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The Joomla Project is thrilled to announce the release of Joomla 4.4 Beta 1. This marks the final minor release in the 4.x series and brings with it some exciting new features and improvements. Let's take a closer look at what this release means for both developers and users.
Note: For details on backward compatibility issues, please check the documentation site.
This release is an alpha version and is not suitable for production sites. It's intended solely for testing purposes.
The general availability of Joomla 4.4 is slated for 17th October 2023. Here are some key milestones:
Note: These dates are subject to change, largely depending on volunteer availability and other unforeseen circumstances.
Several projects could become part of Joomla 4.4 if they are release-ready by the Beta stage, including:
To learn more, please read the development strategy article.
To ensure that this release is production-ready, your help in testing and reporting bugs is invaluable. Especially for extension developers, this is a golden opportunity to test your products and share your experience.
You can find tutorials and guides about Joomla 4 at Joomla Documentation. We encourage the community to contribute to these valuable resources.
Absolutely, Joomla 4.x is the latest major version, and migration to the latest version should be in your plans. Resources for migration are available on the documentation site.
For the latest news affecting custom development, make sure to subscribe to the general developer mailing list.
With Joomla 4.4 Beta 1, the future of Joomla looks promising. Your participation can make a difference in making this release the best it can be.