b2evolution vs. dasBlog vs. DotClear vs. FlatPress vs. Jlog vs. Serendipity vs. Wheatblog

General Features b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Version
2.4
2.0 (2.0.7226.0)
2.1.3
0.1010
1.0.2
1.1
1.1
Release Date
2006-12-01 (17 years ago)
2007-08-13 (16 years ago)
2008-11-19 (15 years ago)
2009-01-23 (15 years ago)
2007-01-08 (17 years ago)
2006-12-27 (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
Clemens Vasters/Scott Hanselman/Team
Olivier Meunier
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
Jeena Paradies / team
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
Wheat, Josh, Pete
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
BSD License
GPL v2
GPLv2
GPL 2
BSD
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0 - Free
Free
0
Free
0
$0.00
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
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
Optional
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
No
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
System Requirements b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Programming Language
PHP
asp.net 2.0
PHP 5
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP
PHP
PHP, SQL
Operating System
Linux, Windows or other
Any Windows IIS platform
Unix/Linux, Windows
Platform Independent
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
Webserver
Apache, IIS or other
IIS 4.0+
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, works on IIS
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Apache
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
IIS process account write access to web folder
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
MySQL or SQLite
Datastorage b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
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)
Structured XML data store
New DB layers can be created easily, if the target DB supports ANSI-SQL
Anti-Spam b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Akismet Support
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Word Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
No
IP Ban List
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
several specialized antispam plugins
Trackback validation
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
User Access Features b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Audit Log
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
Unknown
Optional
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
No
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
Vista CardSpace pending
Extendable authentication API
Support b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Online Help
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://dasblog.info/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
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://jeenaparadies.net/projects/jlog/report
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
Books
None
1
None
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Tags
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Archiving
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Yes
No
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
No
Blog by Email
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
No
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
metaWeblog API / Blogger XML-RPC API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
WordPress (plugin)
MovableType, Blogger
Post Editing b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Multi-paged posts
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Plugin
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
No
Undo
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Optional
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Asset Management
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Comment Features b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Gravatars
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
No
Open-ID Support
Client
None
None
None
None
Extended Features b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Photo Gallery
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Custom Pages
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Google Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
Plugin
No
Workflow b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
No
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Interoperability b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog, ...
Content Export
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
RSS
Dump to RSS, Database export
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
WebDAV Support
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.1
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Administration b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
RSS 0.9x
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting b2evolution dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Serendipity Wheatblog
Podcast Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
Yes
No
YouTube Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Media Converter
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
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