Improved routing system
Joomla 3.8 includes cleaner and shorter URLs. There are new options which allow you to exert more control over your URL structure. This includes the ability to remove IDs. Most of these improvements in the routing system are aimed at improving your SEO. Nestack utilizes these changes to give you outsource solutions that really work for you.
Paving the road to Joomla 4
Joomla 3.8 integrates a helpful Joomla 4 compatibility layer, where core PHP classes will be moved to PHP namespaces. Most of Joomla’s core library classes are already namespaced in Joomla 3.8 with class aliases to allow backwards compatibility. This should all allow the smoothest extension development and transition.
Joomla 3.8 includes state-of-the-art cryptography. The core encryption library, which supports the new sodium extension, will be available to users of Joomla on all supported platforms through a polyfill.
Joomla 3.8 is always installable and multilingual, and offers sample data with multilingual support so you can easily proceed with testing. Extension developers can deliver their own sample data too.
Joomla 3.8 offers a cleaner and faster codebase with updates applied throughout to improve processing times and readability for users.