Movable Type vs. Wordpress

General Features Movable Type Wordpress
Version
4.21
2.0.7
Release Date
2008-08-20 (11 years ago)
2007-01-14 (13 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
Author
Six Apart
WordPress Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
$0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
No
System Requirements Movable Type Wordpress
Programming Language
Perl 5
PHP
Operating System
Platform Independant
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver
Apache, Microsoft IIS, and cgi friendly webserver
Anything with PHP
Root Access
No
No
Other Requirements
Datastorage Movable Type Wordpress
Text Files
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Oracle
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
Yes
No
MS SQL Server
Yes
No
Other
LDAP, Oracle and SQL Server available with Enterprise license
None
Anti-Spam Movable Type Wordpress
Akismet Support
Plugin
Yes
Word Blacklist
Yes
Plugin
IP Ban List
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Numerous plugins provide complete solution
various other plugins
User Access Features Movable Type Wordpress
ACL
No
Yes
Audit Log
Yes
No
LDAP Authentication
Optional
No
Other Authentication
Pluggable
None
Support Movable Type Wordpress
Commercial Support
Yes
Yes
Online Help
http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype/support/
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
Issue Tracker
http://bugs.movabletype.org/
http://trac.wordpress.org/
Books
2-5
5+
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#movabletype @ freenode.net
Blogging Features Movable Type Wordpress
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
Yes
Plugin
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
Receive
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Plugin
Yes
Protected Posts
Plugin
Yes
Blog by Email
Plugin
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
Unknown
Blog API
XML-RPC and Atom
metaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editing Movable Type Wordpress
Multi-paged posts
No
Yes
Spell Checker
No
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Yes
Optional
Undo
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Comment Features Movable Type Wordpress
Comment Layout
Threaded
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Optional
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Plugin
Plugin
Gravatars
Plugin
Plugin
Open-ID Support
Client + Server
Extended Features Movable Type Wordpress
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
Plugin
Plugin
Workflow Movable Type Wordpress
Content Approval
Yes
No
Versioning
Yes
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Interoperability Movable Type Wordpress
Content Import
Greymatter, NewsPro, Blogger.com, own format, WordPress WXR
from 22 other blog systems
Content Export
Yes
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Administration Movable Type Wordpress
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
Web Statistics
Plugin
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Syndication Movable Type Wordpress
RSS 0.9x
Yes
Yes
RSS 1.0
Yes
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Movable Type Wordpress
Podcast Feeds
Plugin
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
Yes
No
YouTube Support
Plugin
No
Media Converter
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
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