B2evolution is a powerful tool for bloggers which they can install with a single click. It is an advanced blog tool, i.e. a software that allows the users to run their own blogs, news-feeds or photo streams. It comes with all the features of blog tools, and further extends them with the new found features like file & photo management, multiple blogs support, advanced skinning as also detailed user accessibility options. B2evolution hosting has been designed specifically for beginners. Nevertheless it caters to the needs of the advanced users as well who need more in-depth features. B2evolution hosting comes under the GNU General Public License and is absolutely free.
B2evolution is basically a medium scale content management system which is centred around the concept of Blog concept. It is feature rich with multiple blogs, content and presentation separation, user management, workflow management etc. B2evolution hosting generates web pages dynamically on the MySQL database, so there is no need for clumsy rebuilding. This comes with faster search and display capabilities as also the ability to serve the users posts and news in various templates or skins with ease.
The user’s posts are automatically arranged according to the date and the category into a skin and theme as per the user’s choice. Readers of the web site can then leave comments which appear below the posts. The users can use the search capabilities which are quite advanced as also browse through the archives. Unlike the other online blog tools available, b2evolution runs on the own domain and web site. The users can also install it as an extension to the web site which they already own.
System Requirements for b2evolution hosting:
- Windows with the IIS web server etc.
- PHP version 4.3.2 or higher
- PHP 5 for b2evolution version 1.6.
- b2evolution 3.0 may require PHP 4.4.
- MySQL version 4.1 or higher
- MySQL 5.x for version 1.6.
- MySQL 3.23 or 4.0, supports b2evolution 2.4.7
B2evolution hosting requires from amongst the following browsers:
- Firefox 1.0+
- Internet Explorer 6.0
- Konqueror 3.5+
B2evolution is the most comprehensive blog engine for the users which comes with an unique set of features. These features include the following:
- Multiple blogs
Any number of blogs can be created with the help of b2evolution hosting. Each and every blog can be on a different page, in a different folder and domain. Several blogs can also be displayed on a single page.
- Photoblogs, linkblogs, moblogs, etc can be added as and when needed.
- Multiple users and authors
various access restrictions can be set up. Users can be given permissions to moderate, write, read or customize any number of blogs.
- Integrated stats
It will show the users activity graphs for all blogs. It also includes search keywords, user logins and much more.
- Anti Spam Deluxe
There are a number of effective active and passive anti spam measures. These include a community shared blacklist to block comment and referrer spam.
- Blog skins
The blogs can be customized with the various skins that are available. Additional skins can also be easily downloaded and installed.
- Localized in several languages
B2evolution hosting supports multiple languages and so can be used almost everywhere.
- Web standards compliance
B2evolution hosting is W3C standards compliant. It has an integrated XHTML checker which allows the user to validate any new content before posting it.
- True workflow
It is capable of providing a good workflow, permissions and statuses.
- Easy install & upgrade
The installation and the up gradation of b2evolution hosting is very simple.