Blogger vs. Wordpress vs. FlatPress

General Features Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Version
N/A
2.0.7
0.1010
Release Date
N/A
2007-01-14 (13 years ago)
2009-01-23 (11 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
Author
Google Inc.
WordPress Development Team
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
URL
Free and Open Source
N/A
Yes
Yes
License
N/A
GPL
GPLv2
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Free
Development status
N/A
Mature
Beta
Interface Languages
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Multi-Site Deployment
No
No
No
Hosting Features Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Storage Quota
None
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
None
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
None
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
No
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
No
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
Yes
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
No Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography
N/A
N/A
System Requirements Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Programming Language
N/A
PHP
PHP4, compatible with 5
Operating System
N/A
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Platform Independent
Webserver
N/A
Anything with PHP
Apache, works on IIS
Root Access
N/A
No
No
Other Requirements
N/A
Datastorage Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Text Files
N/A
No
Yes
MySQL
N/A
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
N/A
No
No
Oracle
N/A
No
No
SQLite
N/A
No
No
BerkeleyDB
N/A
No
No
MS SQL Server
N/A
No
No
Other
N/A
None
Anti-Spam Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Akismet Support
N/A
Yes
Plugin
Word Blacklist
No
Plugin
Plugin
IP Ban List
No
Plugin
Unknown
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only
various other plugins
User Access Features Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
ACL
No
Yes
No
Audit Log
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
N/A
No
Unknown
Other Authentication
N/A
None
Support Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Commercial Support
No
Yes
No
Online Help
http://help.blogger.com/
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
Issue Tracker
http://knownissues.blogspot.com/
http://trac.wordpress.org/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
Books
None
5+
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
Blogging Features Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Categorization
None
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
No
Plugin
Plugin
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
Unknown
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
No
Yes
Unknown
Blog by Email
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Blog by SMS/MMS
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Blog API
Blogger data API
metaWeblog, MovableType
WordPress (plugin)
Post Editing Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Multi-paged posts
No
Yes
No
Spell Checker
Yes
Yes
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Undo
Unknown
No
Unknown
Syntax Highlighting
No
Plugin
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
No
Plugin
Unknown
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
Comment Features Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
No
Plugin
Yes
Gravatars
No
Plugin
Patch
Open-ID Support
None
Extended Features Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
Plugin
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
Unknown
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
No
Plugin
Patch
Workflow Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Content Approval
No
No
Yes
Versioning
No
No
No
Article Publishing
simple
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
No
Interoperability Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Content Import
none
from 22 other blog systems
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export
HTML via FTP/SFTP
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
Unknown
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
E-Mail Notifications
Optional
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
No
No
Web Statistics
No
Plugin
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
No
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
Yes
No
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Blogger Wordpress FlatPress
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
Plugin
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
Unknown
YouTube Support
No
No
Yes
Media Converter
No
No
Unknown
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
Unknown
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