Joomla 1.5 Out in Beta

Here it is, Ladies and Gentlemen… Joomla 1.5 (in Beta form at least).

You can read the official posting here:

The long and the short of it is that 1.5 is a developer-friendly leap forward from the older framework. Non-coders won’t see a huge difference in how Joomla operates until developers start putting forward their new components. Then the potential of the new software will hopefully become apparent.

This is a crucial release for Joomla that will go a very long way to deciding whether it continues its current, impressive momentum:

  • More than 60,000 registered users on the Official Joomla! community site forum and more on the many international community sites.
  • 1168 Projects on the Joomla! Forge ( All for open source addons by third party developers.
  • 890+ extensions for Joomla! registered on the Extension site (
  • exceeds 2 TB of traffic per month!
  • Alexa report [October 2006]: at #492 of top 500 busiest websites in the world.
  • Community forums, over half a million posts, and 60,000 activated users. Growing at over 1200 posts per day and 150 new partcipants each day!

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