Feature Comparison

General FeaturesCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Version does not apply2.4 3.3 5.0
Release Date does not apply02-dec-2006 3.3 2007
Author Kirk Carter, Service First Webmasters, Inc. Francois Planque / evoTeam eTouch Systems blogSpirit
URL www.CakewalkBlogs.com b2evolution.net www.etouch.net www.blogspirit.com
Free and Open Source does not apply Yes No No
License does not applyGPL Commercial From $0 to Enterprise
License Cost/ Fee Free 0 - Free Pls check www.etouch.net From $0 to Enterprise
Development status does not applyMature Mature Mature
Interface Languages English en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv English 6
Multi-User Support No Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Site Deployment   Yes Optional Yes
Hosting FeaturesCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Storage Quota none does not apply None does not apply
Bandwidth Quota none does not apply None does not apply
Other Limits none does not apply None does not apply
Corporate Branding No does not apply Yes No
Own Domain Yes does not apply Optional Yes
Ads allowed No does not apply No Yes
Topic Restrictions No spam, porn or hate speech does not applyNo pornography does not apply
System RequirementsCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Programming Language does not applyPHP Java PHP
Operating System does not applyLinux, Windows or other Windows/Linux/Solaris Linux
Webserver does not applyApache, IIS or other Bundled with Tomcat. Can be proxied via webserver of choice Apache
Root Access does not apply  No No
Other Requirements does not apply  Oracle 9i/10G, JSDK1.4 None
DatastorageCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Text Files does not apply No No No
MySQL does not apply Yes No Yes
PostgreSQL does not apply No No No
Oracle does not apply No Yes No
SQLite does not apply No No No
BerkeleyDB does not apply No No No
MS SQL Server does not apply No No No
Other does not apply(must overload DB abstraction class)   None
Anti-SpamCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Akismet Support does not apply Plugin No No
Word Blacklist   Yes No Yes
IP Ban List   Plugin No Yes
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin Yes Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms No trackbacks, no links in comments several specialized antispam plugins Moderated Comments Antispam spirit
User Access FeaturesCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
ACL   Yes Yes Yes
Audit Log   Yes Yes No
LDAP Authentication does not apply Plugin Yes No
Other Authentication does not applyOpenID plugin Single-Sign On DNA SSO
SupportCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Commercial Support     Yes Yes
Online Help Context sensitive, online help manual.b2evolution.net Available www.blogspirit.com/fr/kb/
Issue Tracker Not yet   support.etouch.net DNA/ys
Books       1
Support Forum Not yet forums.b2evolution.net support.etouch.net No
Mailing List No   samepage-support@etouch.net No
IRC-Channel No #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net Not available currently No
Blogging FeaturesCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Categorization None Multiple Multiple Multiple
Tags Yes Yes Yes Yes
Archiving Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trackback No Send+Receive Send+Receive Send+Receive
Pingback No   No Send+Receive
Ping Service Support Yes Yes Optional No
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes No Yes
Protected Posts No Yes Yes No
Blog by Email No Yes No Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS No   No No
Blog API None blogger, metweblog, atom, b2 Can be provided on request XML-RPC and Atom
Post EditingCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Multi-paged posts No Yes No Yes
Spell Checker Yes Plugin Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes Plugin Yes Yes
Undo Yes No Yes Yes
Syntax Highlighting No Plugin No Yes
File Upload No Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management No Yes Yes Yes
Emoticon Images No Plugin Yes No
Comment FeaturesCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Comment Layout Flat Flat Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments No Yes Yes No
E-Mail on Followup No Yes Optional Yes
Gravatars No Plugin   No
Open-ID Support None Client   None
Extended FeaturesCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Plugin System No Yes   Yes
Photo Gallery No Yes Yes Yes
Polls / Surveys No Plugin Optional No
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes No
Custom Pages Yes Yes No No
Google Sitemap Yes Yes Optional No
WorkflowCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Content Approval No Yes No No
Versioning No   Yes No
Article Publishing scheduled scheduled simple scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue Yes Yes Yes Yes
InteroperabilityCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Content Import Plain text, HTML, MSWord WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog Using custom import framework Movable Type, blogSpirit
Content Export None   No blogSpirit
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support No   No No
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Yes Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash No Yes No Yes
Web Statistics Yes Yes Optional Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comment Administration Yes Yes Optional Yes
SyndicationCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
RSS 0.9x No Yes   No
RSS 1.0 No Yes Yes No
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes   Yes
ATOM 0.3 No     No
ATOM 1.0 No Yes   Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingCakewalk Blogs Detailsb2evolution DetailsSamePage DetailsblogSpirit Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes   No
ID3-Tag Editor No     No
YouTube Support No Yes Optional Yes
Media Converter No     No
Phone2Podcast Support No     No
Last updated2007-11-262008-01-282007-08-292007-05-09

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