• a_noskin.php

    a_noskin.php is a file found in your base directory (the /blogs directory in the installation package) which has a very specific use. It is provided as a way to list the output of your blog without including the layout and styles of a skin. This will pr… more »
  • Stub File

    A Stub File is a placeholder file that will make a particlar Blog or Collection live in a particular place of your website. For example you could create a stub file called myblog.php at the root of your website so that your blog could be accessed at ht… more »
  • Make an XML Site Map

    b2evolution comes with 2 files that generate XML sitemaps if you need them. Start with sitemap_a.php if you want a sitemap for a single blog ot with sitemap_blogs.php if you want a sitemap for your whole site (all blogs). more »
  • contact.php

    This is a script that displays a contact form allowing to contact the owner of the b2evolution installation. This file no longer ships with b2evolution v6+ because the same functionality is provided in a more integrated way. However you can download… more »
  • summary.php

    Summary.php is included with every installation of b2evolution as an example of how to put the latest 3 posts from every blog on a single ‘’summary'’ page. If you only have 1 blog, or only have 1 blog and a linkblog, you might not need… more »
  • multiblogs.php

    Some users may want to present multiple, separate blogs together on one page. The multiblogs.php file is a proof-of-concept file which will display 3 blogs of your choosing at the same time. You can see an example on the demo site: http://demo.b2evoluti… 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 »
  • Slug

    The slug is the last part of the URL that uniquely identifies a page/resource on your b2evolution installation. For example, if you have an URL like http://www.mysite.com/cat/subcat/hello-world, in this cas the slug is hello-world. Slugs are unique wi… more »
  • Auto-Upgrade Procedure

    There is a built in automatic upgrade feature in recent versions of b2evolution. However this is still experimental and we still encounter some bugs here. Thus, at this point we still recommend you use the Standard Upgarde Procedure? until this has p… more »
  • Installation Guide - Getting Started

    This short guide will tell you what you need to know to install b2evolution for the first time. more »
  • System requirements

    In a nutshell: you need a webserver with PHP 5 and MySQL 5 or later. more »
  • Default collections

    Default collection to display This is the collection that will be displayed by default when accessing the homepage of the whole site ($baseurl). Collection for info pages (& shared content blocks) If a collection is selected here, all Standalone… more »
  • Guided Tour - Taking Control

    This page will guide you through the process of taking control of your site. We will show you: How to customize your site; How to add & remove collections; How to change the look & feel; How to add & remove content. At the end of this guide… more »
  • Guided Tour - Back-Office

    In this page, we will walk you through the Back-Office a.k.a. the Admin Interface. This is the place where you do all the administrative tasks that the general public of your site doesn’t have access to. (Note that you can actually set very… more »
  • Content & Privacy Issues

    If you are reading this, you have likely stumbled upon an issue with content published on a website powered by b2evolution. Please understand that b2evolution is free software that anyone can [http://b2evolution.net/downloads/index.html download] and t… more »
  • Display options

    This section contains thee fields that you can set to change your display settings. Default blog to display This blog will be displayed on index.php. Create new blog ยป Order blogs by Select default blog list order. Order direction Select defaul… more »
  • Workflow Features Panel

    This option enables the Workflow View tab and the Workflow Panel. When this is enabled, properties like Priority, Status and Deadline may be assigned to posts. It is also possible to assign posts to specific users. This option is disabled by default.… more »
  • Workflow Panel

    This Panel can appear in the backoffice and in the front office when Worfklow is enabled in Workflow Settings. [image:7758] more »
  • Managing post statuses

    Posts statuses can be assigned to individual posts when the Workflow feature is enabled in the Workflow Features Panel. This screen allows to edit the possible statuses that can be assigned to posts. [image:4174] more »
  • Multiple authors

    When your blog is meant to be managed by several users with different kind of permissions, this parameters could be useful: Use advanced perms: checking this you will enable two additional tabs to control specific permissions level applied over… more »
  • Item Voting Options

    This section allows to determine if users can cast votes on Items/Posts. You can allow them to cast positive, neutral and/or negative votes. more »
  • Item Subscriptions

    In this panel you can choose if Users are allowed subscribe to email notifications for Items/Posts. See also Subscriptions Panel for more options. more »
  • Post Status Form

    Each Post can have only one current status. Each Post Status is basically just a name (or a tag if you will) that you can assign to posts. However, this screen also lets you enable which item types accept which post statuses. This is useful to narrow… more »
  • Comments / Feedback Area

    Note that comments can be disabled at the Post level, the Post Type level or the Collection level. When comments are enabled, you will see something like this under each post: Logged-in users [image:4954:] Anonymous users For anonymous users the form… more »
  • Campaigns for a List

    This screen shows all email Campaigns for a given email List: [image:7750] The columns display the following info: ID: Internal Campaign ID, used in all tracking links. Date: Date the campaign was created List: List the campaign is attached to. Note… more »
  • List Subscribers

    This screen shows the lost of all subscribers to the current List. You can filter this list with a variety of filters. [image:7752] Columns displayed: Login, First name, Last name, Nickname, email : self explanatory Subscribed: Is this user still… more »
  • Automations for a List

    This screen shows all Automations that are set up for the current email List: [image:7751] Params shown on this list: ID: Internal ID Name: Internal Name, used only in back-office. Tied to Lists: an automation can be tied to several lists (which allows… more »
  • Email List General Settings

    When you edit an email list, the first sub tab are the General Settings: [image:7749] Here are the general settings you can edit for each list: Active: if a List is inactive, users can no longer subscribe to it Name: Short name of the list, used in… more »
  • List of email lists

    In b2evolution 6.10, b2evolution can handle an infinite number of separate email lists. You can create new lists and provide different ways for your users to subscribe to these lists (automatic, widgets, inline short tags…) [image:7748] Here are… more »
  • Return-Path Processing Overview

    Here is a quick overview of how email processing works. more »