• How do I know the ID of a post

    The ID of a post is a sequential and unique number which is automatically generated by b2evolution when you create a new post, and lets the system identify that post in all the action to come. In general, it wouldn’t be necesary to know that… more »
  • My blog is slow because it's hammered with comment SPAM! How do I recover?

    If your blog is being hammered with comment spam, it will get slower and slower as your database gets bloated with hundreds of thousands of spammy comments. At some point your site will get so slow and will consume so many resources that your web hosti… more »
  • Converting WordPress Themes

    This page gives an overlook as to how to convert WordPress? themes into b2evolution 2.2.1+ skins. While WordPress? themes used to be very different, since WP 1.5, WP themes are now very similar to evoSkins. This makes porting relatively easy. Convertin… more »
  • Post Contents Panel

    There are seven core post types. more »
  • Post type Features

    This is where you configure if this post type will require a Title, a content Text, if that text can be HTML, if there can be teaser and page breaks, if files can be attached and if the post can be featured (e-g: Featured/Intro Post Widget). more »
  • How to Include External Photos or Images

    Adding images to your post can be done through both the simple and expert text editor screens. more »
  • How to add link to an external site

    Depending on the Renderers you have installed and activated, there are many ways to add links to a post. For example, with the Autolinks Renderer, just pasting an URL into a post will display it as a link. That being said, the "always-works"… more »
  • Renderer Plugins

    Renderer plugins are plugins that will process the text of a blog Post or Item and render it in a more complex way than just plain text. Examples of this include: creating paragraphs, creating bold text, creating links, inserting images, inserting vide… more »
  • Guided Tour - Front Office

    In this page we will walk you through b2evolution as it should look right after your first installation... more »
  • Bootstrap Framework

    Bootstrap is a popular CSS framework for creating Responsive (RWD?) web sites. b2evolution uses Bootstrap extensively for it’s default Skins as well as for its Back Office. more »
  • Home Page

    Your Home Page is the top level page of your website, or in this case, the top level page that b2evolution displays when you access its Base URL. Your Home Page is the Front Page of your Main Collection. more »
  • Front Page

    A Front Page is the top level page of a Collection. If your website or b2evolution installation consists of only one Collection, then the Front Page of that Collection is also the Home Page of your site. However, if you have multiple Collections (for… more »
  • Logging In

    The Login Page You have to log in in order to edit or manage your site. There should be a "Login" link on the main page of your blog. Clicking that will take you to the login page where you can enter your username and password. Your username… more »
  • Working with Multiple Collections

    One of the main features of the B2evolution CMS is the ability to manage multiple blogs with a single installation on your domain. more »
  • How to change your Profile Picture

    In addition to being able upload a new profile picture through the Identity tab of your profile located on the main user screen, you can also navigate to the Profile Picture tab, as well. more »
  • How to edit your Personal Details

    Under the 'Identity' tab, you can edit your login and display name, as well as enter personal information like your location and age. more »
  • How to View & Edit your User Profile

    You can access your personal settings through two locations in the back office. more »
  • How to add Images, Videos and other attachments

    You can add an image by linking the picture file to your post. more »
  • How to add a new Post

    In order to add content to your site you first need to log in, then click the 'Write' option in the menu bar at the top of the page. more »
  • File types list

    Displays a list with the type of files managed in b2evolution and the way to interact with the upload of those files. more »
  • .htaccess Files

    In addition to the main .htaccess File, b2evolution comes with several sample.htaccess files which you can rename to .htaccess in their respective folders. Doing so will prevent direct execution of .php files, as an additional security precaution, in… more »
  • User Group

    Each User is part of a User Group. A default User Group is assigned to new users when they register. This can be configured in the RegistrationSettings?. Each User Group has specific permissions that may differ from other User Groups. When Advanced P… more »
  • Default User Permissions

    This is where you define if users can register an account for themselves, and if so, what their default permissions will be - in toher words: what User Group they will belong to. more »
  • Account Activation Settings

    This section controls the activation process. more »
  • Site Member or Authenticated User

    A SiteVisitor that has successfully registered on the b2evolution installation. more »
  • Loading additional resources into a skin

    As skin developers, sometimes we need to add our own resources, such as Javascript or CSS code, to our skins, either as complete filenames or just as code snippets. In order to do so, the b2evolution skin’s API provides several methods to manage… more »
  • Editing Widgets

    Widgets are small applications that can be inserted into your blog. You can edit widgets in the BackOffice using the Blogs > [Blog Name] > Widgets tab. The widgets tab lists containers that represent different areas of your blog, such as the head… more »
  • Additional Permissions

    Here you can choose whether a user has access to blog stats and messaging. You can also edit their ability to view, edit and upload files, as well as the maximum number of threads they can start. more »
  • Migrating from WordPress

    Migrating from WordPress is easy. First you need to export the contents from your WordPress blog. You will obtain an XML file. Then all you need to do is import the XML file into B2evolution using the XML Importer. more »
  • Unable to download automatic updates

    If your b2evolution installation cannot reach b2evolution.net to download updates, check any firewalls that may block the download. For example, on RedHat servers you may need to disable or change the configuration rules of SELinux. more »