Feature List

General Featuresb2evolution Details
Version 2.4
Release Date 02-dec-2006
Author Francois Planque / evoTeam
URL b2evolution.net
Free and Open Source Yes
License GPL
License Cost/ Fee 0 - Free
Development status Mature
Interface Languages en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv
Multi-User Support Yes
Multi-Site Deployment Yes
System Requirementsb2evolution Details
Programming Language PHP
Operating System Linux, Windows or other
Webserver Apache, IIS or other
Root Access  
Other Requirements  
Datastorageb2evolution Details
Text Files No
PostgreSQL No
Oracle No
SQLite No
BerkeleyDB No
MS SQL Server No
Other (must overload DB abstraction class)
Anti-Spamb2evolution Details
Akismet Support Plugin
Word Blacklist Yes
IP Ban List Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms several specialized antispam plugins
User Access Featuresb2evolution Details
Audit Log Yes
LDAP Authentication Plugin
Other Authentication OpenID plugin
Supportb2evolution Details
Commercial Support  
Online Help manual.b2evolution.net
Issue Tracker  
Support Forum forums.b2evolution.net
Mailing List  
IRC-Channel #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
Blogging Featuresb2evolution Details
Categorization Multiple
Tags Yes
Archiving Yes
Trackback Send+Receive
Ping Service Support Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes
Protected Posts Yes
Blog by Email Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS  
Blog API blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
Post Editingb2evolution Details
Multi-paged posts Yes
Spell Checker Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor Plugin
Undo No
Syntax Highlighting Plugin
File Upload Yes
Asset Management Yes
Emoticon Images Plugin
Comment Featuresb2evolution Details
Comment Layout Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes
E-Mail on Followup Yes
Gravatars Plugin
Open-ID Support Client
Extended Featuresb2evolution Details
Plugin System Yes
Photo Gallery Yes
Polls / Surveys Plugin
Search Engine Yes
Custom Pages Yes
Google Sitemap Yes
Workflowb2evolution Details
Content Approval Yes
Article Publishing scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue Yes
Interoperabilityb2evolution Details
Content Import WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
Content Export  
Unicode Support Yes
WebDAV Support  
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes
Administrationb2evolution Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes
Themes / Skins Yes
Trash Yes
Web Statistics Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes
Comment Administration Yes
Syndicationb2evolution Details
RSS 0.9x Yes
RSS 1.0 Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes
ATOM 0.3  
ATOM 1.0 Yes
Podcasting/Videocastingb2evolution Details
Podcast Feeds Yes
ID3-Tag Editor  
YouTube Support Yes
Media Converter  
Phone2Podcast Support  


b2evolution is a free blog tool for the next generation of blogs.

It includes all the features of traditional blog tools, and extends them with evolved features such as file & photo management, advanced skinning, multiple blogs support as well as detailed user permissions...
Not to mention third party plug-ins!

Plus, it's free, open-source (GPL), it runs on virtually any webserver featuring PHP+MySQL and it's available in many languages!

More info may be available in the Docs-Wiki


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These screenshots should give you a first impression how b2evolution looks like. Remember: The look of many Weblogs can be changed by stylesheets or templates so these are only examples.

custom skin

multiple blogs

blog permissions


Security Advisories

The following security advisories for b2evolution are listed at Secunia. You should always make sure to run an up-to-date version of the software and apply security related patches as soon as possible.

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