• A Logged In User can be declared to be a Member of a Collection through the Advanced Permissions system. See List of Permissions. Being a Collection Member may allow him or her to see contents that non-members may not see. more »
  • A User who has permission to edit all settings (including admin settings) of a Collection. The settings that can only be edited by Collection admins are identified with a "Coll. Admin" badge. Who gets this permission 1. The Collection owner As… more »
  • Synonym for Section or Chapter. All Posts are placed into one or several Categories. A Main category is always required. Additional categories are called Extra categories. Categories can be organized into hierarchies of Sub Categories with an infinite… more »
  • CamelCase? defines a way of writing text in which several words are concatenated into one, with each first letter being capitalized. For example, the string "the quick brown fox" would become "TheQuickBrownFox" in CamelCase?. more »
  • Base URL wan refer to 2 things: The base URL configured for the whole b2evolution instance The base URL configured for each Collection Base URL of b2evolution The Base URL of your b2evolution installation is the web address you use to access the… more »
  • 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 »
  • The Back-Office, also called the Admin Interface is the part of b2evolution you can access under /evoadm.php. It can only be accessed by Logged-in Users with appropriate permissions. See: Back-office Reference more »
  • Overview b2evolution is developed in a central CVS? repository at [http://sf.net SourceForge.Net]. This allows users to grab any version of b2evolution they want, including the latest development version. The normal way of obtaining b2evolution is thr… more »
  • DB means DataBase This is the software that stores all the data manipulated by b2evolution CMS: Items, Comments, Users, etc. Only large Attachments such as images or videos are stored as Files on disk. b2evolution CMS is designed to work with the MySQL… more »
  • Renderer plugins are plugins that will process the text of a blog Post or Item and render it in a more complex way than just plain text. Examples of this include: creating paragraphs, creating bold text, creating links, inserting images, inserting vide… more »
  • Display-Time is when some content is being displayed to the user. This happens typically in the Front-Office. Save-Time is when some content has just been entered / composed / edited and the author is clicking the "Save" button of the form.… more »
  • A Private Message is a message sent from one User to another User, or to a limited group of other Users. See: Back-Office: Messages Front-Office: disp = threads more »
  • This short tag will insert the attached file as a responsive image (typically using the full width of the text column) with optional caption. more »
  • A "Content Block" is a piece of content, similar to a post (with text, inline images, an owner, a revision history etc.) that can be included in other places of a site. Where to use a content block A content block could be included in places… more »
  • A Container, in the context of b2evolution Skins, is a space in a skin where a Collection Admin can insert Widgets in any order he wants to. Adding and ordering widgets is done entirely though the Back Office and does not require editing code. Adding… more »
  • We use the term datetime just to make it clear that a date, like the IssueDate for example, includes an exact time, not just a day date. more »
  • b2evolution works with both PHP 4 and PHP 5. You can download "PHP: Hypertext processor" at http://php.net/. more »
  • In a nutshell: you need a webserver with PHP 5 and MySQL 5 or later. more »
  • Piece of software allowing to manage a blog remotely. Typically a desktop application. Example: w.bloggar more »
  • Bubble tips are help bubbles that display when you hover over a username. They show the profile picture and a few details about the User. more »
  • API means Application Programming Interface. It describes a set of rules that allows 2 pieces of software to work together. In b2evolution, there are several types of APIs: The External APIs / Web Services that allows external and/or remote applications… more »
  • 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 »
  • A person who publishes a Post/Item into a Collection. The Author of a Post also automatically becomes the Owner of that post. more »
  • The file set as Album art position is shown as the thumbnail of an Album/Item at the Photo Albums Skin. Only one file could be set on this position and it will not be displayed explicitly in the album. more »
  • Synonym for Item. more »
  • A Site Visitor that is not logged in (yet), either because he has no user account (yet) or because he chose not to log in (yet). more »
  • Files set as "After more" position at the Linked Files Manager are shown in the disp=single? screen after the tag <!-- more -->. In those cases when the item does not content the mentioned tag, then the files are shown right at the end o… more »
  • b2evolution includes some default CSS classes that can be applied to various Widgets and/or Short Tags in order to easily control some display aspects. If these are not sufficient, you can also add your own classes. For widgets children-widgets-inline… more »
  • b2evolution v5. The Ajax debug log us a CSS floating windows that shows you the AJAX requests between the browser and the server. If you have already turned on debug mode (see Debugging), you just need to click "JS log" in the evobar. The… more »
  • PRO Feature The file /conf/_social.php sets the configuration of social network providers available to b2evo users. Though configuration for some common social network providers is already defined in this file by default, you will still need to supply… more »