b2evolution vs. Blogger vs. ExpressionEngine

General Features b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Version
2.4
N/A
1.6
Release Date
2006-12-01 (13 years ago)
N/A
2004-04-22 (16 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
Author
Francois Planque / evoTeam
Google Inc.
EllisLab, Inc.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
N/A
No
License
GPL
N/A
Proprietary
License Cost/ Fee
0 - Free
0
From 0$ - 249.95$
Development status
Mature
N/A
Mature
Interface Languages
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
No
Yes
Hosting Features b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Storage Quota
N/A
None
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
None
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
None
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
No
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
No
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
Yes
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
No Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography
N/A
System Requirements b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Programming Language
PHP
N/A
PHP
Operating System
Linux, Windows or other
N/A
Linux, Windows, OS X, BSD, Solaris
Webserver
Apache, IIS or other
N/A
IIS, Apache
Root Access
No
N/A
No
Other Requirements
N/A
PHP must have XML support
Datastorage b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Text Files
No
N/A
No
MySQL
Yes
N/A
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
N/A
No
Oracle
No
N/A
No
SQLite
No
N/A
No
BerkeleyDB
No
N/A
No
MS SQL Server
No
N/A
No
Other
(must overload DB abstraction class)
N/A
No
Anti-Spam b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Akismet Support
Plugin
N/A
Plugin
Word Blacklist
Yes
No
Yes
IP Ban List
Plugin
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
several specialized antispam plugins
Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only
Email Banning, secure forms, randomized Trackbacks, Bad Behavior extension
User Access Features b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Audit Log
Yes
No
Yes
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
N/A
No
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
N/A
No
Support b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Commercial Support
No
No
Yes
Online Help
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://help.blogger.com/
http://expressionengine.com/support/
Issue Tracker
http://knownissues.blogspot.com/
http://expressionengine.com/bug_tracker/
Books
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
Blogging Features b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Categorization
Multiple
None
Multiple
Tags
Yes
No
Yes
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
No
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
No
Yes
Blog by Email
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
Blogger data API
Blogger, MovableType/Metaweblog
Post Editing b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Multi-paged posts
Yes
No
Yes
Spell Checker
Plugin
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Undo
No
Unknown
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
No
Yes
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
No
Yes
Emoticon Images
Plugin
No
Yes
Comment Features b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
No
Optional
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
No
Yes
Gravatars
Plugin
No
Plugin
Open-ID Support
Client
None
None
Extended Features b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Plugin System
Yes
No
Yes
Photo Gallery
Yes
No
Yes
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
No
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
No
Yes
Google Sitemap
Yes
No
Optional
Workflow b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Content Approval
Yes
No
Yes
Versioning
No
No
Yes
Article Publishing
scheduled
simple
scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interoperability b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
none
MovableType, pMachine, RSS, CSV
Content Export
HTML via FTP/SFTP
MySQL
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
No
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Optional
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
No
Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
RSS 0.9x
Yes
No
Yes
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
Yes
ATOM 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting b2evolution Blogger ExpressionEngine
Podcast Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
No
No
YouTube Support
Yes
No
Yes
Media Converter
Unknown
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
No
Yes
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