• Use RSS

    b2evolution has built-in support for RSS 0.92, RSS 1.0, RSS 2.0, and Atom feeds for both posts and comments. Anyone reading your site will automatically be able to discover your RSS feeds and subscribe to your site. Separate feeds exist for each individ… more »
  • How to use UTF-8

    In order to use UTF-8 (UTF8) for your blog, basically, all that you have to do is go to [[Blogs_tab|Blog Settings]] > General and select the appropriate locale for your blog. The selected locale will set the languagen charset, country, flag and time… more »
  • Localization FAQ

    THIS PAGE IS DEPRECATED. In a newer release, my language file contains translations that do not make sense... Yes, this is normal. These translations are automatic guesses for new strings you haven't translated yet. They marked as fuzzy and they ar… more »
  • Blogger API

    The Blogger API is one of the APIs supported by b2evolution. Supported methods as of b2evolution version 2.4: * blogger.newPost * blogger.editPost * blogger.deletePost * blogger.getUsersBlogs * blogger.getUserInfo * blogger.getPost * blogger.ge… more »
  • Desktop Blogging Tools

    An ‘'’Antispam Plugin”’ is a plugin that implements methods to prevent/fight back at spam. Creating an ‘'’Antispam Plugin”’ is the same as [[CreatingPlugin|creating a "normal" plugin]]. This pag… more »
  • How to control referrer spam hits from search engines

    This refers to b2evolution versions 0.9.0.* Are you getting traffic from search engines for something that a referer spammer faked into your stats page? Would you like to keep your referer data and stats page visible to visitors but stop the undesira… more »
  • Where is the Templates Tab?

    The Templates tab is provided as a way to edit your ‘'’Custom skin”’ (as opposed to ‘’any other skin'’). This is ‘'’not the prefered way to edit”’, but it is provided as an option for peo… more »
  • Recent Comments In The Sidebar

    Recent comments plugin The easiest way to accomplish this is to use the [http://plugins.b2evolution.net/index.php/2006/01/12/sidebar_comments Sidebar comments plugin]. For version 1.8.1 Make a new file in ‘your skin’ directory and call it… more »
  • Popup Comments

    <small>This page refers to 0.9.x</small> *Open up your [[Evoskins|skin]]’s _main.php file. *In the <code><head></code> section of the file, add this bit of code: <code><?php comments_popup_script() // Inclu… more »
  • Include Item Feedback

    You can customize the default item feedback by copying the generic /skins/_item_feedback.inc.php file into the current skin folder. Example <source lang="php"> skin_include( ‘_item_feedback.inc.php’, array( ‘be… more »
  • Change the way my blog looks

    Look in _main.php (in the directory of your choosen skin) for <?php $Item->Content(); ?> this gives a result like: <blockquote>”’=>Read more”’</blockquote> Change it to <pre><?php $Item-… more »
  • How to use b2evolution as a CMS

    This page is going to begin as my notes about using b2evolution as a content management system (CMS). I’m just going to jot down some notes as I work and later I (or someone) can come back and expand this into an article about how to use b2evolut… more »
  • How to change the "Read More" link

    Look in _main.php (in the directory of your choosen skin) for <?php $Item->Content(); ?> this gives a result like: =>Read more Change it to <?php $Item->content( '#', '#', 'Read More', '' ); ?> for a result like this: Read more Change… more »
  • How to add a smilie to your toolbar

    This refers to b2evolution version 0.9.0 To add your own smilie to your toolbar, first you need to open up plugins/_smilies.conf.php in your favourite editor. Copy one of the existing smilies from the $this->smilies = array( and make sure you paste yo… more »
  • Tag User Subs Link

    This template tag displays a link to subscription screen Example <source lang="php"> user_subs_link( $before = ‘’, $after = ‘’, $link_text = ‘’, $link_title = ‘#’ ); </source>… more »
  • Tag User Register Link

    This template tag displays registration link. Example <source lang="php"> user_register_link( $before = ‘’, $after = ‘’, $link_text = ‘’, $link_title = ‘#’, $disp_when_logged_in = false… more »
  • Tag User Profile Link

    This template tag displays a link to user profile. Example <source lang="php"> user_profile_link( $before = ‘’, $after = ‘’, $link_text = ‘’, $link_title = ‘#’ ); </source> Par… more »
  • Tag User Logout Link

    This template tag displays link to logout Example <source lang="php"> user_logout_link( $before = ‘’, $after = ‘’, $link_text = ‘’, $link_title = ‘#’ ); </source> Parameters &… more »
  • Tag User Login Link

    This template tag displays link to login Example <source lang="php"> user_login_link( $before = ‘’, $after = ‘’, $link_text = ‘’, $link_title = ‘#’ ); </source> Parameters &lt… more »
  • Tag Skin Get URL

    This template tag returns the current skin URL. Example <source lang="php"> $Skin->get_url(); </source> Parameters This tag does not accept any parameters. Return value This function returns the current skin URL. more »
  • Tag Skin Get Path

    This template tag returns the current skin path. Example <source lang="php"> $Skin->get_path(); </source> Parameters This tag does not accept any parameters. Return value This function returns the current skin path. more »
  • Tag Skin Container

    This [[TemplateTags|template tag]] adds a widget container to the skin. This container can later be filled with all sorts of Widgets?. Example <source lang="php"> <?php // ———————… more »
  • Tag Powered By

    Display "powered by b2evolution" logo. Example <source lang="php"> powered_by(); </source> Parameters This tag does not accept any parameters. Return value This tag displays content only, it does not have a ret… more »
  • Tag Plugins Call By Code

    This tag display plugin. Example The calendar plugin. Its code is evo_Calr. <source lang="php"> // Calendar plugin $Plugins->call_by_code( ‘evo_Calr’, array( ‘block_start’ => ‘&#821… more »
  • Tag Messages

    Display messages collected during single request execution. It can be ‘error’, ‘warning’ messages, and also ’success’ ones. Example <source lang="php"> <?php messages( array( ‘be… more »
  • Tag Mainlist Page Links

    Displays links to list pages. <source lang="php"> $MainList->page_links( array( ‘block_start’ => ‘ ‘, ‘block_end’ => ‘ ‘, ‘block_single’ => &#8… more »
  • Tag Locale Restore Previous

    Restore the locale in use before the switch (See [[tag_item_locale_temp_switch|$Item->locale_temp_switch();]]). This tag returns true on success, false on failure (no locale stored before). Example <source lang="php"> locale_rest… more »
  • Tag Locale Lang

    This template tag returns or displays the current language. Example <source lang="php"> locale_lang( $disp = true ); </source> Parameters <table border="1"> <tr> <th>Name</th> <th… more »
  • Tag Locale Charset

    This template tag returns or displays the charset of the current locale. Example <source lang="php"> locale_charset( $disp = true ); </source> Parameters <table border="1"> <tr> <th>Name</… more »
  • Tag Item Wordcount

    Display the number of words in the post. Example <source lang="php"> $Item->wordcount(); </source> Parameters This tag does not accept any parameters. Return value This tag displays content only, it does not have a re… more »