Introduction

 

The Kunena Team is thrilled to announce Kunena 1.6.0 Beta 1. This is a development release and should be used for testing and should not be used on live websites. Since the second alpha release of Kunena 1.6, the Kunena team has been focused on fixing a great number of bugs, CSS fixes, and add some translations for others languages.

 

What is New?

 

The new features In the Kunena 1.6 beta release include:

• Update database poll structure when update from kunena 1.5 from any versions of the hack poll

• New bbcode [attachment]

• New languages or updated (Dutch, German, French, Serbian, Yugoslavian, Finnish, Spanish, Russian, Italian) and more to come

• Ordering categories in backend with number like joomla articles

In addition these features can be found from earlier Kunena 1.6 alpha2 release:

• Revamped administrator backend

• New, centralized template system

• Polls are now integrated

• New backend Trash Manager to collect all deleted topics or messages

• A new way to add attachments to posts (AJAX-based and no need to edit the message multiple times)

• New moderation tools (with functions move, merge, split, delete) with less buttons

• User IPs can be easily blocked or banned (directly in their profile or in the backend Kunena User Manager)

• New installer system with step by step details of the installation process (and Joomla 1.6 compatible)

• Anonymous Tipping allows users to post topics in a defined category completely anonymously (no IP, no tracking)

• Users can delete their own messages within a defined period of time

• Improved RSS features

• New BBcode editor, including post preview

• Color coded categories

• Category subscriptions

• Converted from jQuery to MooTools 1.2 for better compatibility

• New 'Thank you' system for thanking the poster from his message

• New template manager for the easy installation of templates

• Code highlighting with Geshi

• CSS and Javascript minification using the YUI compressor for faster loading

• Improved ban system

• Latest version checking

• Improved Joomla 1.6 support

 

Remember that you can use Kunena 1.6 with Joomla 1.6, this new beta offers better support for Joomla! 1.6 with has some fixes for issues like installation, admin menu that the users had encountered with the first alpha.

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sozzled replied the topic:
13 years 7 months ago
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K 1.6 beta was a version in development that originated before K 1.6.0. The project team is currently working on K 1.6.1 and we would appreciate help with testing this new version. We're done with K 1.6 beta; that version is an old relic.
snilloconator replied the topic:
13 years 7 months ago
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Hurr1c4n3 wrote: Euhhhh, the final version of Kunena 1.6 is already out. This is a beta of that release.


Understood. I'm asking if I can download the beta to help test. :P
Hurr1c4n3 replied the topic:
13 years 7 months ago
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Euhhhh, the final version of Kunena 1.6 is already out. This is a beta of that release.
snilloconator replied the topic:
13 years 7 months ago
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I'm sorry I would be interested in helping. Where do I get the copy. Sorry....
amyr replied the topic:
13 years 7 months ago
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Nice work
naimless replied the topic:
13 years 8 months ago
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Indeed, the new version is brilliant, milestone leap from 1.5.x. Good work, not in the slightest regretting going for Kunena now!