• Restore the locale in use before the switch (See [[tag_item_locale_temp_switch|$Item->locale_temp_switch();]]). This tag returns true on success, false on failure (no locale stored before). Example <source lang="php"> locale_rest… more »
  • Display credits. You can limit (and even disable) the number of links being displayed by its tag though the Admin interface: ‘Blog Settings > Advanced > Software credits’ Example <source lang="php"> // Display add… more »
  • This template tag returns or displays the current language. Example <source lang="php"> locale_lang( $disp = true ); </source> Parameters <table border="1"> <tr> <th>Name</th> <th… more »
  • Display a phrase about the number of item views. Example <source lang="php"> $Item->views( $zero = ‘#’, $one = ‘#’, $more = ‘#’ ); </source> Parameters <table border="1"&g… more »
  • This template tag returns or displays the charset of the current locale. Example <source lang="php"> locale_charset( $disp = true ); </source> Parameters <table border="1"> <tr> <th>Name</… more »
  • Links to previous and next post in single post mode. Example <source lang="php"> <?php item_prevnext_links( array( ‘block_start’ => ‘<table class="prevnext_post"><tr>’,… more »
  • Widgets are basically anything that allows you to perform a specific function or access a specific service. Widgets can be an application, a web component, a little block of text or anything that can be displayed in certain areas (containers) in your… more »
  • This panel lets you select the default Collections to use and display different parts of the site. more »
  • The prerendering cache or Prerendered Cache is a DB cache that is available for: Items : table evo_items__prerendering Comments : table evo_comments__prerendering Private Messages : table evo_messaging__prerendering Goal The goal of this cache is to… more »
  • Tiny URLs or Short URLs are shorter URLs to your content, which can be useful when positing on social media. By default, b2evolution will generate Tiny URLs for all your content, base on your baseurl. But if you actually have a short domain that… more »
  • When a Post is published on a Blog, SiteVisitors? as well as SiteUsers? can leave comments on that post (unless the option is turned off). Comments typically appear under the post. more »
  • The Blog Owner or Collection Owner is the User designated as the Owner in the Collection Permission Settings. 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 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »