• XML Importer

    This script let you to import blogs from WordPress in a three steps process: 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 »
  • _local.php

    The file /conf/_local.php is not included in the b2evolution distribution. However, if you create it, it will be loaded after all other configuration files. Use this file for local configurations that you do not want to overwrite in case of an automatic… more »
  • _maintenance.html

    In the /conf folder there is a file called _maintenance.html. If you rename this file to maintenance.html (no _ at the beginning), it will put your b2evolution website into maintenance mode, serving a 503 "Not Available" response to any user… more »
  • File properties

    Properties File name: Changing this value, the file will be renamed. Don't worry, this is a safe way to do it, so, in general, you will not break anything in your site. Type: This information is taken from the File types according the type that matches… more »
  • Installation Guide - Getting Started

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

    This widget can be placed virtually anywhere. Create a poll in the Site’s Polls Tab then enter the Poll’s ID in the widget settings: [image:6730] 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 »
  • Polls List

    This is where you create polls that you can later user in various places with widgets. Each poll is uniquely identified by its ID. Permissions to access and edit polls can be controlled in the Group Additional Permissions. more »
  • Poll Form

    Creating a Poll When you create a poll you can enter: A poll owner who will later be able to manage the poll answers. A poll question. For example: "What’s your favorite car brand?" Up to 10 answer options for the poll. For example:… more »
  • Directory and File Permissions

    What are file permissions? UNIX/Linux file permissions are a way to control who can read and/or write files on your hosting account. On a shared hosting server, this will (on [http://b2evolution.net/web-hosting/ serious web hosting providers]) prevent… more »
  • Typical Web Hosting Installation with Automated Installer

    Here’s the typical procedure you will follow: Chose a web hosting company and go to their site. Select a hosting plan. The entry level hosting plan is typically enough. Just make sure it includes at least one MySQL Database (sometimes just… more »
  • Styling widgets

    b2evolution has a method to automagically apply styles to each widget you might select for any given container. Your skin needs to use a special class caller in order to get the automagic classes to happen. After that, your style sheet needs to say what… more »
  • Widget

    A Widget is a display element the administrator can place into a Container in order to display something specific at this place. There are many different widgets available and each can be configured in a variety of ways. Skin designers only add widget… more »
  • _overrides_TEST.php

    The file /conf/_overrides_TEST.php is not included in the b2evolution distribution. However, if you create it, it will be loaded after all other configuration files. Use this file for local configurations that you do not want to overwrite in case of an… more »
  • Ping

    In blog sites context, this mechanism consists in send an specific message to other site every time a new post has been published. There are plenty of reasons to use this and they lay over your needs and the service provided by the remote host. For… more »
  • Comment moderation

    In this section, you can configure the status and moderation of comments, starting with choosing a value for the New feedback status option. This parameter let you to stablish the default value for comments made by non moderators, which means moderators… more »
  • Cities import

    Note: The fields separator is semicolon. more »
  • How to add custom CSS

    With CSS code, you can easily change the colors, sizes, margin, fonts and other presentation attributes of your web pages. Each b2evolution Skin comes with a CSS file that defines the presentation styles of that skin. Most b2evolution skins also offer… more »
  • Caching and Cache Levels

    Overview b2evolution is developed in a central CVS? repository at [http://sf.net SourceForge.Net]. This allows users to grab any version of b2evolution they want, including the latest development version. The normal way of obtaining b2evolution is thr… more »
  • Skin Development Primer

    This article will teach you what you need to know to be able to develop your own b2evolution skins as quickly as possible. more »
  • Post Renderers Panel

    This panel allows you to select which Renderer Plugins should apply to your post. Configuring this panel This panel may have more or less available renderers, depending on the configuration in the collection plugin settings. more »
  • Post Contents Panel

    There are seven core post types. more »
  • Images & Attachments Panel

    The Images & Attachmentsfieldset appears in b2evolution 2.5+. more »
  • Post Advanced Properties Panel

    Have a Myspace blog? Have a b2evo blog? Wish you could somehow sync the two up without cutting and pasting? more »
  • Post Categories Panel

    The categories fieldset is located at the top of the right column on both the Simple and Expert tab|post editing screens. more »
  • Post Properties Panel

    Featured Post Controls whether the Post should appear as featured on the front page of the collection. Check the box if you want the post to be a featured post. Hide teaser Controls whether we want to hide the Teaser of the post once we have clicked on… more »
  • Plugin Settings (Per Collection / Blog)

    In b2evolution 6,7+, this tab is under the Collection Settings tab The Plugin Settings tab shows a section for each installed plugin which offers collection/blog specific settings. All installed and enabled renderer plugins are by default included in… more »
  • Goal Tracking Panel

    Using this feature it is possible to directly associate goals to items. In order to achieve this, a Goal tracking Panel is included on the Post Edit Screen This panel offers two possibilities: Go to the form to Add a new goal. Select a goal category… more »