• In this panel, you can configure the way your posts are listed on RSS/Atom feeds. more »
  • See: Setting up multiple domains Multi Domain Test Environment Additionally: If you use Google Analytics, you may want to read their section about Tracking Multiple Domains more »
  • The In-skin Edit Screen is the easiest way to edit content but it may not be available in the Evo Skin you are currently using. more »
  • In the /blogs folder there should be a file called .htaccess . This file optimizes the way the Apache web server works with b2evolution? If you used the standard b2evolution installer, this file will probably be already set up properly. However, if in… more »
  • Here’s the typical procedure you will follow: Chose a web hosting company and go to their site. Select a hosting plan. The entry level hosting plan is typically enough. Just make sure it includes at least one MySQL Database (sometimes just… more »
  • Most of the time you won’t need to use this screen to upload! Instead, use the drag & drop area from the File Manager main screen. This screen lets you upload multiple files by changing the name and setting properties during the upload. It… more »
  • There’s an import script, available through the Tools Tab in the BackOffice? that lets you import your MovableType blog into b2evolution. [[Category:Upgrade]] [[Category:Migration]] [[Category:Importing]] more »
  • Skins Upgrade b2evolution 2.x skins should work in b2evolution 3.x without modification. (see below if you have issues with the menu bar) However, if you want to take advantage of all the new features in b2evolution 3.0 you may need to add a few skin… more »
  • Completing installation Once your installation is done and basically working, there are still a few tricky things you should definitely take care of: * When you edit any of the config files, be careful ‘'’not to add any extra blank lines&… more »
  • This panel contains user session related settings such as session timeouts and redirection after logging in. more »
  • Why are there already posts on my new blog? When you first install b2evolution your database is populated with several collections, each containing sample posts. If your first thought is to delete everything you see, don’t do it! Hold on a minute.… more »
  • The goal of this feature was to count real views and not robot views or repeat views. more »
  • What is a linkblog? A linkblog is a simple way to add content to the sidebar of your regular blog without having to change any skin files or add any content manually. The linkblog is actually just a regular blog which gets inserted into the sidebar of y… more »
  • Importing Posts and Comments b2evolution has some built in importing features which you can use or modify to help import your blog from another blogging system. Importing from Movable Type # Use MT’s export functionality to create a .TXT file co… more »
  • b2evolution v5 features a phpBB import tool. We used this tool to migrate our own forums from pbpBB (v2) to b2evolution (v5). Here are the steps you should follow: Set up a new b2evolution installation on your final domain or on a test domain… more »
  • If you have a Mac, the easiest way to turn it into a local webserver is to install MAMP. Head over to http://www.mamp.info/ and download MAMP. (You don’t need the Pro version.) Follow the installation instructions for MAMP and then go back to… more »
  • If your computer is running Linux it may very well already include a local web server. If not, you may install XAMPP from this site: http://www.apachefriends.org/download.html Once you have a local webserver (Apache, PHP & MySQL) installed, you can… more »
  • b2evolution’s integrated file manager lets you upload images, sounds, videos and any kind of media or documents that you can then attach to your collection posts. Admins can also use the file manager to edit skin templates online. more »
  • There are several permissions involved: The user needs to be in a User Group that has at least View permissions for "Files" (to browse files) or Add/Upload permissions for uploading (see the User Groups: File Permissions) The user needs to… more »
  • evoSkins are basically collections of template files inside of a skin folder. This is the organization of templates inside a skin folder. Main templates At the very least, a skin folder like /skins/myskin2 must contain a main template file named in… more »
  • If you are reading this, you probably encountered a file permission error within your /media directory. The /media directory is the directory on your server where b2evolution will store all the files/images you upload to your blog. Apparently, b2evolu… more »
  • What are file permissions? UNIX/Linux file permissions are a way to control who can read and/or write files on your hosting account. On a shared hosting server, this will (on [http://b2evolution.net/web-hosting/ serious web hosting providers]) prevent… more »
  • 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 »
  • This page explains the function of all the folders and files found in the b2evolution root folder. more »
  • The Plugin Settings tab shows a panel for each installed plugin which offers collection/blog specific settings. All installed and enabled renderer plugins are by default included in this list. Also those plugins that support specific "by… more »
  • The latest documentation for upgrading to a higher version is included in your blog bundle, specifically in the doc directory. For example: doc/upgradefrom_b2evo.en-UK.html. The following instructions refer to the upgrade documentation included with ver… more »
  • This tab allows you to set the meta data for your collection. more »
  • Got a question? Got a problem? Where can you find help? more »
  • This man page refers to b2evolution version: 0.8.9 Main upgrade Follow instructions provided with your distribution. As always, it is very wise to do a backup of your current website / blog / database (depending on what you already have) before start… more »
  • A few antispam techniques : b2evo comes with a blacklist. Update that frequently. (This is found in admin/antispam/request abuse update). Change the directory/folder name for your trackback and comments from <em>htsrv</em> to any other val… more »