Joomla versions checking

Check for the latest Joomla! CMS version. If you are not on the latest release, read the release notes to see if you need to upgrade. If a release is being made in order to address security issues then it is strongly advised that you upgrade as soon as possible. You can see the release history of each series in the table below. Click the version history link in the notes column to find details on exact release date, release notes and package and MD5s.

Joomla! CMS versions

CMS Version Available Support End of Life Upgrade Type Notes Latest Release
Bugs Security
1.0
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22 July 2009 Migration to 1.5 Plan to migrate to 1.5 now EOL at 1.0.15
1.5
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Sept 2012 Migration to 2.5 Plan to migrate to 2.5 now
Joomla 1.5 version history
EOL at 1.5.26
1.6
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Aug 2011 One-click to 2.5 Upgrade to 2.5 now
Joomla 1.6 version history
1.6.6
1.7
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Feb 2012 One-click to 2.5 Upgrade to 2.5 now
Joomla 1.7 version history
1.7.5
2.5
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December 31st, 2014 One-click to 3.x Upgrade to 3.8.11 now
Joomla 2.5 version history
2.5.28
3.0
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May 2013 One-click to 3.1 You should use the one click upgrade
Joomla 3.0 version history
3.0.4
3.1
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Dec 2013 One-click to 3.2 You should use the one click upgrade
Joomla 3.1 version history
3.1.6
3.2
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Oct 2014[1] One-click to 3.3 You should upgrade your server's PHP to 5.3.10 or greater and upgrade to 3.3
Joomla 3.2 version history
3.2.7
3.3
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3.4 release One-click You should use the one click upgrade
Joomla 3.3 version history
3.3.6
3.4
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3.5 release One-click Recommended for all new installs
Joomla 3.4 version history
3.4.8
3.5
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3.6 release One-click Recommended for all new installs
Joomla 3.5 version history
3.5.1
3.6
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3.7 release One-click Recommended for all new installs
Joomla! 3.6 version history
3.6.5
3.7
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3.8 release One-click Recommended for all new installs
Joomla! 3.7 version history
3.7.5
3.8
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3.9 release One-click Recommended for all new installs
Joomla! 3.8 version history
3.8.11
3.9[2] to define[2][3] - - 2 years after the release of 3.9.0, marks end of support for 3.x One-click    
4.0 to define[2][3] - -        

 

  1. Jump up Bug fixes will cease April 2014, security fixes only, see http://community.joomla.org/blogs/leadership/1798-raising-the-bar-on-security.html
 
 
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