Battle Blog vs. dasBlog vs. Jlog vs. Movable Type vs. NucleusCMS vs. Pivot vs. PSG

General Features Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Version
1.0d
2.0 (2.0.7226.0)
1.0.2
4.21
3.24
1.40.6
1.12.0
Release Date
2006-11-07 (17 years ago)
2007-08-13 (16 years ago)
2007-01-08 (17 years ago)
2008-08-20 (15 years ago)
2006-11-10 (17 years ago)
2008-07-13 (16 years ago)
2006-08-22 (17 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
Jeena Paradies / team
Six Apart
Wouter Demuynck and others
Pivot Team
The PSG Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
BSD License
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
Free
$0
free
Free
Free
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Unknown
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Unknown
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
System Requirements Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Programming Language
Classic ASP
asp.net 2.0
PHP
Perl 5
PHP
PHP 4.1.0, PHP 4.3 or above recommended
PHP
Operating System
Windows
Any Windows IIS platform
Platform Independant
Linux, Windows, UNIX
Any
Any
Webserver
IIS 4.0+
IIS 4.0+
Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver
Apache with PHP
Any, Apache 1.3.x or 2.x recommended
Any
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
IIS process account write access to web folder
None
Datastorage Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Other
MS Access
Structured XML data store
LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license
XML-based flat file storage
Anti-Spam Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Akismet Support
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Word Blacklist
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
IP Ban List
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Numerous plugins provide complete solution
SpamBayes, MBL
Moderation, link condom
User Access Features Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
ACL
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Audit Log
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Optional
No
No
Plugin
Other Authentication
Vista CardSpace pending
Pluggable
You can write your own auth plugin
Support Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Commercial Support
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Online Help
http://dasblog.info/
http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/support/
http://faq.nucleuscms.org/
http://www.pivotlog.net/docs/
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/projects/dasblogce
http://jeenaparadies.net/projects/jlog/report
http://bugs.movabletype.org/
http://dev.nucleuscms.org/tracker/
http://forum.pivotlog.net/
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
Books
None
None
2-5
1
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#movabletype @ freenode.net
Blogging Features Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
None
Tags
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Archiving
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Receive
No
No
No
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Protected Posts
Unknown
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Blog by Email
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Blog API
metaWeblog API / Blogger XML-RPC API
XML-RPC and Atom
Blogger, metaWeblog and MovableType XML-RPC API
MetaWeblog, Moblog
Post Editing Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Multi-paged posts
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Undo
Unknown
No
No
No
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Asset Management
Unknown
No
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Emoticon Images
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Comment Features Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Gravatars
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Open-ID Support
None
None
Client + Server
None
None
None
Extended Features Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Polls / Surveys
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
No
Search Engine
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Custom Pages
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Google Sitemap
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
No
Workflow Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Versioning
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
simple
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interoperability Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Content Import
BlogML pending
Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR
yes
Content Export
BlogML pending
RSS
Yes
backup to SQL
Unicode Support
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
HTML Output
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Themes / Skins
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Trash
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
RSS 0.9x
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting Battle Blog dasBlog Jlog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot PSG
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
No
Yes
No
Unknown
No
YouTube Support
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Media Converter
No
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
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