• The /media/ directory contains different subfolders that represent different File Roots. Each file root contains a different hierarchy of files and has different access permissions. In the File Manager there is a drop down menu which allows you to… more »
  • If you’re having redirects you can’t explain, especially redirect loops, check the following: Clear your cache If you are having redirects you should not have, first clear your browser cache. Completely! If a wrong redirect is set once as a… more »
  • This is a script that displays a contact form allowing to contact the owner of the b2evolution installation. This file no longer ships with b2evolution v6+ because the same functionality is provided in a more integrated way. However you can download… more »
  • This page explains how to create a MySQL database if your web host is OVH. If the contents of this page don’t make sense, start with the Installation Guide first. The screenshots are in French because OVH is mostly used in France. 0) Open the OVH… more »
  • These guidelines are for Translators. What tool to use As explained here, the best way to work on translation for your language is to use the Transifex online service. Transifex has the following distinctive features: If multiple translators translate… more »
  • General Rule All strings in PHP that need to be translated to a different language should be included in the T_() function like this: on your strings. This is the case for: Debug messages, including: all messages that appear in the debug info at the… more »
  • A Meta Category is a particular type of Category used to "categorize categories". More pragmatically, a Meta Category can contain sub-categories but it cannot contain Posts directly. A meta category is often used to group Forums together for… more »
  • Content + Community Management System. b2evolution is a CCMS. more »
  • In b2evolution, a theme is called a Skin. By the way: did you know that b2evolution pioneered the concept of Skins 2 years before WordPress started supporting themes? You might be interested in this: Evolution of b2, 180° from WordPress!. more »
  • 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 »
  • UI means User Interface, i-e the menus, forms, buttons, links and other elements that let you interact with b2evolution. more »
  • 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 »
  • A logged-in User is a Site Visitor who has identified herself with the User Credentials? (login and password) of her User Account. more »
  • A synonym for the Back-office. more »
  • 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 »
  • Email Deliverability is a tough, yet important subject when you try to send emails from your website. We’ll try to summarize the most important stuff here! more »
  • 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 »
  • This short tag will show a link icon that will open the specified attached file when clicked. more »
  • 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 »
  • The following scripts implement blocks requests and verifications for according the actions they perform and following htsrv/comment_post.php htsrv/item_edit.php htsrv/login.php activateaccount validatemail htsrv/message_send.php… more »
  • The GeoIP Plugin let automatically find out all the users without registration country and compare the IP address from they created their account or connected to the site from the first time, compare it against the database and try to match it… more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • The ID of a post is a sequential and unique number which is automatically generated by b2evolution when you create a new post, and lets the system identify that post in all the action to come. In general, it wouldn’t be necesary to know that… more »
  • This manual is made only for version 5.0.6 Contact form File: /blogs/inc/_core/_param.funcs.php… more »
  • By default, when you set the RSS mode of your blog as Post excerpts RSS/Atom feeds, and due the post excerpts are composed exclusively with text, your images will not be linked in the final XML file. In order to include your images set as teaser, you… more »
  • In blog sites context, this mechanism consists in send an specific message to other site every time a new post has been published. There are plenty of reasons to use this and they lay over your needs and the service provided by the remote host. For… more »
  • A mechanism that lets Moderators approve or reject comments very quickly with 2 clicks starting from their email notifications. This feature includes a link in the new comment email notifications that let the authorized users to directly moderate a… more »
  • The Inline is a position that could be set to files linked to an item in the Post Attachments Fieldset, and let you to show the file directly in the text of the item. Currently, this position may be assigned only to image files. If you want to know more… 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 »