• [thumbnail:] Short Tag

    Built-in feature [thumbnail:123] will insert the attached image file having ID 123 as a thumbnail, typically a smaller image floating left or right of the main text. This is a built-in feature of b2evolution 6.8+ The inline [thumbnail:] tag is a… more »
  • [teaserbreak] Short Tag

    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… more »
  • [pagebreak] Short Tag

    This tag allows to have multi-page posts. This used to be really popular in the days when CPM ad banners were cluttering the pages and site editors wanted to generate as many page views as possible. More recently, splitting article over multiple pages… more »
  • Upgrading from version 0.8.2

    This man page refers to b2evolution version: 0.8.6 As always, it is very wise to do a backup of your current website / blog / database (depending on what you already have) before starting to install something new. Upgrading templates or skins from 0.8… more »
  • disp = arcdir

    This Disp is used to display a directory of archive pages. The type of archives being displayed can be configured in the collection Features > Other > Archives Panel. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using… more »
  • disp = catdir

    This Disp is used to display a hierarchical view of categories and sub-categories. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely override the behavior of b2evolution’s default disp=catdir… more »
  • disp = tags

    This Disp is used to display a list (tag cloud) of tags for the current collection. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely override the behavior of b2evolution’s default disp=tags… more »
  • disp = search

    This Disp is used to display the search form and search results. In v6.6+, the search uses a ranking algorithm in order to present the most relevant results on top. The display is influenced by the settings found in the collection Features > Other… more »
  • disp = postidx

    This Disp is used to display a list of all Posts in the current collection. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely override the behavior of b2evolution’s default disp=postidx handler. more »
  • disp = page

    This Disp is used to display a standalone Page, i-e a post with the "Page" Post Type. Pages are typically displayed a little differently than Posts, which are displayed through disp = single. One notable difference is that pages typically… more »
  • disp = messages

    This Disp is used to display the list of messages in a private conversation. This disp requires an additional thrd_ID= param. If the request conversation is not found, this disp may also warn about spam threads which may have been deleted by the admin.… more »
  • disp = help

    This Disp is used to display a help page for Visitors having an issue with the site. It especially tells them how to contact the owner. If the collection is private it also explains they need an account to enter. The text displayed on this disp is… more »
  • disp = front

    This Disp is used to display a special front page, which typically depends on the current skin you are using. This is especially used by skins of type "Main" to display a nice home page for your web site. It’s also used by collections of… more »
  • disp = download

    This Disp is used to download a file which is attached to a Post. It will display a countdown before starting the download in order to let the user back-out before transfering a large file over the Internet. It will also display the content of the post… more »
  • disp = comments

    This Disp is used to display the latest comments of the current collection. The display is influenced by the settings found in the collection Features > Other displays > Latest Comments. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin… more »
  • disp = threads

    This Disp is used to display the list of private conversations for the current User. The display is influenced by the settings found in the collection Features > Other > Messaging Panel. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin… more »
  • disp = users

    This Disp is used to display the user directory. In case of a private collection, the directory can be filtered to show members only. The display is influenced by collection Features > Other > User Directory Panel and by User Settings >… more »
  • disp = access_requires_login

    This Disp is similar to disp = login and is used when the current collection is private and actually requires the User to login before displaying the content. Collections can be made private through the Collection Permission Settings. This only works if… more »
  • Mass deletion

    This feature lets to automatically delete a lot of comments in a single action. more »
  • Single post pages / "Permalink" pages

    Make canonical If a particular post is requested with a twisted URL, do you want to automatically redirect to the right URL? It is useful if you change your URL scheme. This is also overly useful if you move posts or categories from one blog to anot… more »
  • Search Form widget

    This widget displays a search form (for the current collection). Params Block title - specify the title that you want this widget to display in your blog (default entry: Search)Button name - specify the text that you want to appear on the button for… more »
  • FTP 101: How to upload and manage files on your web server

    This page tells you what you need to know to upload files to your web server and mange them using FTP, which stands for **File Transfer Protocol**, in case you wonder. This page tells you what you need… more »
  • Basic HTTP Authentication (REST)

    When you make a REST API call from one webserver to another, you may add HTTP username (or email address) and passwords to your RESTful HTTP requests. b2evolution will check the provided username (or email address) and password to allow privileges on… more »
  • Delete a User (REST)

    DELETE /api/v1/users/ This is API end-point to delete a user like admins/moderators can do this from back-office Users. more »
  • Update a User (REST)

    POST /api/v1/users/ This is API end-point to update a user like admins/moderators can do this from back-office Editing an User Account. more »
  • Create a User (REST)

    POST /api/v1/users This is API end-point to create a user like admins/moderators can do this from back-office Creating a New User more »
  • Retrieve a User (REST)

    GET /api/v1/users/ This is the API equivalent of disp = user. more »
  • List Users (REST)

    GET /api/v1/users This lists the users as API equivalent of disp = users. Response is an array of the following properties: Name Type Description found integer Number of found users page integer Current page page_size integer Number users per… more »
  • Search (REST)

    GET /api/v1/collections//search/ This is the API equivalent of disp = search. Possible request params Name Type Description Default page integer Page number 1 per_page integer Count pages per page 10 kind string… more »
  • Retrieve any item (REST)

    GET /api/v1/collections//items/ This is the equivalent of API end-point "Retrieve a Post" to get an item with any type. more »