• Website

    A website is a set of WebPages? you can access on the Internet by using a WebBrowser? on your computer, smartphone, tablet device, connected web-TV and possibly some other web-enabled devices. more »
  • Editor

    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 »
  • Owner

    a User with special privileges. In b2evolution there are basically two contexts for a Owner: Collection Owner: The owner of a Collection will have almost all permissions on that Collection’s settings and contents. A few special settings (which are… more »
  • Back-Link

    Backlink is the term some use for the link in your skin to b2evolution.net. Giving credit to the b2evolution project is not a requirement of using the software, but forum users are not required to help you either. Users who are willing to have that link… more »
  • Extra Categories

    Extra categories are the secondary categories underwhich an Item/Post is filed. For example, if you are writing a Post about a good digital camera, you might want to file it under the MainCategory photography and the Extra Categories shopping and multi… more »
  • Main Category

    It's the principal Category under which an Item/Post is filed. e.g. photography. See also: ExtraCategories more »
  • Site Visitor

    A site visitor is anyone accessing Items through the (or one of the) public URL(s) of the Binder those Items belong to. more »
  • Author

    A person who publishes Items in a Binder. more »
  • Section

    A section is an element of the hierarchy subdividing a Binder. A section can contain subsections to an infinite nesting level. more »
  • Admin Interface

    A synonym for the Back-office. more »
  • Article

    Synonym for Item. more »
  • Item

    A single entry in a Binder, mainly consisting of an ItemTitle? and an ItemText?. It has a unique ID as well as several other properties like: an IssueDate. a main Section cross references to extra Sections zero, one or several Categorie… more »
  • Command Line Tools for localization

    GNU Gettext This will allow you to use the xgettext tool to extracts strings from PHP files. New versions of b2evolution will be able to do this by introspection but just in case you need it in the meantime… If you’re on OS X, you can… more »
  • Working with the Open Graph Protocol

    The Open Graph Protocol intends to turn any website in a social graph. The main idea behind this movement is to provide a simple and common way to share contents through social networks, letting social network providers to be able to manage incoming… more »
  • Make a Backup

    A b2evolution blog is made up of two distinct parts: the b2evolution program files (which includes your site layout, the backoffice, etc.) and your MySQL? database (which contains all your posts, comments, users, but not your uploaded files/images). Wh… more »
  • How do I find the URL of an image hosted in my site?

    If you need to find out the URL of any image hosted in your b2evolution site, all you need to do is follow these steps: Go to the File manager and find the image. Click on the thumbnail of the image to open it in a modal window. Ckick the link… more »
  • Using Plugins

    Plugins allow you to extend the functionality of your blog. more »
  • Collection Cache Settings

    ‘’b2evolution version 4.1′’ The Caching fieldset is part of the Blog Properties? since b2evo version 3.x. These settings control [[Caching_and_cache_levels#High_level_caches|High level caches]] for the current Blog. Starting i… more »
  • Include an image rollover in a post

    In this simple tutorial you will learn how to include rollover images in your posts. The final result will be having and image like this more »
  • Uploading large files

    I can’t upload big size pictures and graphics even though my web server has unlimited upload For upload size issues, go to Global Settings > Files > File creation options > Maximum upload filesize and setup your upload limit size. more »
  • Display Recent Posts In The Sidebar

    b2evo 2.x and above Using the widgets system, you should add to your sidebar container a ‘'’Post list”’ widget. In 3.x series you can use the ‘'’Simple Post list”’ widget to include the recent posts from… more »
  • How to set up Google Analytics

    Generate your tracking code snippet The Google Analytics documentation about how to generate your tracking code snippet can be found here: http://support.google.com/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1008080 The code snippet will look somethin… more »
  • Migrating from Another System

    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 »
  • Migrating from Blogger

    See this forum thread for instructions on how to migrate from Blogger. more »
  • Migrating from LiveJournal

    personman modified the built-in importer to work with LiveJournal blogs. Get all that you need from his site? more »
  • Easy monetizing of your blog with AdSense

    Why should I monetize my website? The more success you have with your blog / website, the more time and money you’re going to invest to update it and host it properly. At some point you may think: wouldn’t it just be nice to have my site pay… more »
  • Plugins Repository

    We have a repository at http://plugins.b2evolution.net/, where you can browse plugins by category and version. For plugin developers, we have a central source code repository (Subversion) hosted at SourceForge. The project page is http://sourceforge.n… more »
  • Software credits

    Decide how many credits links are you willing to show at the footer of your website. Usually, include our credits in your website is the only contribution that we hope to receive for providing you with a powerfull tool as b2evolution for free. You are… more »
  • Creating an Antispam Plugin

    An ‘'’Antispam Plugin”’ is a plugin that implements methods to prevent/fight back at spam. Creating an ‘'’Antispam Plugin”’ is the same as [[CreatingPlugin|creating a "normal" plugin]]. This pag… more »
  • Installing on Mac OS X

    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 »