• Run b2evolution On My Home Computer

    Running b2evolution on a local server (your own computer) is often desirable for testing, editing skins, running the CVS (latest development) version, or for a variety of other reasons. ‘’This is ‘'’not”’ a way to upd… more »
  • About Online Manuals

    b2evolution can manage interactive online manuals just like the one you are looking at right now. Main features: Similar to a Wiki but with added hierarchical structure Unlimited nesting of Chapters & Sub-chapters Easy linking between pag… more »
  • About Plugins

    One of b2evolution’s design goals was to not require plugins for most common situations, in order to avoid PluginHell?. For example, advanced features such as SEO options and Website Analytics are already integrated into the back office. This is… more »
  • Server Side Analytics

    b2evolution will start recording hits on your blogs out of the box, without the need for any additional stats or analytics package. You can see stats for all your blogs under the tab? in the back office. In addition to that, b2evolution 3.x also intro… more »
  • Overview of the Software

    More than a blog, more than a CMS, more than a Forum... b2evolution is a Content + Community Management System. more »
  • Comment Subscriptions

    In this section, you can allow users to subscribe and receive email notifications for comments on a specific post by checking the Email subscriptions option. This option is unchecked by default. more »
  • Emails don't arrive / Email notifications don't work

    b2evolution will send emails in a number of occasions: a user wants to register a user forgot his password and requested a new one a user wants to contact the admin a user wants to contact another user 1. Spam folder? First things first: have you… more »
  • Moving to Another Folder

    Moving b2evolution to a different folder on you server is extremely easy. Suppose you were on http://mydomain.com/b2evolution/ and you now want to be on http://mydomain.com/blog/ or even http://mydomain.com/. All you need to do is move your files on the… more »
  • Top IPs Tab

    This table shows a quick analized view of the IP address that have been hitting your site. . IP: The IP address of the users that visit your site. . Hits: How many times the IP address is registered in your hit records. . Reverse DNS: The… more »
  • Tag Cloud Widget

    This widget displays a tag cloud for the current collection (or for one/multiple other "source collections" if specified). Clicking on a tag goes to the post list (in the "destination collection" if specififed), filtered on the… more »
  • Post List Panel

    Post list. In this section, you can configure the way your posts are listed on your blog. The Order by option allows you to order your posts as follows: by the date your post was issued or published (this is the default setting), more »
  • How to access the File Root of another User

    If you have edit permissions over ALL files, then you can type in the login of any user’s FileRoot you may want to access through the following menu: more »
  • Creating an email campaign

    Email campaigns lets you to configure and send bulk email messages to the users in your site. You could create and send as many campaigns as you wish, but remember that users have the option to set per-day limits on the number of campaign emails that they want to receive. more »
  • Creating a New User

    New users can be manually created through the Users & Groups tab located in the Back Office. more »
  • Sitemaps Panel

    In this section, you can allow usage of skins of the "sitemap" type. This option is checked by default. more »
  • Other Email Settings

    This allows to throttle the sending of emails in a newsletter. more »
  • Item Attachments Widget

    This widget displays attachments of an Item. It is typically placed into the "Item Single" Container Several params allow to control how the attachments list is displayed. more »
  • Seen By Widget

    This widget shows which members of a collection have already seen a post (green dot), not seen a post (red dot) or seen it but not the latest changes (orange dot). The widget is pre-installed in the Item Single Container? in some collections. IMPORTANT:… more »
  • Item Votes Widget

    This widget allows users to vote on a post (if Item Voting Options are enabled). This widget can also show how a summary of votes for the item. This widget should be placed in the "Item Single" Container. more »
  • Category

    Synonym for Section or Chapter. All Posts are placed into one or several Categories. A main category is always required. Additional categories are called "Extra categories". Categories can be organized into hierarchies of Sub Categories with… more »
  • Using Grunt

    Grunt is a very powerful command line tool for processing files on your development machine. For example, it can compile a .less file into .css, then concatenate several .css files into a .bundle.css file, then minify (compress) that bundle into a… more »
  • Managing post types

    On this page you may manage the types that you are able to assign to your items. These types let you personalize the default characteristics for your items. more »
  • Logging-in on multiple domains

    If you have a Multi Domain Setup, at some point you might want to log-in on several of your domains at once. First you have to remember that if you log in on www.microsoft.com, the cookie that remembers your session there will never be sent to… more »
  • Troubleshooting Cookie Issues

    Short answer: your $baseurl is not configured properly. (Or you are not using the same URL to connect.) more »
  • Advanced User Permissions

    This screen allows to set Membership and/or individual Advanced Permissions for each User on the current Collection. This is useful when you really need to give one specific permission to one specific user. However, most of the time, the best practice… more »
  • Advanced Group Permissions

    This screen allows to set Membership and/or individual Advanced Permissions for each User Group on the current Collection. See List of Permissions for details on each of the possible permissions. Also, remember you can create as many User Groups as you… more »
  • PHP mail() function settings

    On some web hosts, the defaults params that b2evolution passes to the mail() function will not be accepted. On this screen you can choose between the 2 most commonly required parameters: -r $return-address$ and -f $return-address$. When you change this… more »
  • SMTP Gateway

    This feature is available since version 6.0.0; Settings have been extended in b2evolution 6.7.5 This screen allows you to configure which SMTP gateway to use to send out emails. By default b2evolution will use the built in mail() function of PHP but you… more »
  • [file:] Short Tag

    will show an icon to open the attached file having ID 123. This is a built-in feature of b2evolution. to be implemented: Proper placement This tag renders into a link (<a>) and can be placed almost anywhere. more »
  • [video:] Short Tag

    Built-in feature [video:123] will insert the attached file having ID 123 as a video, using the first video player plugin available. When you attach a video file to a post and then click on the green (+) icon, a tag like [video:123] will be automatically… more »