The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! CMS 3.0 Beta1. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for Joomla 3.0 scheduled for release on September 27, 2012.

Joomla 3 will be the next major release of the Joomla CMS, with Joomla 3.0 the first short term support release in its life cycle. The beta release follows two alpha releases.

What is this release for?

This is a beta release and not for use on production sites.

Extension developers are encouraged to work with this release in order to prepare extensions for the General Availability release of Joomla 3.0. Users are encouraged to test the package for issues and to report issues in the Joomla! issue tracker

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The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla 3.0 Alpha 2 for download. This alpha release is intended primarily for extension developers to test their extensions. More information is available on the Joomla Development Network.

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla 3.0 Alpha 1 for download. This alpha release is intended primarily for extension developers to test their extensions. More information is available on the Joomla Developer Network.