Products Updates

Joomla & Magento Products Updates & Version release info

JA Social, JA Tiris and JA Edenite for Joomla 2.5 have been updated and released. Please note that all the extensions used in the templates are also updated, the same be updated by taking due backups.

03 Commercial JATC Templates Updated

Dear Members,

28 of our Joomla 1.7 templates are now updated to Joomla 2.5.1 and released in the downloads and demo sites updated. Remaining templates would be released over the time. Please make sure to take due backup of your sites before applying any update. If you are updating from Joomla 1.7 to Joomla 2.5.x please update the JA extensions manager first and then use the same to update related products. If you have customized the templates or T3 plugin files, you should be careful to avoid overwrites.

More than 30+ extensions (modules/ plugins) provided complimentary with the templates are also updated and exported to respective template download folder, the same be updated too along with the template for optimum performance.

QuickStarts for all templates also have been updated to include Joomla 2.5. and are located in the template's download area.

T3 Framework and Free GPL templates Update

As has been tradition at JA, we update the free GPL templates on priority and having added JA Elastica this year, the number of free templates now stands at 3, as all would agree it's not the number game, its the features that matters most

T3 framework 2 plugin version 1.6.0 - a major version release introducing more features and improvements was released over the last week. Please take due backup before upgrading your site. Earier versions of T3 plugin namely 1.4.0 and 1.5.0 were also major releases and part of plan to improve T3 functionality.

These updates will not be available in the T3 framework for Joomla! 1.5.

  • Simpler folder structure. Core & local folders replaced with etc and themes folder. Take backup and convert the folders to new structure from template backend - please note server limitations may hinder this operation.
  • Profile assignment for languages.
  • Improved implementation for Google Web Fonts 2.0
  • RTL option removed from global settings, now enabled by installing arabic (RTL language) and making it default
  • Typo.css file in the base theme removed.
  • Android Layout added
  • More options to manage layouts

Full Details and upgrade steps are updated in this wiki page.

Updated versions of JA Methys, JA Rave, JA Community Plus and JA Portfolio templates for Joomla! 1.7.x have been released over the last week. Some of the extensions used in these templates were also updated and versions released. These are routine bug fix releases and members are requested to check the changelog and update their templates / extensions to the latest version. Please make sure to take due backup before updating.

Starting with version 1.4.0, we have started implementing major improvements to the JA T3 Framework V2 based on regular feedback from members and users. Version 1.4.0 saw update to support all major cache system (server side) supported by Joomla! 1.7 - the support has been implemented so far for Memcache, Xcache, cache lite and APC cache. Wincache and eAccelerator are not yet supported. Version 1.5.0 fixes bugs reported with the earlier version and also has few cache and optimization improvements including folder rearrangement in t3-assets folder. Check changelog for more details.

1.7 Templates running on T3 V2 would be updated to the latest Framework version over the time, anyone trying these latest improvement versions are requested to take due backups and report any issue arising out of upgrade. These updates will not be available in the T3 framework for Joomla! 1.5.

Updated versions of JA Graphite, JA Business and JA Pyro templates for Joomla! 1.7.x have been released over the last week. Some of the extensions used in these templates are also updated and versions released. These are routine bug fix releases and members are requested to check the changelog and update their templates / extensions to the latest version. Please make sure to take due backup before updating.

JA Blazes and JA Ironis templates for Joomla 1.7 have been updated for bug fixes and released with new versions. THe quickstart for these two templates is also updated to Joomla 1.7.2. T3 Framework V2 has also been updated to Version 1.3.6 and can be found in the template download. Its a routine bug fix release and members are requested to check the changelog and update their templates to the latest version.

JA Blazes V 1.0.1 for Joomla 1.7

  • Compare files between Versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.0 HERE
  • View changelog HERE.
  • Download HERE.

JA Social Template Version 1.2.4 for Joomla 1.5 has been released. It supports the latest JomSocial version 2.2.4 and Kunena Forum Version 1.7.0. It a major bug fix release and with this version support for Kunena forum has been introduced.

Upgrade steps :

  • View the comparison between versions at JoomlArt Version Updates and replace the affected files, if you have not customized the affected files.
  • RECOMMENDED : Use JA extension Manager Component for upgrade. Watch video for how to upgrade using JAEM.

Please discuss issues related with these updates in the respective product forums..

JA Community Plus Template for Joomla! 1.7 has been updated to version 1.3.1, its a routine bug fix release along with added blog style to the demo site, fixing bugs reported with the earlier version. Please check the changelog and update to latest version. Along with this release the T3 plugin has also been updated to version 1.3.3. Please take backup and update to latest version.

JA Community Plus V 1.3.1 for Joomla 1.7

JA T3 Framework V 2 has been updated to Version 1.3.3 for Joomla! 1.7 its a routine bug fix release along with added blog style to the demo site, fixing bugs reported with the earlier version. Please check the changelog and update to latest version. Please take backup and update to latest version.

JA T3 Framework V 1.3.1 for Joomla 1.7

  • Compare files between Versions 1.3.0 and 1.3.1 HERE
  • View changelog HERE.
  • Download HERE.

JA Mesolite and JA Mesolite II (T3 framework V1) are now updated for Virtuemart 1.1.9 version. These are routine bug fix releases. JA Zeolite and JA Zeolite II would soon be released for Virtuemart update. Please note that our Virtuemart styles are not yet available for Joomla 1.7

JA Mesolite V 1.2.3 for Joomla 1.5

  • Compare files between Versions 1.2.3 and 1.2.2 HERE
  • View changelog HERE.
  • Download HERE.