Feature Comparison

General FeaturesPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Version 2.5.1 2.4 2.0.7 does not apply
Release Date 29/11/2010 02-dec-2006 2007-01-15 does not apply
Author Simon Brown Francois Planque / evoTeam WordPress Development Team Google Inc.
URL pebble.sourceforge.net b2evolution.net wordpress.org www.blogger.com
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes does not apply
License BSD GPL GPL does not apply
License Cost/ Fee 0 0 - Free 0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature does not apply
Interface Languages 22 en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv 46 9
Multi-User Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Site Deployment Yes Yes No No
Hosting FeaturesPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Storage Quota does not applydoes not applydoes not apply None
Bandwidth Quota does not applydoes not applydoes not apply None
Other Limits does not applydoes not applydoes not apply None
Corporate Branding does not applydoes not applydoes not apply No
Own Domain does not applydoes not applydoes not apply No
Ads allowed does not applydoes not applydoes not apply Yes
Topic Restrictions does not applydoes not applydoes not applyNo Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography
System RequirementsPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Programming Language Java PHP PHP does not apply
Operating System Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix Linux, Windows or other Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others does not apply
Webserver Any Java Application Server Apache, IIS or other Anything with PHP does not apply
Root Access No   No does not apply
Other Requirements       does not apply
DatastoragePebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Text Files Yes No No does not apply
MySQL No Yes Yes does not apply
PostgreSQL No No No does not apply
Oracle No No No does not apply
SQLite No No No does not apply
BerkeleyDB No No No does not apply
MS SQL Server No No No does not apply
Other   (must overload DB abstraction class) None does not apply
Anti-SpamPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Akismet Support No Plugin Yes does not apply
Word Blacklist Optional Yes Plugin No
IP Ban List Optional Plugin Plugin No
CAPTCHA Optional Plugin Plugin Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms   several specialized antispam plugins various other plugins Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only
User Access FeaturesPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
ACL Yes Yes Yes No
Audit Log Yes Yes No No
LDAP Authentication Plugin Plugin No does not apply
Other Authentication   OpenID plugin None does not apply
SupportPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Commercial Support No   Yes No
Online Help pebble.sourceforge.net manual.b2evolution.net codex.wordpress.org help.blogger.com
Issue Tracker open.jira.com   trac.wordpress.org knownissues.blogspot.com
Books None   5+ None
Support Forum   forums.b2evolution.net wordpress.org groups.google.com
Mailing List lists.sourceforge.net   codex.wordpress.org groups.google.com
IRC-Channel   #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net codex.wordpress.org No
Blogging FeaturesPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Categorization Multiple Multiple Multiple None
Tags Yes Yes Plugin No
Archiving No Yes Yes Yes
Trackback Send+Receive Send+Receive Send+Receive No
Pingback No   Send+Receive No
Ping Service Support No Yes Yes No
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes Yes Yes
Protected Posts Yes Yes Yes No
Blog by Email No Yes Yes Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS No     Yes
Blog API   blogger, metweblog, atom, b2 metaWeblog, MovableType Blogger data API
Post EditingPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Multi-paged posts No Yes Yes No
Spell Checker No Plugin Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes Plugin Optional Yes
Undo No No No  
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin Plugin No
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management Yes Yes Plugin No
Emoticon Images No Plugin Yes No
Comment FeaturesPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Comment Layout Threaded Flat Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes Yes Yes No
E-Mail on Followup Yes Yes Plugin No
Gravatars No Plugin Plugin No
Open-ID Support Client Client   None
Extended FeaturesPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes No
Photo Gallery Plugin Yes Plugin No
Polls / Surveys No Plugin Plugin No
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes Yes
Custom Pages Yes Yes Yes No
Google Sitemap Plugin Yes Plugin No
WorkflowPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Content Approval No Yes No No
Versioning No   No No
Article Publishing simple scheduled simple simple
Comment Moderation Queue Yes Yes Yes Yes
InteroperabilityPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Content Import atom/rss WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog from 22 other blog systems none
Content Export atom/rss   Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML HTML via FTP/SFTP
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support No     No
HTML Output HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Yes Optional
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash No Yes No No
Web Statistics Yes Yes Plugin No
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
RSS 0.9x No Yes Yes No
RSS 1.0 No Yes Yes No
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 No   No Yes
ATOM 1.0 Yes Yes Yes No
Podcasting/VideocastingPebble Detailsb2evolution DetailsWordpress DetailsBlogger Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes Yes No
ID3-Tag Editor No   No No
YouTube Support No Yes No No
Media Converter No   No No
Phone2Podcast Support No   No No
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