Feature List

General FeaturesWordpress Details
Version 2.0.7
Release Date 2007-01-15
Author WordPress Development Team
URL wordpress.org
Free and Open Source Yes
License GPL
License Cost/ Fee 0
Development status Mature
Interface Languages 46
Multi-User Support Yes
Multi-Site Deployment No
System RequirementsWordpress Details
Programming Language PHP
Operating System Windows, Linux, Mac, Unix, others
Webserver Anything with PHP
Root Access No
Other Requirements  
DatastorageWordpress Details
Text Files No
PostgreSQL No
Oracle No
SQLite No
BerkeleyDB No
MS SQL Server No
Other None
Anti-SpamWordpress Details
Akismet Support Yes
Word Blacklist Plugin
IP Ban List Plugin
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms various other plugins
User Access FeaturesWordpress Details
Audit Log No
LDAP Authentication No
Other Authentication None
SupportWordpress Details
Commercial Support Yes
Online Help codex.wordpress.org
Issue Tracker trac.wordpress.org
Books 5+
Support Forum wordpress.org
Mailing List codex.wordpress.org
IRC-Channel codex.wordpress.org
Blogging FeaturesWordpress Details
Categorization Multiple
Tags Plugin
Archiving Yes
Trackback Send+Receive
Pingback Send+Receive
Ping Service Support Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes
Protected Posts Yes
Blog by Email Yes
Blog by SMS/MMS  
Blog API metaWeblog, MovableType
Post EditingWordpress Details
Multi-paged posts Yes
Spell Checker Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Optional
Undo No
Syntax Highlighting Plugin
File Upload Yes
Asset Management Plugin
Emoticon Images Yes
Comment FeaturesWordpress Details
Comment Layout Flat
Feeds for Comments Yes
E-Mail on Followup Plugin
Gravatars Plugin
Open-ID Support  
Extended FeaturesWordpress Details
Plugin System Yes
Photo Gallery Plugin
Polls / Surveys Plugin
Search Engine Yes
Custom Pages Yes
Google Sitemap Plugin
WorkflowWordpress Details
Content Approval No
Versioning No
Article Publishing simple
Comment Moderation Queue Yes
InteroperabilityWordpress Details
Content Import from 22 other blog systems
Content Export Wordpress Extended2.jawwormikXML
Unicode Support Yes
WebDAV Support  
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Transitional
Friendly URLs Yes
AdministrationWordpress Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes
Themes / Skins Yes
Trash No
Web Statistics Plugin
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes
Comment Administration Yes
SyndicationWordpress Details
RSS 0.9x Yes
RSS 1.0 Yes
RSS 2.0 Yes
ATOM 0.3 No
ATOM 1.0 Yes
Podcasting/VideocastingWordpress Details
Podcast Feeds Yes
ID3-Tag Editor No
YouTube Support No
Media Converter No
Phone2Podcast Support No


WordPress is a powerful personal publishing platform, and it comes with a great set of features designed to make your experience as a publisher on the Internet as easy, pleasant and appealing as possible. We are proud to offer you a freely distributed, standards-compliant, fast, light and free personal publishing platform, with sensible default settings and features, and an extremely customizable core.

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