b2evolution vs. Battle Blog vs. dasBlog vs. DotClear vs. Jlog vs. PSG vs. Wheatblog

General Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Version
2.4
1.0d
2.0 (2.0.7226.0)
2.1.3
1.0.2
1.12.0
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)
2007-01-08 (17 years ago)
2006-08-22 (17 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)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
Author
Francois Planque / evoTeam
David Pinero
Clemens Vasters/Scott Hanselman/Team
Olivier Meunier
Jeena Paradies / team
The PSG Team
Wheat, Josh, Pete
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
BSD License
GPL v2
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0 - Free
Free
0
Free
$0.00
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Interface Languages
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
No
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
No
System Requirements b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Programming Language
PHP
Classic ASP
asp.net 2.0
PHP 5
PHP
PHP
PHP, SQL
Operating System
Linux, Windows or other
Windows
Any Windows IIS platform
Unix/Linux, Windows
Any
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
Webserver
Apache, IIS or other
IIS 4.0+
IIS 4.0+
Apache, Lighthttpd
Any
Apache
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
IIS process account write access to web folder
None
MySQL or SQLite
Datastorage b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
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 Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Akismet Support
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Word Blacklist
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
IP Ban List
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Plugin
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
several specialized antispam plugins
Trackback validation
Moderation, link condom
User Access Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Audit Log
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Optional
Unknown
Plugin
No
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
Vista CardSpace pending
Extendable authentication API
You can write your own auth plugin
Support b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Online Help
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://dasblog.info/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dasblogce
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://jeenaparadies.net/projects/jlog/report
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
Books
None
1
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
None
Single
Tags
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Archiving
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Trackback
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
No
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
No
No
No
Blog by Email
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
metaWeblog API / Blogger XML-RPC API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
Post Editing b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Multi-paged posts
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Optional
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
No
Undo
No
Unknown
No
No
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Asset Management
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Optional
No
Plugin
No
Comment Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
No
Gravatars
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Open-ID Support
Client
None
None
None
None
Extended Features b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Plugin System
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Photo Gallery
Yes
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Search Engine
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
No
No
Google Sitemap
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Workflow b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Interoperability b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
BlogML pending
Content Export
BlogML pending
RSS
Unicode Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
WebDAV Support
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
No
No
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.1
Friendly URLs
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Administration b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
RSS 0.9x
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Podcasting/Videocasting b2evolution Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear Jlog PSG Wheatblog
Podcast Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
No
No
No
No
No
No
YouTube Support
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Media Converter
Unknown
No
No
No
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
No
No
No
No
No
No
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