Blog Software

This is a listing of weblog (aka. diary or news) software which is OpenSource and doesn't require a SQL backend.

MatthewThomas (from NewZealand I discovered) talks about the perfect weblog. A good check list of things to consider.

Python Based

ByLine
No web GUI but supports XML-RPC and has a command line client

http://www.pyrite.org/byline/

News Bruiser

http://newsbruiser.tigris.org/

PyBlosxom (Blosxom clone)

http://pyblosxom.sourceforge.net/

PyTextile
(clone of Textile's markup)

http://diveintomark.org/projects/pytextile/

Spyblog
Simple Python Blog

http://www.boinka.com/spyblog/

Syncato
Based on Berkeley DB XML, looks interesting.

http://www.syncato.org/WK/blog/508?t=page

PHP Based

La News Factory
..

http://www.lanewsfactory.org/

LnBlog
Nice, simple. Looks like a worthy sucessor to *oxsom.

http://www.skepticats.com/lnblog/

MMS Diary
(Mobile Blog Software)

http://www.hellkvist.org/software/index.php#MMS%20Diary

My Journal

http://www.geocities.com/mahangu/myjournal.htm

My Own Diary

http://www.maco.sk/mod/

News Poster
(Newsposter has the following features and functions: comments, themes and topics, RDF/RSS 1.0, one-way NNTP gateway, multi-user, multilingual, search function, hashed passwords, login per LDAP directory, different user rights, mail protocols, marking of new and old postings, UBB code, data storage in "mbox" format, UTF-8 support, etc.)

http://newsposter.webhop.org/

Pivot
..

http://www.pivotlog.net/

Phosxom (Blosxom clone)

http://www.openbg.net/weblog/phosxom.php

PHPosxom
(Blosxom clone)

http://sourceforge.net/projects/phposxom/

Project Steve Guttenberg

http://jodrell.uk.net/projects.html#psg

Thistle
An enhanced version of PHPosxom, deals with static site content and other more general CMS issues then blogs typically tackle. Nice.

http://www.scotlandsoftware.com/blog/?cat=/dev/thistle

Perl Based

Blosxom

(pronounced "blossom" or "blogsum") The defacto no-database Perl blog. Lots and lots of plugins and very widely used. Note Blosxthis by Myles for emailing blog entries.

http://www.oreillynet.com/~rael/lang/perl/blosxom/

Grey Matter
..

http://noahgrey.com/greysoft/

Monster Hash
..

http://monsterhash.edenhofer.de/

Moveable Type
(free as in beer but not as in freedom)

http://www.movabletype.org -- GeneMerrill

Ruby Based

TDiary
Looks really nice but hard to tell site is in Japanese

http://www.tdiary.org/ (http://sourceforge.net/projects/tdiary/ for those who can't read Japanese --GeneMerrill)

Java Based

Roller Weblogger
Note this was added by an anonymous source, will remove because it appears to require SQL.

http://www.rollerweblogger.org/

Blojsom (yet another Blosxom clone)

http://blojsom.sourceforge.net/

Bash Based

Clog (Cory's bLOG)

(BashShell) A quite nice blog, lacking some features though.

http://clog.sourceforge.net -- CoryWebb

Nanoblogger

(BashShell) Quite a full featured and pretty all shell blog.

http://home.columbus.rr.com/n1xt3r/nanoblogger/


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