Feature Comparison

General FeaturesdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Version 2.0 (2.0.7226.0) 2.4 does not applydoes not apply
Release Date 14 August 2007 02-dec-2006 does not applydoes not apply
Author Clemens Vasters/Scott Hanselman/Team Francois Planque / evoTeam Google Inc. Kirk Carter, Service First Webmasters, Inc.
URL dasblog.info b2evolution.net www.blogger.com www.CakewalkBlogs.com
Free and Open Source Yes Yes does not applydoes not apply
License BSD License GPL does not applydoes not apply
License Cost/ Fee Free 0 - Free 0 Free
Development status Mature Mature does not applydoes not apply
Interface Languages Over a dozen languages en,fr,de,da,id,fi,it,ja,nl,sv 9 English
Multi-User Support Optional Yes Yes No
Multi-Site Deployment Optional Yes No  
Hosting FeaturesdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Storage Quota does not applydoes not apply None none
Bandwidth Quota does not applydoes not apply None none
Other Limits does not applydoes not apply None none
Corporate Branding does not applydoes not apply No No
Own Domain does not applydoes not apply No Yes
Ads allowed does not applydoes not apply Yes No
Topic Restrictions does not applydoes not applyNo Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography No spam, porn or hate speech
System RequirementsdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Programming Language asp.net 2.0 PHP does not applydoes not apply
Operating System Any Windows IIS platform Linux, Windows or other does not applydoes not apply
Webserver IIS 4.0+ Apache, IIS or other does not applydoes not apply
Root Access No   does not applydoes not apply
Other Requirements IIS process account write access to web folder   does not applydoes not apply
DatastoragedasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Text Files Yes No does not applydoes not apply
MySQL No Yes does not applydoes not apply
PostgreSQL No No does not applydoes not apply
Oracle No No does not applydoes not apply
SQLite No No does not applydoes not apply
BerkeleyDB No No does not applydoes not apply
MS SQL Server No No does not applydoes not apply
Other Structured XML data store (must overload DB abstraction class) does not applydoes not apply
Anti-SpamdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Akismet Support Yes Plugin does not applydoes not apply
Word Blacklist Yes Yes No  
IP Ban List Yes Plugin No  
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin Yes Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms   several specialized antispam plugins Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only No trackbacks, no links in comments
User Access FeaturesdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
ACL Yes Yes No  
Audit Log Yes Yes No  
LDAP Authentication   Plugin does not applydoes not apply
Other Authentication Vista CardSpace pending OpenID plugin does not applydoes not apply
SupportdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Commercial Support No   No  
Online Help dasblog.info manual.b2evolution.net help.blogger.com Context sensitive, online help
Issue Tracker sourceforge.net   knownissues.blogspot.com Not yet
Books None   None  
Support Forum dasblog.us forums.b2evolution.net groups.google.com Not yet
Mailing List sourceforge.net   groups.google.com No
IRC-Channel   #b2evolution on irc.freenode.net No No
Blogging FeaturesdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Categorization Multiple Multiple None None
Tags Yes Yes No Yes
Archiving No Yes Yes Yes
Trackback Send+Receive Send+Receive No No
Pingback Send+Receive   No No
Ping Service Support Yes Yes No Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes Yes Yes Yes
Protected Posts No Yes No No
Blog by Email Yes Yes Yes No
Blog by SMS/MMS No   Yes No
Blog API metaWeblog API / Blogger XML-RPC API blogger, metweblog, atom, b2 Blogger data API None
Post EditingdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Multi-paged posts   Yes No No
Spell Checker No Plugin Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes Plugin Yes Yes
Undo No No   Yes
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Plugin No No
File Upload Yes Yes Yes No
Asset Management No Yes No No
Emoticon Images Yes Plugin No No
Comment FeaturesdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Comment Layout Flat Flat Flat Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes Yes No No
E-Mail on Followup Yes Yes No No
Gravatars Yes Plugin No No
Open-ID Support None Client None None
Extended FeaturesdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Plugin System Yes Yes No No
Photo Gallery No Yes No No
Polls / Surveys No Plugin No No
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes Yes
Custom Pages Patch Yes No Yes
Google Sitemap Yes Yes No Yes
WorkflowdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Content Approval Yes Yes No No
Versioning     No No
Article Publishing scheduled scheduled simple scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue Yes Yes Yes Yes
InteroperabilitydasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Content Import BlogML pending WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog none Plain text, HTML, MSWord
Content Export BlogML pending   HTML via FTP/SFTP None
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WebDAV Support No   No No
HTML Output HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
AdministrationdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes Yes Optional Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash No Yes No No
Web Statistics Yes Yes No Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comment Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
SyndicationdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
RSS 0.9x No Yes No No
RSS 1.0 Yes Yes No No
RSS 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM 0.3 No   Yes No
ATOM 1.0 Yes Yes No No
Podcasting/VideocastingdasBlog Detailsb2evolution DetailsBlogger DetailsCakewalk Blogs Details
Podcast Feeds Yes Yes No No
ID3-Tag Editor No   No No
YouTube Support No Yes No No
Media Converter No   No No
Phone2Podcast Support No   No No
Last updated2007-08-182008-01-282006-12-072007-11-26

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