• Upgrading from Cafélog/b2

    This man page refers to b2evolution version: 0.8.9 Main upgrade Follow instructions provided with your distribution. As always, it is very wise to do a backup of your current website / blog / database (depending on what you already have) before start… more »
  • Where do I need to upload the files for upgrade?

    The upgrade procedure requires that you overwrite the old b2evolution files with the new files from the new release (and after that you should run the install/upgrade script). If you are unsure where to upload the new files, try to locate the file call… more »
  • Media directory location

    This section is meant to let the administrators to decide where to place the media directory of each collection. By default, the media folder is created in an special directory inside the b2evolution’s files structure. This special directory is… more »
  • FTP 101: How to upload and manage files on your web server

    This page tells you what you need to know to upload files to your web server and mange them using FTP, which stands for **File Transfer Protocol**, in case you wonder. This page tells you what you need… more »
  • Logo Title Widget

    This widget is designed for displaying a logo instead of a title for the current collection. The alt tag of the image will be the collection title. Also, the logo will be displayed as a widget title, typically as <h1> if found in the global header. more »
  • Using Custom Templates

    When you edit a post type, you can define a custom template. Let’s illustrate this with an example… An example Set up Let’s set up a "Movie Review" post type, like this: Now, let’s create a new Movie Review Post:… more »
  • Using HTML 5 tags

    b2evolution 6.4.1 uses HTML 5 semantic tags in the Skin API v6 by default. This page explains how the tags are used on b2evolution skins v6. IMPORTANT: these tags are for semantic markup. Imagine you are blind and you listen to an audio screen-reader.… more »
  • Public collections list widget

    Description: Display list of all blogs marked as publicParameter: Title - specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog (default entry: All Blogs)Parameter: Order by - this will specify the sorting setting of your items, either by… more »
  • XML Feeds (RSS / Atom) Widget

    This widget displays links to the RSS and/or Atom feeds for Post and/or Comments of the current collection. more »
  • Collection Title widget

    This widget will display the name of the current collection. Parameter: CSS Class - will automatically replace $wi_class$ in your skin’s containers (empty by default)Parameter: DOM ID - will automatically replaces $wi_ID$ in your skin’s… more »
  • Collection Tagline Widget

    This widget will display the tagline of the current collection. more »
  • Long Description of Collection widget

    This widget will display the long description entered in the General Settings of a Collection. Params: Parameter: Block title - specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog (blank by default)Parameter: CSS Class - will… more »
  • Performance Optimization

    There are several things you can do to optimize the performance of your system. Fast Hosting First off, obviously, you may need a faster [http://b2evolution.net/web-hosting/top-quality-best-webhosting.php web host] (we have [http://b2evolution.net/w… more »
  • User Links Widget

    This is typically used for "Social Link Icons". It can displays logos linking to twitter, facebook, Google+, etc. This widget displays icons that link to the URLs defined on a user profile. Each URL that is defined in a user profile field and… more »
  • User Log-In Widget

    Displays a user login form (if user not already logged in) or a greeting message (if user already logged in). more »
  • User Tools widget

    Description: Display user tools: Log in, Admin, Profile, Subscriptions, Log outParameter: Block title - specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog(blank by default)Parameter: Write a new post link - allows you to show the link… more »
  • Current Filters Widget

    This widget will display a list of currently applied filters on the current view of the collection. It will also have "remove" buttons to remove the filters we don’t want to apply. more »
  • Featured/Intro Post Widget

    This widget will display the intro post or a featured post if one is available for the current collection. At this time this post only creates a "list of one item". It will call a customizable template to display the contents. more »
  • Comment List Widget

    List of comments; click goes to comment. more »
  • Photo Index Widget

    This widget let you to show pictures attached to the items of your blogs / collections in a wide range of ways. All you need to do is set the parameters below to make it behave as you need to. Block title: Title to display in your skin. Item type: What… more »
  • Simple Page List Widget

    This widget will list the pages of the current collection. Params Block Title - specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog(default entry: Pages)Group by - this will specify the grouping setting of your items, either by category… more »
  • Facebook Like Widget

    This widget displays a link to like the current page (URL) on Facebook, using the standard Facebook javascript widget. more »
  • Breadcrumb Path Widget

    Displays a breadcrumb path from the category root to the current post, going through sub-categories. (By default, this uses the main category of the post being displayed. Then it recurses back to the root.) more »
  • Content Hierarchy Widget

    This widget displays the content hierarchy of the current collection. The content hierarchy is a mix of the Categories, sub-categories and the Posts they contain. The depth of the tree can be configured. more »
  • Free HTML Widget

    This widget will display any HTML code you want. You can basically use it anywhere. more »
  • Common Navigation Links Widget

    This widget displays common navigation links such as "Recently", "Archives", "Categories", "Latest Comments"… This widget is not very useful any more since we have a "Menu" container that allows to… more »
  • Category List Widget

    This widget displays a (hierarchic) list of all the categories of the current collection. Clicking a category filters the posts on the selected category. Params Block title - specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog (default… more »
  • Search Form widget

    This widget displays a search form (for the current collection). Params Block title - specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog (default entry: Search)Button name - specify the text that you want to appear on the button for… more »
  • "My Profile" Menu Link widget

    This widget displays a configurable menu entry for "My profile". This differs from normal menu links because it can have a mini profile picture in front of it. It is typically reserved for use in a Menu like the "Menu" container. If… more »
  • Messaging Menu Link widget

    Description: Messages or Contacts menu entry/linkParameter: Link Type - specify which section of your blog you want this widget to link to such as messages (default setting) or contacts and others.Parameter: Link text - the text that will appear on the… more »