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Kunena is the ideal forum extension for Joomla. It's free, fully integrated, and no bridges or hacks are required. Kunena allows you to quickly deploy a community forum to your Joomla based website. PayPlans' Kunena forum plugin provides integration of Kunena forum. This tutorial shows how to work with Kunena Forum in Joomla.Enjoy Premium Joomla Templates at Our Website:http://www.templatemonster.com/joomla-templates.ph.

Kunena is a Joomla component and it is installed like any other Joomla extension using the Joomla installer. In this respect Kunena kicks all other forums into touch. Many forums have attempted to introduce some CMS capability, but obviously Kunena has them all beat by a long mile as it is used within the best rich media CMS around. The conclusion is that Kunena for Joomla is a remarkably good solution. Joomla Kunena is one of the most popular forum components available, that can be easily integrated into virtually any Joomla website and enrich it with new possibilities for communication and feedback.

Your favorite Joomla! forum extension Kunena is now on iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry
and many other devices fully mobile optimized!

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Full hierarchy


Full support for forum sections, categories, child categories & topics, as setup for desktop.

Read, write, reply, quote

Let your users read, reply & quote posts or create new topics at ease.


Supports major mobile related attachments for view and download.

App mode

Let your users add your forum home page on their iPhones & browse full screen.

Multi device

Displays beautifully on iPhone, Android, WP7 and Blackberry touch devices

Amazing support

Full documentation, premium forums, continuous improvements & updates.

Questions? Read Kunena mobile FAQ or ask us at Pre-sales Forum!

Your favorite Joomla! forum extension Kunena is now mobile! Kunena Mobile Joomla! Extension integrates with your Joomla! website's Kunena forum, making it fully mobile optimized. Offer your community an elegant and stylish way to communicate on the go!
Kunena Mobile supports iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7, and many other devices. The extension has been developed in cooperation with the Kunena core team, and your purchase will support their development.

Full list of features for Kunena Mobile Joomla! Extension

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  • Kunena 1.7 to 4.x ready (5.0 not supported)
  • Full forum hierarchy w/ sections, categories, child categories, posts
  • Read, post, reply
  • Attachment support for mobile
  • App mode for full screen browsing on iPhone
  • Search Engine Optimized
  • Valid HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript
  • Based on rock solid JQuery Mobile framework
  • Open source, fully customizable
  • Compatibility with Joomla! 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 2.5 & 3.0
  • Full compatibility with all Mobile Joomla! Extensions
  • Full documentation
  • Access to premium product access forum
  • Updates, new features, fixes during your subscription

Supported Mobile Devices

  • iPhone / iOS
  • Android
  • RIM BlackBerry
  • Windows Phone 7
  • See full JQuery Mobile graded browser support list of devices


  • Mobile Joomla! 1.0.x / 2.0.x
  • Kunena Kunena 1.7 to 4.x (5.0 not supported)
Please note, Mobile Joomla! template is required for this extension to work. Please read important extension notifications.

Questions? Read Kunena mobile FAQ or ask us at Pre-sales Forum!


The actual installation procedure takes less than two minutes on most sites. Kunena is a Joomla component and it is installed like any other Joomla extension using the Joomla installer. Get winrar.

  1. Read the release notes for the version of Kunena that you intend to install
  2. Make sure that you have properly implemented Joomla Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  3. What are the recommended file and directory permissions?

Software installation is not something to be done impulsively. It requires good planning and site preparation. The key to a successful and trouble-free upgrade of Kunena depends on having a solid Joomla foundation upon which you can build a web-based discussion forum. This solid foundation relies as much on your own understanding about how to install Joomla extensions as it does on having a dependable hosted environment.

The difference between installing and upgrading Kunena

If you never had Kunena (any version) installed before. If you have installed Kunena before then you should look at the article Upgrade Guide. It is important to note that it is not necessary to uninstall Kunena in order to upgrade to a new version.

Choosing the right installation procedure for you

There are several ways that you can install Kunena

  1. By Joomla installer
  2. Web installer (At the moment disabled by Joomla)

Language support

  1. Install joomla languages.
  2. Install Kunena language pack.
  3. Install Kunena.

Everything should be translated, sometimes some language strings aren’t translated. We need translators todo that. Check transifex and help us to support your language. Kunena Language pack supports 58 languages. The language packs are available from the download page. Just install it by the Joomla installer.

Installing Kunena

Installation of Kunena is a trivial process. In fact, there is no real installation. You have two options for installing Kunena. The first, and simplicity way is simply grab the zip, the other way is to install the source from web installer:

Option 1: Install with ZIP package

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The easiest way to install Kunena is to use the ZIP package and install it:

  1. Download the latest Kunena package from the download page.
  2. Install it by the Joomla installer.
Option 2: Install from Web Installer

The alternative method is to install Kunena from the GitHub repository and then run a simple dependency installation script:

  1. Go to the web installer
  2. Search Kunena, or select it
  3. Click on install
  4. Kunena will be installed

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Successful Installation

The first time it loads, there is some compilation happening. Refresh your browser and you will get a faster, cached version.

By default, Kunena comes with some sample topics to give you something to get started with. The forum isn’t functional yet, you still need to configure it, add content, extend it, or customize it as much as you like. After the configuration, you must enable the forum item (menu).

Installation & Setup Problems

If there are problems during the installation or if the installation will not be completed, then check the log file. The logs are saved in the directory : /administrator/logs and in the file : com_kunena.log.php
Open this file with the notepad to see if there are some errors.

If any issues are discovered during the initial page load (or after a cache-flush event) you may see an error page:

Please consult the Troubleshooting section for help regarding specific issues.

Kunena Updates

Automatic Updates
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The preferred method for updating Kunena is to use the joomla extention updater. All you need to do then is navigate to the update manager, and select the kunena update, and clicking on update.

Full information can be found in the Kunena Updates.

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It’s important to backup first before doing the update.