Current Version: 2.6.4    

Pebble is a lightweight, open source, Java EE blogging tool.

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Pebble is a lightweight, open source, Java EE blogging tool. It’s small, fast and feature-rich with unrivalled ease of installation and use.

Blog content is stored as XML files on disk and served up dynamically, so there’s no need to install a database. All maintenance and administration can be performed through your web browser, making Pebble ideal for anybody who is constantly on the move or doesn’t have direct access to their host.

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Just a few features Pebble offers:


  • Posting and management of content through your web browser, including rich text editor support.

  • Blogger and MetaWeblog API interface included for posting content via compatible tools.
  • Categorisation of content into multiple hierarchical categories.

  • Tagging of content and a generation of a tagcloud.

  • RSS enclosures for distributing files or podcasting.

  • Simple content publication workflow.

Reader responses

  • Reader responses, in the form of threaded comments and MovableType TrackBacks.

  • E-mail notifications when new responses are received.

  • Pluggable moderation, spam detection and CAPTCHA support.

  • Bulk response management features to approve/reject/remove comments and TrackBacks.

Web-based Adminstration

  • Management of your blog via a web browser.

  • File management and the ability to upload arbitary files and images.

  • Capture of blog referers, requests and logs for viewing or export.

  • Customizable regex based referer filters to combat referer spam.


  • RSS 2.0, RDF and Atom 1.0 feeds for blog entries and responses.

  • Category and tag specific newsfeeds.

  • Syndicate external newsfeeds.

  • PubSubHubBub support via plugin


  • View blog entries by permalink, day or month. * Navigate through your blog entries in several ways, including a locale-aware calendar control. * Text based and advanced searching.

Team, project, multi-user blogs and security

  • Multiple people can contribute to a single blog.

  • Multiple people can contribute to a single blog.

  • Host more than a single blog for a project, group or community.

  • Integrate Pebble with your existing security infrastructure (e.g. LDAP, Active Directory, RDBMS, etc).

  • Login using any OpenID provider.


  • Content in international character sets such as UTF-8.

  • Publication of content aligned with your timezone, regardless of where your host is based.

  • Locale sensitive delivery of dates, times and numbers.

Plugin APIs

  • Permalink Providers let you customize the format of your permalinks.

  • Content Decorators let you customize how blog entries are displayed.

  • Blog Listeners let you write Java code that is called when your blog starts up and shuts down.

  • Blog Entry Listeners let you write Java code that is called when blog entries are added, removed, published and unpublished.

Check out these Pebble screenshots.

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