WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

General FeaturesConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Version 5.2 TWiki-6.0.0 1.9.9 1.20.1
Last Release Date 13th August, 2013 2013-10-14 2016-10-31 2012-11-30
Author Atlassian Peter Thoeny, TWiki community moinmo.in Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
URL www.atlassian.com twiki.org moinmo.in www.mediawiki.org
Free and Open Source No Yes Yes Yes
License Commercial + Free personal/open source project/community use GPL GPL GPL
Programming Language Java Perl, JavaScript Python PHP
Data Storage Database Files, RCS Files Database
License Cost/ Fee starting at US $10 installed (unlimited wikis) N/A 0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience Enterprise + Technical Teams Large enterprise; small to medium businesses Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :) End Users/Desktop, Education
Hosting FeaturesConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Storage Quota Unlimited does not applydoes not applydoes not apply
Bandwidth Quota   does not applydoes not applydoes not apply
Other Limits No does not applydoes not applydoes not apply
Topic Restrictions No does not applydoes not applydoes not apply
Corporate Branding Yes does not applydoes not applydoes not apply
Own Domain Optional does not applydoes not applydoes not apply
Ads allowed No does not applydoes not applydoes not apply
System RequirementsConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Operating System Windows, Linux and Unix variants Linux, Windows, OS-X and other UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+ *nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Root Access No No No No
Webserver Apache Tomcat Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0 Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares Any with PHP support
Other Requirements Oracle JDK 1.6.0_4+ RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies None none
DatastorageConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Text Files No Yes Yes No
MySQL Yes No No Yes
PostgreSQL Yes No No Yes
Oracle Yes No No Yes
SQLite No No No Yes
BerkeleyDB No No No No
RCS No Yes No No
Other   RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage No No
Security/Anti-SpamConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes Yes No
Authentication Backends LDAP, NTLM, Siteminder, CAS and more Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible Yes
Host Blocking No Plugin Yes Yes
Mail Encryption Optional Yes Optional Plugin
nofollow Optional Plugin No Optional
Blacklist No Plugin Yes Yes
CAPTCHA Yes Plugin Optional Plugin
Delayed Indexing No Plugin No No
Development/SupportConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 37 listed Yes, 32 listed Yes, 15 listed Yes, 77 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository Source included with commercial license twiki.org see moinmo.in svn.wikimedia.org
Issue Tracker jira.atlassian.com twiki.org see moinmo.in bugzilla.wikimedia.org
Mailing List www.atlassian.com twiki.org see moinmo.in lists.wikimedia.org
Support Forum answers.atlassian.com twiki.org see moinmo.in mwusers.com
IRC Channel   twiki.org see moinmo.in www.mediawiki.org
Common FeaturesConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Change Summary Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page History Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all Between all Between all Between all
Page Index Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes Yes
Special FeaturesConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support No No Yes Yes
Interface Languages 15 languages
Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
19 languages
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, 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
Email notification Yes Yes Yes Optional
Comments Threaded Threaded Discussion Pages Discussion Pages
Categories Yes Yes Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes No Yes
Page Redirection Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Yes Optional Yes Plugin
Structured Data Plugin Yes No Plugin
LinksConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
CamelCase Yes Yes Yes No
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Optional Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Plugin Yes No
Image Links Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Yes Plugin Yes No
Page Redirects Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Syntax FeaturesConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
HTML Tags Optional All Some Some
Math formulas Plugin Plugin Plugin Yes
Tables simple + complex simple + complex complex simple + complex
CREOLE support No No Yes No
Markdown Support No No No No
Textile Support Yes Plugin No No
BBCode Support No No No No
Emoticon Images Yes Yes Yes Optional
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
Footnotes Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Quoting Yes Yes No No
Internal Comments Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Yes Yes No No
Scripting Macros, plugins, widgets, JavaScript and more TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API plugins, see comment ----------------> Optional
Content Includes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes Yes No Plugin
UsabilityConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Section Editing No Plugin No Yes
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit No Plugin Yes Optional
Toolbar Yes Plugin Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Yes Yes Yes Plugin
Access Keys Yes Yes Optional Yes
Auto Signature No Yes Yes Yes
StatisticsConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Yes No Yes Yes
Orphaned Pages Yes Plugin Yes Yes
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes Yes Yes
Recent Visitors No Plugin No Plugin
Analysis Yes Yes Yes Optional
OutputConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
HTML HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View Print CSS Print CSS
Mobile Friendly Plugin Plugin Yes No
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes No Yes
Abbreviations No Plugin No No
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Yes Yes
XML export Yes Plugin Yes Yes
PDF Export Yes Plugin Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes No Yes
Embedded Flash Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
Embedded Video Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
Image Editing Plugin Plugin Yes No
SVG Editing Plugin Plugin Yes No
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin No Plugin
Media Search Contents Contents Contents Keywords
ExtrasConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Yes Plugin
Image Galleries Yes Plugin Plugin Yes
Forums Plugin Plugin No Plugin
Blogs Yes Plugin No No
Ticket System Plugin Plugin No No
Syntax ExamplesConfluence DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsMediaWiki Details
Internal Link
[Page Title]
[Link Title|Page Title#anchor]
[~username]
[^attachment.doc]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
External Link
[http://www.example.com]
[Link Title|http://www.example.com]
[Shortcut Link|PageName@otherwiki]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
[http://example.org The title]
Headlines
h1. Top Level Heading
h2. Smaller Heading
h6. Smallest Heading
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Bold Format
*bold*
*bold*
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
'''bold'''
Italics Format
_italics_
_italic_
''italic''
''emphasised''
''italic''
Underline Format
+underline+
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
{{monospace}}
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
`monospaced`
<tt>monospace</tt>
Strikethrough Format
-strikethrough-
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--(strikethrough)--
<s>strikethrough</s>
Superscript Format
^superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
~subscript~
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images  
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text  
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation  
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
  indented text
: indented line
Bulleted Lists
* one
** one-two
* two
* three
   * Item 1
      * Item 1.1
   * Item 2
 * Item 1
  * Item 1.1
 * Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# one
## one-two
# two
# three
   1. Item 1
      a. Item 1.a
   1. Item 2
 1. Item 1
  a. Item 1.a
 1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
Definition Lists  
   $ Term: Definition
 term:: definition
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
----
---
----
-----
------
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