Joomla, one of the most popular CMS in the world next to WordPress, is getting ready for the release of its next version 3.3 by end of April 2014. Touted as the “Most stable Joomla release”, Joomla 3.3 comes with a load of features which makes this version pretty exciting.
When the whole world is still recovering from the aftermath of Heart Bleed virus, the security feature has taken a center stage in this release. With BCrypt password hashing and two factor authentication technique along with PHP 5.3.10 compatibility, the security features have got a huge face lift.
Shift from Mootools to Jquery
This shift from Mootools to jquery would enable developers to build lighter websites thereby improving its performance. To achieve this more than 25 script elements have been rewritten. This shift towards jquery not only reduces the size of the website but allows the developers to leverage a whole lot of features that could be designed using jquery.
Microdata plays a huge role in the SEO techniques of a website. Joomla 3.3 sports a new look micro data, which enables search engine crawlers to pick up thumbnails, ratings and reviews with ease.
Cloud Storage API
Connecting the Joomla website to various cloud storage providers is now integrated within the Joomla platform. This would enable a seamless data transmission across various data storage providers to the Joomla website. The 3.3 version supports Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google and Rackspace.
The Joomla 3.3 teaser from JoomlArt provides a quick overview of what we can expect in this version
Joomla 3.3 is planned to be released on April 30 2014 and these features will surely add a lot of value to the websites running in Joomla.
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