Your Ultimate Guide to Joomla 4

Your Ultimate Guide to Joomla 4

Joomla 4 is getting closer and closer!

At the end of May, the Joomla team released the beta version of Joomla 4. This version is not ready for use on your live sites, but it is 100% ready for testing.

Click here to download the beta version of Joomla 4.

You can read the official beta announcement here, but to be honest, there's a better way to learn about Joomla 4.

First, we have this excellent presentation from George Wilson, the release lead for Joomla 4. He does an outstanding job of putting Joomla 4 into a larger context, and also clearly explaining the new features. If you have 30 minutes to spare, sit down and watch this introduction from George:


More about Joomla 4

If you're ready for more, read on. We've been writing about Joomla 4 for a couple of years now. Here are some of the key articles we've written about new Joomla 4 features:

One of the coolest new features is Workflows. This new extension allows you to approve content before it's published. This presentation by Benjamin Trenkle is a detailed introduction:


CSS and Javascript in Joomla 4

If you're design-minded, we have also written about frontend changes in Joomla 4:

One of the most important changes in Joomla 4 is the upgrade from Bootstrap 2 to Bootstrap 4. However, Joomla 4 will not rely exclusively on Bootstrap. Joomla 4 will also rely on CSS Grid, a CSS method that is revolutionizing the frontend web design industry. You can click here to read our introduction to CSS Grid. Because of the positive reaction, we went on to write a series of over 20 posts, introducing Joomla users to CSS Grid. Read on because you'll need to know this when working with Joomla 4:


About the author

Steve is the CEO of Joomlashack. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve has been involved with Joomla since 2006.