Feature Comparison

General FeaturesIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Version 1.0 2.0.7 does not applydoes not apply
Release Date September 17, 2013 2007-01-15 does not applydoes not apply
Author Jacob Roeland WordPress Development Team Google Inc. Kirk Carter, Service First Webmasters, Inc.
URL github.com wordpress.org www.blogger.com www.CakewalkBlogs.com
Free and Open Source Yes Yes does not applydoes not apply
License GNU GPL v3 GPL does not applydoes not apply
License Cost/ Fee Free 0 0 Free
Development status Beta Mature does not applydoes not apply
Interface Languages English 46 9 English
Multi-User Support No Yes Yes No
Multi-Site Deployment No No No  
Hosting FeaturesIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Storage Quota does not applydoes not apply None none
Bandwidth Quota does not applydoes not apply None none
Other Limits does not applydoes not apply None none
Corporate Branding does not applydoes not apply No No
Own Domain does not applydoes not apply No Yes
Ads allowed does not applydoes not apply Yes No
Topic Restrictions does not applydoes not applyNo Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography No spam, porn or hate speech
System RequirementsIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Programming Language PHP PHP does not applydoes not apply
Operating System Tested in Windows and Linux Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others does not applydoes not apply
Webserver Tested in Apache only; should work on others Anything with PHP does not applydoes not apply
Root Access No No does not applydoes not apply
Other Requirements     does not applydoes not apply
DatastorageIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Text Files Yes No does not applydoes not apply
MySQL No Yes does not applydoes not apply
PostgreSQL No No does not applydoes not apply
Oracle No No does not applydoes not apply
SQLite No No does not applydoes not apply
BerkeleyDB No No does not applydoes not apply
MS SQL Server No No does not applydoes not apply
Other   None does not applydoes not apply
Anti-SpamIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Akismet Support No Yes does not applydoes not apply
Word Blacklist No Plugin No  
IP Ban List No Plugin No  
CAPTCHA No Plugin Yes Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms   various other plugins Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only No trackbacks, no links in comments
User Access FeaturesIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
ACL No Yes No  
Audit Log No No No  
LDAP Authentication No No does not applydoes not apply
Other Authentication   None does not applydoes not apply
SupportIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Commercial Support No Yes No  
Online Help github.com codex.wordpress.org help.blogger.com Context sensitive, online help
Issue Tracker github.com trac.wordpress.org knownissues.blogspot.com Not yet
Books None 5+ None  
Support Forum   wordpress.org groups.google.com Not yet
Mailing List   codex.wordpress.org groups.google.com No
IRC-Channel   codex.wordpress.org No No
Blogging FeaturesIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Categorization Single Multiple None None
Tags No Plugin No Yes
Archiving Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trackback No Send+Receive No No
Pingback No Send+Receive No No
Ping Service Support No Yes No Yes
Link- / Blogroll No Yes Yes Yes
Protected Posts No Yes No No
Blog by Email No Yes Yes No
Blog by SMS/MMS No   Yes No
Blog API   metaWeblog, MovableType Blogger data API None
Post EditingIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Multi-paged posts No Yes No No
Spell Checker No Yes Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor No Optional Yes Yes
Undo No No   Yes
Syntax Highlighting No Plugin No No
File Upload No Yes Yes No
Asset Management No Plugin No No
Emoticon Images Yes Yes No No
Comment FeaturesIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Comment Layout None Flat Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments No Yes No No
E-Mail on Followup No Plugin No No
Gravatars No Plugin No No
Open-ID Support None   None None
Extended FeaturesIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Plugin System No Yes No No
Photo Gallery No Plugin No No
Polls / Surveys No Plugin No No
Search Engine No Yes Yes Yes
Custom Pages Optional Yes No Yes
Google Sitemap No Plugin No Yes
WorkflowIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Content Approval No No No No
Versioning No No No No
Article Publishing simple simple simple scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue No Yes Yes Yes
InteroperabilityIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Content Import   from 22 other blog systems none Plain text, HTML, MSWord
Content Export   Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML HTML via FTP/SFTP None
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support No   No No
HTML Output HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
E-Mail Notifications No Yes Optional Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash No No No No
Web Statistics No Plugin No Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management No Yes Yes Yes
Comment Administration No Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
RSS 0.9x No Yes No No
RSS 1.0 No Yes No No
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 No No Yes No
ATOM 1.0 No Yes No No
Podcasting/VideocastingIgnition DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes No No
ID3-Tag Editor No No No No
YouTube Support No No No No
Media Converter No No No No
Phone2Podcast Support No No No No
Last updated2013-09-182007-03-012006-12-072007-11-26

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