b2evolution vs. Blogger vs. dasBlog vs. DotClear vs. FlatPress vs. Jlog vs. WikyBlog

General Features b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Version
2.4
N/A
2.0 (2.0.7226.0)
2.1.3
0.1010
1.0.2
1.5.4
Release Date
2006-12-01 (17 years ago)
N/A
2007-08-13 (16 years ago)
2008-11-19 (15 years ago)
2009-01-23 (15 years ago)
2007-01-08 (17 years ago)
2007-10-23 (16 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
Google Inc.
Clemens Vasters/Scott Hanselman/Team
Olivier Meunier
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
Jeena Paradies / team
Josh Schmidt
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
N/A
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
N/A
BSD License
GPL v2
GPLv2
GPL 2
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0 - Free
0
Free
0
Free
0
Development status
Mature
N/A
Mature
Mature
Beta
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
No
Hosting Features b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Storage Quota
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
No Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
System Requirements b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Programming Language
PHP
N/A
asp.net 2.0
PHP 5
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP
PHP
Operating System
Linux, Windows or other
N/A
Any Windows IIS platform
Unix/Linux, Windows
Platform Independent
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Webserver
Apache, IIS or other
N/A
IIS 4.0+
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, works on IIS
Apache, anything with PHP
Root Access
No
N/A
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
N/A
IIS process account write access to web folder
MySQL
Datastorage b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Text Files
No
N/A
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
MySQL
Yes
N/A
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
N/A
No
Yes
No
No
No
Oracle
No
N/A
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
N/A
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
N/A
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
N/A
No
No
No
No
No
Other
(must overload DB abstraction class)
N/A
Structured XML data store
Anti-Spam b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Akismet Support
Plugin
N/A
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Word Blacklist
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
IP Ban List
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
several specialized antispam plugins
Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only
Trackback validation
User Access Features b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Audit Log
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
N/A
Unknown
Optional
Unknown
Unknown
No
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
N/A
Vista CardSpace pending
Extendable authentication API
Support b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Online Help
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://help.blogger.com/
http://dasblog.info/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
Issue Tracker
http://knownissues.blogspot.com/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dasblogce
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://jeenaparadies.net/projects/jlog/report
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
Books
None
None
1
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Categorization
Multiple
None
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Archiving
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Trackback
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
No
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Blog by Email
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
Blogger data API
metaWeblog API / Blogger XML-RPC API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
WordPress (plugin)
Post Editing b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Multi-paged posts
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Undo
No
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Yes
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
No
No
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Emoticon Images
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Comment Features b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Feeds for Comments
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
Gravatars
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
No
Open-ID Support
Client
None
None
None
None
Extended Features b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Plugin System
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
No
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Workflow b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Content Approval
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Article Publishing
scheduled
simple
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Interoperability b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
none
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export
HTML via FTP/SFTP
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
RSS
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Web Statistics
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
RSS 0.9x
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting b2evolution Blogger dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog WikyBlog
Podcast Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
YouTube Support
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Media Converter
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
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