Feature Comparison

General FeaturesFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Version 0.1010 2.0.7 does not apply1.0d
Release Date January 24, 2009 2007-01-15 does not apply11/08/2006
Author NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team WordPress Development Team Google Inc. David Pinero
URL www.flatpress.org wordpress.org www.blogger.com www.battleblog.com
Free and Open Source Yes Yes does not apply Yes
License GPLv2 GPL does not applyGPL
License Cost/ Fee Free 0 0  
Development status Beta Mature does not applyMature
Interface Languages English, Italian, Deutsch, many other available 46 9 English
Multi-User Support   Yes Yes  
Multi-Site Deployment No No No  
Hosting FeaturesFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog 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 RequirementsFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Programming Language PHP4, compatible with 5 PHP does not applyClassic ASP
Operating System Platform Independent Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others does not applyWindows
Webserver Apache, works on IIS Anything with PHP does not applyIIS 4.0+
Root Access No No does not apply 
Other Requirements     does not apply 
DatastorageFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Text Files Yes No does not apply 
MySQL No Yes does not apply 
PostgreSQL No No does not apply 
Oracle No No does not apply 
SQLite No No does not apply 
BerkeleyDB No No does not apply 
MS SQL Server No No does not apply 
Other   None does not applyMS Access
Anti-SpamFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Akismet Support Plugin Yes does not apply 
Word Blacklist Plugin Plugin No  
IP Ban List   Plugin No  
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms   various other plugins Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only  
User Access FeaturesFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
ACL No Yes No  
Audit Log No No No  
LDAP Authentication   No does not apply 
Other Authentication   None does not apply 
SupportFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Commercial Support No Yes No No
Online Help www.flatpress.org codex.wordpress.org help.blogger.com  
Issue Tracker www.flatpress.org trac.wordpress.org knownissues.blogspot.com  
Books None 5+ None  
Support Forum www.flatpress.org wordpress.org groups.google.com  
Mailing List sourceforge.net codex.wordpress.org groups.google.com  
IRC-Channel   codex.wordpress.org No  
Blogging FeaturesFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Categorization Multiple Multiple None Multiple
Tags Plugin Plugin No No
Archiving Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trackback   Send+Receive No No
Pingback   Send+Receive No No
Ping Service Support   Yes No No
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes Yes Yes
Protected Posts   Yes No  
Blog by Email   Yes Yes  
Blog by SMS/MMS     Yes  
Blog API WordPress (plugin) metaWeblog, MovableType Blogger data API  
Post EditingFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Multi-paged posts   Yes No Yes
Spell Checker No Yes Yes Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor Plugin Optional Yes No
Undo   No    
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Plugin No  
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management   Plugin No  
Emoticon Images Plugin Yes No  
Comment FeaturesFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Comment Layout Flat Flat Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes Yes No No
E-Mail on Followup Yes Plugin No Yes
Gravatars Patch Plugin No No
Open-ID Support     None  
Extended FeaturesFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Plugin System Yes Yes No No
Photo Gallery Plugin Plugin No No
Polls / Surveys   Plugin No No
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes No
Custom Pages Yes Yes No Yes
Google Sitemap Patch Plugin No  
WorkflowFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Content Approval Yes No No Yes
Versioning   No No  
Article Publishing simple simple simple  
Comment Moderation Queue No Yes Yes No
InteroperabilityFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Content Import SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress from 22 other blog systems none  
Content Export SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML HTML via FTP/SFTP  
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes  
WebDAV Support     No  
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict  
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes No
AdministrationFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Optional Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Optional
Trash No No No  
Web Statistics Plugin Plugin No  
Web-based Style / Template Management No Yes Yes  
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog 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 Yes No  
Podcasting/VideocastingFlatPress DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsBattle Blog Details
Podcast Feeds Plugin Yes No No
ID3-Tag Editor   No No No
YouTube Support Yes No No No
Media Converter   No No No
Phone2Podcast Support   No No No
Last updated2011-01-312007-03-012006-12-072007-01-23

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