Feature Comparison

General FeaturesPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Version 1.12.0 4.21 2.0.7 1.0d
Release Date August 23rd, 2006 2008-08-21 2007-01-15 11/08/2006
Author The PSG Team Six Apart WordPress Development Team David Pinero
URL savannah.nongnu.org www.movabletype.org wordpress.org www.battleblog.com
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes Yes
License Cost/ Fee Free $0 0  
Development status Mature Mature Mature Mature
Interface Languages English, German, Danish, Spanish, French, Norwegian English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch 46 English
Multi-User Support Yes Yes Yes  
Multi-Site Deployment Yes Yes No  
System RequirementsPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Programming Language PHP Perl 5 PHP Classic ASP
Operating System Any Platform Independant Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others Windows
Webserver Any Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver Anything with PHP IIS 4.0+
Root Access No No No  
Other Requirements None      
DatastoragePSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Text Files Yes Yes No  
MySQL No Yes Yes  
PostgreSQL No Yes No  
Oracle No Yes No  
SQLite No Yes No  
BerkeleyDB No Yes No  
MS SQL Server No Yes No  
Other   LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license None MS Access
Anti-SpamPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Akismet Support Plugin Plugin Yes  
Word Blacklist No Yes Plugin  
IP Ban List Yes Yes Plugin  
CAPTCHA Plugin Yes Plugin Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms Moderation, link condom Numerous plugins provide complete solution various other plugins  
User Access FeaturesPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
ACL No No Yes  
Audit Log No Yes No  
LDAP Authentication Plugin Optional No  
Other Authentication You can write your own auth plugin Pluggable None  
SupportPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Commercial Support No Yes Yes No
Online Help   www.sixapart.com codex.wordpress.org  
Issue Tracker savannah.nongnu.org bugs.movabletype.org trac.wordpress.org  
Books None 2-5 5+  
Support Forum   forums.movabletype.org wordpress.org  
Mailing List lists.projectsteveguttenberg.org mtos-dev@sixapart.com codex.wordpress.org  
IRC-Channel   #movabletype @ freenode.net codex.wordpress.org  
Blogging FeaturesPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Categorization None Multiple Multiple Multiple
Tags Yes Yes Plugin No
Archiving Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trackback Send+Receive Send+Receive Send+Receive No
Pingback No Receive Send+Receive No
Ping Service Support Yes Yes Yes No
Link- / Blogroll No Plugin Yes Yes
Protected Posts No Plugin Yes  
Blog by Email No Plugin Yes  
Blog by SMS/MMS No No    
Blog API   XML-RPC and Atom metaWeblog, MovableType  
Post EditingPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Multi-paged posts No No Yes Yes
Spell Checker Optional No Yes Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor Optional Yes Optional No
Undo No No No  
Syntax Highlighting No Yes Plugin  
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management Yes Yes Plugin  
Emoticon Images Plugin Plugin Yes  
Comment FeaturesPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Comment Layout Flat Threaded Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes Optional Yes No
E-Mail on Followup Yes Plugin Plugin Yes
Gravatars Yes Plugin Plugin No
Open-ID Support None Client + Server    
Extended FeaturesPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes No
Photo Gallery No Plugin Plugin No
Polls / Surveys No Plugin Plugin No
Search Engine No Yes Yes No
Custom Pages No Yes Yes Yes
Google Sitemap No Plugin Plugin  
WorkflowPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Content Approval No Yes No Yes
Versioning No Yes No  
Article Publishing simple scheduled simple  
Comment Moderation Queue Yes Yes Yes No
InteroperabilityPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Content Import   Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR from 22 other blog systems  
Content Export   Yes Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML  
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes  
WebDAV Support No No    
HTML Output XHTML 1.1 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional  
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes No
AdministrationPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Yes Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Optional
Trash No Yes No  
Web Statistics No Plugin Plugin  
Web-based Style / Template Management No Yes Yes  
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
RSS 0.9x   Yes Yes  
RSS 1.0   Yes Yes  
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3   Yes No  
ATOM 1.0   Yes Yes  
Podcasting/VideocastingPSG DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress DetailsBattle Blog Details
Podcast Feeds Yes Plugin Yes No
ID3-Tag Editor No Yes No No
YouTube Support No Plugin No No
Media Converter No No No No
Phone2Podcast Support No No No No
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