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Joomla 3.5, a long awaited and major version is ready for the release very soon. Thanks to its increased stability, impressive changes, new user & developer-friendly features, there is always an excitement in the air when the new version of Joomla is announced. By blinking a happy smiley, there are a lot of unexpected stuff packed inside the upcoming Joomla 3.5 version with the extensions handlers & better user-management. Yes! Joomla 3.5 is simply awesome & expected to be the most stable release of Joomla as compared to all other older versions.

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What’s new in the upcoming Joomla 3.5 Version?

Farewell for few Components:

As stated in Joomla’s Road map, improving the Joomla’s core lighter & compact is the ultimate aim where the upcoming Joomla 3.5 version might say farewell to components such as “com_newsfeed, com_banners, com_contacts, com_search, com_finder, com_redirect, com_message”. However, these extensions might still available on JED even it was not available by default in joomla 3.5 version.

Advanced Media Manager:

New Media Manager is the most awaited interface in Joomla 3.5, redesigned with a cleaner & more instinctive. The advanced media manager saves a lot of time on working with images through improved image editing tools and easier modifications on media data.

Email Notifications for Updates:

A system for Joomla 3.5 version that provides email notifications for Joomla updates.

Improvements to Joomla Routing System:

With years of hard work, joomla.org has made several improvements to Joomla’s routing system, thereby providing greater relief from the all URL related issues & improving the rankings in search engine results.

Improvements to the Templating system:

A good news to any Joomla developer that the new Joomla 3.5 version is coming with greater improvements in the rendering system of current jLayout, where configuring a Joomla template will become easier than ever and allowing you to spend more time on creating fabulous templates.

Why you always need to Upgrade Joomla version?

Many Joomla users frequently raise a common question, why we need to keep on updating the Joomla version often on its each release? The answer is quite simple. Joomla is an open source CMS and the support for older versions are already expired within certain intervals. For example, the support & security updates for Joomla 1.5 & 2.5 version are already expired. This is a gateway for the hackers to ruin your Joomla website if you are still using those critically outdated versions. Do you want to know why the hackers target your website? Here is the list of outdated Joomla versions.

More recently, a serious SQL Injection vulnerability has been resolved through the Joomla 3.4.5 version release. Thus, each version release from Joomla team is intended to provide additional security & adding more stability to your Joomla website. It’s strongly recommended to keep on updating your Joomla version for very obvious reasons.

Upgrading to Joomla’s latest version might be a piece of cake for the tech savvy Joomla users. But it’s a serious budge up for others as there are many possibilities of losing your component, extensions, articles, etc. while doing a self Joomla migration without a supervision of technical expertise.

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