Squad during this last 1.5 release cycle include: Akarawuth Tamrareang, Andrea Tarr, Andrew Eddie, Bill Richardson, Dennis Hermacki, Elin Waring, Ian MacLennan, Jacob Waisner, Jan Pavelka, Jean-Marie Simonet, Mark Dexter, Matt Thomas, Michael Babker, Nicholas Dionysopoulos, Niels Braczek, Ronald Pijpers, Rouven Weßling, and Tim Plummer.

Bug Squad Leadership: Andrew Eddie, Ian MacLennan, and Mark Dexter Coordinators; Bill Richardson, Elin Waring, Marijke Stuivenberg, Matt Thomas, and Omar Ramos, Team Leaders.

Joomla! Security Strike Team

Thanks to the Joomla Security Strike Team for their dedicated efforts investigating reports, and fixing security issues in Joomla. Current active members of the Joomla! Security Strike Team are: Alan Langford, Claire Mandville, Ian MacLennan, Jason Kendall, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mark Dexter, Omar Ramos, Pierre Gazzola and Sam Moffatt.

 

Joomla 1.6.1 Released

Joomla 1.5.15 Released

 

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.6.1. This is a security release.

The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla! developement at the Developer Site.

   

Download

Click here to download Joomla 1.6.1 (Full package) »

Click here to download Joomla 1.6.1 (Upgrade packages) »

 

Instructions

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

Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.

Release Notes

Check the Joomla 1.6.1 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

Security

Issues Fixed

Category Issue Title Link
ACL group perms list should be expand/collapsible at will 24397
ACL new user group assignement doesn't work 24707
ACL A registered user can change their user name 24890
ACL No save icon in article editor for new article with category level permission 24886
ACL Users with create permission in a category cannot see the image button below the editor 24857
Administration Fix background color in high contrast batch fieldsets 24255
Administration Refresh Cache in Extension Manager: Failed loading XML file 24292
Administration Inconsistent term for User Group 24328
Administration Multiple groups are a problem in the user manager 24475
Administration Improve the cpanel of admin templates + correting some errors 24523
Administration Language fixes and new warnings for com_installer 24457
Administration Templates filter searches all extensions 24599
Administration Improve the Directory Permissions in com_admin 24558
Administration 3rd party components install in location "site" instead of "administrator" 24305
Administration *PHP warning in extension manger 24336
Administration Missing messages for some menu item types having no Basic Options 24884
Administration Problems with aliases when there is a menu alias menu type 24881
Administration Alternative Layout Not Implemented in com_search, com_users 25006
Authentication & Login *Issue in back-end login module with Languages not installed in db but present in the admin language folder 24681
Authentication & Login *Multilanguage on and site offline: loggin front-end gets in a loop 24912
Authentication & Login Login form does not use https 24307
Code Style PHP Strict Standards Message, Category Blog 24309
Code Style CRLF instead of LF in some files 24876
Code Style Systematic elimination of DS as directory separator - Round 2 24589
Code Style Wrong class in kategory list mode 24914
Components Unescaped value should be filtered. 24252
Components Getting 500 errors editing from category blog on front end with default sef on 24280
Components SQL Injection can result in information disclosure 24232
Components com_contact, wrong string is used in config.xml (COM_CONTACT_FIELD_PROFILE_SHOW_LABEL used twice) 24491
Components com_contact view contact links 24269
Components com_newsfeeds doesn't set default view in frontend 24444
Components com_mailto Spam Email Relay 24288
Components SQL error in com_contact if id not set 24371
Components Strict standards: Declaration of WeblinksModelCategory::getItems() should be compatible with that of JModelList::getItems() in 24265
Components Inconsistency in the Add new newsfeed screen 24665
Components Missing tooltip in Web Links Manager 24694
Components *menu items metadata not implemented 24704
Components Link Author option lacks in Archived Articles menu item 24726
Components com_menu not looking for component xml file 24562
Components Details of the components are in different orderings 24731
Components duplicate case in switch in ~/components/com_users/controller.php 24711
Components *Weblinks icon hardcoded 24776
Components *Contacts Category model tries to load params from menu even if no Itemid is set 24446
Components Clicks on a custom banner are not counted 24417
Components *Banners unique alias 24882
Components *Search lower and upper limit do not take into account localise.php settings 24932
Components *Accommodating for longer string value in Banners Edit page 24869
Components com_categories doesn't properly update paths of children categories when moved to a new parent 24506
Components Redirect component does not list 404 errors for missing child page when parent page does exist (patch supplied) 24911
Components Get error after save options for component 24856
Components duplicate code weblink .php 24978
Components *Category Save as Copy does not save with different title/alias 24909
Components *modal_contacts field type problems 24433
Components Joomla displaying error after uploading an image using Media Manager and the path does not stay where it is after the upload 24489
Components Double category strings in URLs 24799
Components A banner with limited impressions will never show 24908
Components Multiselect not implemented in all views 24929
Components Can't display teaser text in full article view. 24880
Components Extra markup in some component views 25042
Components extra closing div in \components\com_weblinks\views\form\tmpl\edit.php 25035
Database Issue with MySQL compatibility in joomla.sql with params fields 24299
Database in sql file bug 24825
Forms Contact form typo - duplicate tag <label> for Email and Message 24743
Forms JHtml select.radiolist produces unnecessary label class suffix 24423
Forms The "Ordering" form field type defaults to "0", causing accidental changes to ordering of plugins, modules, banners, etc (with patch) 24933
Front End Cannot edit a weblink from the frontend 24249
Front End Wrong description language code for email1 field 24619
Front End *Submitting two articles in the same category with the same title but different aliases doesn't work on frontend 24322
Installation Sample data - Wrapper module issue 24001
Installation Installation IE fixes 24253
Installation J!1.6 lacks a remove installation folder screen 24283
Installation com_installer Admin XSS 24281
Installation Sample data links 23792
Installation Javascript error in installation 24294
Installation Internationalisation of sample data options list 23083
Installation *Localise xml default language is not highlighted in the drop down 24580
Installation *Languages not installed in db but present in the language folders in joomla issue 24582
Installation Enabling debug language mode in installation application 24657
Installation Add a button to the installation to remove the installation folder 24097
Installation Improve installation.js 24496
Installation bug: old extension version reported from cache after automatic extension update** 22624
Installation Plugins installed via discover are enabled 24389
Installation Sample Data Typo 25091
Javascript Error parameters formated in tinymce 24233
Javascript None of the JS files have been compressed. 24260
Javascript Don't use the $() function in JavaScript. 24519
Javascript Make some scripts compatible with Mootools 1.3 24740
Joomla! Libraries Some article code can send JFilterInput into an endless loop 24258
Joomla! Libraries Fatal error: Cannot use object of type stdClass as array in ../libraries/joomla/updater/updater.php on line 108 24276
Joomla! Libraries response headers show wrong joomla version 24273
Joomla! Libraries Manifest data is not being serialized as JSON during install and discovery install. 24550
Joomla! Libraries Joomla! Web Application Framework library is uninstallable 24644
Joomla! Libraries Library JURI has an optional parameter: it should be mandatory 24405
Joomla! Libraries Unused JDate code causing"Catchable fatal error" 24532
Joomla! Libraries JController class lacks a unregisterTask method 24419
Joomla! Libraries Abort during install of component and module fail due to rollback methods being protected instead of public. 24548
Joomla! Libraries typo in databasequery.php - udpate 24675
Joomla! Libraries Add support for defer/async to JDocument 24821
Languages Hathor status module jtext plurals 24254
Languages Missing Language string Cache Unwritable 24384
Languages MODULES_ERR_XML incorrectly called 24396
Languages Missing language string JLIB_INSTALLER_ABORT_PACK_INSTALLER_COPY_SETUP 24426
Languages Incomplete language strings in Mass Mail 24466
Languages missing translation for COM_WEBLINKS_DEFAULT_PAGE_TITLE 24448
Languages Incorrect language definition in 'List Contacts in a Category' menu item type 24464
Languages Incorrect tooltips in Articles Categories module 24520
Languages Incorrect tooltip in Module Manager 24518
Languages In Bluestork, longer labels are being cut off especially radio button labels 24525
Languages *Extra language definitions for icon tooltips in Messages component 24615
Languages *Incorrect error string after saving default menu item with set 'Default Page' radio button to 'no' value 24513
Languages *No translation of options (plugin names) in ordering field of plugins 24607
Languages Incorrect term in a tooltip in the Menu Items screen 24642
Languages *Incorrect tooltip for the Enabled column in Plug-In Manager 24698
Languages *Incorrect tooltip in News Feed Manager 24695
Languages Incosistency in the Link Author article option 24724
Languages Contact language is ignored in frontend 24710
Languages Untranslated strings TPL_BEEZ5_ISCLOSED and TPL_BEEZ5_LOGO 24897
Languages Debug Language showing up 24859
Languages The strings used for the display column in the module assignment slider are confusing 24999
Languages Cannot Translate Option Values using JForm SQL Field Type** 24903
Layouts Extra div element in Category List for unpublished articles 24873
Layouts Missing class blog_children 24916
Layouts Missing class default_children 24915
Modules *Langswitcher module needed display improvement parameters 24461
Modules New Window without navigation 24540
Modules Backend mod_status private messages pluralisation 24573
Modules mod_articles_category creates wrong html code 24564
Modules Disabling modules on a page leaves error messages 24287
Modules Empty tooltips in module edit screens 24674
Modules Mod popular and latest article processing events in content plugins 24557
Modules *Don't show empty divs in mod_login 24702
Modules Module articles category - fatal error 24317
Modules Articles Category Module Gropu by Author error 24693
Modules Modules do not have Trashed state 24927
Modules Module Banners: "All categories" option does not include all categories 24896
Modules Incorrect ID attribute's value in backend menu 24947
Modules Stripped code in contents and custom html module 24545
Modules JNO/JYES instead JSHOW/JHIDE in mod_weblinks.xml 25008
Modules Missing "parent" css class if menu is collapsed 24963
Modules mod_articles_category generates a PHP warning when using language filter 24838
Modules Fatal error in mod_articles_category when showing readmore 24528
Modules *Duplicated module is published 25110
Plugins Language switcher broken by #24210 24256
Plugins *debug plugin does not display results if gzip is on 24267
Plugins Update GeSHI to 1.0.8.9 24404
Plugins If a system plugin tries to load its language file, Joomla! falls back to setting the default site language to English. 24750
Plugins PATCH: Change pagination pagelist 24797
Plugins plg_user_profile "Website" field XSS 24372
Plugins *Detect browser lang and cookie broken when using languagefilter 24767
Plugins *Redundant call to load language in tinymce causes lang load issue 24840
Plugins [#24767] *Detect browser lang and cookie broken when using languagefilter 24837
Plugins Improve the voting plugin 24497
Plugins * Menu manager Multilanguage Deactivate Home 24877
Plugins Alias URL does not work with Language filter plugin active - sef off 24455
Plugins Plugin User-Profile Birthday field alpha entry crashes Profile Fields in Admin 24883
Plugins Upgrade Geshi to 1.0.8.10 25022
Plugins Upgrade Codemirror to Version 0.94 23491
Plugins Codemirror update causes improper characters in template html/css editing 25038
RTL *Implementing RTL pagination in beez 24391
RTL *RTL/LTR issues in Beez2 and 5 (News feeds and debug) 24409
RTL breadcrumbs doesn't look good on rtl templates 24428
RTL uppear right toolbar on rtl template isn't align well 24460
RTL *Correcting icon message display in installation with rtl lang 24570
RTL modifying Beez 20 to compatibility with RTL 24983
RTL *modifying Beez5 to compatibility with RTL 25034
Search Engine Friendly Transliteration does not work in Category Manager 24872
Search Engine Friendly Send HTTP result code 503 for the offline page 24646
Search Engine Friendly 404 errors when using pagebreak with sef enabled 24816
Search Engine Friendly Remove com_search SEF encoding of search term 24314
Search Engine Friendly Redirect is Not Working with SEF 24524
Search Engine Friendly sef plugin results in a blank page for large content 24865
Templates Missing image in Beez2 and Beez5 24162
Templates /templates status indicator in backend 24301
Templates Bluestork administrator template template.css typo 24327
Templates In Users, Mass Mail Users, the tooltips are not being styled. 24459
Templates beez template typo with position-15 24587
Templates Unstyled dialog when clicking 'new' in module manager 24320
Templates Error page styling forces error box to far left 24394
Templates Screens jumps when using the ACL widget 24298
Templates No rounded corners in Opera for Modal 24591
Templates New preview screenshots required for the admin templates 24701
Templates Removes references to non-existing stylesheet 24735
Templates Image j_button2_right.png missing from system template 24828
Templates Remove the border attribute 24790
Templates Typo in media/media/css/popup-imagelist.css (wrong color value for background) 24830
Templates *Debug position in beez 20 template doesn't work. 24833
Templates JS error notices default template in IE7+8 24231
Templates JS patch for Beez5 - IE issue hide.js 24975
Templates Beez_20 and Beez 5 xml patch 25011
User Interface * Adding a "Location" column in Language Manager 24377
User Interface Administration templates renders JForm "checkboxes" incorrectly in config 24318
User Interface Admin Trashed menu doesn't display - link error 24463
User Interface Trashed articles - no indication of being trashed , when viewed at front of site 23915
User Interface *Contact form in frontend does not display the star for required fields 24708
User Interface Message label incorect showed and inconsistency with coma after labels in Contact form 24732
User Interface *Banners Tracks export modal needs more height 24812
User Interface [patch] Enable editor-xtd buttons to have meaningful tooltips 24811
User Interface *Accommodating longer strings in bluestork page title 24831
User Interface Change "Templates Manager" to "Template Manage" 24874
User Interface * Different Alias fields tooltips 24759
User Interface *Normalise modals UI 24923
User Interface JTRASH instead JTRASHED in jgrid.publishedOptions 24926
User Interface Banner Manager: Banners - increase is needed for colspan of table's footer 24965
User Interface There is no featured button in the tool bar, so no way to make multiple articles featured 24996
User Interface Cannot allow a group to create in a single sub category 24993
User Interface PNG images are not optimized 22832

Statistics for the 1.6.1 release period:

  • Joomla 1.6.1 contains:
    • 206 tracker issues fixed in SVN
    • 12 security issues fixed

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 1.6 Bug Tracker.

Active members of the Joomla Bug Squad during this last release cycle include: Akarawuth Tamrareang, Andrea Tarr, Andrew Eddie, Bill Richardson, Christophe Demko, Elin Waring, Harald Leithner, Ian MacLennan, Jacob Waisner, Janich Rasmussen, Jean-Marie Simonet, Jeremy Wilken, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mark Dexter, Matt Thomas, Michael Babker, Nikolai Plath, Ole Bang Ottosen, Omar Ramos, Phil Snell, Rouven Weßling, Rune Sjøen, Samuel Moffatt, Selene Feigl.

Bug Squad Leadership: Andrew Eddie, Ian MacLennan, and Mark Dexter Coordinators; Bill Richardson, Elin Waring, Marijke Stuivenberg, Matt Thomas, and Omar Ramos, Team Leaders.

Joomla! Security Swat Team

A big thanks to the Joomla! Security Swat Team for fixing all reported security issues with this release. We would especially like to thank our newest members, Bill Richardson, Elin Waring, and Rouven Weßling for their efforts with this release.