Feature Comparison

General FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Version 1.5.4 2.4 4.21 1.8.2
Release Date Oct 24 2007 02-dec-2006 2008-08-21 30 Dez 2012
Author Josh Schmidt Francois Planque / evoTeam Six Apart Geeklog Team
URL www.wikyblog.com b2evolution.net www.movabletype.org www.geeklog.net
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes Yes
License GPL GPL GPL GNU version 2
License Cost/ Fee 0 0 - Free $0 none
Development status Mature Mature Mature Mature
Interface Languages Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Turkish en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch 31
Multi-User Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Site Deployment No Yes Yes Optional
System RequirementsWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Programming Language PHP PHP Perl 5 php
Operating System UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others Linux, Windows or other Platform Independant any
Webserver Apache, anything with PHP Apache, IIS or other Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver any
Root Access No   No No
Other Requirements MySQL     PHP 5.2.0 or higher, MySQL 4.1.2 or higher
DatastorageWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Text Files No No Yes No
MySQL Yes Yes Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No Yes No
Oracle No No Yes No
SQLite No No Yes No
BerkeleyDB No No Yes No
MS SQL Server No No Yes Yes
Other   (must overload DB abstraction class) LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license no
Anti-SpamWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Akismet Support No Plugin Plugin No
Word Blacklist No Yes Yes Plugin
IP Ban List Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms   several specialized antispam plugins Numerous plugins provide complete solution BadBehavior, Spam-X Plugins
User Access FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
ACL Yes Yes No Yes
Audit Log Yes Yes Yes No
LDAP Authentication No Plugin Optional Yes
Other Authentication   OpenID plugin Pluggable  
SupportWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Commercial Support No   Yes Yes
Online Help www.wikyblog.com manual.b2evolution.net www.sixapart.com www.geeklog.net
Issue Tracker sourceforge.net   bugs.movabletype.org project.geeklog.net
Books None   2-5 1
Support Forum sourceforge.net forums.b2evolution.net forums.movabletype.org www.geeklog.net
Mailing List     mtos-dev@sixapart.com www.geeklog.net
IRC-Channel   #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net #movabletype @ freenode.net #geeklog at irc.freenode.net
Blogging FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Categorization   Multiple Multiple Single
Tags Yes Yes Yes Plugin
Archiving   Yes Yes Yes
Trackback   Send+Receive Send+Receive Send+Receive
Pingback     Receive Send+Receive
Ping Service Support Yes Yes Yes  
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes Plugin Plugin
Protected Posts Yes Yes Plugin Optional
Blog by Email No Yes Plugin  
Blog by SMS/MMS No   No  
Blog API   blogger, metweblog, atom, b2 XML-RPC and Atom  
Post EditingWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Multi-paged posts   Yes No Yes
Spell Checker No Plugin No No
WYSIWYG Editor No Plugin Yes Optional
Undo Yes No No No
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin Yes No
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management Yes Yes Yes Plugin
Emoticon Images Yes Plugin Plugin No
Comment FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Comment Layout Threaded Flat Threaded Threaded
Feeds for Comments Yes Yes Optional No
E-Mail on Followup No Yes Plugin No
Gravatars No Plugin Plugin Yes
Open-ID Support None Client Client + Server Client + Server
Extended FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes Yes
Photo Gallery No Yes Plugin Plugin
Polls / Surveys No Plugin Plugin Plugin
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes Optional
Custom Pages Yes Yes Yes Yes
Google Sitemap No Yes Plugin  
WorkflowWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Content Approval   Yes Yes Yes
Versioning Yes   Yes No
Article Publishing simple scheduled scheduled scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue   Yes Yes No
InteroperabilityWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Content Import   WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR  
Content Export     Yes  
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support     No  
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
E-Mail Notifications No Yes Yes Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash Yes Yes Yes No
Web Statistics No Yes Plugin Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes Yes Yes No
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
RSS 0.9x No Yes Yes Yes
RSS 1.0 No Yes Yes Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 No   Yes Yes
ATOM 1.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsGeeklog Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes Plugin No
ID3-Tag Editor No   Yes  
YouTube Support Yes Yes Plugin  
Media Converter No   No  
Phone2Podcast Support No   No  
Last updated2007-10-242008-01-282008-10-112013-01-20

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