Feature List

General FeaturesDotClear Details
Version 2.1.3
Release Date 2008-11-20
Author Olivier Meunier
URL dotclear.org
Free and Open Source Yes
License GPL v2
License Cost/ Fee 0
Development status Mature
Interface Languages 6
Multi-User Support Yes
Multi-Site Deployment Yes
System RequirementsDotClear Details
Programming Language PHP 5
Operating System Unix/Linux, Windows
Webserver Apache, Lighthttpd
Root Access No
Other Requirements  
DatastorageDotClear Details
Text Files No
PostgreSQL Yes
Oracle No
SQLite Yes
BerkeleyDB No
MS SQL Server No
Anti-SpamDotClear Details
Akismet Support Yes
Word Blacklist Yes
IP Ban List Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms Trackback validation
User Access FeaturesDotClear Details
Audit Log No
LDAP Authentication Optional
Other Authentication Extendable authentication API
SupportDotClear Details
Commercial Support No
Online Help dotclear.org
Issue Tracker dev.dotclear.org
Books 1
Support Forum dotclear.net
Mailing List  
IRC-Channel #dotclear on freenode
Blogging FeaturesDotClear Details
Categorization Single
Tags Yes
Archiving Yes
Trackback Send+Receive
Pingback No
Ping Service Support Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes
Protected Posts Yes
Blog by Email Plugin
Blog by SMS/MMS Plugin
Blog API WordPress, MovableType, metaWeblog, Blogger
Post EditingDotClear Details
Multi-paged posts No
Spell Checker No
WYSIWYG Editor Yes
Undo No
Syntax Highlighting No
File Upload Yes
Asset Management Yes
Emoticon Images Optional
Comment FeaturesDotClear Details
Comment Layout Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes
E-Mail on Followup Plugin
Gravatars Plugin
Open-ID Support  
Extended FeaturesDotClear Details
Plugin System Yes
Photo Gallery Plugin
Polls / Surveys Plugin
Search Engine Yes
Custom Pages Yes
Google Sitemap Plugin
WorkflowDotClear Details
Content Approval Yes
Versioning No
Article Publishing scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue Yes
InteroperabilityDotClear Details
Content Import  
Content Export  
Unicode Support Yes
WebDAV Support No
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs Yes
AdministrationDotClear Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes
Themes / Skins Yes
Trash No
Web Statistics Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes
Comment Administration Yes
SyndicationDotClear Details
RSS 0.9x No
RSS 1.0 No
RSS 2.0 Yes
ATOM 0.3 No
ATOM 1.0 Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingDotClear Details
Podcast Feeds Yes
ID3-Tag Editor No
YouTube Support Yes
Media Converter No
Phone2Podcast Support No


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