Movable Type is Perl-based Web publishing software. The focus of the program is easing the linking, text editing, uploading, page creation and site maintenance work required to publish a frequently updated news- or journal- style blog. Features include page customization via templates, multiple template publishing to multiple destinations, support for multiple authors governed by a permissions system, grouping of entries into categories, a comment system for reader feedback, multiple weblog support, support for the Blogger Extensible Markup Language Remote Procedure Calls (XML-RPC) Application Programming Interface (API), the ability to pre-date or post-date entries, a hold status for entries, remote posting, RDF Site Summary (RSS) support, flexible archiving options (monthly, weekly, daily, by entry, by category) and an email notification system.
CGI scripts. The library-driven system is extensible
by Perl coders. Movable Type is distributed under a user license specifying prohibited online activities. The program is free, with a small donation
Date Listed: 03/31/2002