Geeklog vs. b2evolution vs. Textpattern vs. Pebble vs. Ignition vs. Wordpress

General Features Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Version
1.8.2
2.4
4.0.7
2.5.1
1.0
2.0.7
Release Date
30 Dez 2012
2006-12-01 (13 years ago)
2008-11-28 (11 years ago)
29/11/2010
2013-09-16 (6 years ago)
2007-01-14 (13 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
Author
Geeklog Team
Francois Planque / evoTeam
Team Textpattern
Simon Brown
Jacob Roeland
WordPress Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GNU version 2
GPL
GPL
BSD
GNU GPL v3
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
none
0 - Free
0
0
Free
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Mature
Interface Languages
0
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
System Requirements Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Programming Language
php
PHP
PHP 4.3+
Java
PHP
PHP
Operating System
any
Linux, Windows or other
Linux, Windows, SunOS, Unix
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix
Tested in Windows and Linux
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver
any
Apache, IIS or other
Apache, IIS, lighttp
Any Java Application Server
Tested in Apache only; should work on others
Anything with PHP
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
PHP 5.2.0 or higher, MySQL 4.1.2 or higher
MySQL 3.23+
Datastorage Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Text Files
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Other
no
(must overload DB abstraction class)
None
Anti-Spam Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Akismet Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Word Blacklist
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
Plugin
IP Ban List
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
No
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
BadBehavior, Spam-X Plugins
several specialized antispam plugins
Mandatory comment preview, spambot honeytraps
various other plugins
User Access Features Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Audit Log
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
None
Support Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Commercial Support
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Online Help
http://www.geeklog.net/docs/
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://textpattern.com/
http://pebble.sourceforge.net
https://github.com/jacroe/ignition/issues
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
Issue Tracker
http://project.geeklog.net/tracker/?atid=105&group_id=6&func=browse
http://textpattern.googlecode.com/
http://open.jira.com/browse/PEBBLE
https://github.com/jacroe/ignition/issues
http://trac.wordpress.org/
Books
1
1
None
None
5+
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#geeklog at irc.freenode.net
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#textpattern on freenode
Blogging Features Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Categorization
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Tags
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Pingback
Send+Receive
No
No
No
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Protected Posts
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Blog by Email
Unknown
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
MovableType, metaWeblog
metaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editing Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Multi-paged posts
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Spell Checker
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
Undo
No
No
No
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Asset Management
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Comment Features Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Comment Layout
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Threaded
None
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Gravatars
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Open-ID Support
Client + Server
Client
None
Client
None
Extended Features Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Search Engine
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Google Sitemap
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Workflow Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Interoperability Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
WordPress, Blogger, MovableType, b2
atom/rss
from 22 other blog systems
Content Export
Unlimited, template-based
atom/rss
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
HTML Output
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
HTML 4
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Syndication Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
RSS 0.9x
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
RSS 1.0
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Geeklog b2evolution Textpattern Pebble Ignition Wordpress
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
No
No
YouTube Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Media Converter
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
No
No
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