If you’re having trouble installing b2-smarty then take a look at this post. There’s 2 problems that might cause you trouble:
- Enable register_globals in your php.ini
- Make sure you copy the files in properly.
I’m dumbfounded to read that people prefer to edit code and HTML mixed in together. There’s just so many advantages to seperating the code and content out! I’m not going to go on about it, as others have explained all this better than I can.