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Joomla 2.5.1 - security release

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.1. This is a security release. The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla! developement at the Developer Site.

The update process is very simple, and complete instructions are available here. Note that there are now easier and better ways of updating than FTPing the files.


New installation and technical requirements

Migration from Joomla! 1.5.x

Want to test drive Joomla? Try the online demo or the Joomla JumpBox. Documentation is available for beginners.

Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.

Statistics for the 2.5.1 release period (24 January 2012 to 2 February 2012)

Joomla 2.5.1 contains:

  1. 2 security issues fixed
  2. 30 tracker issues fixed
  3. Joomla 2.5.1 uses version 11.4 of the Joomlal Platform.