Finally Joomla 3.2 gets its official release just a day before the Joomla World Conference. This is indeed going to be one of the most feature-packed releases that have ever been observed in the CMS world.
A power packed content management system; Joomla 3.2 enables to build amazing responsive and interactive websites. Embedded with exceptional features, tools and extensions, this PHP framework allows building sturdy and highly customizable solutions.
Here are some features worth checking out in Joomla 3.2
1) Content History
Feature for storing, comparing and reverting content
2) JUX Improvements
Joomla User experience (JUX) with cleaned up control panel and top menu
3) Front-end Administration of Global Configuration Settings
Front end in-line editing that allows the user to change the settings from the front end in which the component uses a web-service approach to change the settings
4) TinyMCE Update
TinyMCE updated to 4.0, a drop down menu which hides most of the complex settings
5) Install from Web
Joomla Extensions Directory (JED) in the backend with one-click installs! Yes, you heard that right, one-click installs. The feature is indicative of Apple’s AppStore and Google’s Google Play.
6) Joomla Multilingual-site Automatic Installer
An automatic multi language site generator during the Joomla installation process
7) Improved Template Manager
Previously all that could be done by a Template Manager was to edit pre-existing CSS files whereas now it can Delete, Rename, Modify, Create, Crop-resize files as desired
8) Post-install Messages
Notify admins of important information when Joomla or an extension is installed or updated.
9) RAD (Rapid Application Development) Layer
Used to significantly speed up 3rd party CMS. It’s a developer’s new best friend and makes Joomla developer significantly easier and faster
10) AJAX Interface
To save development time and also provide standardization for 3rd party custom extensions
13) Two Factor Authentication (TFA)
TFA produces an extra temporary security code that is then sent privately to the user (e.g. to their smart phone app) which allows them to login to prevent illicit login attempts
On an overall rating this update seems to gather votes around the world for the array of features it has included in the version.
Though it may be yet new to have hands on experience trying it but it definitely speaks volumes about the character and leadership of the talent pool of developers and testers who have invested so much making the UI more effective and adaptable.
In true Joomla – all together – spirit everyone has been contributing to make this CMS even better and friendlier for first-time, intermediate, advanced and expert user
The above points are just randomly shortlisted of what could possibly be the potential features of the new version – Joomla 3.2
This is going to mark a major milestone in the turning point of Joomla.