• 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 - The Invisibles

    b2evolution actually includes quite a few invisible features. This guide will reveal them to you so that you know they are there when you need them: Responsive images When you upload images to b2evolution, it will store the original high resolution file… more »
  • Getting Help

    Got a question? Got a problem? Where can you find help? more »
  • The In-skin Edit Screen

    The In-skin Edit Screen is the easiest way to edit content but it may not be available in the Evo Skin you are currently using. more »
  • Search Results Panel

    This panel allows you to configure how results are displayed per page on disp = search. Number of results per search results page Search results sort order What types of contents to include in search results (Posts / Comments / Categories / Tags) more »
  • Targeted CSS Selectors

    Many things can be customized very precisely by the use of smart CSS selectors. To that extent you can leverage the CSS classes that b2evolution adds to the <body> element. For example the homepage may have: HTML<body… more »
  • Template Tags

    This page describes the functions used within a [[Skins_2.0|skin template (v 2.x)]] in order to inject the dynamic data into your blog design. (For versions 1.x, please see [[Main.php_functions]]) Below is a listing of available template tags linking t… more »
  • Include Item Content

    You can customize the default item feedback by copying the generic /skins/_item_feedback.inc.php file into the current skin folder. more »
  • Evoskin and A Template

    The following refers to b2evolution version: 0.8.2-RC2 and is obsolete. See 2.0. What’s the difference between an evoskin and a template? *An evoskin is actually a collection of templates and subtemplates which control the layout of your blog. Sk… more »
  • Template function parameters

    When you look at the provided Introducing Templates/EvoSkins? you will see function calls like this for example: <?php the_time() ?> ...which will display the time of the current post, using the default time format. However, many of these function… more »
  • User Admin Permissions

    This group lets you change: The User Account Status New : means the user has just registered Activated by email : means the user has received and activation email and clicked the link to activate his account. Autoactivated : that’s t… more »
  • Installation Guide - Getting Started

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

    Goals allow you to track hits on specific links or specific pages. They are called "goals" because they serve a similar purpose as what is called "goals" in other analytics packages such as Google Analytics. Tracking clicks on a… more »
  • Campaign recipients panel

    Send to subscribers of: : each campaign must be sent to the subscribers of a specific newsletter Currently selected recipients: : this is the number of people who are currently subscribed to the selected newsletter After additional filter: : here you… more »
  • Email capture / Quick registration widget

    This is new in b2evolution v6. When placed in the sidebar or in the main area, this widget will display a form with a configurable number of fields. At a minimum the form will have: A field named "Your email:" requiring an email address. A… more »
  • Widget Caching

    Widget output can be cached in memory on the server using the BlockCache (requires a memory cache like APC to be installed). Because the output of a widget can differ depending on the current user or the category being currently browsed or the collecti… more »
  • Receiving Messages Panel

    This section allows you to edit whether or not you want to receive private messages and emails from other users. more »
  • System requirements

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

    This page displays a list of all Pages belonging to the current collection. more »
  • Content Block

    A "Content Block" is a piece of content, similar to a post (with text, inline images, an owner, a revision history etc.) that can be included in other places of a site. A content block could be included in places like this: Included as a… more »
  • Intros view

    The page displays a list of all Intro Posts for the current collection. more »
  • Special Items view

    This page lists all the Items which have a special Item Usage. This includes: Siebar Links Advertisements "Terms & Conditions" pages … and possibly other Items Types created by the Site Admin. more »
  • Content Blocks view

    This screen shows a list of all Content Blocks in the current collection. more »
  • All posts view

    Previously, this was called the Browse tab; version 5.0.0 calls it the Contents tab. The purpose of this tab is to find, delete and select posts to be edited. more »
  • Changing title & description in the BackOffice

    Your blog’s title and description can be changed in the BackOffice. To do this, go to Blogs > [Blog Name] > General. On this tab you will find several options you can edit for your blog. Title: The title of your blog is what appears in sear… more »
  • Blogging Permissions

    This section allows you to choose which blogging permissions are available to the user. more »
  • Default skins

    This section allows you to change your default skin for normal, mobile phone, and tablet viewing (yes, they can be different skins). [image:620:] Default normal skin [image:621:] You have about 16 built-in skins to choose from to customize your def… more »
  • Caching

    Enable general cache Checking this option allows you to cache rendered pages that are not controlled by your skin. This option is checked by default. See your blog settings for the existing skin output caching. Enable for new blogs There are two options… more »
  • Subscribing to new blogs

    If you want to get more followers on your blogs, you may want your readers to subscribe to new blogs once created. You have three options for this section: [image:619:] From blog page only allows your readers to subscribe to the new blog only on one… more »
  • Move a Category

    You can move an entire category (including all of it’s posts and subcategories) from one blog to another. This can be useful if you decide to break a category out into its own blog, or if you’ve been posting to All and now you want to move… more »