Joomla 3.8.7 is now available. This is a bug fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla including over 70 bug fixes and improvements.
What's in Joomla 3.8.7?
Joomla 3.8.7 contains several bug fixes and improvements, including:
Bug fixes and Improvements
- Various backend improvements for multi language websites (admin menus and associations)
- CodeMirror editor updated to 5.35.0 #19809
- Allow absolute or relative URLs for redirects #19942
- Improved handling of read-only field data in com_fields #20068
- Highlight all matching text in Smart Search results #20019
Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.
New InstallationsDownload Joomla 3.8.7
English (UK), 3.8.7 Full Package
Upgrade PackagesUpgrade Packages
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Note: Please read the update instructions before updating.
Please remember to backup your site before updating and to clear your site, administrator and browser cache after updating.
If you find a bug in Joomla please report it on the Joomla! Issue Tracker.
Please see the documentation wiki for FAQs regarding the 3.8.7 release.
Information for Gmail Authentication Plugin users
As previously announced, we would like to remind our users we will remove the Gmail Authentication plugin from core new installs and we will stop supporting it, as a core extension, as of Joomla 4.0. We invite our users to start switching to another authentication method as soon as they can.
A huge Thank You to our volunteers!
A big thank you goes out to everyone that contributed to the Joomla 3.8 release!
Make the next Joomla release even better
Joomla 3.9 and 4.0 are already in the works. If you would like to help improve them you can make a direct difference. You can find Joomla 3.9 milestone here and for Joomla 4, it’s here. Download them here.
Join the Joomla! Volunteer community and contribute your skills and time to help Joomla! grow even more.
- Become a tester - no special skills required, but able to install test releases, and follow reporting instructions
- Help us translate - for those who speak English and any other language
- Document new features - for those who can write tutorials and technical documentation
- Other areas - find one that fits your skills and interests.
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Visit the Joomla 3.8 Landing Page to get an overview of the new features, download our a wide range of imagery available for sharing in blog posts, via social media, or in banners on your site. They can be found on the Joomla 3.8 Imagery page. And if you want to translate them, you can find the source files here.
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