b2evolution vs. ExpressionEngine vs. Geeklog

General Features b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Version
2.4
1.6
1.8.2
Release Date
2006-12-01 (13 years ago)
2004-04-22 (16 years ago)
30 Dez 2012
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
EllisLab, Inc.
Geeklog Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
No
Yes
License
GPL
Proprietary
GNU version 2
License Cost/ Fee
0 - Free
From 0$ - 249.95$
none
Development status
Mature
Mature
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
Yes
Optional
System Requirements b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
php
Operating System
Linux, Windows or other
Linux, Windows, OS X, BSD, Solaris
any
Webserver
Apache, IIS or other
IIS, Apache
any
Root Access
No
No
No
Other Requirements
PHP must have XML support
PHP 5.2.0 or higher, MySQL 4.1.2 or higher
Datastorage b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Text Files
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
Yes
Other
(must overload DB abstraction class)
No
no
Anti-Spam b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Akismet Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
Word Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Plugin
IP Ban List
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
several specialized antispam plugins
Email Banning, secure forms, randomized Trackbacks, Bad Behavior extension
BadBehavior, Spam-X Plugins
User Access Features b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audit Log
Yes
Yes
No
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
No
Yes
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
No
Support b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Commercial Support
No
Yes
Yes
Online Help
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://expressionengine.com/support/
http://www.geeklog.net/docs/
Issue Tracker
http://expressionengine.com/bug_tracker/
http://project.geeklog.net/tracker/?atid=105&group_id=6&func=browse
Books
None
1
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#geeklog at irc.freenode.net
Blogging Features b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Tags
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Protected Posts
Yes
Yes
Optional
Blog by Email
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
Blogger, MovableType/Metaweblog
Post Editing b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Multi-paged posts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Spell Checker
Plugin
Yes
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Undo
No
Yes
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
No
Comment Features b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Optional
No
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
No
Gravatars
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Open-ID Support
Client
None
Client + Server
Extended Features b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Optional
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Workflow b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Yes
Versioning
No
Yes
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
No
Interoperability b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
MovableType, pMachine, RSS, CSV
Content Export
MySQL
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
No
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
HTML 4
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
RSS 0.9x
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
Yes
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting b2evolution ExpressionEngine Geeklog
Podcast Feeds
Yes
Yes
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
No
Unknown
YouTube Support
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Media Converter
Unknown
No
Unknown
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
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