• Session Settings

    Session Timeout * The Default session timeout can be set under the Users/User settings/Profiles tab, but each user may set his own session timeout value under the User Preferences tab. * After this limit has passed since the user is not active the ses… more »
  • Top referring search engines

    This shows you which search engines have been referring the most visitors to your web site after they searched for something on their engine. more »
  • Search Keywords List

    This tab shows you a list of all keyphrases that have been uses to search content on your site. Refered searches This is the number of times a keyphrase has been searched through a search engine. It is important to note that b2evolution can only record… more »
  • Search browser hits tab

    This tab shows details reffered to the search hits, keywords and top search engines that leads to hit your site. more »
  • Referer Types

    When b2evolution receives an HTTP Referer with a page request, it will do several things. As part of the built in hit-logging, it will classify the referer as one of the following: Direct if no referer was passed. It then looks like a direct hit to… more »
  • Referring domains tab

    A referring domain can be something like "bing.com" which would be a search engine referrer or also "someshadysite.biz" which would be a spammer site. The Type of each can be used to specify which type of site it is, in order to bet… more »
  • All Hits tab

    This allows you to see all hits on your b2evolution installation and filter or search them in multiple ways. more »
  • Likes

    This tab lets you see which files (especially photos) have received the most likes or the most dislikes. The liking/disliking typically happens in the colorbox popups when uses click to zoom a photo. more »
  • File Type Editing

    Extensions A file type may have several synonymous extensions such as jpg and jpeg File type name This is the name that identifies the type for humans Mime type This is the name that identifies the type for web browsers, email clients and other computer… more »
  • Messaging Plugin Settings

    This allows to define which renderer plugins get applies to Private Messages exchanged between users. See: Plugin / Apply Rendering more »
  • User Levels

    In previous versions, users levels allowed to control access to some features, but this is now controlled much more precisely by the User Permissions. DEPRECTAED - In previous versions here is what user levels would allow: Level 1 and above Ability to… more »
  • Delete User Data

    User moderators have rights to delete those users data which they can edit, even if they don’t have specific permission to delete those data. more »
  • Accessing the File Manager

    There are several ways to access the file manager. [image:1542:] Through the top most header menu, find the "More" menu and hover your cursor on it. A dropdown menu will appear, find and click on the "Files" sub-menu. This will… more »
  • Managing Photo/Media Collections

    Beyond text, b2evolution is very well suited for presenting photos, videos and other media files. There are basically 2 kinds of presentation for media content: A photoblog / media blog. In this kind of presentation you see a blog with one photo/v… more »
  • Blog ALL and Aggregating blogs

    ‘’b2evolution version 0.x & 1.x only – doe NOT apply version 2.x and above'’ Blog #1 automatically aggregates all the content of all other blogs. In B2evo 2.x & above, any blog can be set to aggregate any number of othe… more »
  • Blog All

    ‘’The "Blog All" tab was relabeled "List" beginning in version 2.0, and blog aggregation took a new approach that does not involve a Blog All pre-installed page. See List if you are using version 2.0 or higher.'’… more »
  • Editing a slug

    [image:1430:] In the action column of the slugs list you will find a pair of control icons for each row of the table. Those icons are: [image:1431:] to edit the slug and [image:1432:] to delete it. more »
  • Slugs List

    This section describe how to administer Slugs. For details about Slugs definition, uses and best practices, please refer to Generic Vocabulary > Slug. more »
  • 2. Picking a skin for your collection

    The next step is simply to pick a skin to use with your new collection: Different skins can present the same information with different designs. Sometimes they can be radically different. IMPORTANT: b2evolution may present you with skins that are not… more »
  • Group Level

    The level assigned to a User Group. Primary usage This is used primarily for user moderation. See UserModerator . The Group Level can be edited here: General Settings The group level is different from the User Level because User Moderators can change… more »
  • Moderator

    We use the convenient term "moderator" to designate a User who has been given Advanced Permissions to create and especially edit Posts? or Comments? having the Review, Member and/or Community Post/Comment visibility statuses. (Note the User m… more »
  • User Moderator

    A User with permission to moderate other Users. (See System Admin Permissions for granting this permission to a User Group). User Moderators can: View all user profiles Edit profiles or other users IF AND ONLY IF the other user is in a UserGroup with a… more »
  • Back-office

    The Back Office, also called the Admin Interface is the part of b2evolution you can access under /admin.php. It can only be accessed by Logged-in Users with appropriate permissions. See: Back-office Reference more »
  • Done!

    At this point your collection is live! You can see it in the Front Office. You can start adding content or customizing it some more, using the tabs you see on this screen… more »
  • 1. Selecting a type for the new collection

    The first step is to select the kind of collection you want to create. What you select here will preset many of your collection settings in order for your collection to behave a certain way. Nothing will be set in stone though. In b2evolution, there is… more »
  • 3. Specifying the New Collection Settings

  • 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 ad a hierarchic manual. It is… more »
  • About Blogs

    You type something in a form and hit "blog this"; in the next second it’s on your website page(s). Pages are generated dynamically. Your posts are automatically arranged by date into a template/skin you have chosen and that you can cus… more »
  • Teaser

    The Teaser part of a Post/Item is the first section of the post, i-e: the section between the beginning and the marker [teaserbreak]. By default, b2evolution will only display the "Teaser part" of a post while browsing a Blog/Collection and… more »
  • Introduction to Plugins

    Plugins allow you to extend b2evolution with features that are not included in the the core. Plugins provide additional functionality by taping into hooks that are provided by the b2evolution core. more »