Joomla 1.6 is here, so whats it all about?
Joomla site announcement states:
Rebuilt from the ground up in much of the application, this latest Joomla release will delight the casual site builder while helping small, medium, and enterprise businesses succeed in delivering web sites, intranets and applications to their respective markets.
Delivering power through simplicity, Joomla 1.6 ensures its place as the popular CMS of its kind. Joomla 1.6 delivers new features to end-users and site administrators including:
With Joomla 1.6 developers will build extensions faster through all phases of design, deployment and updates.
Advanced and rich APIâs will provide new opportunities to integrate, compete and expand into existing and new markets.
Style improvements give graphic designers more control and more flexibility to create the perfect effect for any web site and audience. Designers can now override virtually all output from the Joomla Administrator giving rise to new opportunities for functional, accessible or even mobile-friendly Administrator areas. Individual Administrator templates can be assigned to individual users allowing web masters to address any special needs.
To learn more, or to get started building your own Joomla 1.6 web site visit joomla.org/16 and download one of the worldâs most popular free Open Source content management systems.
We invite you to join the entire Joomla project in celebrating the arrival of Joomla 1.6.
Most importantly, congratulations to the hundreds of volunteers whose enormous effort contributed to its final release.
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