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 * [[http://blohg.org/|Blohg]] [[http://pypi.python.org/pypi/blohg/|PyPI]]

 * [[https://github.com/eugenkiss/Simblin|Simblin]]

 * [[https://github.com/riquellopes/micro-blog|micro-blog]]

This is a list of web log ("blog") software written in Python, organised by category. Please feel free to add to the list or add details.

To start a feature comparison, use the following keys within braces:

a = authentication / authorization
b = integrated admin backend for editors (CMS)
c = comments
h = caching
k = pingback / traceback
m = markup support
n = notifications
p = plugin architecture
u = multi-user blog system (Twitter-like)
r = RSS feed
s = data export / import (schema migration)
t = topics / categories


web2py Based

  • Instant Press

    • Instant Press is an open source CMS developed in the web2py framework. Instant Press is simple, easy to use and attractive.
  • Blogitizor

    • A blog system developed with web2py. Offers posts, pages,caching, comments, file uploads, import your wordpress data.
  • PyPress

    • Wordpress Clone made with web2py framework (can run on Google App Engine)
  • TechFuel blog

web.py Based

Zope Based

Django Based

  • Mumblr - utilises MongoDB for storage

    • last updated 2010-09-13
  • Zangetsu

    • last updated 2009 (?)
  • Demo

    • "Gone with the wind..." - dead link.
  • Byteflow - {ckmrt}

    • last updated 2011-03-10 (active)
  • Blogmaker PyPI

    • last updated 2009-12-09
  • App Engine Blog

    • last updated 2010-04-28
  • PyLucid CMS has a built in blog plugin PyPI - {chmr}

    • last updated 2011-01-25 (active)
  • Hoydaa Blog - An extensible Django based blogging software running on Google App Engine.

  • BlogEngine - Lightweight Blogging api based on Django and WSGI. Made with 100% free and and reusable components (BSD licensed, no developers contract/license) - {achmnpst}

    • Dead link.
  • collective - Blog engine with minimal core feature set.

    • last updated 2011-01-08
  • Mezzanine - CMS with integrated Blog engine.

TurboGears Based

Pocoo Libs Based

  • Zine (formerly Textpress)

    • An open source personal publishing platform that inherits many ideas of WordPress

    • Written in Python and developed with a focus on security and usability
    • Built on top of Werkzeug, Jinja2 and SQLAlchemy, with plugins

    • last released 2009-01-11
  • HgBlog PyPI

    • is a "set of modifications to the Sphinx project to make it slightly more suitable as a blogging engine". See also its page on PyPI.

  • Blohg PyPI

  • Simblin

  • micro-blog

Snakelets Based

  • Frog running on Snakelets,

    • As of 20100607, there is only a Wikipage discussing a Frog reimplementation. Frog and Snakelets are no longer publicly available.

    • calendar
    • image embedding or linking
    • multi-user
    • active article overview
    • permalinks
    • Unicode compatible
    • data as XML files on filesystem
    • CSS-based valid layout


  • Bloog

    • Runs on Google App Engine
    • Exposes a REST API
  • Bloggart

    • Runs on Google App Engine
  • Snurf // Homepage is down or has been moved

    • uses file-system or Subversion repository for data
    • generates static HTML, RSS and Atom files
  • Firedrop

    • last updated 2004-02-14
  • Kaa PyPI

  • Vellum

    • {chkmnpt}
    • support for formatted Python code in posts
  • PyBlosxom PyPI

    • {ckmprt}
    • really simple cgi blog with flat file blog posts.
    • lots of plugins.
  • NewsBruiser

  • Aether

  • Pixie

  • bzero PyPI

  • Pylogger

  • Byline Server

  • Leonardo

    • provides a "personal" wiki and weblog (including Atom feed)
    • last updated 2009-11-15
  • Syncato

    • uses webware as an XML fragment management system

  • PubTal

  • Kukkaisvoima Simple one cgi file approach.

    • Multiple categories for one entry
    • No external dependencies outside Pythons standard library (no need for database engine etc.)
    • Comments
    • Nice archive pages for old entries
    • Search
    • RSS feed for all entries and for every category
  • Blogthon

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