Battle Blog vs. Wordpress vs. Blogger vs. FlatPress vs. Pivot vs. PSG

General Features Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Version
1.0d
2.0.7
N/A
0.1010
1.40.6
1.12.0
Release Date
2006-11-07 (15 years ago)
2007-01-14 (15 years ago)
N/A
2009-01-23 (13 years ago)
2008-07-13 (13 years ago)
2006-08-22 (15 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
Author
David Pinero
WordPress Development Team
Google Inc.
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
Pivot Team
The PSG Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
N/A
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
N/A
GPLv2
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Free
Free
Free
Development status
Mature
Mature
N/A
Beta
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Unknown
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Hosting Features Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
No Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography
N/A
N/A
N/A
System Requirements Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Programming Language
Classic ASP
PHP
N/A
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP 4.1.0, PHP 4.3 or above recommended
PHP
Operating System
Windows
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
N/A
Platform Independent
Any
Any
Webserver
IIS 4.0+
Anything with PHP
N/A
Apache, works on IIS
Any, Apache 1.3.x or 2.x recommended
Any
Root Access
No
No
N/A
No
No
No
Other Requirements
N/A
None
Datastorage Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Text Files
No
No
N/A
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
Yes
N/A
No
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
N/A
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
N/A
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
N/A
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
N/A
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
N/A
No
No
No
Other
MS Access
None
N/A
XML-based flat file storage
Anti-Spam Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Akismet Support
Unknown
Yes
N/A
Plugin
No
Plugin
Word Blacklist
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
IP Ban List
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
various other plugins
Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only
Moderation, link condom
User Access Features Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
ACL
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Audit Log
No
No
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Unknown
No
N/A
Unknown
No
Plugin
Other Authentication
None
N/A
You can write your own auth plugin
Support Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Commercial Support
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Online Help
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
http://help.blogger.com/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://www.pivotlog.net/docs/
Issue Tracker
http://trac.wordpress.org/
http://knownissues.blogspot.com/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://forum.pivotlog.net/
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
Books
5+
None
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
Blogging Features Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
None
Multiple
Multiple
None
Tags
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
No
No
No
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Protected Posts
Unknown
Yes
No
Unknown
No
No
Blog by Email
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
Blog API
metaWeblog, MovableType
Blogger data API
WordPress (plugin)
MetaWeblog, Moblog
Post Editing Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Multi-paged posts
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Undo
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Asset Management
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Emoticon Images
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Comment Features Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Gravatars
No
Plugin
No
Patch
Unknown
Yes
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
Extended Features Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Plugin System
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Search Engine
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Google Sitemap
Unknown
Plugin
No
Patch
Unknown
No
Workflow Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Content Approval
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
simple
simple
simple
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Interoperability Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Content Import
from 22 other blog systems
none
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
HTML via FTP/SFTP
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Themes / Skins
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Trash
No
No
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting Battle Blog Wordpress Blogger FlatPress Pivot PSG
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
YouTube Support
No
No
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Media Converter
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
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