June 2014

Joomla 2.5.21 and 3.3.1 Released

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The Joomla! Project and the Production Leadership Team are pleased to announce the release of Joomla 2.5.21 and Joomla! 3.3.1. You'll find a few new features but usually with any release, there are some bug fixes and security fixes as well.

Joomla 2.5.21 Stable has been released.

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.21. This is a maintenance release for the 2.5 series of the Joomla! CMS.

Version 2.5.21 Release Notes:

  1. Administration: Misleading cache time settings
  2. Code Quality : JUserHelper getProfile method should be static
  3. Components: Banner details shows trashed client
  4. Components: contact behavior.formvalidation duplicate in view.html.php
  5. Components: Missing property "catslug" on view category ( com_content )

This release is maintenance release, we recommend that users perform a Joomla upgrade in order to take advantage of the fixes that have been released.

Joomla 3.3.1 Stable has been released.

This is release adressing is the result of the work of 65 different volunteer contributors, addressing over 100 bugs and introducing several new features.

Some highlight include the inclusion of front end module editing, microdata library inclusion, cloud storage APIs, and enhanced security features.

Full details can be found in the official 3.3.1 release announcement at joomla.org, theses are the actual 3.3.1 release notes the detailing all the included changes, Joomla 3.2.4 notes are effectively the same except features and requiring higher PHP version are not included.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Joomla 3.3.0 and higher requires PHP 5.3.10 for server that have yet to be updated the Joomla 3.2.4 bridge release is also available which can be used with PHP versions 5.3.1 through 5.3.9. It is highly recommended that servers are update to the latest version of PHP 5.3 for best performance, security and compatibility (current release is PHP 5.3.28)

This release is a maintenance and feature release, we highly recommend that users perform a Joomla upgrade in order to take advantage of the fixes and features that have been released.

PS: We provide a Joomla Upgrade Service alongside our other Joomla services to help take the stress out of updating your CMS and give you peace of mind that it is running the most current version. Find out more about our Joomla Upgrade Service here.

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