It’s time to convert Joomla 1.5 sites to 2.5 or 3.1!
Perhaps you are wondering why? Maybe you have a 1.5 site that is running as it always has run? Why convert when you are aren’t having any problems with your website? Sure it doesn’t have any fancy new features but you feel comfortable with the site as it is.
It’s about Protecting your Site!
It is certainly true that Joomla! 1.5 sites are still functional. However, support for 1.5 ended in September 2012. What this means for businesses still using a 1.5 site is that these sites are no longer receiving security updates, leaving the websites incredibly vulnerable to hacking. Without any new security for these sites,
Read more: Should I upgrade my Joomla! 1.5 site?
Joomla! 1.5 support has officially ended. Your 1.5 site continue to run as it has been running. However, there will be no new security features and fixes released. This leaves a 1.5 site vulnerable to hacking and unable to benefit from newly released Joomla! upgrades and features.
You might consider updating your site to Joomla! 2.5, a fully support Joomla! platform. Converting to 2.5 will provide the assurance that your site will be secure. Additionally, you will be able to access and enjoy some cool new features that come with the Joomla! 2.5 platform.
Let’s take a look at some of the new features added in Joomla! 2.5.
Read more: Joomla! 2.5 New Features Available