• 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 »
  • Site Admin or System Admin

    The person who administrates a particular b2evolution installation. Wikipedia more »
  • Collection Admin

    A User who has permission to edit all settings (including admin settings) of a Collection. Those settings are identified with a "Coll. Admin" badge. Where this permission is given For all collections at once Member of a particular User Group… 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 »
  • User Profile URLs

    Will be released in one of the 6.9.x versions. This allows to control the prefix that is used for clean user profile URLs of the form: http://domain.com/user:mary more »
  • Social Media Meta Tags

    b2evolution will automatically add social media meta tags to certain Disps. At this time the following tags can be inserted (example): This includes Opengraph tags for facebook and tags for Twitter Cards. Facebook Sharing debugger:… more »
  • disp = single

    This Disp is used to display a single post, typically with its comments below. This applies to regular posts as well as custom Post Types that have no special behavior. See disp=page for an example of a special behavior. For example, the disp=single… more »
  • User Level

    The level associated with a User account. This level determines relative permissions to other Users, such as: which contents a Content Moderator can edit. Typically they can only edit content produced by other users with a lower level than their own… more »
  • User Admin

    A User who has permission to edit other users, including their "admin settings". Those settings are identified with a "User Admin" badge. Users with the "User Admin" permission are allowed to edit/moderate all users except… 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 »
  • disp = user

    This Disp is used to display (read-only) the user profile of a User. If called without requesting a specific user, the profile of the Owner of the current Collection is displayed. The display is influenced by User Settings > Display and User fields.… more »
  • disp = contacts

    This Disp is used to display the list of contacts the current User as established on this b2evolution installation. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely override the behavior of… more »
  • Evobar & Back-office

    This allows to set whether or not users see the evoBar at the top of their screen when they are logged-in, and furthermore, whether or not they can access the Back Office (which is generally access through the evoBar). Restricted Back-Office access… more »
  • File Permissions

    General file access Are group members allowed to view the File Manager and use file attachment son posts? No access Different perm levels depending on Allowed File Roots. See below as well as List Of Permissions. Edit unlocked files in all File Roots.… more »
  • In-skin Action Settings

    You will find this screen in the back office under Blogs > Settings > Advanced. Only an admin with global Blog admin privileges can change this. You can turn on or off: In-skin login In-skin editing more »
  • Language / Locale

    Collection Locale This is the main/default language of your collection. In case you’ll be using multiple languages, think of it as the default value for any new post, or the default language if we cannot detect the User’s language (e-g:… more »