One of the best Kunena features is using of category icons to tell any registered user if there are any posts in this category, which are unread by him yet.
On this website, though, you may find more sophisticated templates, that use more icons than usual. To use those icons, you will have to edit your Categories and add icon suffix. All templates for Kunena 5 uses Font Awesome.
What is Font Awesome?
Font Awesome is an iconic font and CSS toolkit that gives a scalable vector icons to be implemented in the site. It provides full support on mobile devices and large monitors. You can add custom icons to the topics with Category Icon.
- Proceed to the Category Manager in Components > Kunena Forum
- Select a Category that needs a CSS suffix and click on it. Now access Category Name and Description tab.
- In Category Icon field you can type any of the FA suffixes (see instruction below), to set up the icon.
Font Awesome toolkit offers more than 675 icons and its number growing. Go to http://fontawesome.io/icons/ and click on the icon you want to put in Kunena category.
Let it be a pin icon which has fa-thumb-tack synthax. You need to add additional fa before this synthax with space as Category Icon::