Development

  • CSS Guidelines

    See ale Coding Standard Guidelines. Do NOT write CSS, write LESS! Always write your code to a .less (or .sass) file and let Grunt compile it to a .css file and even a .min.css file. Use Grunt all the time Learn to use grunt in the background. It will… more »
  • Crumbs (nonces)

    Principle The goal of crumbs is to prevent a hacker from being able to blindly carry out actions on your blog by tricking you into clicking on a link. For example, let’s suppose a hacker sends you an email containing a link saying "click h… more »
  • Setting up a multidomain test environment

    This man page refers to b2evolution "phoenix" First, when testing a single domain, you should always use localhost and not the IP address of your machine, nor the windows name of your machine. Trust our experience that cookies may act weird on the IP… more »
  • Optimizing a SELECT Query

    When you have a slow running SELECT query, it may have 2 reasons You don’t have the proper index on your table to let the WHERE conditions filter efficiently. You have too many joins that join a lot of data before being able to discard unn… more »
  • Coding Standard Guidelines

    These are guidelines you should follow to make your code match the existing b2evolution code. The goal is to keep the coding style consistent throughout the whole project. more »
  • jQuery

    According to the jQuery website: "jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript? Library that simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add Ajax interactions to your web pages. jQuery is designed to change the way… more »
  • Debugging

    Before you try to debug anything, start by checking if you have caching turned on for your blog. If so, you may be seeing bugs that are cached but no longer exist. Turn caches off to make sure you see what’s going on in real time. Enable Debugging… more »
  • Ajax Debug Log

    b2evolution v5. The Ajax debug log us a CSS floating windows that shows you the AJAX requests between the browser and the server. If you have already turned on debug mode (see Debugging?), you just need to click "JS log" in the evobar. The w… more »
  • Roadmap & Unified Process

    People often ask about a roadmap for b2evolution. How odd! Not only don’t we have a roadmap, but we certainly don’t plan having one. Sounds amateurish to you? Read on! b2evolution development embraces the Unified Process approach to softw… more »
  • Developer Setup

    ‘’b2evolution version 2.4′’ Desktop blogging clients allow you to post to your blog from a regular Windows or Mac application. That means you don’t have to log in into your admin interface to blog. These clients require t… more »