Wheatblog vs. DotClear vs. PSG vs. b2evolution vs. Serendipity vs. Wordpress

General Features Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Version
1.1
2.1.3
1.12.0
2.4
1.1
2.0.7
Release Date
2006-06-29 (13 years ago)
2008-11-19 (11 years ago)
2006-08-22 (13 years ago)
2006-12-01 (13 years ago)
2006-12-27 (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
Wheat, Josh, Pete
Olivier Meunier
The PSG Team
Francois Planque / evoTeam
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
WordPress Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL v2
GPL
GPL
BSD
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
$0.00
0
Free
0 - Free
0
0
Development status
Beta
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
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
System Requirements Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Programming Language
PHP, SQL
PHP 5
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
Operating System
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
Unix/Linux, Windows
Any
Linux, Windows or other
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver
Apache
Apache, Lighthttpd
Any
Apache, IIS or other
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Anything with PHP
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
MySQL or SQLite
None
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
Datastorage Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
(must overload DB abstraction class)
New DB layers can be created easily, if the target DB supports ANSI-SQL
None
Anti-Spam Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Akismet Support
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Word Blacklist
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
IP Ban List
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Trackback validation
Moderation, link condom
several specialized antispam plugins
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
various other plugins
User Access Features Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
ACL
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audit Log
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
LDAP Authentication
No
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Other Authentication
Extendable authentication API
You can write your own auth plugin
OpenID plugin
None
Support Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Online Help
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://trac.wordpress.org/
Books
None
1
None
None
5+
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
Blogging Features Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Categorization
Single
Single
None
Multiple
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Archiving
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
No
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Protected Posts
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blog by Email
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
Blog API
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
MovableType, Blogger
metaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editing Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Multi-paged posts
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Spell Checker
No
No
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Undo
No
No
No
No
Optional
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
File Upload
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Comment Features Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Comment Layout
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Gravatars
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Open-ID Support
None
None
Client
None
Extended Features Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Search Engine
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Google Sitemap
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Workflow Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Content Approval
No
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
No
Versioning
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Article Publishing
simple
scheduled
simple
scheduled
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interoperability Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Content Import
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog, ...
from 22 other blog systems
Content Export
Dump to RSS, Database export
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Web Statistics
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
RSS 0.9x
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS 2.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting Wheatblog DotClear PSG b2evolution Serendipity Wordpress
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
No
Unknown
Yes
No
YouTube Support
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Media Converter
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
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