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05/23/2003 11:25:45 AM (15 years ago)
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saxmatt
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    11<html>
    22<head>
    3 <title>b2 > ReadMe</title>
     3<title>WordPRess &gt; ReadMe</title>
    44<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
    55<style>
     
    2828  <tr>
    2929    <td>
    30       <p align="center"><img src="b2-img/b2minilogo.png" width="50" height="50"><br />
    31         <font size="2" face="Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif">0.6.1<br />
    32         20021102</font></p>
     30      <p align="center"><img src="http://wordpress.org/images/wordpress.gif" alt="WordPress" /><br />
     31        <font size="2" face="Georgia, Times New Roman, Times, serif">0.7</font></p>
    3332       
    34       <p align="center">weblog / news publishing tool</p>
     33      <p align="center">Weblog / News Publishing Tool</p>
    3534
    3635      <p align="center"><a href="#requirements">requirements</a> - <a href="#installation">installation</a>
     
    3837        usage</a> - <a href="#xmlrpc">xmlrpc (Blogger API)</a> - <a href="#postviaemail">post via email</a> - <a href="#notes">notes</a></p>
    3938
    40       <a name="requirements"></a><h1>requirements:</h1>
     39      <a name="requirements"></a>
     40      <h1>Requirements:</h1>
    4141      <p><strong>PHP4</strong> (version 4.0.5 or higher)<br />
    4242        <strong>MySQL</strong> (version 3.23.23 or higher)<br />
    4343        Perl (optional - only for the spellchecker)<br />
    44         ...and a link to <a href="http://cafelog.com" target="_blank">http://cafelog.com</a>
     44        ... and a link to <a href="http://wordpress.org" target="_blank">http://wordpress.org</a>
    4545        on your site.<br />
    4646        <br />
    47         The link will help promoting b2, since this is its only mean of promotion.<br />
    48         If you like b2, you can help me with a donation (even if it's only 2 or 3 dollars, every donation helps), or you can buy me stuff from my <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/registry-address-select-done/1XKLC38KDUPXR/103-8901342-4908609">wishlist</a> :)
    49         <form action="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr" method="post">
    50           <input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="_xclick" />
    51           <input type="hidden" name="business" value="dieu@paradis.com" />
    52           <input type="image" src="https://www.paypal.com/images/x-click-but04.gif" border="0" name="submit" alt="If you like b2 a lot, you may help me with a donation :)" title="If you like b2 a lot, you may help me with a donation :)" />
    53         </form></p>
    54 
    55       <p>&nbsp;</p>
    56       <a name="installation"></a><h1>installation:</h1>
     47        The link will help promote <a href="http://wordpress.org">WordPress</a>
     48        and is its only mean of promotion.
     49      <p>WordPress is built from b2, which comes from Michel V. We wouldn't be
     50        here without him, so why don't you grab him something from his <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/registry-address-select-done/1XKLC38KDUPXR/103-8901342-4908609">wishlist</a>?</p>
     51      <p>This document is currently beta stage, we'll be updating it extensively
     52        as WordPress matures.</p>
     53
     54      <h1 id="installation">Installation:</h1>
    5755      <p>New users:</p>
    5856      <blockquote>
     
    7169
    7270        &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;b. if you want to use the spellchecker, do a CHMOD 755 on sproxy.pl<br /><br />
    73 
    74         <strong>5.</strong> Launch b2install.php in your browser. This should setup the
    75         MySQL database for your blog. If there is an error, double check your
    76         b2config.php file, and try again. If it fails again, please go to the
    77         support forums there: <a href="http://tidakada.com/board" target="_blank">http://tidakada.com/board</a>,
    78         and make a post with all the information about the failure (error messages,
    79         etc), and your setup (the PHP and MySQL versions on your server, and the
    80         browser you were using).<br /><br />
     71        <strong>5.</strong> Launch b2install.php in your browser. This should
     72        setup the MySQL database for your blog. If there is an error, double check
     73        your b2config.php file, and try again. If it fails again, please go to
     74        the <a href="http://wordpress.org/support/">support forums</a> and make
     75        a post with all the information about the failure (error messages, etc),
     76        and your setup (the PHP and MySQL versions on your server, and the browser
     77        you were using).<br />
     78        <br />
    8179
    8280        <strong>6.</strong> Delete b2install.php - this is not necessary since
     
    8482        script anymore, but it's better to delete it anyway (or rename it to a
    8583        random name in case you need it again in the future).<br /><br />
    86 
    8784        <strong>7.</strong> Go to b2login.php and log in with the login &quot;admin&quot;
    88         and the pass &quot;admin&quot;. Then click on the menu 'My Profile',
    89         and change the password. Note:
    90         you need javascript enabled to launch the profile popup window.<br /><br />
    91 
    92         <strong>8.</strong> Do this if you don't want to blog as &quot;admin&quot;: log
    93         out, create an user account on b2register.php, then re-log in as &quot;admin&quot;,
     85        and the password given to you before. Then click on the menu 'My Profile',
     86        and change the password. Note: you need javascript enabled to launch the
     87        profile popup window.<br />
     88        <br />
     89        <strong>8.</strong> (Optional) If you don't want to blog as &quot;admin&quot;:
     90        log out, create an user account on b2register.php, then re-log in as &quot;admin&quot;,
    9491        and update the level of the new user to 5 or more, so that you have all
    95         the admin rights. Logout, then log in as the new user.<br /><br />
     92        the admin rights. Logout, then log in as the new user.<br />
     93        <br />
    9694
    9795        Whenever you want to post something, just open a browser and
     
    105103
    106104      </blockquote>
    107       <p>Users upgrading from v0.5.x to v0.6.1:</p>
    108       <blockquote> <strong>1.</strong> Unzip the package in an empty directory, to avoid
    109         deleting your existing b2config.php file.<br /><br />
     105      <p>Users upgrading from b2 v0.6.1 to WordPress v0.7:</p>
     106      <blockquote> <strong>1.</strong> Unzip the package in an empty directory,
     107        to avoid deleting your existing b2config.php file.<br />
     108        <br />
    110109        <strong>2.</strong> Open the new b2config.php file and your existing b2config.php file. Modify the new b2config.php file in order to use your existing settings there, in addition to the new settings. (There are a lot of additionnal settings, so it's best to edit the new config file than adding on the exisitng one.)<br /><br />
    111110        <strong>3.</strong> if you want to use the new spellchecker, do a CHMOD 755 on sproxy.pl<br /><br />
     
    117116        are tags that were added or modified in v0.6, these are those you got
    118117        to update in your templates.<br />
    119         <strong>5.</strong> Upload the new files, and you're done. :)<br /></blockquote>
    120       <p>Users upgrading from v0.6preX to v0.6.1:</p>
    121       <blockquote> <strong>1.</strong> Unzip the package in an empty directory, to avoid
    122         deleting your existing b2config.php file.<br /><br />
    123         <strong>2.</strong> Open the new b2config.php file and your existing b2config.php file. Modify the new b2config.php file in order to use your existing settings there, in addition to the new settings. (There are a lot of additionnal settings, so it's best to edit the new config file than adding on the existing one.)<br />
    124         <strong>3.</strong> Upload the new files, and you're done. :) (Generally, this means every file but your template file index.php/b2.php)<br />
    125         <strong>4.</strong> To add support of the new TrackBack and Pingback functionnalities, you may want to check the Template tags section for the appropriate new tags, and the default index.php to see how they are used :)<br />
    126         </blockquote>
    127       <p>&nbsp;</p>
    128       <a name="templates"></a><h1>template(s):</h1>
     118        <strong>5.</strong> Upload the new files, and you're done. :)<br />
     119      </blockquote>
     120      <p>&nbsp;</p>
     121      <a name="templates"></a>
     122      <h1>Template(s):</h1>
    129123      <p>First notes:</p>
    130124      <blockquote>Enclosed is an example of a template, in the file b2.php. You can rename
     
    727721        <strong>.b2calendartoday {}</strong><br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <i>the style of the day if it is today</i>
    728722        </div></blockquote>
    729       <p>&nbsp;</p>
    730       <a name="usage"></a><h1>usage:</h1>
    731       <p>b2 relies a lot on the querystring, these variables passed with the URL
    732         (note: to pass variables in the querystring, preceed the first variable
    733         name with a '?' question mark and every other variables with a '&amp;'
    734         sign.)<br />
    735         Most of the time you won't have to do anything about it, but if you want
     723      <a name="usage"></a>
     724      <h1>Usage:</h1>
     725      <p>WordPress relies a lot on the querystring, these variables passed with
     726        the URL (note: to pass variables in the querystring, preceed the first
     727        variable name with a '?' question mark and every other variables with
     728        a '&amp;' sign.)</p>
     729      <p>Most of the time you won't have to do anything about it, but if you want
    736730        to know how it works, it's here:</p>
    737731      <p>How to use the QueryString:</p>
     
    780774        but only in July 2001. </blockquote>
    781775      <p>&nbsp;</p>
    782       <a name="xmlrpc"></a><h1>XMLRPC interface:</h1>
    783         <p>b2 now has a XMLRPC interface. The only API available right now is the Blogger
    784         API (complete specs <a href="http://www.tswoam.co.uk/blogger_method_listing.html">here</a>). There are talks about a new API that would cover a lot of weblog/CMS systems
    785         in the future: when it's ready, b2 will support it.<br />
    786         <br />
    787         The <a href="http://plant.blogger.com/api">Blogger API</a> has been
    788         completely emulated on b2, with some little differences:</p>
     776      <a name="xmlrpc"></a>
     777      <h1>XMLRPC Interface:</h1>
     778       
     779      <p>WordPress now has a XMLRPC interface. The only API available right now
     780        is the Blogger API (complete specs <a href="http://www.tswoam.co.uk/blogger_method_listing.html">here</a>).
     781        There are talks about a new API that would cover a lot of weblog/CMS systems
     782        in the future: when it's ready, WordPress will support it.<br />
     783        <br />
     784        The <a href="http://plant.blogger.com/api">Blogger API</a> has been completely
     785        emulated on WordPress, with some little differences:</p>
    789786
    790787        <ul>
     
    813810        </ul>
    814811
    815         <p>There's also a b2-specific method: b2.getCategories. Request it with 3 strings: blog_ID (use '1'), username, password. The response is an array of structs with strings categoryID and categoryName.<br />
     812       
     813      <p>There's also a b2-specific method: b2.getCategories. Request it with
     814        3 strings: blog_ID (use '1'), username, password. The response is an array
     815        of structs with strings categoryID and categoryName.<br />
    816816
    817817        <br />
     
    819819      <p>&nbsp;</p>
    820820      <a name="postviaemail"></a><h1>Post via Email:</h1>
    821         <p>You can post news from an email client !<br />
     821       
     822      <p>You can post news from an email client!<br />
    822823        But first you'll have to edit b2config.php, filling the appropriate values for your POP3 email account (this interface doesn't support IMAP yet, only POP3, sorry).<br />
    823824        <br />
     
    865866
    866867      <p>&nbsp;</p>
    867       <a name="notes"></a><h1>notes: </h1>
     868      <a name="notes"></a>
     869      <h1>Notes: </h1>
    868870      <p>On multi-user:</p>
    869871      <blockquote>You don't invite users, they can register on b2register.php.<br />
     
    891893      <p><br />
    892894        Final notes:</p>
    893       <blockquote>b2 is functionnal, but a lot of coding and code clean-up remain
    894         to be done.<br />
    895         If you've got suggestions, ideas, or comments, or if you found a bug,
    896         why not joining us in the <a href="http://tidakada.com/board/">Forums</a>
    897         ?<br />
    898         If you can code in PHP, you'll see the structure of b2 is flexible enough
    899         to allow for more functions and sections to be added.</blockquote>
     895      <blockquote>
     896        <p>WordPress is functionnal, but a lot of coding and code clean-up remain
     897          to be done.</p>
     898        <p>If you've got suggestions, ideas, or comments, or if you found a bug,
     899          why not joining us in the <a href="http://wordpress.org/support/">Forums</a>?</p>
     900        <p>If you can code in PHP, you'll see the structure of b2 is flexible
     901          enough to allow for more functions and sections to be added.</p>
     902      </blockquote>
    900903      <p><br />
    901904        Copyright notes:</p>
    902       <blockquote>b2 is &copy;2001, 2002 Michel Valdrighi - <a href="mailto:m@tidakada.com?subject=b2">m@tidakada.com</a>
    903         - <a href="http://tidakada.com" target="_blank">http://tidakada.com</a><br />
     905      <blockquote><br />
    904906        Wherever third party code has been used, credit has been given in the
    905907        code's comments.<br />
    906         b2 is released under the GPL (see license.txt).</blockquote>
     908        WordPress is released under the GPL (see license.txt).</blockquote>
    907909    </td>
    908910  </tr>
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