• This short tag will insert the attached file as a responsive image (typically using the full width of the text column) with optional caption. more »
  • Displays a custom field of the Post/Item. more »
  • When creating or editing a template you will be presented with this form. Name: the descriptive name of the quick template. This should display what the template is for and what type of information it displays. Code: The internal code used to reference… more »
  • 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 »
  • The Item Usage defines the internal function of an Item Type. For example: "Blog Post", "Post with custom fields" and "Manual Page" may be 3 Item-Types that all have the usage of "In content flow Post".… more »
  • This tab shows a list of email addresses registered in the site and their current status. You can find information on the number of times an error was encountered when sending email to each address, the total number of emails sent, dates when the last… more »
  • PRO Feature When installed, this plugin will add a "Glossary terms:" field to the Item edit form. Then, when saving other posts, this renderer plugin will try to find all glossary terms and link them to the correct Item for that Glossary Term.… more »
  • A Section, as introduced by b2evolution v7 allows to group several collections into a website "Section". This can be used to construct navigation menus automatically in Site Skins. As of b2evolution v7.2, sections are less useful since custom… more »
  • This short tag allows to mark the separation between the Teaser of a post and the body of the post. In many views, b2evolution will display only the Teaser of a post and a "Read more" or "Full story" link will appear at the position of the tag. more »
  • In a nutshell: you need a webserver with PHP 5 and MySQL 5 or later. more »
  • This panel allow to control the security settings for login and registration: Encryption Require SSL: Requires to use https: (NOT http:) for transmitting passwords. In order for this to work, your site must be properly set-up for SSL. Password hashing… more »
  • This plugin is supported only through PRO Support. The LDAP plugin provides authentication by querying one or more LDAP servers. When b2evolution’s login form is submitted, the plugin will intercept the login request to query the LDAP servers… more »
  • This form is used to create a new or edit the properties of an existing category. more »
  • Available in an upcoming release Will be released in one of the 7.0.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 »
  • When you edit a post type, you can define custom templates. These custom templates will be used when displaying the Item/Post/Page in various places of the front-office (like disp = posts (List of Posts / Items), disp = single, etc.). The templates can… more »
  • b2evolution 6.4.1 uses HTML 5 semantic tags in the Skin API v6 by default. This page explains how the tags are used on b2evolution skins v6. IMPORTANT: these tags are for semantic markup. Imagine you are blind and you listen to an audio screen-reader.… more »
  • A Widget is a display element the administrator can place into a Container in order to display something specific at this place. There are many different widgets available and each can be configured in a variety of ways. Skin designers only add widget… more »
  • A Container, in the context of b2evolution Skins, is a space in a skin where a Collection Admin can insert Widgets in any order he wants to. Adding and ordering widgets is done entirely though the Back Office and does not require editing code. Adding… more »
  • This widget displays a list of the users currently online (based on a timeout you can define). Due to the very nature of the WWW, the "who’s online?" session tracker can only offer an approximate view of who’s actually online.… more »
  • This tab allows admins to define which Renderer Plugins get applied to private messages exchanged between users. more »
  • The /media/ directory contains different subfolders that represent different File Roots. Each file root contains a different hierarchy of files and has different access permissions. In the File Manager there is a drop down menu which allows you to… more »
  • If you’re having redirects you can’t explain, especially redirect loops, check the following: Clear your cache If you are having redirects you should not have, first clear your browser cache. Completely! If a wrong redirect is set once as a… more »
  • Base URL wan refer to 2 things: The base URL configured for the whole b2evolution instance The base URL configured for each Collection Base URL of b2evolution The Base URL of your b2evolution installation is the web address you use to access the… more »
  • This is a script that displays a contact form allowing to contact the owner of the b2evolution installation. This file no longer ships with b2evolution v6+ because the same functionality is provided in a more integrated way. However you can download… more »
  • This page explains how to create a MySQL database if your web host is OVH. If the contents of this page don’t make sense, start with the Installation Guide first. The screenshots are in French because OVH is mostly used in France. 0) Open the OVH… more »
  • These guidelines are for Translators. What tool to use As explained here, the best way to work on translation for your language is to use the Transifex online service. Transifex has the following distinctive features: If multiple translators translate… more »
  • General Rule All strings in PHP that need to be translated to a different language should be included in the T_() function like this: on your strings. This is the case for: Debug messages, including: all messages that appear in the debug info at the… more »
  • A Meta Category is a particular type of Category used to "categorize categories". More pragmatically, a Meta Category can contain sub-categories but it cannot contain Posts directly. A meta category is often used to group Forums together for… more »
  • Content + Community Management System. b2evolution is a CCMS. more »
  • In b2evolution, a theme is called a Skin. By the way: did you know that b2evolution pioneered the concept of Skins 2 years before WordPress started supporting themes? You might be interested in this: Evolution of b2, 180° from WordPress!. more »