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Pivot is a tool to create weblogs and other dynamic websites, started by Bob den Otter, a developer from the Netherlands. The first release appeared in June 2001.

Pivot is written in PHP and requires no additional libraries to run, nor any databases like MySQL. “Some of the features of Pivot are:

* Sophisticated Categories/Weblogs system, so you can maintain several weblogs and publish your entries how you like;
* Template based. Fully adaptable to your wishes;
* Keeps simple statistics of how your visitors came to your site;
* Easy to upload and include pictures with your log-entries;
* Allows for making thumbnails of uploaded images;
* Comment system that remembers your visitors (if they wish);
* Creates RSS and Atom feeds;
* IP-blocking, to prevent certain people from leaving comments;
* Archiving by week or month, and/or by category;
* Optionally supports full wysiwyg editing of your posts;
* Supports Textile, both in entries and in comments;
* No external databases are required, just plain PHP;
* Makes valid xhtml, when possible.

Pivot is released under the GNU GPL (General Public License).

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December 12th, 2006 No comments


SPIP (Système de Publication Pour l’Internet) is a publishing system initially developed to manage the site uZine, and officially released to the public on July 1, 2001.

SPIP started with a French only interface, so it was not well known outside the French speaking world until, with SPIP release 1.6 in May 2003, English, Spanish, German and many other languages were supported as well.

SPIP is a PHP and MySQL application, and is made available under the GNU GPL (General Public License).

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