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WordPress Complete by Hasin Hayder

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Other Blog Engines

Besides these commercial or hosted solutions, there are also some cool free open‑source blogging engines. Let us take a look at them.

Serendipity

Serendipity, often called s9y, is a strong competitor to WordPress. It is feature‑rich, smooth, and well structured; so no one can skip it at a glance. However, the main problem of s9y is the lack of plug-ins and its heavy weight. s9y takes more bandwidth and time to serve its content than WordPress. However, Serendipity is a neat and very nice blogging tool for those who expect something more than just a blog. In Serendipity, you will have full control over plug-in development and management. This blog engine is compatible with different kinds of database servers like MySQL, PostgreSQL, ...

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