• Plugin / Apply Rendering

    ‘'’Apply rendering”’ defines when a Plugin? should apply to rendering. This is currently only used when [[Item|Items]] get displayed ("rendered"). This setting can be changed in the [[Settings_tab#Plugins|Plugin Setti… more »
  • Internationalization (i18n) Guidelines

    General Rule All strings in PHP that need to be translated to a different language should be included in the T_() function like this: on your strings. This is the case for: Debug messages, including: all messages that appear in the debug info at the… more »
  • Contributing to b2evolution

    Contributions are welcome! Anyone can contibute... there's so much to do: development of course (PHP, Javascript...) but also graphic design (icons, skins, Flash skins...), translation, documentation, testing, security checking, support... and even eva… more »
  • Prune old hits & sessions (includes OPTIMIZE)

    This task will avoid that your sessions and hitlog tables grow indefinitely. It should typically run once a day (preferably at a low traffic time for your site). more »
  • Include Disp

    This handler includes a "second level" a.k.a. "disp" template based on the value of the $disp variable, i-e: based on the type of content that should be displayed on the current page. more »
  • Datetime

    We use the term datetime just to make it clear that a date, like the IssueDate for example, includes an exact time, not just a day date. more »
  • RSS/Atom hits

    Sometimes, your content could be directly accesed from a special kind of applications known with different names (news agregators, feed readers, RSS readers, etc.), but with a common feature: aggregate feeds from different sources… more »
  • Online Manual

    An Online Manual is a collection of ManualPages? (same as Posts?) organized into a hierarchy Chapters? and sub-chapters, generally with specific ordering. more »
  • Book

    A book is a high level data structure. A book is subdivided into Chapters and subChapters to an infinite nesting level. (Sub)Chapters in turn contain Articles. more »
  • Chapter

    A Book is divided into several chapters and subchapters to an infinite nesting level. Synonym for Section. more »
  • Topic

    A Topic in a Forum is the equivalent of a Post in a Blog or more generally an Item in a Collection. A Topic is typically created by User asking a question and awaiting Replies. more »
  • Forum

    A Forum is a particular type of Website (or a subset of a website) in which Users can have group discussions by creating Topics? and by replying to exising topics. Oftentimes (and this also what b2evolution offers), users will be given the choice to pa… more »
  • Meta Category

    A Meta Category is a particular type of Category used to "categorize categories". More pragmatically, a Meta Category can contain sub-categories but it cannot contain Posts directly. A meta category is often used to group Forums together for… more »
  • CCMS

    Content + Community Management System. b2evolution is a CCMS. more »
  • CMS

    Content Management System. b2evolution is a CMS. more »
  • Comment

    When a Post is published on a Blog, SiteVisitors? as well as SiteUsers? can leave comments on that post (unless the option is turned off). Comments typically appear under the post. more »
  • Photoblog

    A Blog used to primarily showcase a collection of photos. A Photoblog will generally use a Skin? optimized for viewing photos. more »
  • Blog Client

    Piece of software allowing to manage a blog remotely. Typically a desktop application. Example: w.bloggar more »
  • Link Blog

    A link blog is a Blog used to record links (URLs) of interest. The links can then be displayed by date, by category, or other... A link blog can be used as a Blogroll. more »
  • Blog Roll

    A blogroll is a list of Blogs a Blogger is reading on a regular basis and wants to share with SiteVisitors. A blogroll is just a form of LinkBlog that is probably less frequently updated. A blogroll will typically be displayed as a sidebar to a main b… more »
  • Blog Member

    A blog member is a SiteMember who has been given any access permission to a Blog. A blog member is able to view ProtectedPost?s, contrary to non members of the blog. more »
  • Post

    Synonym for Item or Article. more »
  • Blogger

    A person who publishes on a Blog. Wikipedia Synonym for Author. more »
  • Themes

    In b2evolution, a theme is called a Skin. By the way: did you know that b2evolution pioneered the concept of Skins 2 years before WordPress started supporting themes? You might be interested in this: Evolution of b2, 180° from WordPress!. more »
  • UI

    UI means User Interface, i-e the menus, forms, buttons, links and other elements that let you interact with b2evolution. more »
  • Logged-in User

    A logged-in User is a Site Visitor who has identified herself with the User Credentials? (login and password) of her User Account. more »
  • Quick moderation

    A mechanism that lets Moderators approve or reject comments very quickly with 2 clicks starting from their email notifications. This feature includes a link in the new comment email notifications that let the authorized users to directly moderate a… more »
  • Inline position

    The Inline is a position that could be set to files linked to an item in the Post Attachments Fieldset, and let you to show the file directly in the text of the item. Currently, this position may be assigned only to image files. If you want to know more… more »
  • Album art position

    The file set as Album art position is shown as the thumbnail of an Album/Item at the Photo Albums Skin. Only one file could be set on this position and it will not be displayed explicitly in the album. more »
  • After more position

    Files set as "After more" position at the Linked Files Manager are shown in the disp=single? screen after the tag <!-- more -->. In those cases when the item does not content the mentioned tag, then the files are shown right at the end o… more »