Feature Comparison

General FeaturesNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Version 3.24 4.21 2.0.7 2.4
Release Date Nov 11, 2006 2008-08-21 2007-01-15 02-dec-2006
Author Wouter Demuynck and others Six Apart WordPress Development Team Francois Planque / evoTeam
URL nucleuscms.org www.movabletype.org wordpress.org b2evolution.net
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes Yes
License GPL GPL GPL GPL
License Cost/ Fee free $0 0 0 - Free
Development status Mature Mature Mature Mature
Interface Languages English and others English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch 46 en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv
Multi-User Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Site Deployment Yes Yes No Yes
System RequirementsNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Programming Language PHP Perl 5 PHP PHP
Operating System Linux, Windows, UNIX Platform Independant Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others Linux, Windows or other
Webserver Apache with PHP Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver Anything with PHP Apache, IIS or other
Root Access No No No  
Other Requirements        
DatastorageNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Text Files No Yes No No
MySQL Yes Yes Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes No No
Oracle No Yes No No
SQLite No Yes No No
BerkeleyDB No Yes No No
MS SQL Server No Yes No No
Other   LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license None (must overload DB abstraction class)
Anti-SpamNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Akismet Support Plugin Plugin Yes Plugin
Word Blacklist Plugin Yes Plugin Yes
IP Ban List Plugin Yes Plugin Plugin
CAPTCHA Plugin Yes Plugin Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms SpamBayes, MBL Numerous plugins provide complete solution various other plugins several specialized antispam plugins
User Access FeaturesNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
ACL No No Yes Yes
Audit Log No Yes No Yes
LDAP Authentication No Optional No Plugin
Other Authentication   Pluggable None OpenID plugin
SupportNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Commercial Support No Yes Yes  
Online Help faq.nucleuscms.org www.sixapart.com codex.wordpress.org manual.b2evolution.net
Issue Tracker dev.nucleuscms.org bugs.movabletype.org trac.wordpress.org  
Books 1 2-5 5+  
Support Forum forum.nucleuscms.org forums.movabletype.org wordpress.org forums.b2evolution.net
Mailing List yes mtos-dev@sixapart.com codex.wordpress.org  
IRC-Channel none #movabletype @ freenode.net codex.wordpress.org #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
Blogging FeaturesNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Categorization Single Multiple Multiple Multiple
Tags Plugin Yes Plugin Yes
Archiving Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trackback Send+Receive Send+Receive Send+Receive Send+Receive
Pingback No Receive Send+Receive  
Ping Service Support Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Link- / Blogroll Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Protected Posts Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Blog by Email Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS Plugin No    
Blog API Blogger, metaWeblog and MovableType XML-RPC API XML-RPC and Atom metaWeblog, MovableType blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
Post EditingNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Multi-paged posts Yes No Yes Yes
Spell Checker Plugin No Yes Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor Plugin Yes Optional Plugin
Undo No No No No
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Yes Plugin Plugin
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management   Yes Plugin Yes
Emoticon Images Plugin Plugin Yes Plugin
Comment FeaturesNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Comment Layout Flat Threaded Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments Plugin Optional Yes Yes
E-Mail on Followup Plugin Plugin Plugin Yes
Gravatars Plugin Plugin Plugin Plugin
Open-ID Support None Client + Server   Client
Extended FeaturesNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes Yes
Photo Gallery Plugin Plugin Plugin Yes
Polls / Surveys Plugin Plugin Plugin Plugin
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes Yes
Custom Pages Yes Yes Yes Yes
Google Sitemap Plugin Plugin Plugin Yes
WorkflowNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Content Approval Plugin Yes No Yes
Versioning Yes Yes No  
Article Publishing scheduled scheduled simple scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue Yes Yes Yes Yes
InteroperabilityNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Content Import yes Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR from 22 other blog systems WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
Content Export backup to SQL Yes Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML  
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support No No    
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Yes Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash No Yes No Yes
Web Statistics Yes Plugin Plugin Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
RSS 0.9x Yes Yes Yes Yes
RSS 1.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 Yes Yes No  
ATOM 1.0   Yes Yes Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingNucleusCMS DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Detailsb2evolution Details
Podcast Feeds Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
ID3-Tag Editor No Yes No  
YouTube Support No Plugin No Yes
Media Converter No No No  
Phone2Podcast Support No No No  
Last updated2007-03-172008-10-112007-03-012008-01-28

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