PSG vs. Serendipity vs. Wordpress vs. DotClear vs. WikyBlog vs. b2evolution

General Features PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Version
1.12.0
1.1
2.0.7
2.1.3
1.5.4
2.4
Release Date
2006-08-22 (14 years ago)
2006-12-27 (14 years ago)
2007-01-14 (14 years ago)
2008-11-19 (12 years ago)
2007-10-23 (13 years ago)
2006-12-01 (14 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (1 year ago)
2020-02-05 (1 year ago)
2020-02-05 (1 year ago)
2020-02-05 (1 year ago)
2020-02-05 (1 year ago)
2020-02-05 (1 year ago)
Author
The PSG Team
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
WordPress Development Team
Olivier Meunier
Josh Schmidt
Francois Planque / evoTeam
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
BSD
GPL
GPL v2
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
Free
0
0
0
0
0 - Free
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
10
Danish, German, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish
Multi-User Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
System Requirements PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP 5
PHP
PHP
Operating System
Any
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Unix/Linux, Windows
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, Windows or other
Webserver
Any
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Anything with PHP
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, anything with PHP
Apache, IIS or other
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
None
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
MySQL
Datastorage PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Text Files
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
MySQL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
New DB layers can be created easily, if the target DB supports ANSI-SQL
None
(must overload DB abstraction class)
Anti-Spam PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Akismet Support
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Word Blacklist
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
IP Ban List
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Moderation, link condom
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
various other plugins
Trackback validation
several specialized antispam plugins
User Access Features PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audit Log
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
LDAP Authentication
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
No
Plugin
Other Authentication
You can write your own auth plugin
None
Extendable authentication API
OpenID plugin
Support PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Commercial Support
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Online Help
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
Issue Tracker
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://trac.wordpress.org/
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
Books
None
None
5+
1
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
Blogging Features PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Categorization
None
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Tags
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Archiving
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blog by Email
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
Blog API
MovableType, Blogger
metaWeblog, MovableType
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
Post Editing PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Multi-paged posts
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Spell Checker
Optional
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Plugin
Undo
No
Optional
No
No
Yes
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Comment Features PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Comment Layout
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Gravatars
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
Client
Extended Features PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Search Engine
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Google Sitemap
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Workflow PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Content Approval
No
Optional
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Versioning
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Article Publishing
simple
scheduled
simple
scheduled
simple
scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Interoperability PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Content Import
WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog, ...
from 22 other blog systems
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
Content Export
Dump to RSS, Database export
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Web Statistics
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting PSG Serendipity Wordpress DotClear WikyBlog b2evolution
Podcast Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
Yes
No
No
No
Unknown
YouTube Support
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Converter
No
No
No
No
No
Unknown
Phone2Podcast Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Unknown
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