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JomSocial is available

JomSocial 3.3 development is on fire! While it’s burning, here’s a bugfix release. Jomsocial contains over 30 bugfixes reported since the last release. 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.

What's New?

As a bugfix release, brings no major new features. We did add a new backend configuration for flood messages, and admins can now set the number of seconds users must wait before sending consecutive private messages.

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.

P.S. No dogs were set on fire or otherwise hurt for this release. We like dogs.

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