Loudblog vs. NucleusCMS vs. Pivot vs. PSG vs. Serendipity vs. typo vs. WikyBlog

General Features Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Version
0.6
3.24
1.40.6
1.12.0
1.1
4.1.1
1.5.4
Release Date
2006-12-08 (17 years ago)
2006-11-10 (17 years ago)
2008-07-13 (16 years ago)
2006-08-22 (17 years ago)
2006-12-27 (17 years ago)
2007-05-07 (17 years ago)
2007-10-23 (16 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
Wouter Demuynck and others
Pivot Team
The PSG Team
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
Josh Schmidt
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPL
GPL
BSD
MIT
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0
free
Free
Free
0
0
0
Development status
Beta
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
4
German, English, French, Romanian
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
System Requirements Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP 4.1.0, PHP 4.3 or above recommended
PHP
PHP
Ruby on Rails
PHP
Operating System
all
Linux, Windows, UNIX
Any
Any
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
All
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Webserver
Apache, IIS
Apache with PHP
Any, Apache 1.3.x or 2.x recommended
Any
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Apache, Lighttpd, Mongrel, ...
Apache, anything with PHP
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Other Requirements
None
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
Ruby
MySQL
Datastorage Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Text Files
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
XML-based flat file storage
New DB layers can be created easily, if the target DB supports ANSI-SQL
Anti-Spam Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Akismet Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Word Blacklist
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
IP Ban List
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Definable Questions
SpamBayes, MBL
Moderation, link condom
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
User Access Features Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
ACL
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Audit Log
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
LDAP Authentication
Unknown
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Other Authentication
You can write your own auth plugin
Support Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Online Help
http://loudblog.de/index.php?s=manual
http://faq.nucleuscms.org/
http://www.pivotlog.net/docs/
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
http://trac.typosphere.org/wiki/TroubleShooting
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
Issue Tracker
http://dev.nucleuscms.org/tracker/
http://forum.pivotlog.net/
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://trac.typosphere.org/report
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
Books
None
1
None
None
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
Blogging Features Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Categorization
Multiple
Single
Multiple
None
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Archiving
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
No
No
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Blog by Email
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
No
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
No
Blog API
none
Blogger, metaWeblog and MovableType XML-RPC API
MetaWeblog, Moblog
MovableType, Blogger
Blogger, MetaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editing Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Multi-paged posts
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
Spell Checker
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
No
Undo
No
No
No
No
Optional
Unknown
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
File Upload
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Emoticon Images
No
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Comment Features Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Threaded
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
No
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
Gravatars
No
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
Extended Features Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
No
Search Engine
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
No
Workflow Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Content Approval
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
Unknown
Unknown
Versioning
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
scheduled
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Interoperability Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Content Import
none
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
backup to SQL
Dump to RSS, Database export
RSS, Atom
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Yes
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Web Statistics
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
ATOM 1.0
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Loudblog NucleusCMS Pivot PSG Serendipity typo WikyBlog
Podcast Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Yes
No
No
YouTube Support
No
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Media Converter
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
No
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