WikyBlog vs. Wordpress vs. Serendipity vs. NucleusCMS vs. Pivot vs. b2evolution

General Features WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Version
1.5.4
2.0.7
1.1
3.24
1.40.6
2.4
Release Date
2007-10-23 (12 years ago)
2007-01-14 (13 years ago)
2006-12-27 (13 years ago)
2006-11-10 (13 years ago)
2008-07-13 (11 years ago)
2006-12-01 (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
Josh Schmidt
WordPress Development Team
Garvin Hicking, Jannis Hermanns et al
Wouter Demuynck and others
Pivot Team
Francois Planque / evoTeam
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
BSD
GPL
GPL
GPL
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
free
Free
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
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
System Requirements WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP 4.1.0, PHP 4.3 or above recommended
PHP
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Linux, Windows, UNIX
Any
Linux, Windows or other
Webserver
Apache, anything with PHP
Anything with PHP
Anything with PHP (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS)
Apache with PHP
Any, Apache 1.3.x or 2.x recommended
Apache, IIS or other
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other Requirements
MySQL
Database (PostgreSQL, MySQL) or PHP5 (SQLite)
Datastorage WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Text Files
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
MS SQL Server
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
None
New DB layers can be created easily, if the target DB supports ANSI-SQL
XML-based flat file storage
(must overload DB abstraction class)
Anti-Spam WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Akismet Support
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Word Blacklist
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
IP Ban List
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms
various other plugins
URL checks, Author name checks, remote HTML link checks,
SpamBayes, MBL
several specialized antispam plugins
User Access Features WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Audit Log
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
LDAP Authentication
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Other Authentication
None
OpenID plugin
Support WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Commercial Support
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Online Help
http://www.wikyblog.com/help
http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
http://www.s9y.org/33.html
http://faq.nucleuscms.org/
http://www.pivotlog.net/docs/
http://manual.b2evolution.net/
Issue Tracker
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wikyblog/
http://trac.wordpress.org/
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=542822&group_id=75065&func=browse
http://dev.nucleuscms.org/tracker/
http://forum.pivotlog.net/
Books
None
5+
None
1
None
Support Forum
Mailing List
IRC-Channel
#b2evolution on irc.freenode.net
Blogging Features WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Categorization
Multiple
Multiple
Single
Multiple
Multiple
Tags
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Archiving
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trackback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
Pingback
Send+Receive
Send+Receive
No
No
Ping Service Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Link- / Blogroll
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Protected Posts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Blog by Email
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Blog API
metaWeblog, MovableType
MovableType, Blogger
Blogger, metaWeblog and MovableType XML-RPC API
MetaWeblog, Moblog
blogger, metweblog, atom, b2
Post Editing WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Multi-paged posts
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Spell Checker
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Undo
Yes
No
Optional
No
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
File Upload
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Asset Management
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Comment Features WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Comment Layout
Threaded
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Flat
Flat
Feeds for Comments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
E-Mail on Followup
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Gravatars
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Open-ID Support
None
None
None
None
Client
Extended Features WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo Gallery
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Polls / Surveys
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Search Engine
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Custom Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Google Sitemap
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Workflow WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Content Approval
Unknown
No
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Versioning
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Article Publishing
simple
simple
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interoperability WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Content Import
from 22 other blog systems
WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog, ...
yes
WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger, LiveJournal, b2/Cafelog
Content Export
Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Dump to RSS, Database export
backup to SQL
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WebDAV Support
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
HTML Output
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.1
XHTML 1.0 Strict
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Administration WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
E-Mail Notifications
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Themes / Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Trash
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Web Statistics
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comment Administration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syndication WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
RSS 0.9x
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS 1.0
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM 0.3
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM 1.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Podcasting/Videocasting WikyBlog Wordpress Serendipity NucleusCMS Pivot b2evolution
Podcast Feeds
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
ID3-Tag Editor
No
No
Yes
No
Unknown
Unknown
YouTube Support
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Yes
Media Converter
No
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Phone2Podcast Support
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Unknown
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