b2evolution – integrated CRM

b2evolution is a multi-lingual, multi-user, multi-blog publishing system written in PHP and backed by a MySQL database. It provides similar functionality to blogger or typepad except that it is released under a freely distributable license, and it runs on your own domain / website.

b2evolution is focused on ease of installation and feature richness. It can easily be installed on almost any LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) host in a matter of minutes.

b2evolution generates web pages dynamically from the database, so no clumsy ‘rebuilding’ is involved. It also means faster search/display capabilities, and the ability to serve your posts/news in different ‘templates’ or ‘skins’ without any hassle.

Features include:

  • Advanced browsing (paged, calendar, categories, search…).
  • Instant blogging (no rebuilding necessary).
  • Multiple users, authors and blogs with a single installation.
  • Draft and quick publishing.
  • Extended and multipaged posts.
  • Supports blog skins and themes.
  • Mobile blogging supported (via e-mail, MMS or a client tool).
  • Integrated anti-spam including a community shared blacklist — to block comment and referrer spam.
  • Integrated statistics.
  • Plugin framework.
  • Advanced categorization.
  • True workflow.
  • Trackbacks.
  • Paged browsing.
  • Archives:
    • by year, month, week or day.
    • by category.
    • Weekly.
    • Category.
  • Web standards compliance.
  • Clean permalinks.
  • Comment ratings.
  • Podcast support.
  • File & photo management.
  • Automatic pingng of blog directories.
  • RSS and Atom feeds.
  • Localized in more than 25 languages.

Website: b2evolution.net
Support: Manual
Developer: Francois Planque
License: GNU GPL v2


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