Feature Comparison

General FeaturesGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Version 1.8.2 2.4 does not apply1.6
Release Date 30 Dez 2012 02-dec-2006 does not apply2004-04-23
Author Geeklog Team Francois Planque / evoTeam Google Inc. EllisLab, Inc.
URL www.geeklog.net b2evolution.net www.blogger.com expressionengine.com
Free and Open Source Yes Yes does not apply No
License GNU version 2 GPL does not applyProprietary
License Cost/ Fee none 0 - Free 0 From 0$ - 249.95$
Development status Mature Mature does not applyMature
Interface Languages 31 en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv 9 over 15
Multi-User Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Site Deployment Optional Yes No Yes
Hosting FeaturesGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine 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 RequirementsGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Programming Language php PHP does not applyPHP
Operating System any Linux, Windows or other does not applyLinux, Windows, OS X, BSD, Solaris
Webserver any Apache, IIS or other does not applyIIS, Apache
Root Access No   does not apply No
Other Requirements PHP 5.2.0 or higher, MySQL 4.1.2 or higher   does not applyPHP must have XML support
DatastorageGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Text Files No No does not apply No
MySQL Yes Yes does not apply Yes
PostgreSQL No No does not apply No
Oracle No No does not apply No
SQLite No No does not apply No
BerkeleyDB No No does not apply No
MS SQL Server Yes No does not apply No
Other no (must overload DB abstraction class) does not apply No
Anti-SpamGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Akismet Support No Plugin does not apply Plugin
Word Blacklist Plugin Yes No Yes
IP Ban List Plugin Plugin No Yes
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms BadBehavior, Spam-X Plugins several specialized antispam plugins Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only Email Banning, secure forms, randomized Trackbacks, Bad Behavior extension
User Access FeaturesGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
ACL Yes Yes No Yes
Audit Log No Yes No Yes
LDAP Authentication Yes Plugin does not apply No
Other Authentication   OpenID plugin does not apply No
SupportGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Commercial Support Yes   No Yes
Online Help www.geeklog.net manual.b2evolution.net help.blogger.com expressionengine.com
Issue Tracker project.geeklog.net   knownissues.blogspot.com expressionengine.com
Books 1   None None
Support Forum www.geeklog.net forums.b2evolution.net groups.google.com expressionengine.com
Mailing List www.geeklog.net   groups.google.com No
IRC-Channel #geeklog at irc.freenode.net #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net No freenode.net, #expressionengine
Blogging FeaturesGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Categorization Single Multiple None Multiple
Tags Plugin Yes No Yes
Archiving Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trackback Send+Receive Send+Receive No Send+Receive
Pingback Send+Receive   No No
Ping Service Support   Yes No Yes
Link- / Blogroll Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Protected Posts Optional Yes No Yes
Blog by Email   Yes Yes Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS     Yes Yes
Blog API   blogger, metweblog, atom, b2 Blogger data API Blogger, MovableType/Metaweblog
Post EditingGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Multi-paged posts Yes Yes No Yes
Spell Checker No Plugin Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Optional Plugin Yes Plugin
Undo No No   Yes
Syntax Highlighting No Plugin No Yes
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management Plugin Yes No Yes
Emoticon Images No Plugin No Yes
Comment FeaturesGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Comment Layout Threaded Flat Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments No Yes No Optional
E-Mail on Followup No Yes No Yes
Gravatars Yes Plugin No Plugin
Open-ID Support Client + Server Client None None
Extended FeaturesGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Plugin System Yes Yes No Yes
Photo Gallery Plugin Yes No Yes
Polls / Surveys Plugin Plugin No Plugin
Search Engine Optional Yes Yes Yes
Custom Pages Yes Yes No Yes
Google Sitemap   Yes No Optional
WorkflowGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Content Approval Yes Yes No Yes
Versioning No   No Yes
Article Publishing scheduled scheduled simple scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue No Yes Yes Yes
InteroperabilityGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Content Import   WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog none MovableType, pMachine, RSS, CSV
Content Export     HTML via FTP/SFTP MySQL
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support     No No
HTML Output HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Optional Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash No Yes No No
Web Statistics Yes Yes No Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management No Yes Yes Yes
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
RSS 0.9x Yes Yes No Yes
RSS 1.0 Yes Yes No Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 Yes   Yes Yes
ATOM 1.0 Yes Yes No Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingGeeklog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsExpressionEngine Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes No Yes
ID3-Tag Editor     No No
YouTube Support   Yes No Yes
Media Converter     No No
Phone2Podcast Support     No Yes
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