Movable Type vs. DotClear vs. Blogger

General Features Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Version
4.21
2.1.3
N/A
Release Date
2008-08-20 (11 years ago)
2008-11-19 (11 years ago)
N/A
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
Author
Six Apart
Olivier Meunier
Google Inc.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
N/A
License
GPL
GPL v2
N/A
License Cost/ Fee
$0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
N/A
Interface Languages
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Yes
No
Hosting Features Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
None
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
None
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
None
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
No
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
No
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
Yes
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
No Spam, Hate Speech or Commercial Pornography
System Requirements Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Programming Language
Perl 5
PHP 5
N/A
Operating System
Platform Independant
Unix/Linux, Windows
N/A
Webserver
Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver
Apache, Lighthttpd
N/A
Root Access
No
No
N/A
Other Requirements
N/A
Datastorage Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Text Files
Yes
No
N/A
MySQL
Yes
Yes
N/A
PostgreSQL
Yes
Yes
N/A
Oracle
Yes
No
N/A
SQLite
Yes
Yes
N/A
BerkeleyDB
Yes
No
N/A
MS SQL Server
Yes
No
N/A
Other
LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license
N/A
Anti-Spam Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Akismet Support
Plugin
Yes
N/A
Word Blacklist
Yes
Yes
No
IP Ban List
Yes
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Numerous plugins provide complete solution
Trackback validation
Comments can be restricted to other Blogger users only
User Access Features Movable Type DotClear Blogger
ACL
No
Yes
No
Audit Log
Yes
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Optional
Optional
N/A
Other Authentication
Pluggable
Extendable authentication API
N/A
Support Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Commercial Support
Yes
No
No
Online Help
http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/support/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://help.blogger.com/
Issue Tracker
http://bugs.movabletype.org/
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://knownissues.blogspot.com/
Books
2-5
1
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#movabletype @ freenode.net
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Categorization
Multiple
Single
None
Tags
Yes
Yes
No
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
Receive
No
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
No
Link- / Blogroll
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Plugin
Yes
No
Blog by Email
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
Plugin
Yes
Blog API
XML-RPC and Atom
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
Blogger data API
Post Editing Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Multi-paged posts
No
No
No
Spell Checker
No
No
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Undo
No
No
Unknown
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
No
No
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Yes
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Optional
No
Comment Features Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Comment Layout
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Optional
Yes
No
E-Mail on Followup
Plugin
Plugin
No
Gravatars
Plugin
Plugin
No
Open-ID Support
Client + Server
None
Extended Features Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
No
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Plugin
No
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
No
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
No
Google Sitemap
Plugin
Plugin
No
Workflow Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Content Approval
Yes
Yes
No
Versioning
Yes
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interoperability Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Content Import
Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR
none
Content Export
Yes
HTML via FTP/SFTP
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
No
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Movable Type DotClear Blogger
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Optional
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
Web Statistics
Plugin
Plugin
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Movable Type DotClear Blogger
RSS 0.9x
Yes
No
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
Yes
No
Yes
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting Movable Type DotClear Blogger
Podcast Feeds
Plugin
Yes
No
ID3-Tag Editor
Yes
No
No
YouTube Support
Plugin
Yes
No
Media Converter
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
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