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Check for the latest Joomla! CMS version. If you are not on the latest release, read the release notes to see if you need to upgrade.  If a release is being made in order to address security issues then it is strongly advised that you upgrade as soon as possible. You can see the release history of each series in the table below. Click the version history link in the notes column.
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==Joomla! CMS version table==
 
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|  rowspan=2 style="text-align:center; background-color:#4a86e8; font-weight:bold;" | CMS Version
 
|  rowspan=2 style="text-align:center; background-color:#4a86e8; font-weight:bold;" | CMS Version
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Sept 2012
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Sept 2012
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Migration to 2.5
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Migration to 2.5
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Plan to migrate to 2.5 now
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Plan to migrate to 2.5 now<br/>[[Joomla 1.5 version history]]
 
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; font-weight:bold;" | 1.6
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; font-weight:bold;" | 1.6
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Aug 2011
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Aug 2011
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | One-click to 2.5
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | One-click to 2.5
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Upgrade to 2.5 now
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Upgrade to 2.5 now<br/>[[Joomla 1.6 version history]]
 
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; font-weight:bold;" | 1.7
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; font-weight:bold;" | 1.7
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Feb 2012
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Feb 2012
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | One-click to 2.5
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | One-click to 2.5
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Upgrade to 2.5 now
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc;" | Upgrade to 2.5 now<br/>[[Joomla 1.7 version history]]
 
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|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; font-weight:bold;" | 2.5
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; font-weight:bold;" | 2.5
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|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | Mar 2014
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | Mar 2014
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | One-click to 3.5
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | One-click to 3.5
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | The recommended version for most websites <ref>http://community.joomla.org/blogs/community/1682-joomla-25.html</ref>
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|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | Recommended on an as-needed basis for new installs<br/>[[Joomla 2.5 version history]]
 
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|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; width:100px; font-weight:bold;" | 3.0
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:100px; font-weight:bold;" | 3.0
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; width:100px;" | [[File:X-mark.png|center]]
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:100px;" | [[File:X-mark.png|center]]
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:100px;" | [[File:X-mark.png|center]]
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:100px;" | [[File:X-mark.png|center]]
 
|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:100px;" | [[File:X-mark.png|center]]
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; width:100px;" | [[File:X-mark.png|center]]
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:100px;" | May 2013
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; width:100px;" | May 2013
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:100px;" | One-click to 3.1
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; width:100px;" | One-click to 3.1
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|  style="background-color:#f4cccc; width:306px;" | You should use the one click upgrade to Joomla 3.1<br/>[[Joomla 3.0 version history]]
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; width:306px;" | You should use the one click upgrade to Joomla 3.1
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|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; font-weight:bold;" | 3.1
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3; font-weight:bold;" | 3.1
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|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | Oct 2013
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | Oct 2013
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | One-click to 3.2
 
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | One-click to 3.2
|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | Use if you want the cutting edge version of Joomla
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|  style="background-color:#d9ead3;" | Recommended for most new installs<br/>[[Joomla 3.1 version history]]
 
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|  style="background-color:#fff; font-weight:bold;" | 3.2
 
|  style="background-color:#fff; font-weight:bold;" | 3.2
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==Notes==
 
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[[Category:Joomla! versions]]
 
[[Category:Joomla! versions]]

Revision as of 18:55, 14 June 2013

Check for the latest Joomla! CMS version. If you are not on the latest release, read the release notes to see if you need to upgrade. If a release is being made in order to address security issues then it is strongly advised that you upgrade as soon as possible. You can see the release history of each series in the table below. Click the version history link in the notes column.

Joomla! CMS version table

CMS Version Available Support End of Life Upgrade Type Notes
Bugs Security
1.5
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
Sept 2012 Migration to 2.5 Plan to migrate to 2.5 now
Joomla 1.5 version history
1.6
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
Aug 2011 One-click to 2.5 Upgrade to 2.5 now
Joomla 1.6 version history
1.7
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
Feb 2012 One-click to 2.5 Upgrade to 2.5 now
Joomla 1.7 version history
2.5
Checkmark.png
Checkmark.png
Checkmark.png
Mar 2014 One-click to 3.5 Recommended on an as-needed basis for new installs
Joomla 2.5 version history
3.0
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
X-mark.png
May 2013 One-click to 3.1 You should use the one click upgrade to Joomla 3.1
Joomla 3.0 version history
3.1 Checkmark.png
Checkmark.png
Checkmark.png
Oct 2013 One-click to 3.2 Recommended for most new installs
Joomla 3.1 version history
3.2 Sep 2013 - - May 2014 One-click to 3.5
3.5 Mar 2014 - - Mar 2016 One-click to 4.0
4.0 Sep 2014 - -