Joomla Update: Options

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

How to Access[edit]

  • Select System  Update panel  Joomla from the Administrator menu. Then...
    • Click the Options button on the Toolbar.



Form Fields[edit]

Update Source Tab[edit]

  • Update Channel
    • Default. For Production sites.
    • Joomla Next. For ...
    • Testing. For Joomla Testers. More fields will appear.
    • Custom URL. For Joomla Developers. More fields will appear.
  • Minimum Stability 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.
    • Development. For Joomla Developers sites.
    • Alpha. For Alpha testing sites.
    • Beta. For Beta testing sites.
    • Release Candidate. For Release Candidate sites.
    • Stabel. For Production sites.
  • Custom URL


At the top of the page you will see the toolbar shown in the Screenshot above. The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the item and closes the current screen.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new item.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.