NucleusCMS vs. DotClear vs. Wordpress vs. b2evolution vs. Geeklog vs. Textpattern

General Features NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Version
3.24
2.1.3
2.0.7
2.4
1.8.2
4.0.7
Release Date
2006-11-10 (15 years ago)
2008-11-19 (13 years ago)
2007-01-14 (15 years ago)
2006-12-01 (15 years ago)
30 Dez 2012
2008-11-28 (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
Wouter Demuynck and others
Olivier Meunier
WordPress Development Team
Francois Planque / evoTeam
Geeklog Team
Team Textpattern
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL v2
GPL
GPL
GNU version 2
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
free
0
0
0 - Free
none
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
No
System Requirements NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Programming Language
PHP
PHP 5
PHP
PHP
php
PHP 4.3+
Operating System
Linux, Windows, UNIX
Unix/Linux, Windows
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Linux, Windows or other
any
Linux, Windows, SunOS, Unix
Webserver
Apache with PHP
Apache, Lighthttpd
Anything with PHP
Apache, IIS or other
any
Apache, IIS, lighttp
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
PHP 5.2.0 or higher, MySQL 4.1.2 or higher
MySQL 3.23+
Datastorage NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Text Files
No
No
No
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Other
None
(must overload DB abstraction class)
no
Anti-Spam NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Akismet Support
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Word Blacklist
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
IP Ban List
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
SpamBayes, MBL
Trackback validation
various other plugins
several specialized antispam plugins
BadBehavior, Spam-X Plugins
Mandatory comment preview, spambot honeytraps
User Access Features NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audit Log
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
LDAP Authentication
No
Optional
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Other Authentication
Extendable authentication API
None
OpenID plugin
Support NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Commercial Support
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Online Help
http://faq.nucleuscms.org/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://www.geeklog.net/docs/
http://textpattern.com/
Issue Tracker
http://dev.nucleuscms.org/tracker/
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://trac.wordpress.org/
http://project.geeklog.net/tracker/?atid=105&group_id=6&func=browse
http://textpattern.googlecode.com/
Books
1
1
5+
1
1
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#geeklog at irc.freenode.net
#textpattern on freenode
Blogging Features NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Categorization
Single
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Tags
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
No
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Ping Service Support
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Protected Posts
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Blog by Email
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Blog API
Blogger, metaWeblog and MovableType XML-RPC API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
metaWeblog, MovableType
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
MovableType, metaWeblog
Post Editing NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Multi-paged posts
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Spell Checker
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Undo
No
No
No
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Comment Features NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
E-Mail on Followup
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Gravatars
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Open-ID Support
None
Client
Client + Server
None
Extended Features NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Workflow NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Content Approval
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Versioning
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
scheduled
scheduled
simple
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Interoperability NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Content Import
yes
from 22 other blog systems
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
WordPress, Blogger, MovableType, b2
Content Export
backup to SQL
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unlimited, template-based
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Trash
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
RSS 0.9x
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting NucleusCMS DotClear Wordpress b2evolution Geeklog Textpattern
Podcast Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
YouTube Support
No
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Media Converter
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
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