Joomla 1.7.0 security release

Joomla 1.7.0. This is a security release. This is also the first release made within the new six-month release cycle that started with the delivery of Joomla 1.6 in January 2011.

In addition to the new Joomla Platform, the following new features have been added:

  • Add support to log deprecated API
  • JToolBarHelper functions for Save and Create New and Save as Copy
  • Mod_custom with backgroundimages
  • Allow preselection of categories in com_content
  • Add JFormRuleOptions rule to validate type=”list” parameters
  • Make copy/move consistent across components
  • Update TinyMCE to version 3.4
  • New parameters are present for the language switcher
  • Translation teams can now include a css file in their admin pack to change the fonts used in back-end
  • Language manager now displays installed language in tabs
  • Improve the installation
  • Make single contact view ready to use dynamic forms
  • JToolBar cleanup for Save and Create New and Save as Copy
  • Add ability to save a search in a menu item
  • Mass Mail – exclude disabled user
  • Add PHP and HTML modes to CodeMirror
  • JModelList casts $query to string unnecessarily making it impossible to implement Joomfish
  • Add to debug log information component and module start time and memory use when showing
  • View Access Level not testing in Administrator Models
  • Add support for OpenSearch to com_search
  • Automatic DB update
  • Add WAI-ARIA and HTML5 support the progressbar.js
  • Make loadmodule plugin more useful
  • “Select a Menu Item Type” in modal box in menu item edit page
  • Add to debug log information component and module start time and memory use when showing
  • Association between menu items in multilingual settings.
  • Add an ordering column to table jos_languages.



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