• I upgraded and now feature X doesn't work any more

    It happens frequently that some third party skins or plugins are not designed to use only the official API of b2evolution. Many are hacking into the core which creates problems on upgrade. If you are using a custom skin, start by switching back to a st… more »
  • If I upgrade, will I lose my posts, comments, settings, uploaded files, etc. ?

    Short answer: no! :) Long answer: The posts, comments, users, settings, etc. are stored in a MySQL database which is not part of your b2evolution file structure. It is next to impossible to accidentally overwrite and erase that data. It is even quite… more »
  • Introduction to email skins

    How email skins work. Explanation of the /skins_email directory. more »
  • Email skin templates

    List of all templates used by b2evolution. more »
  • Moving to Another Server

    Change servers in a few simple steps If you have an existing b2evolution blog (or multiple blogs) and you need to change servers here are the steps you should take to get up and running again: # Backup your existing blog ‘'’database”… more »
  • Editing Templates

    This page applies to b2evo 1.x. For versions 2.x and above please… more »
  • How to display the posts' author

    [Es] [Nl] This page applies to b2evo 0.9 In the MainTemplate, before or after where the post content is displayed, add the following code: Posted by: <?php $Item->Author->prefered_name(); ?> If you want to link to all the posts of a certain au… more »
  • How to display comments, trackbacks and pingbacks UNMIXED

    This man page refers to b2evolution version: 0.8.2-RC1 Feedback? is displayed by the _feedback template, which is usually included by the _main template. To display comments, trackbacks and pingbacks UNMIXED, use the following code snippet in the _mai… more »
  • Front Office

    The Front Office is the part of b2evolution that is immediately visible to SiteVisitors? when they arrive on the site. The Front Office typically has a customized look & feel provided through a Skin or evoSkin. Accessing the front office typically… more »
  • Using a different skin and editing parameters

    Skins allow you to customize the appearance of your blog. You can change your skin in the BackOffice under the Blogs > [Blog Name] > Skin tab. There are two sections in this tab: "Skins for this blog" and "Manage skins." The… more »
  • Use Case

    Want to practice UML?? It all starts with writing use cases. This is probably the most important step anyway No use case template is available yet, since this is still experimental here. However, here’s an example ‘'’What’s th… more »
  • Technical Documentation

    The Technical Documentation is where you can find information about the code of b2evolution, extracted directly from the code itself but placed together in a readable and rich envrionment. It is useful to find events that your plugins can use, or inform… more »
  • Skins Repository

    Skins, to change the look and feel of your b2evolution, are available at http://skins.b2evolution.net/. [[Category:Skins]] more »
  • Permalink

    Permalink is short for "permanent link". It is a link that readers can use to bookmark or link to a specific blog post. This is important because a blog’s front page often changes rapidly and old blog posts often get archived and can be… more »
  • MovableType API

    The MovableType? API is one of the APIs supported by b2evolution. Supported methods as of b2evolution version 2.4: * mt.getCategoryList * mt.setPostCategories * mt.getPostCategories More info about this API: * http://www.movabletype.org/ more »
  • MetaWeblog API

    MetaWeblog? is one of the APIs supported by b2evolution. Supported methods as of b2evolution version 2.4: * metaWeblog.newMediaObject * metaWeblog.newPost * metaWeblog.editPost * metaWeblog.getPost * metaWeblog.getCategories * metaWeblog.getRecen… more »
  • Reply

    A synonym for Comment. In the Blog vocabulary we generally talk about Posts & Comments. In the Forum vocabulary we generally talk about Topics & Replies. more »
  • Manual Page

    Synonym for Post or Item. more »
  • Make New Post UC

    Characteristics Main Actor The Blogger Actors and Motivations The Blogger: wants to make a new Post without wasting time on technical web publishing details. Trigger Some information is available for (even delayed) publishing. Preconditions A Bl… more »
  • jQuery

    According to the jQuery website: "jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript? Library that simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add Ajax interactions to your web pages. jQuery is designed to change the way… more »
  • Upgrade from 1.8.x to 1.9.x

    This is a pretty simple upgrade: you basically only need to follow the [[Upgrade_from_an_older_version|general procedure]] to upgrade your database. Skins are compatible. 1.8.x skins will work on 1.9.x. more »
  • Upgrading from 1.6.x to 1.8.x

    Skins Most skin files are the same, however there are small differences in _main.php. If you only have small customizations to your 1.6 skin, it may be easier to just take a default 1.8 skin and apply the modifications again. Otherwise, if you want to… more »
  • Upgrading from 0.9.x to 1.8.x

    Make sure you start by following the general upgrade instructions. Once the new version is installed, you may need the information below for fine tuning… Stub files Overall, stub files remain the same. However, since the file organization has… more »
  • User Community

    The User Community is the set of all registered Users on the b2evolution installation (all users that have a user account on the system). more »
  • Date Format

    b2evolution accepts the [http://php.net/date standard PHP date format syntax] as well as some extended format options in order to handle translated/localized names for days & months. There should be a table of PHP date formats here + b2evo specific… more »
  • Upgrading from 0.9.x to 1.6 alpha

    Re-customizing you skin If you used a custom skin in version 0.9.x then upgraded to 1.6.alpha, and you want to reuse your customized skin, at the very minimum, you’ll have to change the following: Step 1. Replace the part: &lt;base href=&am… more »
  • Blog by email

    Blog by email option allows you posting blog content by sending emails to a pre-defined email account. If the ‘blog by email’ button is selected, more parameters should be set to allow b2evo accessing a dedicated email account looking for th… more »
  • Additional Specs / Constraints

    License b2evolution is an evolution of b2 which was release under the GNU GPL license. Thus b2evo has to: . Be released under the GNU GPL. . Include only external libraries released under a license compatible with GNU GPL. Required technolog… more »
  • How to post by MMS

    This page applies ti b2evo 0.9.0 Originally posted by r0nh on the forums MMS is a way to post messages to a web page by just using your MMS-enabled mobile phone. Entries diary can contain text, images and sound (such as voice recordings or a music… more »