You may have noticed that there are some changes to the way your website is working after we updated to Joomla 3.8. There are two key points to focus on out of the many changes made in this update: We are preparing for the release of Joomla! 4.0, and there is a new routing system.
The Joomla! Project is proud to announce the release of Joomla! 3.8, the latest in the Joomla! 3 series. This new release features over 300 improvements to the popular CMS, with two primary major features aimed at developers: the new routing system and the beginning of a forward compatibility layer with Joomla! 4.0. Additionally, two security issues have been resolved.Joomla! 3.8 Release
The new routing system will help with some SEO issues, and shorten the URLs for pages. Please check out the release notes for more information.