WikyBlog vs. Wheatblog vs. FlatPress vs. DotClear vs. Serendipity vs. Jlog

General Features WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Version
1.5.4
1.1
0.1010
2.1.3
1.1
1.0.2
Release Date
2007-10-23 (16 years ago)
2006-06-29 (18 years ago)
2009-01-23 (15 years ago)
2008-11-19 (15 years ago)
2006-12-27 (17 years ago)
2007-01-08 (17 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
Author
Josh Schmidt
Wheat, Josh, Pete
NoWhereMan (Edoardo Vacchi) and FlatPress Team
Olivier Meunier
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
Jeena Paradies / team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPLv2
GPL v2
BSD
GPL 2
License Cost/ Fee
0
$0.00
Free
0
0
Development status
Mature
Beta
Beta
Mature
Mature
Mature
Interface Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
Multi-User Support
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Multi-Site Deployment
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
System Requirements WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Programming Language
PHP
PHP, SQL
PHP4, compatible with 5
PHP 5
PHP
PHP
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, Unix, OS X, Windows
Platform Independent
Unix/Linux, Windows
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver
Apache, anything with PHP
Apache
Apache, works on IIS
Apache, Lighthttpd
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
MySQL
MySQL or SQLite
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
Datastorage WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
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
Anti-Spam WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Akismet Support
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Word Blacklist
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
IP Ban List
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
No
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
Trackback validation
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
User Access Features WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
ACL
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Audit Log
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
LDAP Authentication
No
No
Unknown
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Other Authentication
Extendable authentication API
Support WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Commercial Support
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Online Help
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
http://wheatblog.sourceforge.net/documentation.php
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://dotclear.org/documentation/
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=22229
http://www.flatpress.org/forums/
http://dev.dotclear.org/2.0
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://jeenaparadies.net/projects/jlog/report
Books
None
None
None
1
None
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#dotclear on freenode
Blogging Features WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Categorization
Single
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Archiving
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
Pingback
No
No
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Ping Service Support
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Optional
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Protected Posts
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Blog by Email
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Blog API
WordPress (plugin)
WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
MovableType, Blogger
Post Editing WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Multi-paged posts
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Spell Checker
No
No
No
No
Plugin
No
WYSIWYG Editor
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
Undo
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Optional
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
File Upload
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Emoticon Images
Yes
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
No
Comment Features WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Comment Layout
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
E-Mail on Followup
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Gravatars
No
No
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
None
Extended Features WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Plugin System
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Polls / Surveys
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Search Engine
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Google Sitemap
No
No
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
No
Workflow WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Content Approval
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Versioning
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Article Publishing
simple
simple
simple
scheduled
scheduled
simple
Comment Moderation Queue
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Interoperability WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Content Import
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), CuteNews, WordPress
WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog, ...
Content Export
SimplePHPBlog (native, almost), WordPress
Dump to RSS, Database export
RSS
Unicode Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
WebDAV Support
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
No
No
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
E-Mail Notifications
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Web Statistics
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
RSS 0.9x
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
RSS 2.0
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Podcasting/Videocasting WikyBlog Wheatblog FlatPress DotClear Serendipity Jlog
Podcast Feeds
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
Unknown
No
Yes
No
YouTube Support
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Media Converter
No
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
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