Get started with Luna

Luna is an easy and beautiful solution to build your own board.

Meet your beautiful board

Luna is designed with ease of use in mind. Not only that, but we've also focused on bringing a more modern-era user interface to the table for your board. With plenty of features and customization options, you'll soon get to love Luna.

Starting anew

with a fancy and fresh installation

  1. Download the installation files
  2. Unzip the files and upload them to your server
  3. Go to the root of your board
  4. Follow the instructions


from Luna, ModernBB or FluxBB

  1. Download the installation files
  2. Unzip the files and upload them to your server on top of your current installation
  3. Go to the root of your board
  4. Follow the instructions



Fifteen has received a fully reimagned design based on Airalin

Sunrise has also been reimagned based on the new Fifteen look

You can now add custom CSS to the theme you're using

Luna's default placeholder avatar can now be replaced

Notifications now get marked as read when clicked

New notification tools on the Notification page in the profile

Comments can now have admin notes that are displayed in threads

You can now upload a header background to use in your theme and the Backstage

You can now manage your boards favicon in Settings

You can now respond on Inbox messages from the message view

Reports now trigger a notification in the Notification Center

New threads in a subscribed board now trigger notifications

Fifteen, Sunrise and Backstage have new Pink, Dark Red and Beige accents

The parser now supports the spoiler-tag optionally

Luna now has a Dutch translation included by default

Maintenance mode now shows a warning in the Backstage header

Luna now uses salts and SHA-512 to save passwords

Luna now includes full "Right to Left"-support

Components now live in their own folder in the Luna root

Debug mode can now be enabled with one line in the config file

Backstage now also has a query table

Revamped search forms for users and bans, including responsive design

The Backstage has a whole new structure

Luna's file structure has been updated

You can now see what's a subforum and edit more settings in board management

Users can now disable or enable First Run from their profile

The editor will now put items under a button if the screen becomes to small

When you have a notification, the icon will animate

Advanced search has an improved UI

About can now be translated to other languages

You can now directly manage a reported comment from the Backstage

Improved Backstage UI and night mode

Multiple improvements on accessibility

Luna now provides a description meta tag to prevent weird search results

The editor no longer has an emoticon menu

The code base no longer supports PHP 5.2

Notifications can no longer be marked as read/trashed from the fly-out

You can no longer manage the database from the Backstage

Tools to add new users have been removed

Fixes 63 bugs