• Content Blocks view

    This screen shows a list of all Content Blocks in the current collection. more »
  • Item Statuses allowed for this Item Type

    This list will let you manage which Item Statuses will be assignable to the current Item Type when using the Workflow View for example. more »
  • Breadcrumb Path Widget

    Displays a breadcrumb path from the category root to the current post, going through sub-categories. By default, this uses the main category of the post being displayed. Then it recurses back to the root. Settings Separator: specify the separator… more »
  • Workflow Features Panel

    This panel allows to enable the Workflow features (disabled by default). more »
  • Special Items view

    This page lists all the Items which have a special Item Usage. This includes: Sidebar Links Advertisements "Terms & Conditions" pages … and possibly other Items Types created by the Site Admin. more »
  • Meta Comments Features Panel for Front-Office

    Check if you want Meta Comments to be displayed in the front-office (typically after the regular comments, on disp = single). If not checked, the meta comments will appear only in the back-office (e-g: on the Item Edit Screen). more »
  • Localizing b2evolution

    So you want to localize (mainly translate) b2evolution to your own language? Here’s how to do it with minimum effort by using the gettext system provided by b2evo. If this is the first time you are dealing with localization and/or gettext, you may… more »
  • Standard Upgrade Procedure

    The latest documentation for upgrading to a higher version is included in your blog bundle, specifically in the doc directory. For example: doc/upgradefrom_b2evo.en-UK.html. The following instructions refer to the upgrade documentation included with ver… more »
  • Codebase Overview

    This page explains the function of all the folders and files found in the b2evolution root folder. more »
  • evoSkin Structure

    evoSkins are basically collections of template files inside of a skin folder. This is the organization of templates inside a skin folder. Main templates At the very least, a skin folder like /skins/myskin2 must contain a main template file named in… more »
  • Installing on Windows

    The following instructions provide an abbreviated description of installing XAMPP on Windows 7. XAMPP is an all-in-one web server solution that includes Apache, mySQL and PHP, all of which are needed to run a local test environment of b2evolution. more »
  • Performance Optimization

    There are several things you can do to optimize the performance of your system. Fast Hosting First off, obviously, you may need a faster [http://b2evolution.net/web-hosting/top-quality-best-webhosting.php web host] (we have [http://b2evolution.net/w… more »
  • Linux Cron Job Setup

    Warning: The following assumes you have your own Linux server with root access. Blindly following this procedure may lead to breaking your Linux setup. DO NOT do this if you don’t understand it. Use this page only as a guideline. Running the… more »
  • Session Settings Panel

    This panel contains user session related settings such as session timeouts and redirection after logging in. more »
  • Typical Web Hosting Installation with Automated Installer

    Here’s the typical procedure you will follow: Chose a web hosting company and go to their site. Select a hosting plan. The entry level hosting plan is typically enough. Just make sure it includes at least one MySQL Database (sometimes just… more »
  • Using Multiple Domains

    Set up your webserver If you are using [http://b2evolution.net/web-hosting/top-quality-best-webhosting.php shared hosting], check that your hosting plan allows multiple domains and set those up as "Domain Aliases". If your are using a [http:… more »
  • Scheduled Jobs List

    This tab shows a list of currently scheduled jobs. Each line represents a job that is pending (waiting to be executed), currently executing (started), or has already executed: Finished, Timed out, Error. more »
  • The In-skin Edit Screen

    The In-skin Edit Screen is the easiest way to edit content but it may not be available in the Evo Skin you are currently using. more »
  • My blog is slow because it's hammered with comment SPAM! How do I recover?

    If your blog is being hammered with comment spam, it will get slower and slower as your database gets bloated with hundreds of thousands of spammy comments. At some point your site will get so slow and will consume so many resources that your web hosti… 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 »
  • _basic_config.php

    /conf/_basic_config.php is b2evolution’s main config file. This file is created during the installation process, using the file /conf/_basic_config.template.php as a model. If you wish, you can also do this manually and enter correct settings b… more »
  • _admin.php

    /conf/_admin.php sets how the Back Office works. more »
  • Comments/Feedback Panel

    This panel enables you to automatically publish or delete comments/ feedback depending on its spam karma value. more »
  • Creating an Email Campaign

    Email campaigns lets you to configure and send bulk email messages to the users in your site. You could create and send as many campaigns as you wish, but remember that users have the option to set per-day limits on the number of campaign emails that they want to receive. more »
  • File properties

    This panel displays the properties and metadata of the file. Properties File name: Changing this value, the file will be renamed. Don't worry, this is a safe way to do it, so, in general, you will not break anything in your site. Type: This information… more »
  • Migrating from WordPress

    Migrating from WordPress is easy. First you need to export the contents from your WordPress blog. You will obtain an XML file. Then all you need to do is import the XML file into B2evolution using the XML Importer. more »
  • Site Dashboard

    The Site dashboard gives you an overview of your whole website, including a list of all collections on this b2evo installation, models that can be used as template to start your own collections, general system metrics and important updates from… more »
  • Using SSL

    This page will be amended. Getting an SSL certificate There are a small amount of universally recognized SSL signing authorities. However they have dozens of resellers who resell the same certificates cheaper as if you buy them from the source. So shop… more »
  • Upgrade to version 6

    In version 6.0.1+, many root files are no longer needed. Please go through the list below and decide whether or not you want to keep those files. It is recommended to delete all files you don’t need: a_noskin.php – if you needed this, you… more »
  • Invitation Codes List

    Copy the link from the "Link" column and send it to your users in order to invite them through a link. more »