Feature List

General FeaturesPivot Details
Version 1.40.6
Release Date July 14, 2008
Author Pivot Team
URL www.pivotlog.net
Free and Open Source Yes
License GPL
License Cost/ Fee Free
Development status Mature
Interface Languages English, Dutch, 30+ others (downloadable)
Multi-User Support Yes
Multi-Site Deployment Yes
System RequirementsPivot Details
Programming Language PHP 4.1.0, PHP 4.3 or above recommended
Operating System Any
Webserver Any, Apache 1.3.x or 2.x recommended
Root Access No
Other Requirements  
DatastoragePivot Details
Text Files Yes
PostgreSQL No
Oracle No
SQLite No
BerkeleyDB No
MS SQL Server No
Other XML-based flat file storage
Anti-SpamPivot Details
Akismet Support No
Word Blacklist Yes
IP Ban List Yes
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms  
User Access FeaturesPivot Details
Audit Log No
LDAP Authentication No
Other Authentication  
SupportPivot Details
Commercial Support No
Online Help www.pivotlog.net
Issue Tracker forum.pivotlog.net
Books None
Support Forum forum.pivotlog.net
Mailing List www.pivotlog.net
IRC-Channel None
Blogging FeaturesPivot Details
Categorization Multiple
Tags Yes
Archiving Yes
Trackback Send+Receive
Pingback No
Ping Service Support Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes
Protected Posts No
Blog by Email Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS Yes
Blog API MetaWeblog, Moblog
Post EditingPivot Details
Multi-paged posts No
Spell Checker Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes
Undo No
Syntax Highlighting No
File Upload No
Asset Management Yes
Emoticon Images  
Comment FeaturesPivot Details
Comment Layout Flat
Feeds for Comments  
E-Mail on Followup  
Open-ID Support None
Extended FeaturesPivot Details
Plugin System Yes
Photo Gallery Yes
Polls / Surveys  
Search Engine  
Custom Pages  
Google Sitemap  
WorkflowPivot Details
Content Approval Yes
Versioning No
Article Publishing scheduled
Comment Moderation Queue Yes
InteroperabilityPivot Details
Content Import  
Content Export  
Unicode Support Yes
WebDAV Support  
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes
AdministrationPivot Details
E-Mail Notifications  
Themes / Skins  
Web Statistics  
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes
Comment Administration Yes
SyndicationPivot Details
RSS 0.9x Yes
RSS 1.0 Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes
ATOM 0.3 Yes
ATOM 1.0 Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingPivot Details
Podcast Feeds  
ID3-Tag Editor  
YouTube Support  
Media Converter  
Phone2Podcast Support  


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