Pebble vs. b2evolution vs. Textpattern vs. DotClear vs. PSG vs. Wordpress

General Features Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Version
2.5.1
2.4
4.0.7
2.1.3
1.12.0
2.0.7
Release Date
29/11/2010
2006-12-01 (13 years ago)
2008-11-28 (11 years ago)
2008-11-19 (11 years ago)
2006-08-22 (13 years ago)
2007-01-14 (13 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
2020-02-05 (4 months ago)
Author
Simon Brown
Francois Planque / evoTeam
Team Textpattern
Olivier Meunier
The PSG Team
WordPress Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
GPL
GPL
GPL v2
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0
0 - Free
0
0
Free
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
System Requirements Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Programming Language
Java
PHP
PHP 4.3+
PHP 5
PHP
PHP
Operating System
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix
Linux, Windows or other
Linux, Windows, SunOS, Unix
Unix/Linux, Windows
Any
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver
Any Java Application Server
Apache, IIS or other
Apache, IIS, lighttp
Apache, Lighthttpd
Any
Anything with PHP
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
MySQL 3.23+
None
Datastorage Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Text Files
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
MySQL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
(must overload DB abstraction class)
None
Anti-Spam Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Akismet Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Word Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
IP Ban List
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
several specialized antispam plugins
Mandatory comment preview, spambot honeytraps
Trackback validation
Moderation, link condom
various other plugins
User Access Features Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Audit Log
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
Plugin
No
Other Authentication
OpenID plugin
Extendable authentication API
You can write your own auth plugin
None
Support Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Online Help
http://pebble.sourceforge.net
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://textpattern.com/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
Issue Tracker
http://open.jira.com/browse/PEBBLE
http://textpattern.googlecode.com/
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
http://trac.wordpress.org/
Books
None
1
1
None
5+
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
#textpattern on freenode
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Single
None
Multiple
Tags
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Archiving
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
No
No
No
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Blog by Email
No
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Blog API
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
MovableType, metaWeblog
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
metaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editing Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Multi-paged posts
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Spell Checker
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Optional
Undo
No
No
No
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Comment Features Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Comment Layout
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Gravatars
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Open-ID Support
Client
Client
None
None
Extended Features Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Google Sitemap
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Workflow Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Content Approval
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Versioning
No
No
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
simple
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interoperability Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Content Import
atom/rss
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
WordPress, Blogger, MovableType, b2
from 22 other blog systems
Content Export
atom/rss
Unlimited, template-based
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
HTML Output
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Pebble b2evolution Textpattern DotClear PSG Wordpress
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
Unknown
No
No
No
No
YouTube Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Media Converter
No
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
Unknown
No
No
No
No
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