Wheatblog vs. WikyBlog vs. Textpattern vs. Ignition vs. FlatPress vs. PSG

General Features Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Version
1.1
1.5.4
4.0.7
1.0
0.1010
1.12.0
Release Date
2006-06-29 (14 years ago)
2007-10-23 (12 years ago)
2008-11-28 (11 years ago)
2013-09-16 (6 years ago)
2009-01-23 (11 years ago)
2006-08-22 (13 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
2020-02-05 (6 months ago)
Author
Wheat, Josh, Pete
Josh Schmidt
Team Textpattern
Jacob Roeland
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
The PSG Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPL
GNU GPL v3
GPLv2
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
$0.00
0
0
Free
Free
Free
Development status
Beta
Mature
Mature
Beta
Beta
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
No
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Multi-Site Deployment
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
System Requirements Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Programming Language
PHP, SQL
PHP
PHP 4.3+
PHP
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP
Operating System
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, Windows, SunOS, Unix
Tested in Windows and Linux
Platform Independent
Any
Webserver
Apache
Apache, anything with PHP
Apache, IIS, lighttp
Tested in Apache only; should work on others
Apache, works on IIS
Any
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
MySQL or SQLite
MySQL
MySQL 3.23+
None
Datastorage Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Text Files
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
Anti-Spam Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Akismet Support
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Word Blacklist
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
IP Ban List
No
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Mandatory comment preview, spambot honeytraps
Moderation, link condom
User Access Features Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Audit Log
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
No
No
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
Other Authentication
You can write your own auth plugin
Support Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
No
No
Online Help
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
http://textpattern.com/
https://github.com/jacroe/ignition/issues
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
http://textpattern.googlecode.com/
https://github.com/jacroe/ignition/issues
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=psg
Books
None
None
1
None
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#textpattern on freenode
Blogging Features Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Categorization
Single
Multiple
Single
Multiple
None
Tags
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Archiving
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
No
No
No
Send+Receive
Pingback
No
No
No
No
Ping Service Support
No
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Protected Posts
No
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Blog by Email
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Blog API
MovableType, metaWeblog
WordPress (plugin)
Post Editing Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Multi-paged posts
No
No
No
No
No
No
Spell Checker
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Optional
WYSIWYG Editor
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Optional
Undo
No
Yes
No
No
Unknown
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
File Upload
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
No
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Comment Features Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Comment Layout
Flat
Threaded
Flat
None
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Gravatars
No
No
Plugin
No
Patch
Yes
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
None
None
Extended Features Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Polls / Surveys
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Search Engine
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Custom Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Google Sitemap
No
No
Plugin
No
Patch
No
Workflow Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Content Approval
No
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
No
Versioning
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Article Publishing
simple
simple
scheduled
simple
simple
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Interoperability Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Content Import
WordPress, Blogger, MovableType, b2
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
Content Export
Unlimited, template-based
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
No
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Strict
HTML 4
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
E-Mail Notifications
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Syndication Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
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
No
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting Wheatblog WikyBlog Textpattern Ignition FlatPress PSG
Podcast Feeds
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
YouTube Support
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Media Converter
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
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