Feature Comparison

General FeaturesBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Version 1.0d 2.0.7 does not apply0.1010
Release Date 11/08/2006 2007-01-15 does not applyJanuary 24, 2009
Author David Pinero WordPress Development Team Google Inc. NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
URL www.battleblog.com wordpress.org www.blogger.com www.flatpress.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes does not apply Yes
License GPL GPL does not applyGPLv2
License Cost/ Fee   0 0 Free
Development status Mature Mature does not applyBeta
Interface Languages English 46 9 English, Italian, Deutsch, many other available
Multi-User Support   Yes Yes  
Multi-Site Deployment   No No No
Hosting FeaturesBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Storage Quota does not applydoes not apply None does not apply
Bandwidth Quota does not applydoes not apply None does not apply
Other Limits does not applydoes not apply None does not apply
Corporate Branding does not applydoes not apply No does not apply
Own Domain does not applydoes not apply No does not apply
Ads allowed does not applydoes not apply Yes does not apply
Topic Restrictions does not applydoes not applyNo Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography does not apply
System RequirementsBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Programming Language Classic ASP PHP does not applyPHP4, compatible with 5
Operating System Windows Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others does not applyPlatform Independent
Webserver IIS 4.0+ Anything with PHP does not applyApache, works on IIS
Root Access   No does not apply No
Other Requirements     does not apply 
DatastorageBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Text Files   No does not apply Yes
MySQL   Yes does not apply No
PostgreSQL   No does not apply No
Oracle   No does not apply No
SQLite   No does not apply No
BerkeleyDB   No does not apply No
MS SQL Server   No does not apply No
Other MS Access None does not apply 
Anti-SpamBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Akismet Support   Yes does not apply Plugin
Word Blacklist   Plugin No Plugin
IP Ban List   Plugin No  
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms   various other plugins Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only  
User Access FeaturesBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
ACL   Yes No No
Audit Log   No No No
LDAP Authentication   No does not apply 
Other Authentication   None does not apply 
SupportBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Commercial Support No Yes No No
Online Help   codex.wordpress.org help.blogger.com www.flatpress.org
Issue Tracker   trac.wordpress.org knownissues.blogspot.com www.flatpress.org
Books   5+ None None
Support Forum   wordpress.org groups.google.com www.flatpress.org
Mailing List   codex.wordpress.org groups.google.com sourceforge.net
IRC-Channel   codex.wordpress.org No  
Blogging FeaturesBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Categorization Multiple Multiple None Multiple
Tags No Plugin No Plugin
Archiving Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trackback No Send+Receive No  
Pingback No Send+Receive No  
Ping Service Support No Yes No  
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes Yes Yes
Protected Posts   Yes No  
Blog by Email   Yes Yes  
Blog by SMS/MMS     Yes  
Blog API   metaWeblog, MovableType Blogger data API WordPress (plugin)
Post EditingBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Multi-paged posts Yes Yes No  
Spell Checker Plugin Yes Yes No
WYSIWYG Editor No Optional Yes Plugin
Undo   No    
Syntax Highlighting   Plugin No Plugin
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management   Plugin No  
Emoticon Images   Yes No Plugin
Comment FeaturesBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Comment Layout Flat Flat Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments No Yes No Yes
E-Mail on Followup Yes Plugin No Yes
Gravatars No Plugin No Patch
Open-ID Support     None  
Extended FeaturesBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Plugin System No Yes No Yes
Photo Gallery No Plugin No Plugin
Polls / Surveys No Plugin No  
Search Engine No Yes Yes Yes
Custom Pages Yes Yes No Yes
Google Sitemap   Plugin No Patch
WorkflowBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Content Approval Yes No No Yes
Versioning   No No  
Article Publishing   simple simple simple
Comment Moderation Queue No Yes Yes No
InteroperabilityBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Content Import   from 22 other blog systems none SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export   Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML HTML via FTP/SFTP SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
Unicode Support   Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support     No  
HTML Output   XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs No Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Optional Yes
Themes / Skins Optional Yes Yes Yes
Trash   No No No
Web Statistics   Plugin No Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management   Yes Yes No
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
RSS 0.9x   Yes No  
RSS 1.0   Yes No  
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3   No Yes  
ATOM 1.0   Yes No Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingBattle Blog DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsFlatPress Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes No Plugin
ID3-Tag Editor No No No  
YouTube Support No No No Yes
Media Converter No No No  
Phone2Podcast Support No No No  
Last updated2007-01-232007-03-012006-12-072011-01-31

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