Joomla versions 3.2.4 (bridge) and 3.3 released, new features added to CMS

The Joomla team recently released versions 3.2.4 and 3.3. The latest versions in the Joomla 3x series introduce several new features into the Joomla core platform.
According to the Joomla team, the latest Joomla update includes:
  • Improved password functionality
  • Performance improvements
  • Enables microdata
  • Optimized code
  • Faster load speeds
  • Security updates
  • More than 115 bugs fixed
In some cases, the 3.2.4 update acts as a bridge update for version 3.3, due to the minimum PHP version being changed to 5.3.10.
“Note that in order to update directly to 3.3 via the core update component,” the official Joomla release states, “you must be running 3.2.2 or later due to the raised minimum supported PHP version and the update system not supporting checking the server’s PHP version in older releases. Older 3.x releases will be prompted to update to 3.2.4 before being presented the 3.3 update.”
For more information on the Joomla 3.3 and 3.2.4 releases, you can read the official announcement notice from the team here.
As always, if you have any questions about setting up your own site’s updates, don’t hesitate to call a member of our support team. And if you’d prefer to let us completely handle your site upgrade, we’ll be happy to help.