DotClear vs. Movable Type vs. Wordpress

General Features DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Version
2.1.3
4.21
2.0.7
Release Date
2008-11-19 (11 years ago)
2008-08-20 (11 years ago)
2007-01-14 (13 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (2 months ago)
2020-02-05 (2 months ago)
2020-02-05 (2 months ago)
Author
Olivier Meunier
Six Apart
WordPress Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL v2
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0
$0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Yes
No
System Requirements DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Programming Language
PHP 5
Perl 5
PHP
Operating System
Unix/Linux, Windows
Platform Independant
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver
Anything with PHP
Root Access
No
No
No
Other Requirements
Datastorage DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Text Files
No
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
Yes
No
MS SQL Server
No
Yes
No
Other
LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license
None
Anti-Spam DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Akismet Support
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Word Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Plugin
IP Ban List
Yes
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Trackback validation
Numerous plugins provide complete solution
various other plugins
User Access Features DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Audit Log
No
Yes
No
LDAP Authentication
Optional
Optional
No
Other Authentication
Extendable authentication API
Pluggable
None
Support DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Commercial Support
No
Yes
Yes
Online Help
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/support/
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
Issue Tracker
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://bugs.movabletype.org/
http://trac.wordpress.org/
Books
1
2-5
5+
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
#movabletype @ freenode.net
Blogging Features DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Categorization
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
Receive
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Blog by Email
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
Plugin
No
Unknown
Blog API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
XML-RPC and Atom
metaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editing DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Multi-paged posts
No
No
Yes
Spell Checker
No
No
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Yes
Yes
Optional
Undo
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Comment Features DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Comment Layout
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Optional
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Gravatars
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Open-ID Support
Client + Server
Extended Features DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Workflow DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
No
Versioning
No
Yes
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interoperability DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Content Import
Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR
from 22 other blog systems
Content Export
Yes
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
No
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
Yes
No
Web Statistics
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
Yes
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting DotClear Movable Type Wordpress
Podcast Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
Yes
No
YouTube Support
Yes
Plugin
No
Media Converter
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
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