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New product updates are here! 🎉 Our T4 Framework, T3 Framework, and an extensive collection of over 90 Templates are updated for the latest Joomla 5.1 and Joomla 4.4.4

These updates are designed to elevate your website experience with improved performance, enhanced security, and exciting new features of the new Joomla versions.

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Joomla 5.1 and Joomla 4.4.4 Updates:

Joomla has released updates for both Joomla 5.1 and Joomla 4.4.4. These updates bring significant improvements, security enhancements, and new features to the Joomla platform.

Joomla 5.1 Highlights

  • TUF Update Framework: Improves the security and reliability of updates by verifying the authenticity of update files using digital signatures, preventing supply chain attacks.
  • Improved Dark Mode: Enhancements in dark mode provide a better user experience.
  • Welcome Guided Tour: New users can benefit from a guided tour that familiarizes them with Joomla’s interface and functionality.
  • SEO Improvements: Adjustments to URL handling, such as final slash behavior and index.php management, enhance search engine optimization.
  • Accessibility Enhancements: The updated Jooa11y Accessibility Checker plugin improves site accessibility by detecting and correcting issues like color contrast problems and missing tags.
  • Library Updates: FontAwesome has been updated to version 6.5.1, and TinyMCE has been updated to version 6.8.3.
  • Regex Validation for Fields: Added regex validation for fields allows better control over user input data.
  • Schema.org Support: The update includes support for schema.org generic and article types, improving content semantics.

These features and many other ecommerce improvements make Joomla 5.1 a substantial update that enhances both the user and developer experience.

Joomla 4.4.4 Highlights

Joomla 4.4.4 serves as a maintenance release focused on ensuring a smooth upgrade path to Joomla 5.x. While it does not introduce new features, it includes several updates aimed at facilitating the transition:

  • Backports of API Changes: These backports help in easing the upgrade process to Joomla 5.x by aligning certain features and functionalities.
  • Support for Upgrade Path: Joomla 4.4.4 prepares sites for the upgrade to Joomla 5.x, ensuring that the transition is as seamless as possible.

Users are encouraged to upgrade to Joomla 5.x to benefit from the latest features and improvements. However, Joomla 4.4.4 will continue to receive support for an additional 1.5 years, providing ample time for users to plan their upgrade.

Upgrading Process

For users looking to upgrade from Joomla 4.x to Joomla 5.x, the process is designed to be straightforward:

  1. Backup Your Site: Always take a full backup of your website before initiating the upgrade.
  2. Upgrade Framework and Templates: Ensure that your frameworks and templates are compatible with Joomla 5.x.
  3. Follow Official Documentation: Detailed upgrade instructions are available on the Joomla documentation site to guide you through the process.

These steps ensure that the transition from Joomla 4.x to 5.x is smooth and minimizes potential issues.

For more details on the updates and to download the latest versions, visit the official Joomla website.

90+ Joomla products updated:

  • T4 Framework
  • T3 Framework
  • 90 Joomla templates

Additionally, Our T4 Page Builder and 20+ Extensions:

Rest assured, our T4 Page Builder and over 20 extensions have been rigorously tested and are fully compatible with the new Joomla 5.1 and Joomla 4.4.4 versions. You can seamlessly integrate these powerful tools to further enhance your website’s functionality and design.

Upgrade instructions:

  • Step 1: Take full backup of your website.
  • Step 2: Upgrade Framework and temlate by installing the new version
  • Step 3: Upgrade Joomla 4 to Joomla 5. To upgrade from Joomla 4 to Joomla 5, please refer to this official documentation – Joomla 4 to Joomla 5 upgrade guide

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