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This means, blogs are accessed through 'index.php', which loads default parameters from the database and then passes on the display job to a skin.
By default, blogs are displayed using an evoskin. (More on skins in another post.)
This means, blogs are accessed through '
index.php', which loads default parameters from the database and then passes on the display job to a skin.
Alternatively, if you don't want to use the default DB parameters and want to, say, force a skin, a category or a specific linkblog, you can create a stub file like the provided '
a_stub.php' and call your blog through this stub instead of index.php .
Finally, if you need to do some very specific customizations to your blog, you may use plain templates instead of skins. In this case, call your blog through a full template, like the provided '
If you want to integrate a b2evolution blog into a complex website, you'll probably want to do it by copy/pasting code from
a_noskin.php into a page of your website.
You will find more information in the stub/template files themselves. Open them in a text editor and read the comments in there.
Either way, make sure you go to the blogs admin and set the correct access method/URL for your blog. Otherwise, the permalinks will not function properly.
b2evolution comes with an
.htaccess file destined to optimize the way b2evolution is handled by your webseerver (if you are using Apache). In some circumstances, that file may not be automatically activated at setup. Please se the man page about Tricky Stuff for more information.
For further optimization, please review the manual page about Performance optimization. Depending on your current configuration and on what your web hosting company allows you to do, you may increase the speed of b2evolution by up to a factor of 10!