The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! 2.5 RC 1 for download. Version 2.5 is the second 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 1.7 to 2.5.0.

What is this release NOT for?

This RC1 version of Joomla 2.5 is not suitable for production sites. It should be used for testing only.

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla 2.5 Beta 1 for download. This is the second 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 1.7 to 2.5.0.

What is this release NOT for?

This beta version of Joomla 2.5 Beta1 is not suitable for production sites. It should be used for testing only.

Joomla! 1.7.3 Released

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla! 1.7.3. 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! development at the Developer Site.

If you are upgrading your existing 1.7 site, you should be aware that the method of upgrading has changed since Joomla 1.5 so we recommend you look at the instructions.

Download

Click here to download Joomla 1.7.3 (Full package) »

Click here to download Joomla 1.7.3 (Upgrade packages) »

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.