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For those of you using the Vintage template and enjoying the new Joomla! 1.5, you'll be pleased to know we have just updated this great template to run natively with Joomla! 1.5.

We've also done a lot of the hard work for you by adding a 1.5 Quicklauncher package for quick and easy setup.

If you've already purchased this template, just login and re-download the package. We hope you enjoy. Aqualine (Noir) is next!

 

 

 

RC4- the next step on the path to a "stable" Joomla 1.5, was released yesterday. The Joomla team is calling this release "Karibu" which they say is Swahili for "close by" as in, almost here.

The Joomlashack team is very engaged in testing RC4 and we're impressed by the many bugs that Joomla volunteers have squashed. While it's "close by," RC4 is still not 100% stable, and you shouldn't yet rely on it to deliver your critically important web content.

When will Joomla 1.5 move into the realm of "stable?" According to Joomla.org:

Joomla! 1.5 RC4 is by far the most stable release of version 1.5 to date. It has undergone a great deal of testing and bug fixing since RC3 and is considered very close to stable Karibu marks an important milestone in 1.5's development, as barring any major issues we believe it will be the last release candidate, with the next release being the big one Joomla! 1.5 stable. When that happens will in part be influenced by the Joomla! community.

So there you have it. If our Joomla community uses RC4 and tests it thoroughly, and no major problems are discovered, then the stable version of Joomla 1.5 will be coming in early 2008. Cool. Now go download and test it!




The march to a stable Joomla 1.5 quickened earlier this month with the release of RC3. Here's some helpful links about RC3.

Read the official news: http://www.joomla.org/content/view/3994/1/

Get Joomla 1.5 RC3: http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/frs/?action=FrsReleaseBrowse&frs_package_id=2892

Instructions for upgrading from RC2 to RC3: http://forum.joomla.org/index.php?board=430.0

Discuss Joomla 1.5 on our forum: http://www.joomlashack.com/community/index.php/topic,6544.0.html

Joomla 1.5 installation guide: http://www.joomla.org/component/option,com_jd-wp/Itemid,105/p,419/

If you're curious when Joomla 1.5 is going to "released" and "finished," better check out this perspective piece by one of Joomla's core team members and developers. Needless to say, RC3 is not the last of the RCs, as Joomla's developers believe in the "release early, release often" philosophy of open source development.

One thing's for sure- Joomla 1.5 will only improve if you use it, break it, report your problems, and offer your input. Download it today and try out Weblogic, our 1.5 native template!

 

 
 

Weblogic Joomla 1.5 template With the third release candidate available for Joomla, Joomlashack has unveiled our first template that runs on Joomla 1.5 natively: Weblogic.

You get both 1.0.X AND 1.5 Joomla versions bundled TOGETHER for only $39.95!

Weblogic Joomla 1.5 template With the third release candidate available for Joomla, Joomlashack has unveiled our first template that runs on Joomla 1.5 natively: Weblogic.

You get both 1.0.X AND 1.5 Joomla versions bundled TOGETHER for only $39.95!

If you're one of the many people using Joomla! for small and medium sized websites, Vintage was designed with you in mind Check out some of Vintage's great features:

Joomlashack Vintage Template

  • Pure CSS/Tableless Design
  • CSS Suckerfish drop-down menu system
  • 15 fully collapsible module positions
  • Supports all major browsers and OS
  • Lightweight and fast-loading design
  • Four gorgeous color choices

Vintage is a great match for a coffee shop, cafe, wine shop, antique shop, bookstore, record store, a writer's community, or maybe even a personal blog. At first glance, Vintage looks a little basic, but this 15 module position, pure CSS template is deceptively simple.

Joomlashack Vintage-  just $39.95!