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Kunena 5.2.9 released and Kunena 6.0.0 (08 Jun 2022)

The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena 5.2.9 [K 5.2.9] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for J! 3.10. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in K 5.2 and issues discovered during the development stages of previous version of K5.2.

The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena 6.0.0 [K 6.0.0] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for J! 4.1.x. Only the module kunena latest and the discuss plugin which are still in beta are working in Joomla! 4.1 with Kunena 6.0.

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Question Will Kunena 4.0 Become Paid/Commercial

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7 years 9 months ago #1 by rgblogs
I have heard somewhere that kunena is going to become paid component.

What will be charges. It is very important to decide on future projects

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7 years 9 months ago #2 by Shimei
I read Kunena will remain free, but there will be available commercial extensions, such as templates and editors ect.

Hopefully someone will clarify. :) As I wasn't aware of any talk about charging for Kunena.

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7 years 9 months ago #3 by coder4life
Out of curiosity where did you hear that?

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7 years 9 months ago #4 by woonydanny
if it meant faster releases and more features i would gladly pay for kunena :)

still wish that i can write my forum signature through a jomsocial plugin and do it from my jomsocial profile :(
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7 years 9 months ago #5 by Wilson
yeah...from where did you hear that..?
Also, if paying gives me many more functionalities and feature, why not!

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7 years 9 months ago #6 by Shimei
Well reading what Kunena posted in its release notes, Kunena component will remain free: www.kunena.org/blog/139-kunena-3-0-6-released

However, from what was stated it looks like paid commercial addons will be available, or at least an editor was what is stated:

The team is is continuing to develop new, optional add-ons for Kunena — additional templates and features (e.g. WYSIWYG editing, "teasers") — that will be probably become available in the medium-term on a commercial basis (that is, things people will be able to purchase). The basic component and the currently available modules and plugins will continue to be available at no cost and there are no plans to reduce the current features in those areas.

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7 years 9 months ago #7 by lifeguard
add-ons are alreaydy paid. Some of them.

if they make kunena commercial, i am afraid they gonna lose many users. they will look to something else like smf, phpbb, mybb.
for me it doesnt matter.

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7 years 9 months ago - 7 years 9 months ago #8 by xillibit
Hello,

lifeguard where did-you see that some addd-ons are already paid ?

To use smf, phpbb, mybb you need to use a bridge and can't be integrated with Jomsocial, CB, AUP, UddeIm and you can't use Joomla! plugins to trigger events in forum...

I don't provide support by PM, because this can be useful for someone else.
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7 years 9 months ago #9 by lifeguard
Sorry, i mean templates.
Integration with phpbb and smf is for a developer not a big problem.

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