SD Release

SD Release is a fully featured software release package for Joomla!

  • Joomla!
  • Version 2.2.0

SD Release is a fully-featured and secure package to release your own software with. It contains versioning, statistics, tracking and a great modern interface.


  • Beautiful Bootstrap 4 interfaces.
  • Extension management.
  • Update management.
  • Detailed statistics with graphs.
  • User key management (tracking users by key).
  • Activity log (track user interactions).
  • Key injection in packages (to track users).
  • Joomla! XML update system (collection and updates views).
  • Remote deploying of packages using an API.
  • Tab system (customizable tabs with templating support).
  • Review system. The review system requires your extension to have its own page on the Joomla! Extension Directory.
  • Powerful API.
  • Paid software supported; subscriptions based on user group! We do not facilitate the payments. Use a subscription extension that works with user groups.
  • Conversion table.
  • Secure data storage. Your packages are stored safely on your own server!


  • List of random extensions.
  • Extension listing (with images).
  • Featured Extension.

Purchase contains

  • Component for both administrator and site.
    • Extensions listing.
    • Extension detail page.
    • XML Views for the JED update system.
  • 3 modules.
  • CLI application for purging data and synchronizing the reviews.
  • System plugin for handling user keys.
  • Support and updates.
Heads up!
This package is intended for software developers to list and manage their own software. Some setup is required for SD Release to fully use its potential.
  • Version 2.2.0
    • Added translatable tabs.
    • Added default extension option to the update.
    • Fixed the language files format.
    • Fixed the pagination on the extensions view and added option to control the items per page.
    • Fixed the host in the activity feed being malformed.
  • Version 2.1.3
    • XML views of SD Release can now be requested without ?format=xml.
    • Added key to activity stream.
    • Host can now be set at installation requests by using ?host=<host>.
    • Fixed Joomla compatibility in XML.
    • Fixed collection XML breaking if a version-less extension exists.
    • Localised date formats.
  • Version 2.1.2
    • Fixed version issue.
    • Fixed unable to delete updates.
    • Fixed sorting on extension in updates view breaking the view.
    • Improved deploy messages and added HTTP statusses.
    • Added publish up and down mechanism.
  • Version 2.1.1
    • Fixed category selection not working on the extensions page.
    • Fixed MS Release files not migrating along to SD Release.
  • Version 2.1.0
    • Removed the merge system.
    • Renamed all table names to SDR.
    • Fixed modules and improved their code.
    • Added migration script from MS Release and is now completely detached.
  • Version 2.0.0
    • Prepared the backend for Joomla 4.
    • Added installation splash screen.
    • Added remote host to installation activity.
    • Added {sdrelease_key} tag to present users their key.
    • Changed the complete code styling to be PSR-12.
    • Changed menu items to store their options in the parameters. ACTION NEEDED: check and save all menu items.
    • Improved the dashboard.
    • Changed user download keys from 64 to 16 characters in length.
    • Improved Bootstrap 4 classes.
    • Removed the MS Framework dependency.
  • Version 1.2.0
    • Fixed issue where the contents of the file would be the last update, even if it was unpublished.
  • Version 1.1.8
    • Fixed errors when writing the htaccess and htpassword when no extensions were registered.
  • Version 1.1.6
    • Fixed updates not coming through in J3.7.3.
    • Fixed category link not working on backend.
    • Fixed dashboard graphs not updating after choosing another span.
  • Version 1.1.7
    • Added hash detection to the extension tabs.
  • Version 1.1.5
    • Added a toolbar to replace the sidebar.
    • Added a download page menu-type.
    • Fixed screenshots not aligning right.
    • Fixed newest updates (versions) not showing up top.
    • Fixed small SQL bug.
    • Fixed downloads failing on some servers.
    • Changed the dashboard counters to a more readable format.
    • Renamed updates to versions.
    • Increased directory security.
    • Removed the sidebar.
  • Version 1.1.4
    • Added option to show all extensions and updates at all times.
    • Changed the titles from h4 to h2 for SEO purposes.
    • Changed the extension edit page to a more logical structure.
    • Fixed info url not showing on collections.
  • Version 1.1.3
    • Added additional short description.
    • Added installation event to the activity feed.
    • J!4 Support added in the update xml.
    • Fixed update xml for rich descriptions.
    • Changed system behind download/buy button.
  • Version 1.1.2
    • Fixed screenshots not working in 3.7.0.
    • Fixed dashboard Javascript bug.
    • Added notes to tabs.
    • Added activity log.
  • Version 1.1.1
    • Fixed tabs not switching on some browsers.
    • Fixed SQL error when reinstalling.
  • Version 1.1.0
    • Added review system.
    • Added customizable tabs.
    • Added Bootstrap system.
    • Fixed update changelog styling being removed.
  • Version 1.0.2
    • Added currency sign.
    • Added content-prepare to the main description and documentation.
    • Added API-endpoints.
    • Added OpenGraph plugin
    • Alias will now be generated if not filled in for extensions.
  • Version 1.0.1
    • Added "last time" counters.
    • Added categories.
    • Changed the file input.
    • Added "show images"-option for the extensions backend view.
    • Added purge cli and button.
    • Added modules Random list module Listing module Featured module.
  • Version 1.0.0

    First release!

  • PHP 7.2 or higher.
  • Joomla! 3.8 or higher.
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