Joomla 4.0: The Best Features To Look Forward to in the New Release

Joomla 4.0: The Best Features To Look Forward to in the New Release

What are the main features of Joomla 4.0?

Markdown Joomla users can enjoy an improved version of the Markdown editor. According to Joomla release notes, a new plugin has been integrated with the system to convert text from the editor into rich text formats. This works especially great when editing the rich text content of pages. Latest Filesystem Format The default system ISO has been changed to the newer ISO9852 format. Easy Site Upgrades Joomla 4 would feature a new installer that doesn't require any previous knowledge of the installation process to carry out the upgrade. However, you should be familiar with Joomla installation process to perform the upgrade as the new installer will ask you to perform certain steps.


The Joomla! Framework 2.0

As per the official announcement released by Joomla! (the most popular CMS), the Framework 2.0 has been updated to support Joomla! 3.x with one core requirement to stop the downgrade process in upcoming releases of the 2.x. The Framework 2.0 is a series of enhancements, enhancements and feature upgrade for the old version of the framework. The Joomla! Framework 2.0 is designed for Joomla 2.5+, or to upgrade older versions of the CMS such as Joomla 2.5. If you are still using Joomla 2.0, you can upgrade to Joomla 3.x before any update from Joomla! Framework 2.0, which is a major upgrade to the already built-in Joomla Framework. This makes it easier for the users and opens up many new possibilities in an already-existing Joomla environment.


Welcoming Bootstrap 5

Bootstrap 5 is a Joomla Framework extension framework that helps developers integrate websites using HTML5 and CSS3. Developers can customize Bootstrap with their own branding and animations. Joomla! is a highly used CMS for blogs, e-commerce, and other types of websites that need better design and responsive features. So far, several of the Joomla! Extensions have Bootstrap 5.x versions, and therefore, we expect many developers to update their extensions in the upcoming update. Modular Joomla CMS with Zend Framework 3.0 Joomla has been with Zend Framework 3.0 for a couple of years now, and the Modular Joomla CMS is expected to be a huge update. The new version offers PHP 7 support, while keeping backwards compatibility with Joomla 3.


The media manager to help you manage your media

Joomla has so far utilized the same custom written application called Sieve to manage media content, and it has limited its functionality to the purpose of creating basic categorization, renaming and sorting. Joomla 4 has changed the look and feel of the Media interface with the support of a new global content area, and the removal of all customization properties in the Media manager. This has allowed Joomla to create a new feature called the media manager, and now all future media management tasks can be easily done from within Joomla 4. The media manager (which will be based on WooCommerce) will allow you to manage your media content including blogging, sharing, streaming media, etc.


UI Improvements for the back-end

Including Back-end Changes In Joomla 4 Several major changes in the Joomla code will be included in Joomla 4 such as the removal of CategoryManager and CategoryEditor classes. Changes on the userspace Those kinds of small enhancements will be a great benefit for the users for whom the new CMS will be used. It would be easier for them to set up the website to the specific needs, as they would have to not to install the mod_pagespeed module for example. However, the removal of both classes from the server will require them to install a new content class in which a new code has to be inserted. Such data has to be stored in the JSON files in order to show up the editable state.


Streamlined and improved permission system

Finally, a new permissions system will be integrated. You will not need to register every time you wish to access a form. You will be able to access permissions and use them with one click. This feature comes with a GUI front-end as well. Download The Joomla 4 files are available for free at official Joomla installation sources. Note: Joomla 4 version is currently in development phase, we recommend installing Joomla 3.5 instead of upgrading to Joomla 4 at the moment.


New Dashboard

Joomla 4 has come up with a new dashboard design. It looks attractive and simple and you can also customize your profile just like the popular Facebook dashboard. Localization You can now add more languages to Joomla. Now, you can easily create language-specific entry templates, so you can easily add languages on the frontend in the right language. As a result, you won’t have any surprises in the beginning. Users and Subscribers Management Joomla 4 is also bringing the Joomla Subscriptions Management. This feature will enable you to easily manage users and subscribers. You can add unlimited number of users, add unlimited number of subscribers. So, you’ll never have a problem managing all your users and subscribers.


Customizeable sidebars

Joomla has always focused on developers and designers who are seeking for a customizable sidebar panel which users can have control over. Joomla has always focused on developers and designers who are seeking for a customizable sidebar panel which users can have control over. Recently, Joomla 4 sidebars design was made more flexible and customizable by developers. This is a new thing which we would be able to see in Joomla 4.0. More Responsive Design One of the biggest problem for Joomla is the long loading times. Joomla 4 already has a solution for it in the new Joomla 3.5. Joomla 4 will take more advantage of Web technology to create a more responsive design. In Joomla 4, you will be able to change the look and feel of the screen depending on the activity and screen size.