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In most cases, probably not.  Joomla 2.5 will continue be supported until December 31st of 2014 and you can update directly to Joomla 3 once it’s tried-and-tested thoroughly by other users. You can even wait until Joomla 3.5  with release scheduled for Spring 2014 and still get a direct upgrade. The only reason you should update is if you need Joomla 3’s features or want to be on the leading edge.
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In most cases, you will need to start planning on an upgrade to Joomla! 3.x.  Joomla 2.5 will continue be supported until December 31st of 2014 and you can update directly to Joomla 3.  Joomla is tried-and-tested thoroughly by other users already and stable for production sites now.
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You will need to verify your template and components will work with Joomla 3.x before upgrading. All core components are upgrade ready right now.
 
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[[Category:Version 3.1 FAQ]]
 
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[[Category:Version 3.2 FAQ]]
 
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Latest revision as of 17:03, 30 April 2014

In most cases, you will need to start planning on an upgrade to Joomla! 3.x. Joomla 2.5 will continue be supported until December 31st of 2014 and you can update directly to Joomla 3. Joomla is tried-and-tested thoroughly by other users already and stable for production sites now.

You will need to verify your template and components will work with Joomla 3.x before upgrading. All core components are upgrade ready right now.