Wheatblog vs. WikyBlog vs. FlatPress vs. DotClear vs. Loudblog vs. Jlog

General Features Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Version
1.1
1.5.4
0.1010
2.1.3
0.6
1.0.2
Release Date
2006-06-29 (15 years ago)
2007-10-23 (14 years ago)
2009-01-23 (13 years ago)
2008-11-19 (13 years ago)
2006-12-08 (15 years ago)
2007-01-08 (15 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
Wheat, Josh, Pete
Josh Schmidt
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
Olivier Meunier
Gerrit van Aaken
Jeena Paradies / team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPLv2
GPL v2
GPL
GPL 2
License Cost/ Fee
$0.00
0
Free
0
0
Development status
Beta
Mature
Beta
Mature
Beta
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Multi-Site Deployment
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
System Requirements Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Programming Language
PHP, SQL
PHP
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP 5
PHP
PHP
Operating System
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Platform Independent
Unix/Linux, Windows
all
Webserver
Apache
Apache, anything with PHP
Apache, works on IIS
Apache, Lighthttpd
Apache, IIS
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
MySQL or SQLite
MySQL
Datastorage Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
Anti-Spam Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Akismet Support
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Word Blacklist
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
IP Ban List
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
No
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Trackback validation
Definable Questions
User Access Features Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
ACL
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Audit Log
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
No
No
Unknown
Optional
Unknown
Unknown
Other Authentication
Extendable authentication API
Support Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Online Help
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://loudblog.de/index.php?s=manual
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://jeenaparadies.net/projects/jlog/report
Books
None
None
None
1
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Categorization
Single
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Archiving
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
No
No
Pingback
No
No
No
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Optional
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Protected Posts
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
No
Blog by Email
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Blog API
WordPress (plugin)
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
none
Post Editing Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Multi-paged posts
No
No
No
No
No
No
Spell Checker
No
No
No
No
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Undo
No
Yes
Unknown
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
File Upload
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
Unknown
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
No
Comment Features Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Comment Layout
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
E-Mail on Followup
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
Gravatars
No
No
Patch
Plugin
No
Plugin
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
None
Extended Features Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Polls / Surveys
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Search Engine
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Google Sitemap
No
No
Patch
Plugin
No
No
Workflow Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Content Approval
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Versioning
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
simple
simple
simple
scheduled
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Interoperability Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Content Import
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
none
Content Export
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
via RSS
RSS
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
WebDAV Support
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Yes
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Administration Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
RSS 0.9x
No
No
No
No
No
No
RSS 1.0
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
RSS 2.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
No
No
ATOM 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Podcasting/Videocasting Wheatblog WikyBlog FlatPress DotClear Loudblog Jlog
Podcast Feeds
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
Unknown
No
Yes
No
YouTube Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Media Converter
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
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