What's new in upcoming Joomla 4
Joomla 4 is firmly expected to become a best generation ever, intending to bring simplicity for user experience and code quality for developers. This time is to get rid of the old style of previous versions, built with modern technology to make outstanding improvements like an one-click upgrade in core, minimal backwards compatibility breaks for the current extensions.
To meet the demand of many users, this transformation is concerned as inevitable breakthrough to create new look and new features, supporting developers to do more things in their future project. In this article, we just list out some highlights in upcoming Joomla 4. There are more awesome features waiting for you in stable version. Let's stay tuned to get it.
New and intuitive admin interface
Bootstrap 4 integrated
Improvement in Joomla coding
Handling a lot of web development projects certainly makes developers overwhelmed with lots of code. This may drive them frustrated when projects' deadline is so close under high pressure from clients. Hence, great improvements in Joomla coding will become your savior in designing Joomla templates and Joomla extensions, significantly cut off manual code, as well as being more testable and easier to maintain.Here below are some awesome points extremely expected in coding of Joomla 4:
A new rewritten plugin system, Dependency Injection Containers to replace JFactory, Joomla framework, Code Name-spacing and Depreciation.
New media manager
Simplicity in installation process
Installation process in Joomla 4 becomes a simple and easy task for users. The sample data and multilingual installation are included in the "Customize installation" step so that there is no need worrying about set-up process. This task is going to act like a piece of cake, requiring little effort.
Here below are all installation steps in Joomla 4:
SEO plays a very important role in developing website. Joomla developers have already taken care of it since previous versions, making a lot of features supporting SEO like Schema markup integration in most of the page types, heading structure, metadata fields, redirection... The transformation of Joomla 4 will definitely release more useful features increasing SEO quality.
Great focus on security
Strong security is one of leading concerns that web owners always expect from developers, so that to keep their sites safe for use, avoid hacking and cyber-criminal activities. Joomla 4 promises to bring out new security features with fewer bugs and better protection.
It means Joomla 4 will help extension developers to reduce so much more code written because a component is only allowed to perform core functionalities. The rest of the things will pull out into the system.