• How to add a New Blog

    The Welcome Page #After your installation is completed you should login with the password that you were given during installation. #This should automatically take you to backoffice?. You probably want to take a look at what your blog looks like before… more »
  • Sample / Example Blogs

    Why are there already posts on my new blog? When you first install b2evolution your database is populated with several collections, each containing sample posts. If your first thought is to delete everything you see, don’t do it! Hold on a minute.… more »
  • Subscribe to Updates Widget

    This widget displays checkboxes or links allowing the user to subscribe/unsubscribe to email notifications on the current collection. The widget has some display settings (see below) but please also note: The widget will allow subscriptions to posts… more »
  • About Author Widget

    This widget allows to display information about the author of the current Item/Post. This widget should be used in the context of a Post/Item. A good place to use this widget is the bottom of the "Item Single" Container. You can select which… more »
  • backup_ignore.conf

    A list of files and directories to be ignored from backup on automatic upgrade. List on file or directory per line. Here is an example of file contents you could use: more »
  • Collection Skin Settings

    This screen shows the skins that will be used by b2evolution to display your collection on a desktop browser / a mobile phone / a tablet device. These are the skins that b2evolution will use by default, that is: unless a different skin has been… more »
  • Installing a new Skin

    This screen can be accessed through various ways, among which: Choosing a skin for a collection Managing the installed skins The System > Skins tab Here is how to install and use a new skin on your system: Download a skin from the Skin Directory.… more »
  • System Skin Properties

    This screen shows you the system properties of a skin. These properties apply to the skin globally, regardless of how many times it is used and in which collections it is used. It shows you a few useful things like: Default name of the skin (You may… more »
  • Manage skins

    This screen can be access through the Collection settings but also through the System menu. At the right-most side of the list, you can find the Action options as follows: Edit skin properties - this action will direct you to: System Skin Properties.… more »
  • Choose a (different) skin

    This screen shows all skins currently installed on the system and that can be used for your current collection: Tou can click a skin to select a skin and replace your current skin. You can also click the [b]Preview[/b] button so you will see how your… more »
  • Forum Anatomy

    Forum functionality has been integrated into the b2evolution platform in a clever and easy-to-use way. There is no need to install or configure additional plugins. Many of the settings used to manage blogs also apply to the forums. To understand how the… more »
  • IP Ranges tab

    This tab lets you configure IP address ranges and specify whether they are trusted, suspect or blocked (they can also be unknown). New IP ranges will be added automatically as b2evolution notices recurring activity from a given range, for example: user… more »
  • How to Add Videos

    Adding a video to your post is similar to embedding other types of media. You can use either text editor to do this. more »
  • Cross posting

    Allow cross-posting posts to several blogs Extra cats in different blogs Allow moving posts between different blogs Main cat can move to different blog more »
  • Organization Members Widget

    This widget will display the users of an organization in a responsive grid (designed for Bootstrap). The organization can be set in the widget property "Organization ID". Params Live demo You can do to the live demo of b2evolution and scroll… more »
  • List Collections (REST)

    GET /api/v1/collections This lists the collections depending on their Show in Front-office list setting. Response is an array of Collections having each the following properties: Collection properties Name Type Description id integer Collection… more »
  • List Users (REST)

    GET /api/v1/users This lists the users as API equivalent of disp = users. Response is an array of the following properties: Name Type Description found integer Number of found users page integer Current page page_size integer Number users per… more »
  • Intranet setup

    Using b2evolution on an intranet isn’t much different from a regular internet installation. However, in some cases there might be specifics, which we will list below. During Setup The installer screen has a checkbox for intranet installs. Make sur… more »
  • Regional Cities list

  • General Post Type Settings

    Post Type Usage In b2evolution version 6.7, this lets you specify the usage of the post type. There are basically 3 different kinds of usages: Posts that will appear in the flow of posts/news. Typically: posts, manual pages, forum topics, photo albums,… more »
  • upgrade_policy.conf

    This is for more advanced users. In the /conf folder there is a file called upgrade_policy_sample.conf. It is recommended that you copy and rename this file to upgrade_policy.conf. This will allow b2evolution to perform an Automatic Upgrade? without l… more »
  • Automated Install / Upgrade

    This page is intended for integrators / developers, not for regular users. b2evolution supports fully automated installation and fully automated upgrade by calling the regular /install/index.php script with special parameters, either via CURL or via PHP… more »
  • Global Site Settings

    Site Code This will be displayed in the back office breadcrumbs and can help you identify which site you're working on if you have several sites to maintain. Max length = 20. Prefilled with $instance_name by default. Site color Hex color code. Used for… more »
  • Lost Password

    Forgot your password? Don’t panic, as long as you provided a valid email address upon the creation of your user during installation, you can provide your username on this page and a password reset link will be sent to your email. How to recover a… more »
  • Cookie Authentication (REST)

    If you are already logged in to b2evolution in a web browser, you will have a session cookie and you can use this cookie to obtain privileges when calling the REST API. This is particularly useful when you use the REST API in a browser, for example in a… more »
  • Delete a User (REST)

    DELETE /api/v1/users/ This is API end-point to delete a user like admins/moderators can do this from back-office Users. more »
  • Update a User (REST)

    POST /api/v1/users/ This is API end-point to update a user like admins/moderators can do this from back-office Editing an User Account. more »
  • Retrieve a User (REST)

    GET /api/v1/users/ This is the API equivalent of disp = user. more »
  • Retrieve any item (REST)

    GET /api/v1/collections//items/ This is the equivalent of API end-point "Retrieve a Post" to get an item with any type. more »
  • Member Count Widget

    This widget allows to display the member count of a collection and link to the list of members. It will only display the count if the collection is "Members Only" (because non-members are not allowed to see who is a member). more »