Joomla 5 is faster if you're up to date
Updates in Joomla bring benefits and this week we find how the changes in Joomla 5 will bring us many joys.
Joomla is 30% faster with PHP 8.3
The popular hosting company Kinsta has published a performance comparison of the most popular CMS for PHP versions 8.1, 8.2 and 8.3, and in their tests Joomla! is up to 30% faster on the latest PHP version.
Even though it has just been released, it seems that using the latest PHP version with Joomla! brings significant improvements to the system.
Controversy between YourSites and Akeeba
This week, Akeeba has issued a public statement responding to the response from YourSites support about changes to the Akeeba Backup API.
The response from YourSites has not been long in coming, and they have published an article with their point of view and clarifying the misunderstanding.
YourSites is a website monitoring and remote management component for Joomla and WordPress sites that facilitates the management of multiple sites and that you can install on your server. Akeeba has just launched Akeeba Panopticon, an alternative for remote monitoring and management of Joomla sites that has surprised the community of developers in recent weeks.
Let's hope that after this exchange of views, this little controversy will be settled.
Joomlaverse in the first week of December 2023
This episode is sponsored by the book Developing Extensions for Joomla! 5, a complete guide to developing extensions for Joomla that will help you make all your projects a reality.
These are this week's featured articles and videos:
- Aleksej continues to create video tutorials for Joomla. This time we have a video explaining the options of the global Joomla Joomla global configuration.
- KevinGuides presents in this video the JoomSkeletal template. A minimalist template for Joomla 4 without Bootstrap and Sass.
- In TemplateJoomla.com we offer the list of the best Joomla templates of November 2023
- Tim Davis in his Maintenance Mondays tells us how to save space in backups with Akeeba Backup
- CMS Junkie tells us the wonders of Joomla web development in their latest article.
- In a very interesting reflection, Brian Teeman talks about the benefits of using system fonts instead of custom fonts in web development.
- In their second weekly article, TemplateJoomla.com offers 10 tips and tricks for redesigning education sites.
- On Wednesday I was chatting with Tim Davis about my new book Developing Extensions for Joomla 5 in an interview with some technical problems at the beginning, but it was very interesting. Tim has edited the video and here you have the video interview about Developing Extensions for Joomla 5.
That's all for this week.
This episode was written on Sunday. Let's keep a minute of silence for all those meetings and calls of the week that could have been solved with an email.