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JomSocial is now available

JomSocial is out! We found and squished more than 20 small bugs since the last release and introduced even tighter protection of user security. You can see the full list of fixes and improvements on our changelog page. This is a maintenance release of 3.2.1.x series with no known security issues so do upgrade now.

What's New?

For past two weeks, we have been working closely with our partners and listening to their suggestions and requests. For this release, we made some improvements to the modules, especially to the Community Members module. Admins can now set up the module and show exactly the information they want. They can even highlight featured users. It’s very cool

This release also focuses on removing the content of deleted users. As we’ve developed the features of JomSocial, the remaining trails of deleted users have sometimes been left behind. We cleaned them up in this version.

How To Download JomSocial

Simply log in to your account at the JomSocial website and download the latest package. Unzip the package to find the JomSocial installation file or iJoomla Installer.

How To Upgrade To JomSocial

1. To upgrade with Ijoomla installer (recommended):

Navigate to iJoomla Installer component and click the red "Upgrade" button.

Instructions for this method can be found here.

2. To upgrade by installing the package:

  • From JomSocial 3.1.x or 3.2.x.y - Uninstall the old version. Install the new version.

  • From JomSocial 2.6, 2.8 and 3.0 - Perform a tier upgrade.

  • From JomSocial 1.5 - JomSocial 1.5 is very old, and is only compatible with Joomla 1.5. To upgrade to the latest JomSocial, you'll need to migrate to at least Joomla 2.5 and perform a tier upgrade. Learn how to make that migration using this tutorial

3. To upgrade with a patch:

Patch files are provided as a courtesy and it is always recommended that you update your Jomsocial installation using an installer. If however you must update through patch files, they are available on the forum.

If you’re not sure how to update with patch files, we have a tutorial for that too.

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