How to Check Which Joomla! Version You're Using

From the Backend:

  • Log in the backend of your website,
  • Go to System  System Information: this screen contains all system information you may need, the Joomla! Version currently running, and also PHP, database versions and so on.

The Joomla! version is also mentioned at the bottom right of every pages of the backend.




By FTP

If you don’t have access to the backend, you can find the Joomla! version by FTP:

  • Go to root  librairies  cms  version  version.php: the version is mentioned in the lines public $RELEASE (for the release version) and public $DEV_LEVEL (for the maintenance version).



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