Kunena provides the ability to use various topic icons for each category. This guide shows how you can create and use own topic icons.
Navigate to media -> kunena -> topic_icons and copy the folder default (if you not use custom files therein, then you can remove the folder systemold).
Navigate to media -> kunena -> topic_icons -> own_topc_icons -> user
Simply replace the icons with your own symbols.
Go in backend to Kunena -> Categories -> click on a category -> Category Settings
The new folder is listed in the dropdown menu now. Select this folder and save it.
The new icon will displayed now in this selected category (I’ve chosen Welcome Mat for this example).
Go in backend to Kunena -> Templates -> your Template -> Basic Settings and to enter the name of folder.
This setting has no effect on already existing categories. You must select at existing categories the new folder manually.
You can also use your own icon names, but they must be adjusted accordingly in media -> kunena -> topic_icons -> own_topic_icons -> topicicons.xml
The same works also with another icons. Here a example with Font Awesome icons.
First go in backend to Kunena -> Templates -> your Template -> Features select Topic Icons = Fontawesome and Load External CDN Fontawesome = Yes.
Then change the names in media -> kunena -> topic_icons -> own_topic_icons -> topicicons.xml.
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