DotClear vs. Movable Type

General Features DotClear Movable Type
Version
2.1.3
4.21
Release Date
2008-11-19 (11 years ago)
2008-08-20 (11 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
Author
Olivier Meunier
Six Apart
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL v2
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0
$0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Yes
System Requirements DotClear Movable Type
Programming Language
PHP 5
Perl 5
Operating System
Unix/Linux, Windows
Platform Independant
Webserver
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver
Root Access
No
No
Other Requirements
Datastorage DotClear Movable Type
Text Files
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
Yes
Oracle
No
Yes
SQLite
Yes
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
Yes
MS SQL Server
No
Yes
Other
LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license
Anti-Spam DotClear Movable Type
Akismet Support
Yes
Plugin
Word Blacklist
Yes
Yes
IP Ban List
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Unknown
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Trackback validation
Numerous plugins provide complete solution
User Access Features DotClear Movable Type
ACL
Yes
No
Audit Log
No
Yes
LDAP Authentication
Optional
Optional
Other Authentication
Extendable authentication API
Pluggable
Support DotClear Movable Type
Commercial Support
No
Yes
Online Help
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/support/
Issue Tracker
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://bugs.movabletype.org/
Books
1
2-5
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
#movabletype @ freenode.net
Blogging Features DotClear Movable Type
Categorization
Single
Multiple
Tags
Yes
Yes
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
Receive
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Plugin
Protected Posts
Yes
Plugin
Blog by Email
Plugin
Plugin
Blog by SMS/MMS
Plugin
No
Blog API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
XML-RPC and Atom
Post Editing DotClear Movable Type
Multi-paged posts
No
No
Spell Checker
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Yes
Yes
Undo
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Yes
Emoticon Images
Optional
Plugin
Comment Features DotClear Movable Type
Comment Layout
Flat
Threaded
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Optional
E-Mail on Followup
Plugin
Plugin
Gravatars
Plugin
Plugin
Open-ID Support
Client + Server
Extended Features DotClear Movable Type
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
Plugin
Plugin
Workflow DotClear Movable Type
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Versioning
No
Yes
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Interoperability DotClear Movable Type
Content Import
Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR
Content Export
Yes
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Administration DotClear Movable Type
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
Yes
Web Statistics
Plugin
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Syndication DotClear Movable Type
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting DotClear Movable Type
Podcast Feeds
Yes
Plugin
ID3-Tag Editor
No
Yes
YouTube Support
Yes
Plugin
Media Converter
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
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