• File Types List

    The File Types Settings is where you define the different file types (based on their extensions) that can be uploaded as attachments to posts, comments & private messages or even furthermore renamed or edited in b2evolution’s File Manager. more »
  • Special Front Page (disp=front)

    The following parameters could be set for the special front page of your site: Indexing: Adds a <meta name="robots" content="NOINDEX, FOLLOW"> tag to the headline of the special front page. The NOINDEX parameter aims to prevent… more »
  • I need further assistance...

    There are several FAQs in this manual: FAQ on b2evolution in general FAQ on Installation / Upgrade FAQ on Using b2evolution If you can’t find an answer in any of these, please ask your question in the forums. more »
  • Global Hits Summary

    The Global hits sub-tab shows a bar graph and a table of daily totals that summarize each type of hit made on your site. If you are looking for the total number of hits regardless their type, look at the rightmost column that shows the total count. more »
  • Advanced User Permissions

    This screen allows you to set Membership and/or individual Advanced Permissions for each User on the current Collection. This is useful when you really need to give one specific permission to one specific user. However, most of the time, the best… more »
  • Front & Back-office Edit Screens

    b2evolution has 3 different screens for editing a Post or Item. more »
  • Why do I need Server Side Analytics (SSA)?

    All analytics packages attempt to show you how your Site Visitors and Site Users actually use your site. Where they come from, what they look at, how long they stay, what they’re searching for, etc. Some will be better suited than others for… more »
  • Collection Skin Settings

    This sub-tabs shows the skins that will be used by b2evolution to display your collection on a desktop browser / a mobile phone / a tablet device. These are the skins that b2evolution will use by default, that is: unless a different skin has been… more »
  • Manage Skins

    This screen lists and lets you manage all installed skins in your site. It can be accessed via the collection settings and also through the System menu. more »
  • Collection Type Panel

    This is the type of your collection. Types can be: Standard blog: A standard blog with the most common features. Photoblog: A blog optimized to publishing photos. Group blog: A blog optimized for team/collaborative editing. Posts can be… more »
  • Widget List

    Widgets are basically anything that allows you to perform a specific function or access a specific service. Widgets can be an application, a web component, a little block of text or anything that can be displayed in certain areas (containers) in your… more »
  • Slugs List

    This page allows you to manage all the Item Slugs of the site. The slugs list contains the following columns: Slug. The name of each slug. Important: if you have any doubt about the meaning or how to compose these names, we encourage you to read Slugs.… more »
  • Poll the antispam blacklist

    This task will poll the central antispam blacklist and refresh your local DB with the latest spam strings from the central base. more »
  • Email Campaigns List

    This screen shows the list of all Email Campaigns and lets you create new ones. Each campaign is shown with open & click stats. Each campaign is tied to a specific List. However, it is possible to change the list of a campaign after it has already… more »
  • Editing Organizations

    The "Organizations tab" is meant to be a another way to classify users inside the site, from this view could be created as many organization as wished, and the stored information for anyone of them is: the name of the organization and the URL… more »
  • Receiving Emails Panel

    In this panel you can set your basic email preferences. more »
  • Multiple authors

    When your blog is meant to be managed by several users with different kind of permissions, this parameters could be useful: Use advanced perms: checking this you will enable two additional tabs to control specific permissions level applied over… more »
  • Browsing posts pages (disp=posts)

    The following parameters could be set for the main page or post list of your site: First posts page: Adds a <meta name="robots" content="NOINDEX,FOLLOW"> tag to the headline of the main page. Next posts pages: META NOINDEX -… more »
  • Tracking Panel

    Enabling Tracking of unread content allow 2 things: users will be able to distinguish what they have already read from what they haven’t (useful in Forums for example) widgets like the Seen By Widget will be able to display who has read the… more »
  • Collection base URL Panel

    The Collection base URL panel lets you configure what the root URL of your collection will look like. This requires Collection Admin permission. SSL You can select the protocol to be used by the collection. Collection URL name: This is a short name used… more »
  • Search Results Panel

    This panel allows you to configure how results are displayed per page on disp = search. more »
  • List Collections (REST)

    GET /api/v1/collections This lists the collections depending on their Show in Front-office list setting. Response is an array of Collections having each the following properties: Collection properties Name Type Description id integer Collection… more »
  • Automations List

    Shows the list of all Automations. more »
  • Changing the Collection Type

    This allows you to change the type of a collection. Do this for example if you started with a photo album but want to transform it into a blog. Or if you started with a blog and realize it would be better presented as a hierarchic manual. more »
  • Duplicating an Email Campaign

    In the Email Campaign List, under the Actions column, click on the Duplicate this email campaign… icon. This will lead to the campaign duplicate screen where you can change the campaign name and the email list where the campaign will be sent. more »
  • Cookie Settings

    These settings let you control the cookie domain and cookie path of the cookies that b2evolution will set (especially the Session Cookie?) when a user browses this collection. You should normally not change this, except if you are using multiple domains… more »
  • Assets URLs / CDN support Panel

    This allows you to use a Content Distribution Network. This is also useful in case you are using a Multi Domain Setup, so you can choose which domain to use for loading your /rsc/ assets, your /media/ files and additional assests used by /skins/. more »
  • B2 API

    The b2 API is one of the APIs supported by b2evolution. Supported methods as of b2evolution version 2.4: * b2.newPost : new post call allowing to specify a category * b2.getCategories * b2.getPostURL : retrieves the permalink of a given post This… more »
  • Browser Hits Summary

    For each collection, you can get a graph of browser hits broken down by refered searches (from search engines), other referers, direct accesses/bookmarks, self refered (site navigation), special referers, referer spam and admin interface hits if you… more »
  • Custom Fields

    This applies to v5. You can define custom fields in Blog Settings > Features > Posts. Custom fields can contain numbers (floating point numbers with double precision) or text strings (varchars). more »