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Kunena 5.2 RC 1 Released (25 Oct 2020)

The Kunena team is thrilled to announce the first public release candidate of Kunena 5.2, a native Joomla extension for Joomla 3.9. This is a development release and should be only be used for testing; this version is not recommended for live websites at this stage.

The purpose of this release is to encourage testing by downloading, installing and identifying any problems or shortcomings that people may discover. K 5.2.0 RC1 is stable and we are aware that people will discover defects. We encourage you to use the forum to report defects, as soon as they are discovered, so that the development team can work through the problems before the release of K 5.1 as a stable product. Reporting defects does not mean that the problems can or will be fixed. The Kunena team is looking forward to hearing your feedback on how well we have achieved our design goals.

Solved Can't create category again

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3 years 9 months ago #1 by Silencer2010
Hello guys,

i deleted a category. But now i want to create the category again with same name. But i can not, because kunena says name is already in use. But i deleted the category before. I can not see it, where can i find the deleted category?

Thanks

Tobias

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3 years 9 months ago #2 by rich
Replied by rich on topic Can't create category again
Which version of Kunena you have installed? This was a old bug and is solved long time ago.

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3 years 9 months ago - 3 years 9 months ago #3 by Silencer2010
I use latest version kunena 5.0.5 ...

So, seems like the bug is there again ?
Last edit: 3 years 9 months ago by Silencer2010.

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3 years 9 months ago #4 by rich
Replied by rich on topic Can't create category again

So, seems like the bug is there again ?

No, the bug is solved. Please empty the cache. If does not help you must go to the database and check the table *_kunena_categories. Here you can delete it.
Warning: If you remove the wrong category, then you can only restore it with a database backup.

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3 years 9 months ago - 3 years 9 months ago #5 by Silencer2010
Hm... Deleted the cache, still can not create the category..

I think when i delete a category, kunena says it is deleted and it is shown nowhere, but i can not create new category with this name, because it is still in the database and users have to deinstall the category manual with phpmyadmin in sql database then it is a BUG?

UPDATE: Funny new thing, the category is even NOT stored in the database. But i can not create the category...

UPDATE2: It really IS a bug. I found the problem. If you delete a category the alias name is still in the database in "_kunena_aliases". Users have to delete it here in the database, then it is possible to create the category again.
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3 years 9 months ago #6 by rich
Replied by rich on topic Can't create category again
hm.. can't confirm it. I've tried it several times now. The alias will also deleted in the database. Maybe it was a double entry.

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3 years 9 months ago #7 by Silencer2010
Don't know.

It does not work on any website. We have latest joomla and kunena versions. Even when we change alias name of a category we can not create new one with the changed alias name.

We always have to delete the alias in the database...

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