Today Joomla team announces availability of Joomla 2.5. Along with new features such as advanced search and automatic notification of Joomla core and extension updates, the Joomla CMS for the first time includes multi-database support with the addition of Microsoft SQL Server.
Other main features in Joomla 2.5 includes:
- Automatic notification when a Joomla or extension update is available. Wite administrators will instantly have access to new notification buttons that allows them to see and act on the latest updates.
- Natural language search engine to the Joomla core. Complete with auto-completion and stemming (for example if you type “running” in a search field you also see run), it is faster and more versatile than the standard search.
By the way, Joomla 1.7.4 (NEW!) is also available for users who are unable to update to version 2.5.0. Please note that version 1.7 will reach end of life on 24 February 2012. Downloading the latest version of Joomla is the best way to ensure company and personal security needs are being met since it will have the most recent updates to protect against the latest security threats.
Download Joomla 2.5.