jDownloads 2.5.30 for Joomla 2.5.
Please read all the update instructions before you try to update from the older jDownloads 1.9 series version to this new jDownloads 2.5 series version.
Please note that the Joomla 2.5 series is not longer supported by the Joomla! developer team. So it is strongy recommended you upgrade your website to the latest Joomla! 3.x release. You may also easily update your jDownloads version to the latest series. More information may be found in the jDownloads documentation.
- The filesize from the installation package is greater as 2MB, so make sure that your server settings for (upload_max_filesize) is also greater as 2MB
- You can only use modules or plugins that are compatible with this new jDownloads version. See the summary hints below.
- English and German languages are included. Progress with other languages is being made in parallel by the translators using www.transifex.com. Many additional languages can you download directly from here. Because of the numerous enhancements in the jDownloads 2.5 series, the older version language files are incompatible. Please do not attempt to use the previous language files. If you have an urgent need for a particular language then why not offer to help with the translation?
- Data import from the 1.9 series is included. Please read the instructions. Succesful tested with more then 2500 Downloads in 60 categories (duration ca. 80 seconds).
- The jDownloads 2.5 series fully supports the ACL (Access Control List) in Joomla 2.5 is now full supported. So the old special jDownloads user groups are redundant and have been removed. Read the ACL notes here.
- The Joomla multi language functionality is now also supported. To do this completely then you must include some language specific text in a few fields in the configuration.
- Alphauserpoint support is included and you can use the existing AUP Plugins from the Download Area.
- Support for Joomfish or FaLang is included in this release.
- Please post problems with this version here but examine before the documentation.
1. You can only use modules, plugins or translations which are compatible with this new jDownloads version. All extension which are ready for the new series are a part from the installation package and will be installed automaticly.
This are currently:
- jDownloads System plugin
- jDownloads Search plugin
- jDownloads Content Plugin
- jDownloads Editor Button Plugin (to create simple jD download links in content)
- jDownloads Editor Button for Content Plugin
- jDownloads Top Module
- jDownloads Latest Module
- jDownloads Last Updated Module
Additional extensions will you find these in a special download category as they become available.
2. English and German Languages are included.
3. Data import from the 1.9 series is included.
4. Alphapoints use is supported.
5. Joomla ACL is supported.
6. Multilanguage functionality is supported.
7. JomComment functionality is supported.
8. Joomfish and FaLang is supported in this version.
This is the last jDownloads version for Joomla 2.5 and will not be developed any further. Use instead the new jDownloads version 3.x.
Please note that the Joomla 2.5 series is not longer supported by the Joomla developer team. So it is strongly recommended that you upgrade your website to the newest Joomla 3.x release. You can also easy update your jDownloads version to the newest series. More information may be found in the jDownloads documentation.