Blogs

A comparison of Django blog packages which would have helped for this: http://pydanny.blogspot.com/2009/04/show-me-your-open-source-django-blog.html

Features currently being evaluated

FeatureDescription
multi sites Allows a single installation to serve multiple blog.
gallery includes photo gallery
comment add a comment to a blog article
tag tag support
RSS Publishes legal RSS feeds
Multilingual Full builtin multilingual support.
General Pages Can the blog have general content pages (eg: about) attached to it as with
Wordpress?
Search Can blog posts be searched?
WYSIWYG Editor Can posts be authored using a WYSIWYG editor?
Reactions Does it support reactions from social media sites?
Categories Can blog posts be assigned to descriptive categories? Eg to create a running
series of tutorials. (not tagging)
plugin Supports third-party plugins.
Linkback ? Has pingback/trackback ?
Comment spam filtering List what methods such as CAPTCHA, honeypots, spam keyword filtering and more to
block comment spam.
MetaWeblog API Does the blog support the MetaWeblog API ?
Test coverage The current test coverage of the package in percent.
Markdown I want markdown, hate writing html now inside of entries
Pinging Automatically pings search engines on new entries
Sharing Hooks Does the blog have built-in methods for sharing on social media sites, or hooks
for services that provide this?
Sitemap Generates a sitemap.xml?
Multiple Authors Can blog posts be attributed to different authors with the ability to view posts
for an individual author?
Date Views Can blogs posts be viewed for a given month or year?
Import from Wordpress Import a posts, categories, tags, comments, authors, etc.
Abstract base models Can the blog engine handle custom models, in both the admin, it's views and
syndication feeds?
AtomPub/APP Support Does the blog software support publishing via an AtomPub client? The server
should allow for publishing, editing and deleting of entries through third party
products like Windows Live Writer or Mars Edit.
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Description A really simple but powerful
packaged personal site that
has social integrations like
twitter, github, dribbble,
instagram, foursquare, tumblr,
wordpress, ...
A content management platform
built using the Django
framework.
Simple prebuilt applications. Simple yet powerful and really
extendable application for
managing a blog within your
Django Web site.
a Django blog engine
leveraging reusable apps for
all its features.
the eldarion.com blog app
intended to be suitable for
site-level company and project
blogs
ATTENTION: I have disowned
this project. See
http://www.codekoala.com/blog/2013/django-projects/
The blogging engine I use on
codekoala....
A blogging app for Django The Python- and Django-based
code for the website running
flother.com. For installation
instructions, see the README.
A Django blog. Formerly
Oebfare by brosner.
PyLucid is a Open Source web
content management system
written in Python using the
Django Framework.
A simple blog engine written
in Djan...
News Feed Aggregation with
Django.
A blog for FeinCMS Yet Another Blog Application Bilingual blog on Django Just another Django-based blog
engine, that runs on GAE.
An application for handling
newspaper-like stories on a
web site.
A blog engine with flexible
block contents (based on
django-fluent-contents)
Does less! Loosely coupled
mini-apps for django.
Django blogging app with
stories, quotes, diary,
comments and tags.
A simple blogging app for
django 1.4
Blog modules from the Gnocchi
project.
New wave blog + knowledge base
engine
Blog application for Django
projects
A light-weight blogging app
for Django.
A simple blog application for
Django.
Simple django blogging app,
for Python 3
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multi sites  (unless using a custom model) 

django.contrib.sites support
gallery , via content types , but only on admin pagecan be a plugin , with django-inline-media
comment  Built in threaded comments with admin dashboard integration, as well as DISQUS integration.Disqus or django.contrib.comments , built-in, with comment moderation  only with disqus. , disqus or django.contrib.comments , with contrib.comments or Disqus , built-in, with comment moderationYes, with disqus.  django.contrib.comments, django-fluent-comments, or any other option via templates (e.g. Facebook/DISQUS)  The blog app can be used with any other comments-app including nano.comments but does not itself include comments , with django-comments-xtd 
built in comments with reCaptcha
 

django.contrib.comments support
  No commenting system included.Threaded comments with email notification for replies. Automated registration for user after comment posting (no anonymous users!)
tag  Built in, with weighted tag cloud.  only with disqus , with django-taggitdjango-tagging , used django-tagging , django.tagging , with django-tagging  via django-taggit / django-taggit-autocomplete-modified  automatically uses django-taggit or django-tagging if installed, prefers djang-taggit , with django-tagging , with django-taggit 

django-tagging support (optional)
django-taggit , yes, with django-tagging and autocomplete widget
RSS  or Atom , for articles and comments  and atom? Use django's own feed-system 

RSS/Atom
Multilingual , bilingual (English and Russian)  (git version) , but can implemented by multi-sites
General Pages , through flatpages  via other apps (flatpages / django-fluent-pages / custom)
Search  with grammar , you can change the backend  (consider using django-haystack)  not unless using google or similar counts  django-haystack
WYSIWYG Editor  TinyMCE included, plus hooks for injecting your own widget class  WYMEditor, TinyMCE or markItUp  WYMEditor or TinyMCE  with zen mode for restructured text. , TinyMCENow no, but plan to add a simple WYSIWYG with fullscreen mode and support for markdown  TinyMCE/CKEditor/RedactorJS/Yahoo/custom (via django-fluent-contents)  plain text or html, in admin
Reactions , from backtype  disqus reactions , now only Twitter, but you can always set social buttons (through templates) with addthis, sharethis, etc
Categories  only tags.
plugin  with django-cms's placeholdersusing django-cms plugins  via django-fluent-contents
Linkback ?
Comment spam filtering  Akismet  Akismet, TypePad, Mollom or custom , using akismet  disqus does not allow to spam =) , CSRF token through javascript and Akismet  honeypots, akismet, auto close / auto moderate (via django-fluent-comments)  Not allowing anonymous users to comment helps , django-comments-xtd requires comment confirmation by email 
reCaptcha
 , captcha
MetaWeblog API  enriched
Test coverage70%99%0%0%100%
Markdown , reStructedText or Textile  restructuredtext +
RST/Markdown/Textile/custom (via django-fluent-contents)
 
Using django.contrib.markup
 

reStructuredText, Markdown, Textile, raw text (so you can use HTML directly or another markup language
Pinging
Sharing Hooks  Integrated with bit.ly - post to Facebook and Twitter  Bit.ly and Twitter
Sitemap , separately for each language
Multiple Authors  (unless using a custom model)
Date Views
Import from Wordpress  (also custom importers for Tumblr, Posterous, Blogger, and RSS) , through django-command "wordpress_importer"
Abstract base models  includes model mixins  includes model mixins
AtomPub/APP Support
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