Joomla has recently released 2 quick new Joomla versions. They first lauched Joomla 1.6 but they had taken it back and release new version of Joomla and that is Joomla 1.7. And On January 24th, 2012, the Joomla Project released Joomla 2.5 - the next Long Term Support (LTS) release for the Joomla CMS. If you have a website currently built with Joomla 1.5, you should begin now to plan a migration to Joomla 2.5. Support for Joomla 1.5 will end later in 2012.
New Featurs in Joomla 2.5
The automated notification of Joomla! core and extension updates is a new built-in feature that simplifies site maintenance and management of updates: - Available as a quick button on the administrative control panel of your Joomla! website, it enables administrators to update a site to the latest stable Joomla! release with just a single click.
This new functionality offers a faster, more user-friendly search experience for your visitors. It features natural language search with auto-completion and stemming, which allows the user to find relevant content by just typing the first several letters of a word.
Multiple database support is a new feature that makes it possible to run the Joomla! CMS on many different databases, not just MySQL and MySQLi.
- Includes New Version of Joomla Platform
- CAPTCHA in Core
- Linking New Menus with a Module
- Use the Images and URL Fields to Create Simple Standardized Layouts
- Choose whether Administrator to Get Email When New Users Register
- Menu Item Note
- Custom Text Filters
- Greater Flexibility Filtering by Category in Article Manager
- Manager for Language Overrides
- User Notes
- Flexible Newsfeed Order
- Image Option for the Offline Page
- Option to Have a Site Come Up Offline After Installation
- Better Performance in Menu Item Edit page
- Alternate meta tags for multi-lingual sites
- Improving SEO: New system plugin: languagecode
- View all new features
How we will migrate your site to 2.5/3.0?
Step1: First we will take a backup of current site.
Step2: Download the site in local pc and start working on local pc .
Step3: After Joomla core migration do all others related component migration.
Step4: If current components/modules/plugins not found then we will use a related components/modules/plugins.
Step5: If need any commercial component/module/plugin then customer will provide that
Step6: After all done we will upload in a dev server for customer review.
step7: After all done and customer tell 100% ok go to live then we will make site live so no downtime of main site