Joomla! 3.7 Released

The latest version of Joomla! 3 has been released. Featuring multiple improvements to various aspects of the CMS as well as several security updates, users are recommended to upgrade to version 3.7 now.

What’s New?

Joomla! 3.7 comes with various new features designed to improve user functionality and workflow.

Notable Changes

  • Custom Fields – Site administrators can now customise additional attribute fields in articles, users, and contacts.
  • Multilingual Sites – The multilingual associations feature now allows for the easier creation and management of multilingual sites.
  • Improved Workflow – Website content can now be generated without the need to jump between different menu items.
  • Menu Manager – Additional functionality has been programmed into the menu system to allow you to create, edit, and organise the backend menu links in a way that works best for you.
  • Easier Extension Maintenance – Administration restrictions can now be put in place to prevent extension deletion.

Security Fixes

Joomla! 3.7 also addresses various security issues effecting Joomla! versions 1.5 through 3.6.5 to ensure that your website is safe and secure from any malicious attackers.

Notable Security Fixes

  • 4 Cross Site Scripting attacks affecting various version from 1.5.0 through 3.6.5.
  • 2 Access Control List Violations affecting versions 1.6.0 through 3.6.5.
  • 2 Information Disclosure vulnerabilities affecting versions 1.5.0 through 3.6.5.

How can I upgrade?

To upgrade simply navigate to Components > Joomla! Update and select the Install the Update button.

Alternatively, The entire 3.7.0 package can be downloaded from the following link.
As always, our thanks goes to the great community members acting out responsible disclosure, and the amazing Joomla! development team for their great updates and security patches.

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