Feature Comparison

General FeaturesBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Version does not apply2.0.7
Release Date does not apply2007-01-15
Author Google Inc. WordPress Development Team
URL www.blogger.com wordpress.org
Free and Open Source does not apply Yes
License does not applyGPL
License Cost/ Fee 0 0
Development status does not applyMature
Interface Languages 9 46
Multi-User Support Yes Yes
Multi-Site Deployment No No
Hosting FeaturesBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Storage Quota None does not apply
Bandwidth Quota None does not apply
Other Limits None does not apply
Corporate Branding No does not apply
Own Domain No does not apply
Ads allowed Yes does not apply
Topic Restrictions No Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography does not apply
System RequirementsBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Programming Language does not applyPHP
Operating System does not applyWindows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver does not applyAnything with PHP
Root Access does not apply No
Other Requirements does not apply 
DatastorageBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Text Files does not apply No
MySQL does not apply Yes
PostgreSQL does not apply No
Oracle does not apply No
SQLite does not apply No
BerkeleyDB does not apply No
MS SQL Server does not apply No
Other does not apply None
Anti-SpamBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Akismet Support does not apply Yes
Word Blacklist No Plugin
IP Ban List No Plugin
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only various other plugins
User Access FeaturesBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
ACL No Yes
Audit Log No No
LDAP Authentication does not apply No
Other Authentication does not apply None
SupportBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Commercial Support No Yes
Online Help help.blogger.com codex.wordpress.org
Issue Tracker knownissues.blogspot.com trac.wordpress.org
Books None 5+
Support Forum groups.google.com wordpress.org
Mailing List groups.google.com codex.wordpress.org
IRC-Channel No codex.wordpress.org
Blogging FeaturesBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Categorization None Multiple
Tags No Plugin
Archiving Yes Yes
Trackback No Send+Receive
Pingback No Send+Receive
Ping Service Support No Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes
Protected Posts No Yes
Blog by Email Yes Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS Yes  
Blog API Blogger data API metaWeblog, MovableType
Post EditingBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Multi-paged posts No Yes
Spell Checker Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes Optional
Undo   No
Syntax Highlighting No Plugin
File Upload Yes Yes
Asset Management No Plugin
Emoticon Images No Yes
Comment FeaturesBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Comment Layout Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments No Yes
E-Mail on Followup No Plugin
Gravatars No Plugin
Open-ID Support None  
Extended FeaturesBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Plugin System No Yes
Photo Gallery No Plugin
Polls / Surveys No Plugin
Search Engine Yes Yes
Custom Pages No Yes
Google Sitemap No Plugin
WorkflowBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Content Approval No No
Versioning No No
Article Publishing simple simple
Comment Moderation Queue Yes Yes
InteroperabilityBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Content Import none from 22 other blog systems
Content Export HTML via FTP/SFTP Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support Yes Yes
WebDAV Support No  
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes Yes
AdministrationBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
E-Mail Notifications Optional Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes
Trash No No
Web Statistics No Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes Yes
Comment Administration Yes Yes
SyndicationBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
RSS 0.9x No Yes
RSS 1.0 No Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 Yes No
ATOM 1.0 No Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingBlogger DetailsWordpress Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes
ID3-Tag Editor No No
YouTube Support No No
Media Converter No No
Phone2Podcast Support No No
Last updated2006-12-072007-03-01

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