Feature List

General Featurestypo Details
Version 4.1.1
Release Date 08 May 2007
URL typosphere.org
Free and Open Source Yes
License MIT
License Cost/ Fee 0
Development status Mature
Interface Languages en, fr, de, ro
Multi-User Support Yes
Multi-Site Deployment No
System Requirementstypo Details
Programming Language Ruby on Rails
Operating System All
Webserver Apache, Lighttpd, Mongrel, ...
Root Access Yes
Other Requirements Ruby
Datastoragetypo Details
Text Files  
PostgreSQL Yes
Oracle Yes
SQLite Yes
BerkeleyDB Yes
MS SQL Server  
Anti-Spamtypo Details
Akismet Support Yes
Word Blacklist Yes
IP Ban List  
Other Anti-Spam mechanisms  
User Access Featurestypo Details
Audit Log No
LDAP Authentication No
Other Authentication  
Supporttypo Details
Commercial Support No
Online Help trac.typosphere.org
Issue Tracker trac.typosphere.org
Books None
Support Forum  
Mailing List trac.typosphere.org
IRC-Channel trac.typosphere.org
Blogging Featurestypo Details
Categorization Multiple
Tags Yes
Archiving Yes
Trackback Send+Receive
Pingback Send+Receive
Ping Service Support Yes
Link- / Blogroll Yes
Protected Posts No
Blog by Email No
Blog by SMS/MMS No
Blog API Blogger, MetaWeblog, MovableType
Post Editingtypo Details
Multi-paged posts No
Spell Checker No
WYSIWYG Editor Optional
Syntax Highlighting Yes
File Upload Yes
Asset Management Yes
Emoticon Images No
Comment Featurestypo Details
Comment Layout Flat
Feeds for Comments No
E-Mail on Followup No
Gravatars Yes
Open-ID Support None
Extended Featurestypo Details
Plugin System Yes
Photo Gallery No
Polls / Surveys No
Search Engine Yes
Custom Pages Yes
Google Sitemap No
Workflowtypo Details
Content Approval  
Versioning No
Article Publishing simple
Comment Moderation Queue Yes
Interoperabilitytypo Details
Content Import MovableType 3.x, WordPress 1.5x/2.x, Serendipity, TextPattern 1.x, RSS 0.2/0.9/2.0, Atom
Content Export RSS, Atom
Unicode Support Yes
WebDAV Support No
HTML Output XHTML 1.0 Strict
Friendly URLs Yes
Administrationtypo Details
E-Mail Notifications Yes
Themes / Skins Yes
Trash No
Web Statistics Yes
Web-based Style / Template Management Yes
Comment Administration Yes
Syndicationtypo Details
RSS 0.9x No
RSS 1.0 No
RSS 2.0 Yes
ATOM 0.3 No
ATOM 1.0 Yes
Podcasting/Videocastingtypo Details
Podcast Feeds No
ID3-Tag Editor No
YouTube Support No
Media Converter No
Phone2Podcast Support No


Typo is a lean engine that makes blogging easy.

After you install Typo, a web-based admin interface handles configuration and management.

More info may be available in the Docs-Wiki


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