Joomla 4

Joomla 4 - release date, new features, [Joomla 4 Templates] -update 17 Aug 2021

What is Joomla 4?

Joomla 4.0 and Joomla 3.10 RELEASED! 17 Aug 2021

Joomla 4 is a major version. Meaning we’re bringing plenty of new features. Everything has been redesigned, rethought and of course, we added great new features.

Most importantly, Joomla 4.0 is built for you, designed for all! Joomla4All!
To build new sites with, to migrate from Joomla RC to Joomla stable and also from the Joomla 3.10 series as well as from Joomla 2.5 series.

Whether an individual, blogger, charity, web agency or multinational, Joomla is a great choice!

Where can I download Joomla 4?

Where can I Upgrade Joomla 4?


Joomla 4.0 and Joomla 3.10 RELEASED! 17 Aug 2021

Joomla! 3.9 is the latest stable version of Joomla! But Joomla fans are eagerly awaiting the stable version of Joomla 4.
In this article, we will update the Joomla 4 release dates of the alpha, beta and stable versions.
In this article, we also listed all the new features of Joomla 4. You can also read the frequently asked questions of Joomla fans in this article.

Latest news of Joomla! 4 release date

Joomla 4.0 Release Candidate 6 (RC6) and Joomla 3.10 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) Release!

Joomla 4.0 RC6 and Joomla 3.10 RC2

Joomla 4.0 Release Candidate 5 (RC5) and Joomla 3.10 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Release!

Joomla 4.0 RC5 and Joomla 3.10 RC1

In this release you will find:
  • Rename the CSS variables for the Atum + Cassiopeia (they no longer have the template in the name to allow easier reuse in child templates)
  • Many RTL Fixes
  • Update of alert custom element
  • Removed `acknowledge` attribute
  • Removed `href` attribute
  • Added `close-text` attribute. This should be used to load the close button with multilingual text when the dismiss attribute is used
  • Update of tab custom element
  • The <section> attribute inside the <joomla-tab> element has been changed to <joomla-tab-element>
  • A breakpoint attribute has been added to control at what screen size to fallback from tabs to accordion

Joomla 4.0 Release Candidate 4 and Joomla 3.10 Alpha 9 Release! (14 July 2021)

Joomla 4.0 RC4 and Joomla 3.10 Alpha 9

In this release you will find:
  • [b/c break] Removal of cacert file from http package - use the composer/ca-bundle package from composer instead (bundled since alpha1)
  • [b/c break] Rework of media manager supported extension component option to multiple types of fields in Media Manager (supports allowing including different types of media in the form field)
  • All changes from 3.9.28
  • Fix tinymce builder


Joomla 4.0 Release Candidate 3 and Joomla 3.10 Alpha 8 Release! (30 June 2021)

Every two weeks there is a new release candidate and today Joomla 4.0 RC 3 and Joomla 3.10 Alpha 8 are available.

In this release you will find:

Fix SEF Routing for multilingual homepages to be consistent with Joomla 3
Bootstrap upgrade to 5.0.2
Over 30 bug fixes

Joomla 4 Beta 7 release. (02 February 2021)

Once again the Joomla Project is pleased to announce the availability of the Joomla 4.0 Beta 7 release.
We expect this to be the last beta of Joomla 4 and to have a Release Candidate available in March. We will also make a new portal available for translation teams to submit Joomla 4 language packs to coincide with the first Release Candidate.

25 May 2021  :  Joomla 3.9.27 Release

Joomla 3.9.27 includes 3 security vulnerability fixes and addresses several bugs

Joomla 4

When will Joomla 4 be released?

4.0.0 Alpha 12 17 October 2019
4.0.0 Beta 7 02 February 2021
RC3 30 June 2021
RC4 14 July 2021
RC5 28 July 2021
RC6 11 Aug 2021
Stable 17 Aug 2021

What’s new in Joomla 4?

  • Bootstrap 4 Integration
  • More friendly Back-end UI
  • Coding improvements
  • New front-end template and back-end template
  • New Media manager
  • Simplified installation process
  • Faster page loading times
  • Features to improve SEO

frequently asked questions of Joomla! 4

When will Joomla 4 be released?
The beta version of Joomla 4 (Joomla 4.0 RC 6) has now been released. The stable version of Joomla 4 will be released by the end of 2021.

Difference between Joomla! 4 versions

What is the difference between Beta 6 and Beta 7?
An upgrade from Bootstrap 4 to Bootstrap 5