Joomla 3.8.13 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 5 security vulnerabilities.
On September 8th, 2018, a "Pizza, Bugs & Fun" (PBF) event took place in Germany, Austria, Italy, Netherlands and France with different local user groups, so-called Joomla User Groups (JUGs). Everyone could learn how they can contribute to the improvement of Joomla.
A CMS-powered website has all the ingredients for an IT security nightmare: it is publicly accessible, it’s running on powerful machines with great connectivity and the underlying system is used countless times around the globe, making it an attractive target for attackers.
The Joomla Security Strike Team (JSST) is working hard to make sure that this nightmare doesn’t become reality for Joomla users!
Joomla 4.0 is on the horizon, but over 200 bugs and feature requests are untested, which means, they cannot go into the Joomla core. As a main rule, new functions for Joomla have to be tested before they can be merged into an official release. Usually it takes only a few minutes and Joomla becomes better and better.
The Joomla Project and CloudAccess.net are equally excited to announce the launch of launch.joomla.org, the brand new platform to launch a free Joomla website and test upcoming releases to support the project by helping make our CMS the best it can be!
As you most probably know, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will enter into force on 25 May, 2018.
Joomla, listening to its users, intends to integrate a Privacy Tool Suite in the Joomla CMS to facilitate the compliance of your sites and to make developers’ life easier to get their extensions compliant.
A Joomla delegation attended CloudFest 2018, the world's largest cloud festival (over 6500 attendees, 200 exhibitors, and 250 speakers) to raise awareness about the Project.
The event occured at Europa Park (Rust - Germany) from March 10th to 16th, 2018 and I was there to promote Joomla.