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General FeaturesConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Version 5.2 1.20.1 does not applyphpwiki-1.3.14 does not applyTWiki-6.0.0 9.6
Last Release Date 13th August, 2013 2012-11-30 does not apply2007-07-01 does not apply2013-10-14 2017-07-22
Author Atlassian Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others. PBworks Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau Socialtext Peter Thoeny, TWiki community XWiki Development Team
URL www.atlassian.com www.mediawiki.org pbworks.com phpwiki.sourceforge.net www.socialtext.com twiki.org www.xwiki.org
Free and Open Source No Yes does not apply Yes does not apply Yes Yes
License Commercial + Free personal/open source project/community use GPL does not applyGPL does not applyGPL LGPL + Free hosting on myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language Java PHP does not applyPHP does not applyPerl, JavaScript Java
Data Storage Database Database does not applyFiles, DB, RCS does not applyFiles, RCS Database
License Cost/ Fee starting at US $10 installed (unlimited wikis) 0 Determined by Solution Needs 0 www.socialtext.com N/A 0
Development status Mature Mature does not applyMature does not applyMature Mature
Intended Audience Enterprise + Technical Teams End Users/Desktop, Education Business Enterprises Any Businesses Large enterprise; small to medium businesses Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Hosting FeaturesConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Storage Quota Unlimited does not applyNo limit does not apply2 x 146GB does not applydoes not apply
Bandwidth Quota   does not applyNo limit does not applyUnlimited does not applydoes not apply
Other Limits No does not apply None does not applyUnlimited wiki workspaces & pages does not applydoes not apply
Topic Restrictions No does not apply None does not apply None does not applydoes not apply
Corporate Branding Yes does not apply Yes does not apply Yes does not applydoes not apply
Own Domain Optional does not apply Yes does not apply Yes does not applydoes not apply
Ads allowed No does not apply Yes does not apply No does not applydoes not apply
System RequirementsConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Operating System Windows, Linux and Unix variants *nix, Windows, Mac OS X does not applyUNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others does not applyLinux, Windows, OS-X and other Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Root Access No No does not apply No does not apply No No
Webserver Apache Tomcat Any with PHP support does not applyApache, IIS, anything with PHP support does not applyAlmost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0 Servlet 3.0+
Other Requirements Oracle JDK 1.6.0_4+ none does not applyvarious opt. helpers does not applyRCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
DatastorageConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Text Files No No does not apply Yes does not apply Yes No
MySQL Yes Yes does not apply Yes does not apply No Yes
PostgreSQL Yes Yes does not apply Yes does not apply No Yes
Oracle Yes Yes does not apply Yes does not apply No Yes
SQLite No Yes does not apply Yes does not apply No No
BerkeleyDB No No does not apply Yes does not apply No No
RCS No No does not apply Yes does not apply Yes No
Other   No does not applygdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB) does not applyRcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
Security/Anti-SpamConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Authentication Backends LDAP, NTLM, Siteminder, CAS and more Yes does not applydb, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver does not applyInternal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking No Yes Optional No Yes Plugin No
Mail Encryption Optional Plugin No No Optional Yes No
nofollow Optional Optional No Yes Optional Plugin No
Blacklist No Yes Optional Yes Yes Plugin No
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin No Yes Optional Plugin Yes
Delayed Indexing No No No No Optional Plugin Yes
Development/SupportConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 37 listed Yes, 77 listed Yes, 2 listed Yes, 3 listed Yes, 5 listed Yes, 32 listed Yes, 12 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes does not apply No does not apply Yes Yes
Code Repository Source included with commercial license svn.wikimedia.org does not applysf.net does not applytwiki.org github.com
Issue Tracker jira.atlassian.com bugzilla.wikimedia.org   sf.net www.socialtext.net twiki.org jira.xwiki.org
Mailing List www.atlassian.com lists.wikimedia.org   sf.net www.socialtext.net twiki.org dev.xwiki.org
Support Forum answers.atlassian.com mwusers.com getsatisfaction.com sf.net www.socialtext.net twiki.org Through the mailing list/JIRA/IRC/Nabble
IRC Channel   www.mediawiki.org   #phpwiki #socialtext twiki.org irc.freenode.net (channel: #xwiki)
Common FeaturesConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes Yes Yes Optional Yes Yes
Change Summary Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page History Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all Between all Between all Between all Between all Between all Between all
Page Index Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Special FeaturesConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support No Yes Yes No Optional No No
Interface Languages 15 languages
Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
140 languages
Afar, Abkhazian, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bihari, Bislama, Bengali; Bangla, Tibetan, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Bhutani, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Fiji, Faroese, French, Frisian, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Galician, Guarani, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Armenian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Interlingue, Inupiak, Icelandic, Italian, Inuktitut, Japanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Greenlandic, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Kirghiz, Latin, Lingala, Laothian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Maori, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mongolian, Moldavian, Marathi, Malay, Maltese, Burmese, Nauru, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Occitan, Oromo, Oriya, Punjabi, Polish, Pashto, Pushto, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Quechua, Rhaeto-Romance, Kirundi, Romanian, Russian, Kinyarwanda, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Sangho, Serbo-Croatian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Samoan, Shona, Somali, Albanian, Serbian, Siswati, Sesotho, Sundanese, Swedish, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Tajik, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkmen, Tagalog, Setswana, Tonga, Turkish, Tsonga, Tatar, Twi, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Volapuk, Wolof, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zhuang, Chinese, Chinese Traditional, Zulu
Not localized 9 languages
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
  19 languages
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
28 languages
Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification Yes Optional Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comments Threaded Discussion Pages Threaded Plugin Flat Threaded Threaded
Categories Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Page Redirection Plugin Yes Plugin Yes Optional Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Page Locking Conflict Resolution Conflict Detection Conflict Resolution Page Locking
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Yes Plugin does not apply Yes does not apply Optional Yes
Structured Data Plugin Plugin Plugin Patch Yes Yes Yes
LinksConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
CamelCase Yes No Yes Yes Optional Yes Yes
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Optional Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki No No Yes No Optional Plugin Yes
Image Links Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Yes No Optional Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Page Redirects Plugin Yes   Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Syntax FeaturesConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
HTML Tags Optional Some All Some All All All
Math formulas Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Optional Plugin Yes
Tables simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex
CREOLE support No No No No Optional No Yes
Markdown Support No No No No Optional No Yes
Textile Support Yes No No No Optional Plugin No
BBCode Support No No No No Optional No No
Emoticon Images Yes Optional Yes No Optional Yes Yes
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin Yes Plugin Optional Plugin Yes
Footnotes Plugin Yes Yes Yes Optional Plugin Yes
Quoting Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Internal Comments Plugin Yes Yes Yes Optional Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes Yes Yes Optional Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Yes No Yes No Optional Yes Plugin
Scripting Macros, plugins, widgets, JavaScript and more Optional Javascript plugins, templates, PHP Javascript TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes Yes Yes Plugin Yes Yes Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes Plugin Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
UsabilityConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Section Editing No Yes Plugin No Optional Plugin Yes
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit No Optional No Optional Yes Plugin No
Toolbar Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Plugin Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Yes Plugin Yes Patch Yes Yes Yes
Access Keys Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Auto Signature No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
StatisticsConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Yes Yes Optional Yes Yes No Yes
Orphaned Pages Yes Yes No Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Recent Visitors No Plugin Yes Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Analysis Yes Optional Optional Plugin Optional Yes Yes
OutputConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
HTML HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print CSS Print CSS Print CSS Print View Print View Print View
Mobile Friendly Plugin No Yes No Yes Plugin Plugin
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Optional
Abbreviations No No Yes No Yes Plugin Plugin
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Optional
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
XML export Yes Yes Yes No Yes Plugin Yes
PDF Export Yes Plugin Yes Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Media and FilesConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Embedded Flash Yes Plugin Yes Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Embedded Video Yes Plugin Yes Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Image Editing Plugin No Yes No Optional Plugin Plugin
SVG Editing Plugin No Yes No Optional Plugin Plugin
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin Yes No Optional Plugin Plugin
Media Search Contents Keywords Contents No Contents Contents Contents
ExtrasConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Plugin Plugin
Image Galleries Yes Yes Yes Yes Plugin Plugin Yes
Forums Plugin Plugin Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Plugin
Blogs Yes No Optional Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Ticket System Plugin No Plugin No Yes Plugin Plugin
Syntax ExamplesConfluence DetailsMediaWiki DetailsPBwiki DetailsPhpWiki DetailsSocialtext DetailsTWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Internal Link
[Page Title]
[Link Title|Page Title#anchor]
[~username]
[^attachment.doc]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
CamelCaseLink or [Free Link]
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
"example" {link]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
External Link
[http://www.example.com]
[Link Title|http://www.example.com]
[Shortcut Link|PageName@otherwiki]
[http://example.org The title]
[http://www.externallink.com]
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
"Example"<http://www.example.com/>
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
Headlines
h1. Top Level Heading
h2. Smaller Heading
h6. Smallest Heading
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
!!!!!! Level 6
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
^ Headline
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
Bold Format
*bold*
'''bold'''
**bold**
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
*bold*
*bold*
**bold**
Italics Format
_italics_
''italic''
''italics''
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
_italics_
_italic_
//Italics//
Underline Format
+underline+
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
.html
<u>word</u>
.html
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
Monospace Format
{{monospace}}
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>monospace</code>
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


.pre
monospace
.pre
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
-strikethrough-
<s>strikethrough</s>
-strikethrough-
<strike>striked through</strike>
--strikethrough--
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--Strike--
Superscript Format
^superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>above</sup>
.html
<sup>number here</sup>
.html
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
~subscript~
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>below</sub>
.html
<sub>number here</sub>
.html
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
Images  
[[Image:wiki.png]]
[http://www.imagelocation.com/image.jpg
[ http://foo.org/1.jpg size=30%] 
  external image
[Upload:view.jpg align=right size=50x40] 
  view uploaded image
[Upload:view.jpg | http://server/external-linkjpg ] 
  view and link to another image
http://www.example.com/path/to/image.jpg
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
Aligning Text  
<center>Centered</center>
<left>, <center>, <right>
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

.html
<p style="text-align: center;">
text you wish to align here
</p>
.html
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation  
: indented line
 Indented block
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
   paragraph
     and another level 
> indented
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
Bulleted Lists
* one
** one-two
* two
* three
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Bullet #1
* Bullet #2
** SubBullet #1
* list
  or
- list
* bullet item
** bulletted subitem
   * Item 1
      * Item 1.1
   * Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
Numbered Lists
# one
## one-two
# two
# three
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Number #1
# Number #2
# list
# numbered item
## numbered subitem
   1. Item 1
      a. Item 1.a
   1. Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
Definition Lists  
; term : definition
<dl>
</dl>
Term:<def>
  def
Term
> definition
   $ Term: Definition
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
----
----
---
----
----
---
----
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