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Turning off the Joomla Update Notifications in Joomla 5 is a bit different than it was in Joomla 3 or Joomla 4.

 

0:00 - 0:18 | Introduction

Introduction to the topic, sponsored by mysites.guru, emphasizing free site audits for Joomla.

0:19 - 1:10 | Glitch and Learning

A Cloudflare caching issue led to discovering how Joomla 5 checks for version updates.

Introduction to the basic Joomla tutorials channel.

1:11 - 2:08 | Understanding the Plugin

Explanation of how update notifications were managed by a plugin in Joomla 3 and 4.

The plugin still exists in Joomla 5.

2:09 - 3:06 | Accessing the Update Notification Plugin

Navigate to System -> Plugins and filter for "update".

Locate the Task - Joomla Update Notification plugin.

3:07 - 4:10 | Reasons to Disable Notifications

Discusses why someone might not want update notifications, such as having a service manage updates or being active in the Joomla community.

4:11 - 5:10 | Scheduled Tasks in Joomla 5

Joomla 5 uses a scheduled task to trigger the update notification plugin.

The task runs every 24 hours by default.

5:11 - 5:45 | Disabling the Scheduled Task

Navigate to System -> Scheduled Tasks and disable the task to stop email notifications.

5:46 - 7:03 | Ensuring the Plugin is Disabled

You can also disable the plugin directly via System -> Plugins.

Ensuring the plugin is disabled so the task won't run.

7:04 - 8:00 | Customizing Notifications

The update notification task offers various settings for customization, such as recipient, priority, frequency, and manual triggers.

8:01 - 8:28 | Conclusion and Bug Notice

A minor bug where the task seems to complete even if the plugin is disabled.

Final remarks and well wishes from Tim Davis.

 

Summary

 

Introduction:

The video, sponsored by mysites.guru, covers Joomla 5 update notifications.

Tim Davis shares Joomla maintenance tips.

Learning from a Glitch:

A Cloudflare caching issue revealed insights about Joomla 5 version updates.

Update Notification Plugin:

In Joomla 3 and 4, update notifications were managed by a plugin.

The same plugin exists in Joomla 5.

Finding the Plugin:

Navigate to System -> Plugins and filter for "update".

Locate the Task - Joomla Update Notification plugin.

Reasons to Disable Notifications:

You might disable notifications if someone else manages updates, you use a service like mysites.guru, or are active in the Joomla community.

Joomla 5 Scheduled Tasks:

Joomla 5 uses a scheduled task to trigger the update notification plugin.

This task runs every 24 hours by default.

Disabling the Scheduled Task:

Go to System -> Scheduled Tasks and disable the task to stop email notifications.

Disabling the Plugin:

You can also disable the plugin directly via System -> Plugins.

Ensures the task won't run if the plugin is disabled.

Customizing Notifications:

The update notification task allows customization, including recipient, priority, frequency, and manual triggers.

Conclusion and Bug Notice:

Minor bug where the task seems to complete even if the plugin is disabled.

Final remarks from Tim Davis.

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