Table of Content

How the Joomla 4 New Media Manager supports you to manage media files?

Significant Differences Between Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 features

Introduce Cassiopeia – Joomla 4 New Frontend template

Joomla 4 is on its way: Reasons to upgrade PHP 7

Joomla 4 Technical Requirement: Benefits from PHP 7?

An Ideal Combination Of Bootstrap 4 and Joomla 4

Incredible changes of Joomla 4 New Backend

What can we expect in Joomla 4 stable version?

Joomla 4 and Framework 2 – More things you should know about PHP Requirements

Reveal more new changes and features of Joomla 4

Go through Joomla evolution from Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 4

Let’s figure out what we will have for this new release of Joomla 4!

As we have known, Joomla 4 alpha version has been launched and the stable version will be coming soon. New version means new features and improvements in code quality also appear, which are PHP 7 minimum support, Bootstrap 4 integration, improvements of backend UI, and more significant features are hopefully expected to prevent backward compatibility breaks.

In this entirely new version Joomla 4, its core is developed with up to date technologies to make it a more simple-to-use but powerful CMS platform. With aims to minimize the upgrade process in just one click upgrade, and keep extensions away from backward compatibility breaks, Joomla 4 is promised to help web developers to do more things. So, what interesting with newest features of Joomla 4? Let’s take a look!

1. Bootstrap 4 Integrated

As a Joomla fan, you must be aware of Bootstrap which is the best well-known HTML, JS framework, and CSS for creating website’s responsive. It is a primary rewrite of the whole project and used as a tool to make your projects more powerful. In order to keep away from conflict as well as compatibility problems, Joomla 4 and later versions will keep up-to-date with the most modern Bootstrap version.

Bootstrap 4 Integration

2. User-friendly back-end UI

The development team of Joomla 4 has improved backend UI a lot for a more friendly and simple to use backend UI.

Joomla 4 Back End

Current backend navigation is on the sidebar with the collapsed option. As soon as a user clicks on a menu, the main menu is going to be collapsed along with icons and prepare space for the sub-menu bar.

They also improve backend responsive of Joomla to work quickly and have a cleaner look.

Joomla 4 Responsive Back End

More looks of Joomla 4 backend:

Article Editing Page

Add new article page

Article Manager

Articles Manager

Global Configuration

Global configuration of Joomla 4

Module Manager

Module Manager

3. Advances in Coding

Component Structure of Orthogonal

The orthogonal system will have 2 types of components which are:

  • Horizontal: translating, versioning, commenting, tagging,…
  • Vertical: contacts, weblinks, content, users,…

This new advance makes it possible for every component to turn new capabilities which are created to be used across extensions into advantage.

UI components with latest technologies

A list of components has been created with W3C standard which is custom elements. Optimized Javascript and plain will be used by each component to perform with clean and perfectly-optimized HTML markup, then developers can get more benefits from it.

Improving MVC layer

In this version of Joomla 4, a component’s duties will be restricted. Therefore, a component is supposed to implement its own main functionality and the rest will be pulled out to the system, which helps extensions be cleaner for coding. Command bus will be used to simplify and extend the functionality anywhere they have a multitask and single controller.

4. Introduce the new templates of frontend and backend

Cassiopeia and Atum are the newest frontend and backend templates of Joomla 4. Both of them integrates with Bootstrap 4 and fully responsive.

Front End Template

The new template of frontend

Back End Template

The new template of backend

5. New Media Manager

This new feature helps Joomla users get it easier to control their media files by structuring the folder system and managing files. It is also possible to configure particular permissions for every user’s role.

Joomla 4 Media Manager

6. An easy installation process

Joomla 4 development team also bring a simpler and easier installation process. Multilingual installation and demo data will be included in step “Customize installation”.

Also, more options can be added to installation process such as

  • Able to install extensions (with minimum main supported extensions)
  • Rework installation of demo data.

7. Shorten page loading times

Joomla 4 is intended to improve quality of coding, use up to date technologies, delete previous out of work functionality and get a new system of rewritten plugin, replace JFactory wih Dependency Injection Containers, use Joomla framework in more components, Depreciation, Code Namespacing and more, which are promised to improve the page loading times a lot.


8. Improving SEO features

To web development, SEO plays an important part, the earlier Joomla versions have provided many features to improve SEO, which is Schema markup integration. In this new release of Joomla, SEO features have been noted on to do list, let’s wait for it in Joomla 4 stable version.


The release date of Joomla 4 is coming really close, coupled with that we are also on our way to develop new and up to date Joomla 4 templates as soon as it launches. With the Joomla 4 new advanced features, it is promised to make a “big bang”! Let’s get a full preparation and wait for this amazing release together!

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