Joomla news (363)

Even though I try not to chase the news (it wears you out, I promise you), there's a lot going on in the Joomla commounity. I will comment on certain things happening with Joomla, other stuff I will just link to in my Twitter account. Enjoy!

Joomla 3.9.16 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses six security vulnerabilities and contains over 20 bug fixes and improvements.

The next major release of Joomla! CMS is version 4.0. As of this writing, the latest version is 4.0.0 Alpha 12 (released on 17 October 2019). The beta version is expected in November 2019, so it's getting close.

Joomla 3.9.13 is now available. This is a security fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses two security vulnerabilities and contains over 15 bug fixes and improvements.

Joomla and WordPress training company OSTraining has a great offer for aspiring Joomla developers. 

A basic Joomla site is simple to build. However, if you want more advanced features on your site it's easy to get in over your head. With the expert training provided by OSTraining, no job will be too big. You will be able to take control of the project and build your Joomla website.

Now, you can get up to 70% off of membership with OSTraining.

The "Handboek Joomla!" is a 148 page magazine dedicated to Joomla that is just about ready to go to print. The Dutch Joomla community has worked together with some international community members on the issue. Over 40 people contributed in some way to this magazine, which is made made by the Dutch Webdesigner magazine.

The Joomla® project has just launched a new service: Users worldwide can now create and build Joomla websites and have them hosted for free. The service is offered in corporation with web hosting company SiteGround, who’s built the server infrastructure for the service.

Free hosting of Joomla sites has not been available in this form before. By introducing the service, Joomla takes a big step in terms of spreading the use of the CMS. Users will be able to set up a fully working Joomla website, hosted for free for an unlimited time. The site will run on a type subdomain, not unlike the service found at

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 26, 2014 

  • 5 Tips to Speed Up Your Joomla 3.x Website
  • 5 Popular Web Designs You Should Know
  • How to Choose the Best Joomla Template for Your Website?

On August 14th and 15th, OSTraining hosted an event called Joomla3 Day. During the event, several people from the  community did presentations on various aspects of using Joomla.

One of the presentations was an hour-long presentation on the new version of K2 which is now in beta stage. The stable version of K2 v.3 is set for release late September / early October 2014.

In the presentation, Fotis Evangelou, main developer of K2, goes through K2 in general and then goes into detailed explanation of K2 version 3.

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 25, 2014 

  • Maps2 Update Adds Panoramio Image Layer, Map Resize Triggers and Bug Fixes
  • 5 Tips to Improve Your Inbound Marketing Plan for Joomla Websites
  • 5 Joomla Web Design Trends in 2015
  • JoomlaShine Showcase: JSN Boot and JSN Kido – An Easy Way to Create A Gorgeous Look for Your Websites

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 24, 2014 

  • Hey Presto - A new way to create galleries in Joomla
  • 6 Awesome Joomla Extensions to Help You Manage Your Website Easier
  • Joomla Tips And Tricks You Should Know
  • Free Joomla Templates with The Best Quality that You Can't Miss

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 23, 2014 

  • Five Tips to Help You Get Started with Joomla
  • 3 Types of Portfolio Templates That Get You Freelance Jobs
  • 5 Must-Visit Websites for Joomla Templates

Here are some interesting Joomla blog posts I found during week 22, 2014

  • How to Fix T3 Mega Menu Hover Not Working after Updating to T3 v2.3.0
  • JoomlaShine Showcase: Postgraduate Program Website With One-page Template - JSN YoYo
  • JSN PowerAdmin: The promise to make Jooma easy and fun to use
  • 6 Highlight Features of Joomla 3.3
  • JSN One - An Outstanding eCommerce Template Released. Chance To Get 50% OFF For The Next Purchase
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