Joomla 1.6.6 Released

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla! 1.6.6. This is a security release and is intended only for those users who are unable to use version 1.7.0. Most users should update to 1.7.0 unless there are specific reasons why they cannot use 1.7.0 at this time. Update instructions for updating from 1.6.5 to 1.6.6 are available here.

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.

Version 1.6 will reach end of life on 19 August 2011. All users of version 1.6 should update to version 1.7.0 before that time. The update process to version 1.7 is very simple, and complete instructions are available here.

Download

New Installations: Click here to download Joomla 1.6.6 (Full package) »

Update Package: Click here to download Joomla 1.6.6 (Update package) »

Note: You cannot use the Extension Manager -> Update method to update to version 1.6.6. Unpack the upgrade package archive file in your Joomla root folder to replace the existing files with the updated files.

Instructions

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

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

Joomla 1.7.0 Released

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla! 1.7.0. This is a security release. This is also the first release made within the new six-month release cycle that started with the delivery of Joomla 1.6 in January 2011.

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.

Version 1.6.5 will reach end of life one month from today, on 19 August 2011. All users of version 1.6 should update to version 1.7.0 before that time. The update process is very simple, and complete instructions are available here.

Download

New Installations: Click here to download Joomla 1.7.0 (Full package) »

Update Package: Click here to download Joomla 1.7.0 (Update package) »

Note: Please read the update instructions before updating.

Instructions

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

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

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! 1.7 RC1 for download. This is the first release made within the new six-month release cycle that started with the delivery of Joomla 1.6 in January 2011.

What is this release for?

There are several goals for this release:

  1. To allow advance testing of sites and custom extensions so that site administrators and developers can report any problems before the final release.
  2. To raise awareness that the end of the current development cycle is fast approaching.
  3. To allow testing of the upgrade from version 1.6.5 to 1.7.0.

Click here to download.

What is this release NOT for?

This beta version of Joomla 1.7 is not suitable for production sites. It should be used for testing only.