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Joomla!: Visual Quickstart Guide, Second Edition by Tanya Symes, Marni Derr

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A. Updates and Maintenance

In This Appendix

Updating Joomla 332

Migrating from Joomla 1.5.x to Joomla 1.6 and Later 335

Other than adding content to your site, Joomla requires only basic maintenance to keep it running smoothly and hacker free.

The Joomla development group releases regular security and maintenance releases in the form of “dot revisions.” For example, if you are currently using Joomla 1.6.0, when the Joomla 1.6.1 patch or security release is announced, you can immediately install the new patch. Security releases are considered to be minor updates and not major upgrades.

Security patches and bug releases do not require a migration of your site extensions and content and will not alter site functionality. However, when installing ...

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