Joomla 4 is now out and there are hundreds of thousands of Joomla 3 site owners waiting in the wings, wondering if they should migrate their sites to this latest version. We say yes!
Here are some of reasons for migrating your Joomla 3 site to Joomla 4:
- Improved Performance: Joomla 4 is fast! It has improved performance compared to Joomla 3, which means your website will load faster and be more responsive to user requests.
- Better User Experience: Joomla 4 includes a modern and user-friendly interface that makes it easier for you to manage your website, whether you are a beginner or an experienced user.
- Better Security: Joomla 4 has the latest security updates and patches, keeping your website safer from potential threats. Joomla 3's End Of Life date is August 17th, 2023, so after that date Joomla 3 will no longer be receiving security patches.
- Mobile-Friendly: Joomla 4 is designed to be mobile-friendly, making it easier for your website visitors to access your content from their smartphones and tablets.
- Improved Accessibility: Joomla 4 has improved accessibility features, making it easier for users with disabilities to navigate and use your website.
- Better Support: Joomla 4 is the latest version of Joomla, and as such, it has the most up-to-date support and resources, including new features, bug fixes, and updates.
- Improved User Management: Joomla 4 includes improved user management features, making it easier for you to manage your website users, including their permissions and roles.
- Better SEO: Joomla 4 has improved SEO features, making it easier for you to optimize your website for search engines and increase your visibility online. Joomla 4's improved performance is another factor in J4's better SEO.
- Better Integration: Joomla 4 has improved integration with other systems and services, making it easier for you to connect your website to other platforms and services.
- Improved Extension Management: Joomla 4 has a more streamlined process for managing extensions, making it easier for you to install, update, and manage your website's plugins and modules.
- Better Multilingual Support: Joomla 4 has improved support for multiple languages, making it easier for you to create a multilingual website and reach a global audience.
- Better Media Management: Joomla 4 has improved media management tools, making it easier for you to manage and organize your website's images and other media.
- Better Process Management: Joomla 4 has a workflow management system which can revolutionize how your team works together on your website.
There are other reasons for migrating your Joomla 3 site to Joomla 4, but for now we'll leave it and that and just say, "Go for it." And remember, if you are looking to learn how to migrate, be sure to sign up for Cybersalt's Joomla Training Cohort. And as always, if you get stuck contact us and let's talk about how Cybersalt can help!