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Kunena 5.1.12.1 Released - Security release (22 Apr 2019)

The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena 5.1.12.1 [K 5.1.12.1] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for J! 3.9.x. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in K 5.1 and issues discovered during the development stages of K 5.1. This is a security release.

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Question Promote/demote users from the front end?

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5 years 10 months ago #1 by Boradan
Is it possible to promote/demote users from the front end?
Would make it so much easier when promoting people to members rather than having to do it through the back end

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5 years 10 months ago #2 by sozzled

Boradan wrote: Is it possible to promote/demote users from the front end?

I am sorry but I do not understand this question. "Promote" users from what? "Demote" users to what? I do not understand what this means in the Kunena context? Can you explain more about "promoting" or "demoting" members, please?

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5 years 10 months ago - 5 years 10 months ago #3 by Boradan
Kunena takes peoples 'rank' from the Jooml users - public,registered, superuser etc so that you can make sections of the forum visible to certain user groups.
It would be good when editing someones profile in Kunena (as a moderator/superuser/admin) to be able to change their user group to allow them to view different areas of the forum.
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5 years 10 months ago - 5 years 10 months ago #4 by sozzled
Thank you for clarifying your question. To be clear, Kunena rank has nothing to do with forum privileges.

Kunena uses the access system that is used by your website. Kunena works best with the Joomla ACL system. What you are discussing s how to modify Jooma access rights from the front end. That's a question for the Joomla forum , not for here.
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