It comes to know that Joomla! 3.3 is almost ready as the whole development team has been working to put the finishing touches on the beta. Michael Babker has already presented the main aim of this release at Joomla!Day Boston 2014: “Joomla 3.3 will be the most stable Joomla! release. Ever!"
Somewhat, the company has customized the launch timeline in order to make sure that it can offer everything up to the quality levels. The company is also ensuring through testing on lots of hosting environments as possible. Below, you can find the schedule:
- 1 April – Beta 1
- 8 April – Beta 2
- 15 April – Release Candidate (RC)
- 22 April - Joomla 3.3 Release
A Reminder for Security Support for 3.2
On April 22, 2014, the PLT is planning to release a 3.2 the same day as 3.3.0. According to PLT, it has planned to comprise all the bug fixes committed after 3.2.3 into this release, allowing all the 3.2 users to have the most stable code base that can be offered to them while the extended support period.
As the company earlier declared that 3.2 will get expanded security support through October 2014 for all those users, who are on hosts and who do not meet the minimum required PHP version of 5.3.10. Period users can expect below mentioned points while the extended support:
- Security releases for 3.2 as needed
- Continued support for 2.5
- Continued support for 3.3
Because of the new PHP needs, if users are not able to update to 3.3 can use the one click-click update, once they update to PHP 5.3.10.
Which are the new things in Joomla! 3.3?
However, Cloud storage APIs enables Joomla websites to interact with Amazon S3 and other cloud storage offerings. Moreover, Joomla 3.3 comes with a new Microdata library implementation. Microdata allow HTML a way to label content and explain particular types of information. There are lots of popular search engines that can index the data to make your website more useful to visitors.
So, these are some new things about Joomla!3.3 that you were looking for. If you are looking to get more information on Joomla development or any service of Joomla, you can click here.