• A Subscription exists when a Subscriber has subscribed to any of the following: Updates on a Collection Updates on a Post A Newsletter more »
  • When a User/Subscriber is subscribed to a Newsletter, he will receive all future Issues of this Newsletter. more »
  • An Update Notification is a type of Notification that will be sent whenever there is a new Post or a new Comment and a User/Subscriber has subscribed to these notifications. Users/Subscribers can manage their subscriptions through their User Profile. more »
  • SMTP means Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. It is the protocol used to communicate between mail servers on the internet. When b2evolution or PHP wants to send an email to a Recipient, it needs to contact a mail server (preferably directly the destination… more »
  • This Disp displays a form where the current User can change his password. This Disp also has an equivalent in the Back-Office; see: Password Tab. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely… more »
  • You typically do not need to signup for anything to use b2evolution. b2evolution is software you can download for free and install on your own web server. See System requirements for more information about web server requirements. If you don’t… more »
  • Yes and no, it all depends on your preferences. Yes, if you want to put your own design on your website and no if you?re fine with free and pre-installed evoskins and if you want to download additional skins from the b2evolution Skin Directory. Even… more »
  • b2evolution can manage interactive online manuals just like the one you are looking at right now. Main features: Similar to a Wiki but with added hierarchical structure Unlimited nesting of Chapters & Sub-chapters Easy linking between pag… more »
  • One of b2evolution’s design goals was to not require plugins for most common situations, in order to avoid PluginHell?. For example, advanced features such as SEO options and Website Analytics are already integrated into the back office. This is… more »
  • Moving b2evolution to a different folder on you server is extremely easy. Suppose you were on http://mydomain.com/b2evolution/ and you now want to be on http://mydomain.com/blog/ or even http://mydomain.com/. All you need to do is move your files on the… more »
  • Grunt is a very powerful command line tool for processing files on your development machine. For example, it can compile a .less file into .css, then concatenate several .css files into a .bundle.css file, then minify (compress) that bundle into a… more »
  • If you have a Multi Domain Setup, at some point you might want to log-in on several of your domains at once. First you have to remember that if you log in on www.microsoft.com, the cookie that remembers your session there will never be sent to… more »
  • Short answer: your $baseurl is not configured properly. (Or you are not using the same URL to connect.) more »
  • Set up your webserver If you are using [http://b2evolution.net/web-hosting/top-quality-best-webhosting.php shared hosting], check that your hosting plan allows multiple domains and set those up as "Domain Aliases". If your are using a [http:… more »
  • This man page refers to b2evolution "phoenix" First, when testing a single domain, you should always use localhost and not the IP address of your machine, nor the windows name of your machine. Trust our experience that cookies may act weird on the IP… more »
  • ‘’b2evolution version 2.4′’ Desktop blogging clients allow you to post to your blog from a regular Windows or Mac application. That means you don’t have to log in into your admin interface to blog. These clients require t… more »
  • This Disp is used to display an interface where the current User can change his preferences(s). The settings that the user is allowed to change are controlled through User Settings > Profiles. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin… more »
  • This Disp is used to display a form where the current User can edit the basics of his user profile. The settings that the user is allowed to change are controlled through User Settings > Profiles and User fields. This, of course, only applies as long… more »
  • This Disp is used to display a form asking the User to confirm he wants to close his account and leave a little bit of feedback. NOTES: The Admin cannot close his account. Regular Users can only close their account if this feature is enabled here:… more »
  • The Welcome Page #After your installation is completed you should login with the password that you were given during installation. #This should automatically take you to backoffice?. You probably want to take a look at what your blog looks like before… 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 »
  • A list of files and directories to be ignored from backup on automatic upgrade. List on file or directory per line. Here is an example of file contents you could use: more »
  • Forum functionality has been integrated into the b2evolution platform in a clever and easy-to-use way. There is no need to install or configure additional plugins. Many of the settings used to manage blogs also apply to the forums. To understand how the… more »
  • Adding a video to your post is similar to embedding other types of media. You can use either text editor to do this. more »
  • This page is intended for integrators / developers, not for regular users. b2evolution supports fully automated installation and fully automated upgrade by calling the regular /install/index.php script with special parameters, either via CURL or via PHP… more »
  • If you are already logged in to b2evolution in a web browser, you will have a session cookie and you can use this cookie to obtain privileges when calling the REST API. This is particularly useful when you use the REST API in a browser, for example in a… more »
  • This widget allows to display the member count of a collection and link to the list of members. It will only display the count if the collection is "Members Only" (because non-members are not allowed to see who is a member). more »
  • By default, b2evolution saves a cached version of all your public blog pages and only refreshed that cache every 10 minutes. This is very handy in case one of your blog posts gets very popular, as it allows you web server to serve the page really quick… more »
  • The /_cache folder will accumulate many files over time that may no longer be needed. This tasks will clean up the files that are no longer needed. more »
  • Simplified Item list for listing links from another blog. Note: this widget is removed in version 6.7.1+ because we don’t have a unique type for "Sidebar Links" any more. However you can still achieve the exact same behavior with the… more »