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Our easy Installation Guide will provide step by step instructions to get you started with b2evolution.
If you're running version 5.1.0 or later, feel free to use the Auto-Upgrade Procedure for a quick and automated upgrade.
In any case, all the upgrade options are outlined here: Upgrading an existing installation.
- If you have been using previous v6 beta versions, you should delete the
boostrap_*skin folders before installing this version. Otherwise you will have old files interfering with the new ones.
- Many root files are no longer needed in this version and should ideally be deleted from your web server.
- You should use the provided tool to convert your database to UTF-8. Please check Upgrade to b2evolution version 6.x for instructions.
In addition to what's been introduced in 6.5.0-stable:
- Allow moving widgets to empty containers.
- Allow redirecting to a specific page after user login.
- Extended Post Types:
- Added per-type permission management;
- Possibility to enable/disable each type for each collection, in order to avoid clutter.
- Improved User Avatars widget.
- Skins API cleanup (no more "fake" fallback .main templates)
- Improved Bootstrap Gallery skin
- Added Menu container to Main skin
- Ability to decide which containers are shown/hidden in case login is required before accessing collection contents
- Better defaults/sample contents at install.
- Better profile picture crop tool.
- UI cleanup.
- Post edit screen allows to show or hide the quick "Publish!" button.
- If a default messaging collection is set up, it will automatically be used for private message notification emails.
- Bug fixes, including:
- Fixed PHP version compatibility issues.
- Fixed deleting users.
- New automation features in the installer (allows to more easily auto-install b2evolution on hosting platforms)
- New installs now allow to register by default (many people did not understand why they had to enable this manually)
- Blog A is now a classic blog and Blog B a more advanced setup.