• All the files related to Skins/Themes are located in a sub-folder called /skins/ at the root of your b2evolution installation. In this folder, you will find on sub-folder for each skin. For example, if you use the EvoPress skin, you will want to look i… more »
  • Plugins that do not get shipped with b2evolution have to provide their own translations. Inside your plugin’s directory (e.g. <code>example_plugin/</code>), create a directory called <code>locales</code>, where you create… more »
  • This panel will show you information about how the user registered (and potentially also how the account was closed). more »
  • Allow to see user list Should anonymous users be allowed to access the user directory? Allow to see user profiles Should anonymous users be allowed to see detailed user profiles? Show only User Groups Levels Here you can restrict the users tha… more »
  • Bubble tips are help bubble that display when you hover over a username. They show the profile picture and a few details about the user. In the backoffice you can turn bubble tips on or off on this screen. In the front office, you can do this on every… more »
  • The panel contains options for all registration methods that include the selection of either using the first name only or both first name and last name when generating the username/login automatically in the case when no username or login is provided… more »
  • This panel controls the activation process for newly created user accounts. more »
  • This is where you define how much or how little users will be able to edit their User Profile?. In addition to the standard fields of a user profile, you can also define user fields. See: User Field Settings?. more »
  • Resize large images after upload It is recommended to enable this feature in order to save images in smaller size. The following PHP ini settings may cause issues when large file uploads are enabled: upload_max_filesize: The maximum size of a fil… more »
  • /conf/_stats.php sets how b2evolution will log hits and stats. more »
  • /conf/_locales.php sets the default configuration for locales. more »
  • /conf/_admin.php sets how the Back Office works. more »
  • In the /conf folder there is a file called _maintenance.html. If you rename this file to maintenance.html (no _ at the beginning), it will put your b2evolution website into maintenance mode, serving a 503 "Not Available" response to any user… more »
  • php.ini is the configuration file for PHP. It is not part of b2evolution. Its location varies and depends on your server setup. You typically won’t need to touch this file unless your are maintaining your own VPS or dedicated server. Settings yo… more »
  • 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 »
  • The upgrade procedure requires that you overwrite the old b2evolution files with the new files from the new release (and after that you should run the install/upgrade script). If you are unsure where to upload the new files, try to locate the file call… more »
  • 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 »
  • It happens frequently that some third party skins or plugins are not designed to use only the official API of b2evolution. Many are hacking into the core which creates problems on upgrade. If you are using a custom skin, start by switching back to a st… more »
  • This panel allows you to choose the type of notification the Users in this group will receive: full text or short notification. more »
  • This panel controls access to various Back Office options, including users and groups, settings, antispam, slug management, and email management. more »
  • In this panel, you can configure the way your posts are listed on RSS/Atom feeds. more »
  • See: Setting up multiple domains Multi Domain Test Environment Additionally: If you use Google Analytics, you may want to read their section about Tracking Multiple Domains more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Most of the time you won’t need to use this screen to upload! Instead, use the drag & drop area from the File Manager main screen. This screen lets you upload multiple files by changing the name and setting properties during the upload. It… more »
  • There’s an import script, available through the Tools Tab in the BackOffice? that lets you import your MovableType blog into b2evolution. [[Category:Upgrade]] [[Category:Migration]] [[Category:Importing]] more »
  • Skins Upgrade b2evolution 2.x skins should work in b2evolution 3.x without modification. (see below if you have issues with the menu bar) However, if you want to take advantage of all the new features in b2evolution 3.0 you may need to add a few skin… more »
  • Completing installation Once your installation is done and basically working, there are still a few tricky things you should definitely take care of: * When you edit any of the config files, be careful ‘'’not to add any extra blank lines&… more »
  • This panel contains user session related settings such as session timeouts and redirection after logging in. more »
  • Why are there already posts on my new blog? When you first install b2evolution your database is populated with several collections, each containing sample posts. If your first thought is to delete everything you see, don’t do it! Hold on a minute.… more »