Battle Blog vs. dasBlog vs. DotClear vs. FlatPress vs. Jlog vs. Wheatblog vs. WikyBlog

General Features Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Version
1.0d
2.0 (2.0.7226.0)
2.1.3
0.1010
1.0.2
1.1
1.5.4
Release Date
2006-11-07 (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)
2006-06-29 (18 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
David Pinero
Clemens Vasters/Scott Hanselman/Team
Olivier Meunier
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
Jeena Paradies / team
Wheat, Josh, Pete
Josh Schmidt
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
BSD License
GPL v2
GPLv2
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
Free
0
Free
$0.00
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Mature
Beta
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Unknown
Optional
Yes
No
No
No
No
System Requirements Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Programming Language
Classic ASP
asp.net 2.0
PHP 5
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP
PHP, SQL
PHP
Operating System
Windows
Any Windows IIS platform
Unix/Linux, Windows
Platform Independent
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Webserver
IIS 4.0+
IIS 4.0+
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, works on IIS
Apache
Apache, anything with PHP
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
IIS process account write access to web folder
MySQL or SQLite
MySQL
Datastorage Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
MS Access
Structured XML data store
Anti-Spam Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Akismet Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Word Blacklist
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
IP Ban List
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Trackback validation
User Access Features Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Audit Log
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
LDAP Authentication
Unknown
Unknown
Optional
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Other Authentication
Vista CardSpace pending
Extendable authentication API
Support Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Online Help
http://dasblog.info/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
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/?group_id=22229
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
Books
None
1
None
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Tags
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Archiving
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
No
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
No
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Optional
No
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Blog by Email
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
No
Blog API
metaWeblog API / Blogger XML-RPC API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
WordPress (plugin)
Post Editing Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Multi-paged posts
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
No
No
No
No
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Undo
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Asset Management
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
No
Yes
Emoticon Images
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Comment Features Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
No
Gravatars
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
No
No
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
None
Extended Features Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Polls / Surveys
No
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
No
Search Engine
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Google Sitemap
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
No
No
Workflow Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Interoperability Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Content Import
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export
BlogML pending
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
RSS
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
HTML Output
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Administration Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Themes / Skins
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Web Statistics
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
RSS 0.9x
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Battle Blog dasBlog DotClear FlatPress Jlog Wheatblog WikyBlog
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
YouTube Support
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Media Converter
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
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