Feature Comparison

General FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Version 1.5.4 2.4 4.21 2.0.7
Release Date Oct 24 2007 02-dec-2006 2008-08-21 2007-01-15
Author Josh Schmidt Francois Planque / evoTeam Six Apart WordPress Development Team
URL www.wikyblog.com b2evolution.net www.movabletype.org wordpress.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes Yes
License Cost/ Fee 0 0 - Free $0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature Mature
Interface Languages Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Turkish en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch 46
Multi-User Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Site Deployment No Yes Yes No
System RequirementsWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Programming Language PHP PHP Perl 5 PHP
Operating System UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others Linux, Windows or other Platform Independant Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver Apache, anything with PHP Apache, IIS or other Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver Anything with PHP
Root Access No   No No
Other Requirements MySQL      
DatastorageWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Text Files No No Yes No
MySQL Yes Yes Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No Yes No
Oracle No No Yes No
SQLite No No Yes No
BerkeleyDB No No Yes No
MS SQL Server No No Yes No
Other   (must overload DB abstraction class) LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license None
Anti-SpamWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Akismet Support No Plugin Plugin Yes
Word Blacklist No Yes Yes Plugin
IP Ban List Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms   several specialized antispam plugins Numerous plugins provide complete solution various other plugins
User Access FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
ACL Yes Yes No Yes
Audit Log Yes Yes Yes No
LDAP Authentication No Plugin Optional No
Other Authentication   OpenID plugin Pluggable None
SupportWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Commercial Support No   Yes Yes
Online Help www.wikyblog.com manual.b2evolution.net www.sixapart.com codex.wordpress.org
Issue Tracker sourceforge.net   bugs.movabletype.org trac.wordpress.org
Books None   2-5 5+
Support Forum sourceforge.net forums.b2evolution.net forums.movabletype.org wordpress.org
Mailing List     mtos-dev@sixapart.com codex.wordpress.org
IRC-Channel   #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net #movabletype @ freenode.net codex.wordpress.org
Blogging FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Categorization   Multiple Multiple Multiple
Tags Yes Yes Yes Plugin
Archiving   Yes Yes Yes
Trackback   Send+Receive Send+Receive Send+Receive
Pingback     Receive Send+Receive
Ping Service Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Protected Posts Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Blog by Email No Yes Plugin Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS No   No  
Blog API   blogger, metweblog, atom, b2 XML-RPC and Atom metaWeblog, MovableType
Post EditingWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Multi-paged posts   Yes No Yes
Spell Checker No Plugin No Yes
WYSIWYG Editor No Plugin Yes Optional
Undo Yes No No No
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
File Upload Yes Yes Yes Yes
Asset Management Yes Yes Yes Plugin
Emoticon Images Yes Plugin Plugin Yes
Comment FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Comment Layout Threaded Flat Threaded Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes Yes Optional Yes
E-Mail on Followup No Yes Plugin Plugin
Gravatars No Plugin Plugin Plugin
Open-ID Support None Client Client + Server  
Extended FeaturesWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes Yes
Photo Gallery No Yes Plugin Plugin
Polls / Surveys No Plugin Plugin Plugin
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes Yes
Custom Pages Yes Yes Yes Yes
Google Sitemap No Yes Plugin Plugin
WorkflowWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Content Approval   Yes Yes No
Versioning Yes   Yes No
Article Publishing simple scheduled scheduled simple
Comment Moderation Queue   Yes Yes Yes
InteroperabilityWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Content Import   WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR from 22 other blog systems
Content Export     Yes Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support     No  
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
E-Mail Notifications No Yes Yes Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash Yes Yes Yes No
Web Statistics No Yes Plugin Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
RSS 0.9x No Yes Yes Yes
RSS 1.0 No Yes Yes Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 No   Yes No
ATOM 1.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingWikyBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsMovable Type DetailsWordpress Details
Podcast Feeds No Yes Plugin Yes
ID3-Tag Editor No   Yes No
YouTube Support Yes Yes Plugin No
Media Converter No   No No
Phone2Podcast Support No   No No
Last updated2007-10-242008-01-282008-10-112007-03-01

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