Joomla version history, Downloads and Upgrades

Joomla! CMS has evolved over time with new improved versions being released time and again. Here's an overview of the advancement of Joomla! over time:


To check what version of Joomla! your website is currently running on through the backend, follow the following steps here:


Normally, you should use the latest version of Joomla! In order to update your Joomla! CMS to the most current version there is, go to:


If you're currently operating on Joomla version 1.5, you first need to migrate to Joomla! version 2.5 by following the steps here:


If you're currently operating on Joomla! version 2.5, you need to migrate to Joomla! version 3.x by following the steps here:

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