• Where is the Templates Tab?

    The Templates tab is provided as a way to edit your ‘'’Custom skin”’ (as opposed to ‘’any other skin'’). This is ‘'’not the prefered way to edit”’, but it is provided as an option for peo… more »
  • Turn A Skin Into A Template

    ‘’This man page refers to b2evolution version 0.9.0.10, but should be applicable to most versions that support evoSkins‘’ This is useful if you want to integrate b2evolution into an existing site, and keep the same "look an… more »
  • How to use UTF-8

    In order to use UTF-8 (UTF8) for your blog, basically, all that you have to do is go to [[Blogs_tab|Blog Settings]] > General and select the appropriate locale for your blog. The selected locale will set the languagen charset, country, flag and time… more »
  • Upgrade Skin from 0.9.2 to 1.8 Head All

    If you have a personalized skin that worked well with the 0.9.2 ([http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/evocms/b2evolution-0.9.2-2006-05-22.zip?download Sparkle]) release, this guide will show you what you need to do in order to make your skin work with th… more »
  • Upgrade Skin from 0.9.2 to 1.8 Head LineByLine

    This page shows a line by line description of the changes to the head generating portion of your _main.php file, and what you need to change to upgrade your skin from 0.9.2 to 1.8. If you do not have any custom tags in your personalized skin you can fo… more »
  • Upgrade Skin from 0.9.2 to 1.8 Support Files

    This page shows changes you need to make, files you can delete, and files you need to add in order to upgrade your personalized skin from 0.9.2 to the 1.8 version of b2evolution. These changes are only part of the whole! You must also upgrade your ski… more »
  • Upgrade Skin from 1.6 to 1.8

    If you already have a personalized skin that works with b2evolution 1.6 and you now want to upgrade it to work with 1.8, then this guide shows you how. Luckily, there’s not much to it. Head plugin hook There’s a new plugin hook that allo… more »
  • Upgrading Evoskins

    Note: Since version 2.0 and above, there is barely any need to worry about upgrading your skins any more from one version of b2evo to the next. This page is mostly for users who have a legacy skin to upgrade. Introduction You put a lot of time and ef… more »
  • Upgrade from 0.9.x to 1.10.3 or 2.4rc2

    Upgrade from 0.9.x to 1.10.3 or 2.4rc2 If you are still running a 0.* version you NEED to upgrade. EVERYTHING from back then is obsolete and unsupported, and more importantly you’re missing out on lots of really cool stuff. Now that we know you&#… more »
  • Upgrade from 0.9.x to 1.6 alpha

    Skins If you use a custom skin, at the very minimum, you’ll have to change the following: * Replace the part <nowiki><base href="<?php skinbase() ?>" … /></nowiki> just with <nowiki><?php s… more »
  • Upgrade from 0.9.x to 1.8.x

    Make sure you start by following the [[Upgrade_from_an_older_version|general upgrade procedure]]. Once the new version is installed, you may need the information below for fine tuning… Stub files Overall, stub files remain the same. However,… more »
  • Upgrade from 0.9.x to 2.x

    These guidelines were provided by Dave Kulju This isn’t a comprehensive list but here are some of the ones I remember… <source lang="php"> php skinbase() </source> changed to <source lang="php">… more »
  • Upgrade from 1.10.x to 2.0.x

    Settings required after the Upgrade * All your blogs will be assigned to the default skin again * Go to Global Settings > Skins and install any third party/custom skin you want to use; you may also remove skins you don’t want to use * Go to… more »
  • Upgrade from 1.6.x to 1.8.x

    Skins Most skin files are the same, however there are small differences in _main.php . If you have only small customizations to your 1.6 skin, it may be easier to just take a default 1.8 skin and apply the modifications again. Otherwise, if you want… more »
  • Upgrade from 1.8.x to 1.9.x

    This is a pretty simple upgrade: you basically only need to follow the [[Upgrade_from_an_older_version|general procedure]] to upgrade your database. Skins are compatible. 1.8.x skins will work on 1.9.x. more »
  • Upgrade from 2.x to 3.x

    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 »
  • Use Case

    Want to practice UML?? It all starts with writing use cases. This is probably the most important step anyway No use case template is available yet, since this is still experimental here. However, here’s an example ‘'’What’s th… more »
  • Use RSS

    b2evolution has built-in support for RSS 0.92, RSS 1.0, RSS 2.0, and Atom feeds for both posts and comments. Anyone reading your site will automatically be able to discover your RSS feeds and subscribe to your site. Separate feeds exist for each individ… more »
  • User Permissions

    User permissions define what a user can and cannot edit, and whether they have access to the Back Office. more »
  • Validate as XHTML

    What is XHTML? XHTML is the next generation of HTML and is a hybrid between HTML and XML. XML was designed to describe data. HTML was designed to display data. XHTML is much stricter than HTML. Not all browsers support XML so XHTML provides an intermed… more »
  • Upgrading from 1.6.x to 1.8.x

    Skins Most skin files are the same, however there are small differences in _main.php. If you only have small customizations to your 1.6 skin, it may be easier to just take a default 1.8 skin and apply the modifications again. Otherwise, if you want to… more »
  • Version

    Stable release The most stable release can always be downloaded from the Downloads section. This is the version recommended for most users. Old releases A history of all previous releases is available here. We do not recommended that you use an… more »
  • Website Integration

    While b2evolution can be used as a standalone blogging platform, it is also designed to be used as a blog/news/content manager to be embedded in a larger site. For example, our website - b2evolution.net - itself uses b2evolution for several sections su… more »
  • Wordpress to b2evolution tags

    This table lists wordpress tags and their equivalent b2evolution TemplateTags. Because these tags evolve frequently, please feel free to edit or report any discrepancies. <table border="1"> <tr valign="middle" style=&q… more »
  • Working With Skins

    An evoSkin is actually a collection of templates and subtemplates which control the layout of your blog. Skins are the easiest way to customize your blog because they are already packaged for use. Skins in b2evolution are roughly the equivalent of what… more »
  • Website

    A website is a set of WebPages? you can access on the Internet by using a WebBrowser? on your computer, smartphone, tablet device, connected web-TV and possibly some other web-enabled devices. more »
  • Forum

    A Forum is a particular type of Website (or a subset of a website) in which Users can have group discussions by creating Topics? and by replying to exising topics. Oftentimes (and this also what b2evolution offers), users will be given the choice to pa… more »
  • Online Manual

    An Online Manual is a collection of ManualPages? (same as Posts?) organized into a hierarchy Chapters? and sub-chapters, generally with specific ordering. more »
  • Collection

    A Collection is the generic term used in b2evolution to define a collection of Posts/Items/Articles/Topics/Manual Pages/etc. that are bound together to form a Blog, Forum, Online Manual, etc. By default, each of your Collections also becomes a Section… more »
  • Manual Page

    Synonym for Post or Item. more »