• This panel enables you to automatically publish or delete comments/ feedback depending on its spam karma value. more »
  • There is a built in automatic upgrade feature in b2evolution 5.1 and above. It is generally a good idea to try this before using a more complex form of upgrading. However, it is always advised that you make a backup of your site beforehand. more »
  • Best practices recommend you do not show any technical error messages to users because if they are malicious, those error messages can help them gain knowledge about the technical details of the server and help them refine an attack strategy. Thus we r… more »
  • There are several ways to access the file manager. more »
  • Now that we have meet the backoffice, you will notice there are several lists of different sort of things. more »
  • This section is where you can configure the settings on what the File Browser will display: displaying thumbnails instead of icons for image files; showing or hiding file attribute columns; and other options that controls the display of the file browser. more »
  • All the files related to Skins/Themes are located in a sub-folder called /skins/ at the root of your b2evolution installation. In this folder, you will find on sub-folder for each skin. For example, if you use the EvoPress skin, you will want to look i… more »
  • Plugins that do not get shipped with b2evolution have to provide their own translations. Inside your plugin’s directory (e.g. <code>example_plugin/</code>), create a directory called <code>locales</code>, where you create… more »
  • This panel will show you information about how the user registered (and potentially also how the account was closed). more »
  • Allow to see user list Should anonymous users be allowed to access the user directory? Allow to see user profiles Should anonymous users be allowed to see detailed user profiles? Show only User Groups Levels Here you can restrict the users tha… more »
  • Bubble tips are help bubble that display when you hover over a username. They show the profile picture and a few details about the user. In the backoffice you can turn bubble tips on or off on this screen. In the front office, you can do this on every… more »
  • The panel contains options for all registration methods that include the selection of either using the first name only or both first name and last name when generating the username/login automatically in the case when no username or login is provided… more »
  • This panel controls the activation process for newly created user accounts. more »
  • This is where you define how much or how little users will be able to edit their User Profile?. In addition to the standard fields of a user profile, you can also define user fields. See: User Field Settings?. more »
  • Resize large images after upload It is recommended to enable this feature in order to save images in smaller size. The following PHP ini settings may cause issues when large file uploads are enabled: upload_max_filesize: The maximum size of a fil… more »
  • /conf/_stats.php sets how b2evolution will log hits and stats. more »
  • /conf/_locales.php sets the default configuration for locales. more »
  • /conf/_admin.php sets how the Back Office works. more »
  • In the /conf folder there is a file called _maintenance.html. If you rename this file to maintenance.html (no _ at the beginning), it will put your b2evolution website into maintenance mode, serving a 503 "Not Available" response to any user… more »
  • php.ini is the configuration file for PHP. It is not part of b2evolution. Its location varies and depends on your server setup. You typically won’t need to touch this file unless your are maintaining your own VPS or dedicated server. Settings yo… more »
  • The Universal Item List widget can list posts in a variety of ways with different filters, sort orders and groupings which makes it incredibly versatile for displaying all kinds of lists in your sidebar. more »
  • This widget displays a (hierarchic) list of all the categories of the current collection. Clicking a category filters the posts on the selected category. Settings Block title: specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog (default… more »
  • This widget displays common navigation links such as "Home", "Recently", "Archives", "Categories", "Latest Comments"… This widget is not very useful any more since we have a "Menu"… more »
  • This widget displays links to several user tools. more »
  • Short answer: no! :) Long answer: The posts, comments, users, settings, etc. are stored in a MySQL database which is not part of your b2evolution file structure. It is next to impossible to accidentally overwrite and erase that data. It is even quite… more »
  • The upgrade procedure requires that you overwrite the old b2evolution files with the new files from the new release (and after that you should run the install/upgrade script). If you are unsure where to upload the new files, try to locate the file call… more »
  • If your blog is being hammered with comment spam, it will get slower and slower as your database gets bloated with hundreds of thousands of spammy comments. At some point your site will get so slow and will consume so many resources that your web hosti… more »
  • It happens frequently that some third party skins or plugins are not designed to use only the official API of b2evolution. Many are hacking into the core which creates problems on upgrade. If you are using a custom skin, start by switching back to a st… more »
  • This panel allows you to choose the type of notification the Users in this group will receive: full text or short notification. more »
  • This panel controls access to various Back Office options, including users and groups, settings, antispam, slug management, and email management. more »