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Kunena 5.2 RC3 Released (Yesterday)

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Question [Merged topic] How to create category icons

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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #1 by Vue
Hi,

I know this has been asked allready, i did a google on this subject before posting and still need a little help :blush:

I can change the folder_nonew.png image to one of my own, but all categories will have that image obviously.

How do i give each category their own image?
I don't mean the bbcode for an image in the category description, that's handy too..

I see an old post where @quila suggested adding images to
/media/kunena/attachments/legacy/category_images based on the categorie's ids.
But not sure how to do it, that path is different in the newer version of kunena.
/media/kunena/category_images

Link

It would be cool if that was an option inside the category creation page :cheer:

Thanks in advance.
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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 3 months ago #2 by @quila
Hi Vue,
in that old topic route is wrong becouse it was for Kunena 1.0. The right route where you need to upload images is:

/ media / kunena / category_images /

So you need to know Category ID number and create 3 images for one category.

Look at this image, you need to change number 2 with your category ID number.





Be sure to create all 3 images for category becouse if you are missing one this will not work. Also only .gif images will work

It would be cool if that was an option inside the category creation page

For this option we need to wait for Kunena 2
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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #3 by Vue
Hi Quila

Thanks for the tips,
Is it possible i could change some code in the forums so i could use other image formats?

I am making gif images as described, but i'm tryin to do them with transparent backgrounds
Which can be done in photoshop by selecting image / mode / index color
But it sort of destroys the quality of the image, so using png would be better..
Other than that i will have to use the same color as the fourm behind the images.

Thanks!

EDIT

I just tryed what you suggested but it didn't change the category image.
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9 years 4 months ago #4 by @quila
Hi,

if dont work you have done something wrong, becouse it is tested and must work.

BTW: I think that it is possible to do in different way and with PNG images.
Are you using Kunena 1.6.4 and Blue Eagle template?

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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #5 by Vue
Yea i'm using the latest version in the latest version of joomla.
BTW it just changed the image so it worked :ohmy:
Still interested in the png change if you have it.

Thanks
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9 years 4 months ago #6 by @quila

Rendering Error in layout Message/Item: Cannot access protected property KunenaBbcode::$tag_rules in /home/dafl6903/public_html/components/com_kunena/template/crypsis/layouts/message/item/default.php on line 64
Layout was rendered in /home/dafl6903/public_html/components/com_kunena/template/crypsis/layouts/topic/item/message/default.php on line 26

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9 years 4 months ago #7 by Vue
Thanks i tryed but still have the same problem.
Think i'll have to wait untill this is an option in the categories.

I can add the 3 images for each category.
I can see them when loged in, but when logged out i see the original image in all categories.

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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #8 by @quila
Well, in that case you are doing something wrong, could be:

1) Wrong image name for third rule (double check)
2) You have not uploaded this image double check)
3) template.css file is not loaded when you are logged out

Provide me a link to your site then I can take a look.

Thank you.
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9 years 4 months ago - 9 years 4 months ago #9 by Vue
Was just about to try the above but the template doesn't have a template.css at that location,
It has a style.css and custom.css
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9 years 4 months ago #10 by sozzled
Vue: could you do, as @quila asked, and provide a link to your site? If you would prefer not to do that in public, you might like to send the link to him by PM.
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