Kunena is: Free forum component Native for Joomla 1.5 and 1.6 Started little over 2 years ago 3 major releases: Kunena 1.0, 1.5, 1.6 25 minor releases (every 1-3 months) Very active developer team 1.2M downloads (Joomlacode, 5th May 2011) What is Kunena?
Joomla1.6 support Joomla1.6 migration (jUpgrade1.1.0) Somenew features SolvesmanyMootools & menuissues Over 100 bug fixes Release at JAB11 Current version: Kunena1.6.4
Easy to upgrade Redefines word FAST for Joomla Rewritten codebase New templatingsystem Many new features Kunena 2.0 - New vision
Upgrade from any Kunena (1.6, 1.5, 1.0 and even FireBoard 1.0) CSS compatible with many K1.6 templates Installer migrates all data for you NOTE: Kunena 2.0 is not backwards compatible Integrating extensions may need to be updated Template changes (PHP) need to be rewritten EasytoUpgrade
Kunena1.6 -> 2.0 Optimized data model 200k -> 2M+ posts Code optimizations Up to 50% better performance Intelligent caching 2-5x faster page loads (Numbers taken form live sites) Performance & Scalability
Integration Embedded views Framework Communication Platform
Many different use cases Allow your users to write comments Allow your users to discuss in threads Create your own forum Control who can access your categories Use all the features from Kunenawith AUP, CommunityBuilder, Jomsocial, UddeIM... Integrate To Your Extension
Embed existing Kunena views into your extension Can be used in components, modules and plugins Take full control on what will be shown And make it look like your own Use your own controller or leave it to Kunena Embedded Views
Working together with Joomlacommunity Contributing back bugfixes Planning new features (ie. mailqueue?) Component & community support will always be free Strong demand on paid support (business) Beyond Kunena
The Kunena Team is proud to announce …but when…?
Some parts need more work: Finish tableless template conversion Joomla1.6 support 3rd party integration But – its already stable and in production Kunena 2.0