b2evolution vs. Battle Blog vs. dasBlog vs. DotClear vs. FlatPress vs. Wheatblog

General Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Version
2.4
1.0d
2.0 (2.0.7226.0)
2.1.3
0.1010
1.1
Release Date
2006-12-01 (17 years ago)
2006-11-07 (17 years ago)
2007-08-13 (16 years ago)
2008-11-19 (15 years ago)
2009-01-23 (15 years ago)
2006-06-29 (18 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
Author
Francois Planque / evoTeam
David Pinero
Clemens Vasters/Scott Hanselman/Team
Olivier Meunier
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
Wheat, Josh, Pete
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
BSD License
GPL v2
GPLv2
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0 - Free
Free
0
Free
$0.00
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Beta
Interface Languages
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Unknown
No
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Yes
No
No
System Requirements b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Programming Language
PHP
Classic ASP
asp.net 2.0
PHP 5
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP, SQL
Operating System
Linux, Windows or other
Windows
Any Windows IIS platform
Unix/Linux, Windows
Platform Independent
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
Webserver
Apache, IIS or other
IIS 4.0+
IIS 4.0+
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, works on IIS
Apache
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
IIS process account write access to web folder
MySQL or SQLite
Datastorage b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
(must overload DB abstraction class)
MS Access
Structured XML data store
Anti-Spam b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Akismet Support
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Word Blacklist
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
IP Ban List
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
several specialized antispam plugins
Trackback validation
User Access Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Audit Log
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Optional
Unknown
No
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
Vista CardSpace pending
Extendable authentication API
Support b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
No
No
Online Help
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://dasblog.info/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dasblogce
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
Books
None
1
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Single
Tags
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Archiving
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Trackback
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
No
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Blog by Email
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
metaWeblog API / Blogger XML-RPC API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
WordPress (plugin)
Post Editing b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Multi-paged posts
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Undo
No
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Asset Management
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
Comment Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Gravatars
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
Open-ID Support
Client
None
None
Extended Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Plugin System
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Photo Gallery
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Search Engine
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
No
Google Sitemap
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
Workflow b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Interoperability b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
Unicode Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
WebDAV Support
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
Friendly URLs
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Administration b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
RSS 0.9x
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Wheatblog
Podcast Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
YouTube Support
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Media Converter
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
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