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jDownloads 3.9 Beta Published!

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jDownloads 3.9 Beta for Joomla 3.9 is now available for download.  We are asking for your help to find any bugs that have so far escaped our testing.  Please help make jDownloads 3.9 as robust as possible.

You can find details of this release in the download 'details' page.  Also please note that this is a beta release and there is a risk that it still contains bugs.  So please test it on a development or staging site,  not on your live site

If you need somewhere to test then you can use the totally free cloud based Joomla! test site.  Just click on the following link for more information Joomla Test Site - the Joomla! article explaining what to do opens on a new page/tab.

By selecting monthly in the Advanced setup, your own Joomla! test site will ask every month if you wish to keep using the site.  So when you are done testing you just do not 'renew' and it will automatically disappear!  Obviously you can load any Joomla! extension into your test site.

jDownloads 3.2.65 Published!

achtungjDownloads 3.2.65 for Joomla 3.x is now available for download.

This release fixes a security issue. Please update as soon as possible.

For easy installation go to the Joomla Extensions Manager / Updates and install the new update. You can find details and changelog of this and other releases in the download 'details' page.

A first look at jDownloads 3.9

jdownloads logo bigWe are proud to present all interested visitors a first look at the forthcoming new jDownloads version 3.9.

Our aim for the new version is to support the newly added functions of the current Joomla Version 3.9 as far as possible and to integrate them in jDownloads.  But it was also necessary to remove or change some old parts.  This means that version 3.9 will not be backwards compatible with version 3.2.  More detailed information will be available at the time of jDownloads publication in the documentation.  Likewise, a guide to easily upgrade easy an existing 3.2 installation to the new version 3.9 will be available.  It is an upgrade not a migration!

Developers whose Joomla extensions support jDownloads in any way, or have developed their own plugins or modules for this purpose, can of course receive a version in advance to make the appropriate adjustments early.

New major features in version 3.9

  • The same look and feel for the downloads and categories as the articles and categories in Joomla!
  • Uses the Joomla! style Options in place of the Configuration
  • The same search, filtering and sort methods as the core extensions in Joomla!
  • Newly designed backend control panel with more information together with quick and easy data access
  • Reworked and faster monitoring tool with many new options in the jDownloads control panel
  • Support for Joomla field groups and fields in jDownloads (replaces the previous jDownloads custom fields)
  • New multilingual association function directly in jDownloads
  • Enhanced support for single user access to Downloads
  • Support for Joomla! User Actions Log function
  • Optional inquiry form for users to complete before downloading
  • and much more

jDownloads 3.2.64 Published!

jDownloads 3.2.64 for Joomla 3.x is now available for download. Please update as soon as possible. For easy installation go to the Joomla Extensions Manager / Updates and install the new update. You can find details and changelog of this and other releases in the download 'details' page.

jDownloads 3.2.63 Published!

jDownloads 3.2.63 for Joomla 3.x is now available for download. Please update as soon as possible. For easy installation go to the Joomla Extensions Manager / Updates and install the new update. You can find details and changelog of this and other releases in the download 'details' page.

Joomla! 3.9 has just been released.  jDownloads 3.2.63 is compatible with Joomla 3.9. There are no known problems in jD3.2.63 related to Joomla 3.9.  For information Joomla 3.9 is a 'transitional' release and is a step towards the Joomla 4 series. 

Presently a new series of jDownloads is fast approaching the beta test state to incorporate many of the new features in Joomla 3.9.  Within the next week or so we will be seeking volunteers to test the new series before general release. Interested Joomla users should create a jDownloads forum account, or use their existing jDownloads forum account, and send a short PM (Private Message) addressed to the administrator 'Arno' and with a subject title like 'test jD3.9'.

jDownloads 3.2.62 Published!

jDownloads 3.2.62 for Joomla 3.x is now available for download. Please update as soon as possible. For easy installation go to the Joomla Extensions Manager / Updates and install the new update. You can find details and changelog of this and other releases in the download 'details' page.

jDownloads 3.2.61 Published!

jDownloads 3.2.61 for Joomla 3.x is now available for download. Please update as soon as possible. For easy installation go to the Joomla Extensions Manager / Updates and install the new update. You can find details and changelog of this and other releases in the download 'details' page.

jDownloads 3.2.60 Published!

jDownloads 3.2.60 for Joomla 3.x is now available for download. Please update as soon as possible. For easy installation go to the Joomla Extensions Manager / Updates and install the new update. You can find details and changelog of this and other releases in the download 'details' page.

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