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Help310:Components Joomla Update Configuration

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Description

Joomla! Updates Options allows setting of parameters used for updates for Joomla.


How to Access

  • Select Components  Joomla! Update from the dropdown menu of the Administrator Panel
  • Click the Options button in the toolbar.


Screenshot

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Form Fields

Update Source

Configure where Joomla gets its update information from.

Update Channel. This allows you to choose the update source for Joomla.

  • Default: is the recommended setting to stay on the latest release. This ensures that you still receive all released updates.
  • Joomla Next: switch from one major release to next major release (Joomla 3.x to Joomla 4.x).
  • Testing: is used for testing Joomla releases prior to their release as 'Stable'. With this setting nightly builds will be shown until a Beta or Release Candidate is available. Only use this setting on test sites.
    • Minimum Stability: (Development/Alpha/Beta/Release Candidate/Stable) The minimum stability of the extension updates you would like to see. Development is the least stable, Stable is production quality. If an extension doesn't specify a level it is assumed to be Stable.
  • Custom URL: This setting allows a custom update server to be used. Only use this setting on test sites.
    • Minimum Stability: (Development/Alpha/Beta/Release Candidate/Stable) The minimum stability of the extension updates you would like to see. Development is the least stable, Stable is production quality. If an extension doesn't specify a level it is assumed to be Stable.
    • Custom URL: This field is used to point to a custom XML update source URL.


Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar.

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the Update options and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the Update options and closes the current screen.
  • Cancel. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.


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