In today’s online world, Joomla is the most preferred and reliable content management system. With over 40 million of downloads, it is standing next to the most used CMS WordPress. And with the introduction of the 3.2 version with added customizations and features, the success rate of developing an online business on an open source will sure going to reach new heights. So let’s have a look at the extraordinary features of the new Joomla 3.2 and choose whether it will work great for your business or not.
The new Joomla 3.2 has brought in new encryption tool ‘Bcrypt’. It is an encryption tool that helps to store passwords in Joomla website database. Another great feature is RAD or Rapid Application Development tool. It helps in the development of Joomla extensions. The list does not end here, the new version also has added security feature by implementing two-factor authentication option. Along with these important features, Joomla 3.2 also has:
• Improved or enhanced template manager
• AJAX interface
• HTML form attributes and fields
• A micro-data semantics library
• WYSIWYG editor
To give their users a comparison between the two versions, Joomla 3.2 comes with ‘Version Control’. You can anytime roll back and compare the pre-existing contents simultaneously with new updates.
Joomla 3.2 developers have aimed to give your website a complete new facelift and improve the consistency and success rate of your online business. To improve the security measures, they have worked hard to provide a great UI/UX enhancement, which increases the speed and accuracy of your websites. With an ever-increasing demand for several Joomla extensions and other third party developing tools, Joomla 3.2 features an extensive “app-store” commonly found with the name “Joomla Extension Finder”.
Content versioning, another great feature of the improved Joomla version let users store and access different versions of Joomla contents in a single click. To modify, manage and duplicate the Joomla themes; users can now use advanced template manager. It has built-in editor and file-manager which makes the work easy to perform right from the administration panel only. With these new improved features of Joomla 3.2, it satisfies almost every segment of online business, whether they are small or big.
Despite the new value-added features, the main difference that makes Joomla 3.2 stand out from its previous versions is the simple mode of action. To increase the feasibility and attract users from different parts of the World, this version is released in multi-lingual format. Such an initiative will help Joomla boost its popularity and be the top open source CMS platform.
With diverse innovative ideas, Joomla 3.2 has kept an eye to provide solutions to the problems often faced with user interface, third party extensions and enterprise functionality. The user interface is now easy to use and the improved layout now highlights important controls and settings, which helps in providing better user-experience not only for advanced developers but also for amateurs. But still there are some scopes of improvement which should be brought in by the administrator’s side to make Joomla the #1 content management systems.