Great new features will be launched with Joomla 3.8
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Ready with new features in Joomla 3.8?

To all Joomla interest, as we have been informed before, the newest version Joomla 3.8 is being launched soon. Are you wonder about something good with this new release? In this article we will share with you the features are going to be launched with it!

New released URL Router

The schedule for an up-to-date Joomla system of URL router would be released along with Joomla 3.7 was delayed, which is now planned for upcoming Joomla 3.8. This new router gets your SEO performance  much better by being featured with user friendly URLs and page or archive address. This feature allows you to make a decision  to appear  or not of content item IDs in URLs. These IDs also can be rejected from URLs if you want. The Joomla team has announced several detailed information relating to the next released routing system.

The below are some upgrades that you will  have when using this next router:

Examples for Category Page:

  • Recent router                  : /article-categories/72-bakery-dairy/photo-gallery/products
  • New one  with IDs       : /article-categories/26-bakery-dairy/28-photo-gallery/72-products
  • New one without IDs: /article-categories/bakery-dairy/photo-gallery/products

Examples for Article Page:

  • Recent router                  : /article-categories/72-bakery-dairy/photo-gallery/products/25-cakes
  • New one with IDs       : /article-categories/26-bakery-dairy/28-photo-gallery/72-products/25-cakes
  • New one without IDs: /article-categories/bakery-dairy/photo-gallery/products/cakes

Way to great Joomla version 4.0

The Joomla development team also mentioned to Joomla 4.0 path which will be widely in used and supported with codes of namespaced PHP. Namespaced class names  will begin to be used from Joomla 3.8, in addition, recent class names will keep being supported till Joomla version 5.0. It creates a precious opportunity for developers of extension or template to keep up with new innovation easily, meanwhile, the trip to the upcoming enormous thing takes place here.

Release schedule for Joomla 3.8

The schedule for launching this new version was mentioned in blog post:

  • Feature freeze                           : 14th of July, 2017
  • First Joomla 3.8 version beta             : Within July 24, 2017’s week
  • Joomla 3.8 stable launch    :  Around middle of September, 2017

This is all new things for the upcoming version of Joomla that you should know. If you want to look for more information about these features, or resources and orientation for your next projects, please visit the Official blog post here.

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