JCM June 2014

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

Editors Introduction

Why do YOU support Joomla!?, by Dianne Henning

Feature Stories

European Community Leadership Summit – Berlin, Germany, by Ruth Cheesley

Project News

Leadership Highlights June 2014, by Marijke Stuivenberg

JCM May 2014

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

Editors Introduction

Celebrate the First Year of the Spanish JCM!, by Alice Grevet

Feature Stories

Tracking the Trends of Joomla, by Helvecio da Silva
Welcome Sarah Watz, New OSM President, by Dianne Henning

Joomla! 3.3 - Do More

The Joomla! Project and the Production Leadership Team are proud to announce the release of Joomla! 3.2.4 and 3.3, the latest releases of the 3.x release series.

If you are currently running Joomla! 3.2 on a server with PHP 5.3.10 or later, we encourage you to update immediately to Joomla! 3.3 via either the one-click update or the update downloads available at www.joomla.org/download.html. For sites on servers with a version of PHP less than 5.3.10, 3.2.4 is the release for you. However, please talk to your host about updating to PHP 5.3.10+, which is easy to do. For other versions of the 3.x series, applying the update is recommended as soon as possible.

Note that in order to update directly to 3.3 via the core update component, you must be running 3.2.2 or later due to the raised minimum supported PHP version and the update system not supporting checking the server’s PHP version in older releases. Older 3.x releases will be prompted to update to 3.2.4 before being presented the 3.3 update.

Joomla! 2.5

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.


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.


*Please clear your browser's cache after upgrading

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

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.


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