Joomla 1.6 is the next generation of Joomla, the most popular Open Source Content Management System in the world. The broad goals of Joomla 1.6 are to:
- implement an expanded access control system;
- implement a nested categories solution;
- add admin interface improvements
- standardise the way extensions are built using the MVC framework.
Joomla 1.6 was released on January 10, 2011 and reach end of life in 2011-08-19