Loudblog vs. Movable Type vs. NucleusCMS vs. Pivot vs. Serendipity vs. typo vs. Wheatblog

General Features Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Version
0.6
4.21
3.24
1.40.6
1.1
4.1.1
1.1
Release Date
2006-12-08 (17 years ago)
2008-08-20 (15 years ago)
2006-11-10 (17 years ago)
2008-07-13 (16 years ago)
2006-12-27 (17 years ago)
2007-05-07 (17 years ago)
2006-06-29 (18 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
Author
Gerrit van Aaken
Six Apart
Wouter Demuynck and others
Pivot Team
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
Wheat, Josh, Pete
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPL
GPL
BSD
MIT
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0
$0
free
Free
0
0
$0.00
Development status
Beta
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
4
German, English, French, Romanian
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Multi-Site Deployment
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
System Requirements Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Programming Language
PHP
Perl 5
PHP
PHP 4.1.0, PHP 4.3 or above recommended
PHP
Ruby on Rails
PHP, SQL
Operating System
all
Platform Independant
Linux, Windows, UNIX
Any
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
All
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
Webserver
Apache, IIS
Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver
Apache with PHP
Any, Apache 1.3.x or 2.x recommended
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Apache, Lighttpd, Mongrel, ...
Apache
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Other Requirements
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
Ruby
MySQL or SQLite
Datastorage Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
MS SQL Server
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Other
LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license
XML-based flat file storage
New DB layers can be created easily, if the target DB supports ANSI-SQL
Anti-Spam Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Akismet Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Word Blacklist
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
IP Ban List
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
CAPTCHA
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Definable Questions
Numerous plugins provide complete solution
SpamBayes, MBL
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
User Access Features Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
ACL
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Audit Log
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Unknown
Optional
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Other Authentication
Pluggable
Support Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Commercial Support
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
Online Help
http://loudblog.de/index.php?s=manual
http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/support/
http://faq.nucleuscms.org/
http://www.pivotlog.net/docs/
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
http://trac.typosphere.org/wiki/TroubleShooting
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
Issue Tracker
http://bugs.movabletype.org/
http://dev.nucleuscms.org/tracker/
http://forum.pivotlog.net/
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://trac.typosphere.org/report
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
Books
None
2-5
1
None
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#movabletype @ freenode.net
Blogging Features Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Tags
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Archiving
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
No
Receive
No
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Link- / Blogroll
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
Blog by Email
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
Blog API
none
XML-RPC and Atom
Blogger, metaWeblog and MovableType XML-RPC API
MetaWeblog, Moblog
MovableType, Blogger
Blogger, MetaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editing Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Multi-paged posts
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Spell Checker
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
Undo
No
No
No
No
Optional
Unknown
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Asset Management
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Emoticon Images
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
No
No
Comment Features Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Comment Layout
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
No
No
E-Mail on Followup
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
No
No
Gravatars
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Open-ID Support
None
Client + Server
None
None
None
None
None
Extended Features Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Photo Gallery
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
No
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Search Engine
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Custom Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Google Sitemap
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Workflow Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Unknown
No
Versioning
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Interoperability Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Content Import
none
Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR
yes
WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog, ...
MovableType 3.x, WordPress 1.5x/2.x, Serendipity, TextPattern 1.x, RSS 0.2/0.9/2.0, Atom
Content Export
via RSS
Yes
backup to SQL
Dump to RSS, Database export
RSS, Atom
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
WebDAV Support
Yes
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Administration Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting Loudblog Movable Type NucleusCMS Pivot Serendipity typo Wheatblog
Podcast Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
No
No
YouTube Support
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Media Converter
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
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