Joomla 3.6 is now available and you can update your sites.
When Joomla 3.6 was originally announced, it was meant to be a transitional release.
The Joomla team originally planned for this update to be called 3.5.2, with only a few minor fixes.
However, several new features were added. So, following Joomla’s versioning policy, the correct version number became Joomla 3.6.
This isn't a blockbuster release, unlike Joomla 3.7 which may have several major new features. However, there are some nice changes. Here's an overview of 10 useful improvements that you'll find in Joomla 3.6.
"We're going to focus. During the last 11 years, Joomlashack has released over 100 templates. That's just too many to keep updated and supported. Over the next few weeks, we're going to retire some older templates, particular those that are only available for Joomla 1.5 or 2.5. All future releases will be for Joomla 3 only."
So, today we're releasing more details around that decision.
Since then we've been hard at work creating a roadmap for Joomlashack. Here are the 7 major items on our roadmap for the next few weeks:
Joomlashack is releasing templates again! This week, we released Clementine. In the next couple of weeks, we'll release a new and responsive version of Vintage. We also have a 100% new design in progress. Stay tuned for major improvements to our selection of Joomla templates.
Joomlashack extensions are getting updates again! All major bugs with Joomlashack extensions will be fixed very shortly.
In the last few days, we've released new versions of all extensions.
One important change is that we don't support Joomla 2.5 anymore. These latest extension releases won't install in older Joomla versions and won't be seen by Joomla 2.5 users trying to update. Joomla 3 is the minimum requiremed version. If you still need a Joomla 2.5 version of extensions, please contact us.
Also, we've added support for Watchful, which allows you to manage many Joomla sites from one dashboard. Watchfull will soon add Alledia support. If you enter your Alledia Pro License Key into Watchful, you will be able update all Alledia Pro extensions.
In addiiton to those general changes for all extensions, here are some specific changes: