• Stub File

    A Stub File is a placeholder file that will make a particlar Blog or Collection live in a particular place of your website. For example you could create a stub file called myblog.php at the root of your website so that your blog could be accessed at ht… more »
  • summary.php

    Summary.php is included with every installation of b2evolution as an example of how to put the latest 3 posts from every blog on a single ‘’summary'’ page. If you only have 1 blog, or only have 1 blog and a linkblog, you might not need… more »
  • multiblogs.php

    Some users may want to present multiple, separate blogs together on one page. The multiblogs.php file is a proof-of-concept file which will display 3 blogs of your choosing at the same time. You can see an example on the demo site: http://demo.b2evoluti… more »
  • contact.php

    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 »
  • a_noskin.php

    a_noskin.php is a file found in your base directory (the /blogs directory in the installation package) which has a very specific use. It is provided as a way to list the output of your blog without including the layout and styles of a skin. This will pr… more »
  • Make an XML Site Map

    b2evolution comes with 2 files that generate XML sitemaps if you need them. Start with sitemap_a.php if you want a sitemap for a single blog ot with sitemap_blogs.php if you want a sitemap for your whole site (all blogs). more »
  • Cross posting

    Allow cross-posting posts to several blogs Extra cats in different blogs Allow moving posts between different blogs Main cat can move to different blog more »
  • XML Importer

    This tool lets you import contents from an XML file. The format is compatible with WordPress exports. more »
  • [subscribe:] Short Tag

    [subscribe:1/some user tag:Button text to subscribe:Button text if already subscribed:] This short tag allows logged-in Users to subscribe to an email list? If they are already subscribed, the button toggles to allows to unsubscribe. If user is not… more »
  • [emailcapture:] Short Tag

    [emailcapture:1/some user tag:fields:button text] This will display an email capture form (through the Email capture / Quick registration widget) and automatically register users to a mailing list (list #1 in this example). You may use this at the end… more »
  • Email capture / Quick registration widget

    When placed in the sidebar or in the main area, this widget will display a form to capture the User’s email (and optional additional fields). This will quickly create an account for the User and register him to one or more email lists. At a… more »
  • Registration Permissions

    This is where you define if users can register an account for themselves, and if so, what their default permissions will be - in toher words: what User Group they will belong to. more »
  • Other Registration options

    The section allows you to choose whether or not new users are required to provide their country, first name, language, and gender when they register. [image:1300:] After a new user registers, you can choose to send them back to the page they were ori… more »
  • [video:] Short Tag

    Built-in feature [video:123] will insert the attached file having ID 123 as a video, using the first video player plugin available. When you attach a video file to a post and then click on the green (+) icon, a tag like [video:123] will be automatically… more »
  • [thumbnail:] Short Tag

    Built-in feature [thumbnail:123] will insert the attached image file having ID 123 as a thumbnail, typically a smaller image floating left or right of the main text. This is a built-in feature of b2evolution 6.8+ The inline [thumbnail:] tag is a… more »
  • [teaserbreak] Short Tag

    This short tag allows to mark the separation between the Teaser of a post and the body of the post. In many views, b2evolution will display only the Teaser of a post and a "Read more" or "Full story" link will appear at the position… more »
  • [pagebreak] Short Tag

    This tag allows to have multi-page posts. This used to be really popular in the days when CPM ad banners were cluttering the pages and site editors wanted to generate as many page views as possible. More recently, splitting article over multiple pages… more »
  • Upgrading from version 0.8.2

    This man page refers to b2evolution version: 0.8.6 As always, it is very wise to do a backup of your current website / blog / database (depending on what you already have) before starting to install something new. Upgrading templates or skins from 0.8… more »
  • disp = arcdir

    This Disp is used to display a directory of archive pages. The type of archives being displayed can be configured in the collection Features > Other > Archives Panel. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using… more »
  • disp = catdir

    This Disp is used to display a hierarchical view of categories and sub-categories. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely override the behavior of b2evolution’s default disp=catdir… more »
  • disp = tags

    This Disp is used to display a list (tag cloud) of tags for the current collection. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely override the behavior of b2evolution’s default disp=tags… more »
  • disp = search

    This Disp is used to display the search form and search results. In v6.6+, the search uses a ranking algorithm in order to present the most relevant results on top. The display is influenced by the settings found in the collection Features > Other… more »
  • disp = postidx

    This Disp is used to display a list of all Posts in the current collection. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin you are using doesn’t completely override the behavior of b2evolution’s default disp=postidx handler. more »
  • disp = page

    This Disp is used to display a standalone Page, i-e a post with the "Page" Post Type. Pages are typically displayed a little differently than Posts, which are displayed through disp = single. One notable difference is that pages typically… more »
  • disp = messages

    This Disp is used to display the list of messages in a private conversation. This disp requires an additional thrd_ID= param. If the request conversation is not found, this disp may also warn about spam threads which may have been deleted by the admin.… more »
  • disp = help

    This Disp is used to display a help page for Visitors having an issue with the site. It especially tells them how to contact the owner. If the collection is private it also explains they need an account to enter. The text displayed on this disp is… more »
  • disp = front

    This Disp is used to display a special front page, which typically depends on the current skin you are using. This is especially used by skins of type "Main" to display a nice home page for your web site. It’s also used by collections of… more »
  • disp = download

    This Disp is used to download a file which is attached to a Post. It will display a countdown before starting the download in order to let the user back-out before transfering a large file over the Internet. It will also display the content of the post… more »
  • disp = comments

    This Disp is used to display the latest comments of the current collection. The display is influenced by the settings found in the collection Features > Other displays > Latest Comments. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin… more »
  • disp = threads

    This Disp is used to display the list of private conversations for the current User. The display is influenced by the settings found in the collection Features > Other > Messaging Panel. This, of course, only applies as long as the particular skin… more »