Geeklog vs. Wordpress vs. b2evolution vs. Serendipity vs. DotClear vs. FlatPress

General Features Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Version
1.8.2
2.0.7
2.4
1.1
2.1.3
0.1010
Release Date
30 Dez 2012
2007-01-14 (15 years ago)
2006-12-01 (15 years ago)
2006-12-27 (15 years ago)
2008-11-19 (13 years ago)
2009-01-23 (13 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
Author
Geeklog Team
WordPress Development Team
Francois Planque / evoTeam
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
Olivier Meunier
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GNU version 2
GPL
GPL
BSD
GPL v2
GPLv2
License Cost/ Fee
none
0
0 - Free
0
0
Free
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Interface Languages
0
0
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Multi-Site Deployment
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
System Requirements Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Programming Language
php
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP 5
PHP4, compatible with 5
Operating System
any
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Linux, Windows or other
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Unix/Linux, Windows
Platform Independent
Webserver
any
Anything with PHP
Apache, IIS or other
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, works on IIS
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
PHP 5.2.0 or higher, MySQL 4.1.2 or higher
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
Datastorage Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Text Files
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Other
no
None
(must overload DB abstraction class)
New DB layers can be created easily, if the target DB supports ANSI-SQL
Anti-Spam Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Akismet Support
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Word Blacklist
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
IP Ban List
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
BadBehavior, Spam-X Plugins
various other plugins
several specialized antispam plugins
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
Trackback validation
User Access Features Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Audit Log
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Unknown
Other Authentication
None
OpenID plugin
Extendable authentication API
Support Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Commercial Support
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Online Help
http://www.geeklog.net/docs/
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
Issue Tracker
http://project.geeklog.net/tracker/?atid=105&group_id=6&func=browse
http://trac.wordpress.org/
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
Books
1
5+
None
1
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#geeklog at irc.freenode.net
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Categorization
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Tags
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Ping Service Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Link- / Blogroll
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Blog by Email
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Blog by SMS/MMS
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
Blog API
metaWeblog, MovableType
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
MovableType, Blogger
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
WordPress (plugin)
Post Editing Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Multi-paged posts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Spell Checker
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Undo
No
No
No
Optional
No
Unknown
Syntax Highlighting
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Comment Features Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Comment Layout
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Gravatars
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Open-ID Support
Client + Server
Client
None
Extended Features Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Search Engine
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Workflow Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Content Approval
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Versioning
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
simple
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Interoperability Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Content Import
from 22 other blog systems
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog, ...
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Dump to RSS, Database export
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
HTML Output
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
RSS 0.9x
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Geeklog Wordpress b2evolution Serendipity DotClear FlatPress
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
ID3-Tag Editor
Unknown
No
Unknown
Yes
No
Unknown
YouTube Support
Unknown
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Media Converter
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Phone2Podcast Support
Unknown
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
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