Joomla 3.9.3 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 LTS

Joomla 3.9.3 has just been released! This is a security and bug fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla which address 6 security vulnerabilities and contains over 30 bug fixes and improvements..

These are all low priority security fixes, however, if you running Joomla 3.9.2 and below, you’re encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible.

This release also comes with 30 bug fixes, including, fixes that prevent renaming/deleting the template index.php, improvement to the breadcrumbs tags, improvement to the integration tab and many more.

Again, if you’re running Joomla and haven’t upgraded, it’s recommended that you do so soon, if not immediately.

For more about this release, please check its news page here.

This brief post shows students and new users and students how to install or upgrade Joomla to the latest released version easily.

Below are some of the features and updates that apply to all previous versions of Joomla up to 3.9.x

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Joomla 3.9.2 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 LTS

Joomla 3.9.2 is now available! This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 4 security vulnerabilities and contains over 50 bug fixes and improvements..

These are all low priority vulnerabilities, however, if you running Joomla 3.9.1 and below, you’re encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible. This release also comes with 50 bug fixes, including, fixes for states in com_finder, removal of the Caching field in the languages and many more.

Again, if you’re running Joomla and haven’t upgraded, it’s recommended that you do so soon, if not immediately.

For more about this release, please check its news page here.

This brief post shows students and new users and students how to install or upgrade Joomla to the latest released version easily.

Below are some of the features and updates that apply to all previous versions of Joomla up to 3.9.x

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Setup Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.2-FPM

If you want to run Joomla CMS on Ubuntu with Nginx and PHP 7.2-FPM support then the steps below should be a great place to start. Our previous tutorial showed you how to setup Joomla with Apache2 support on Ubuntu.

Joomla CMS is a free, easy and secure content management system (CMS) which enables you to build web sites and powerful online applications. It is supported by hundreds of developers and powered millions of websites online.

If you want a content management system (CMS) that is easy to use and manage, then Joomla CMS is a good place to start. It is built on a model–view–controller web application framework that can be used independently of the CMS makes it easy to build and manage your content.

From corporate websites portals to intranets and extranets, Joomla popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework has everything you need for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.

This platform is designed for ease of use to allow enterprises and business owners to collaborate and automate engaging experiences with users across multiple devices, including mobile.

For more about Joomla CMS, please check their Homepage

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.10 and 18.04 LTS.

To get started with installing Joomla, follow the steps below:

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Installing Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.2

Joomla CMS is a free, easy and secure content management system (CMS) which enables you to build web sites and powerful online applications. It is supported by hundreds of developers and powered millions of websites online.

If you want a content management system (CMS) that is easy to use and manage, then Joomla CMS is a good place to start. It is built on a model–view–controller web application framework that can be used independently of the CMS makes it easy to build and manage your content.

From corporate websites portals to intranets and extranets, Joomla popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework has everything you need for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.

This platform is designed for ease of use to allow enterprises and business owners to collaborate and automate engaging experiences with users across multiple devices, including mobile.

For more about Joomla CMS, please check their Homepage

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.10 and 18.04 LTS.

To get started with installing Joomla, follow the steps below:

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Joomla 3.9.1 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

Joomla 3.9.1 is now available to install or upgrade your existing Joomla sites. This release is referred to as a bug fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla including over 40 bug fixes and improvements.

This release packs in more than 40 bug fixes and improvements, including a redirect to the privacy request form after login, update to TinyMCE 4.5.9, performance improvement for the category and tag managers and many more.

If you’re running a website or blog powered by Joomla and haven’t upgraded, it’s recommended that you do so soon, if not immediately. Many security improvements and feature enhancements were added as well.

For more about this release, please check its news page here.

This brief post shows students and new users how to install or upgrade Joomla to the latest released version easily. If you don’t already have websites powered by Joomla, then use the steps below to install a new site with Joomla.

Below are some of the features and updates that apply to all previous versions of Joomla up to 3.8.x

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Joomla 3.9 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

Joomla 3.9 is now available to install or upgrade your existing Joomla sites. This release is referred to as “The Privacy Tool Suite“. marking the tenth minor release in the 3.x series.

This release packs in more than 250 improvements. with privacy as its main focus, including setting up Joomla to automatically handle core forms to request consent before collecting any personal data, a new search feature in the backend to search for a specific article content, and many more.

If you’re running a website or blog powered by Joomla and haven’t upgraded, it’s recommended that you do so soon, if not immediately. Many security improvements and feature enhancements were added as well.

For more about this release, please check its news page here.

This brief post shows students and new users how to install or upgrade Joomla to the latest released version easily. If you don’t already have websites powered by Joomla, then use the steps below to install a new site with Joomla.

Below are some of the features and updates that apply to all previous versions of Joomla up to 3.8.x

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Joomla 3.8.13 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

Joomla 3.8.13 is now available to install or upgrade your existing Joomla site. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 5 security vulnerabilities.

If you’re running a website or blog powered by Joomla and haven’t upgraded, it’s recommended that you do so soon, if not immediately. Many of the security issues discovered are considered low priority – Core. so no big threats for now. but important that you update your site(s).

For more about this release, please check its news page here.

This brief post shows students and new users how to install or upgrade Joomla to the latest released version easily. If you don’t already have websites powered by Joomla, then use the steps below to install a new site with Joomla.

Below are list of security fixes included in the release. these security updates apply to all previous versions of Joomla up to 3.x.x

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Joomla 3.8.12 Released — Here’s How to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 LTS

Joomla 3.8.12 is now available to install or upgrade your existing Joomla site. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 3 security vulnerabilities and contains over 20 bug fixes and improvements.

If you’re currently running a website or blog powered by Joomla and haven’t upgraded, it’s recommended that you do so soon, if not immediately. Many of the security issues dicovered are considered low to moderate priority. so no big threats for now. but important that you update your site(s).

For more about this release, please check its news page here.

This brief post shows students and new users how to install or upgrade Joomla to the latest released version easily. If you don’t already have websites powered by Joomla, then use the steps below to install a new site with Joomla.

Below are list of security fixes included in the release. these security updates apply to all previous versions of Joomla up to 3.x.x

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Joomla 3.8.8 is Now Available. Here’s how to Install / Upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04

Joomla 3.8.8 is now available to install or upgrade your existing Joomla site. this is a security release which addresses 9 security vulnerabilities, contains over 50 bug fixes, and includes various security related improvements.

If you’re currently running a website powered by Joomla, it’s recommended that you upgrade to the latest version soon, if not immediately. Many of the security issues dicovered are considered low to moderate priority. so no big threats for now. but you should probably upgrade anyway.

This brief post shows students and new users how to install or upgrade Joomla to the latest released version easily. If you don’t already have websites powered by Joomla, then use the steps below to install a new site with Joomla.

Below are list of security fixes included in the release. these security updates apply to all previous versions of Joomla up to 3.8.7

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Ranking Successfully with Joomla in 2018 and Beyond

There are few things you should do right away if you want to rank Joomla blogs and websites higher on Google search result pages in 2018 and beyond. and they’re simple!

You probably have read countless tutorials online about optimizing websites and blogs using Joomla CMS. there are some really good ones and some really bad ones. This post is going to show students and new users how to and what to do when starting a new Joomla blog or website in 2018 and beyond to rank successfully.

As you may already know, Google is the king of search and what they recommend, you should probably follow and do them. To to rank better, follow Google’s recommended practices.Below are some steps that when taken will better rank in Google search result pages.

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Install Joomla CMS on Windows 10 Desktop / Server with XAMPP Support

Joomla, is a free open source, mobile-ready and user-friendly content management software use to create many of the websites and applications you use every day. from personal blogs to eCommerce to almost any types of websites. In order to run Joomla, you’ll need to install a webserver, a database server and PHP server scripting modules.

Majority of the time Joomla will be installed on a Linux system, including Ubuntu with either the LAMP or LEMP stack. However, there are some open source projects today that are making it possible to install Joomla on Microsoft Windows desktops and servers.

One such project is XAMPP. XAMPP is a completely free, easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Joomla with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP on Microsoft Windows 10 or Server computers.

To get Windows on Windows, follow the steps below:

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Setup Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP 7.2 and Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates

If you’re going to be developing websites and blogs powered by Joomla, you should start with ensuring that all your pages are HTTPS compliant with SSL/TLS certificates installed. You can do that with free Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS certificates.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.2 support with Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS enabled. {LEMP + Let’s Encrypt}

This setup will probably be how all Joomla sites will be configured going forward, since Google is strongly encouraging website owners to use SSL/TLS encryption for all web pages.

Also, Joomla is PHP 7.2 compatible. so why not use the latest PHP? However, before using PHP 7.2, make sure all your plugins and themes are compatible or you’ll seriously run into issues.

When you’re ready to get Joomla working, continue with the steps below:

Step 1: Install Nginx HTTP Server

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