The Kunena team is thrilled to announce the maintenance release of Kunena 6.2.5, a native Joomla extension for Joomla 4.4+ and Joomla! 5.0.

We've implemented native support for Joomla 5. This means you don't have to enable the new compatibility plugin "Behaviour - Backward Compatibility " on Joomla! 5.0 for it to work with Kunena.

We encourage all translators to update translations on on some of them the translations hasn't been updated since a while. Kunena 6.2 has been designed to work from Joomla! 4.4 and on Joomla! 5.0, the requirements are the followings :
  • Php 7.4.1 to Php 8.3.x (the support of php 8.2.x has been be improved since Kunena 6.1, there aren't anymore deprecated message)
  • MySQL 5.7.30
  • Bootstrap 5.1

The work done in Kunena 6.2 is the following:

  • The support of php 8.2.x has been be improved, there aren't anymore deprecated message
  • Add the possibility to load a Joomla! module on Kunena login to have the keypass support on the authentification. Need to define in the template configuration of Aurelia the id of Joomla! module to use.
  • Notify banned user by email
  • New setting in Kunena configuration to set the date format of your choice to be used by datepicker
  • Differenciate check for requirements on Kunena install between mysql and mariadb
  • Allow to modify to different karma users in time allowed
  • Store the data about notifications into the database to be send later by CRON task, need an extra plugin to make it work


Download K6.2.5 here:

This means that the Kunena 6.1 series is in end of life and will is discountinued, there won't be new versions of K6.1.


Any donations are needed for future support.

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