Applying Joomla Updates is Essential

If you are running a Joomla site, it is essential that you pay attention to the updates and security patches that come in. These updates are provided to close up security vulnerabilities and if you are running a Joomla site, you need to pay attention and keep your site updated. Applying these patches is super easy...

Applying updates Joomla 2.5 Version

Current Patch 2.5.28

  1. Login into the backend of your site.
  2. If you are running the Akeeba backup component (highly recommended) run a full backup first.
  3. Once you have done a backup return to the control panel icons, look for the Update notification alert.

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  1. Click on the Updates are available icon and apply all upgrades.
  2. Return to the control panel and click on the Joomla upgrade patch.
  3. Once all upgrades are done, clear your site's cache and check all pages on your site to make sure everything is working properly.
  4. Return to the backend of your site and run another Akeeba backup.

Applying updates Joomla 3 Version

Current Patch 3.3.3

  1. Login into the backend of your site.
  2. If you are running the Akeeba backup component (highly recommended) run a full backup first.
  3. Once you have done a backup return to the Dashboard control panel icons, look for the Update notification alert. (bottom of dashboard)

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  4. Click on the Updates are available icon and apply all upgrades.
  5. Return to the Dashboard control panel and click on the Joomla upgrade patch.
  6. Once all upgrades are done, clear your site's cache and check all pages on your site to make sure everything is working properly.
  7. Return to the backend of your site and run another Akeeba backup.

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