Feature Comparison

General FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Version 2017-02-19 "Frusterick Manners" 1.9.9 2.2.104
Last Release Date 2017-02-19 2016-10-31 2017-10-11
Author Andreas Gohr Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes
License GPL 2 GPL GPL2+
Programming Language PHP Python PHP
Data Storage Files Files Files
License Cost/ Fee 0 0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience private, small to medium companies Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :) All
System RequirementsDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Operating System Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+ UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access No No No
Webserver Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements   None none
DatastorageDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Text Files Yes Yes Yes
MySQL No No Plugin
PostgreSQL No No No
Oracle No No No
SQLite No No Plugin
BerkeleyDB No No No
RCS No No Plugin
Other None No Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-SpamDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes Yes
Authentication Backends Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, custom possible.
Host Blocking Plugin Yes Optional
Mail Encryption Optional Optional Plugin
nofollow Optional No Yes
Blacklist Optional Yes Optional
CAPTCHA Plugin Optional Plugin
Delayed Indexing Optional No Optional
Development/SupportDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 42 listed Yes, 15 listed Yes, 11 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository see svn://
Issue Tracker see
Mailing List see
Support Forum see
IRC Channel see #pmwiki on
Common FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes Yes
Change Summary Yes Yes Yes
Page History Yes Yes Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all Between all Between all
Page Index Yes Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes
Special FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes Yes Optional
Interface Languages 55 languages
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Marathi, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
  38 languages
Arabic, Bulgarian, Breton, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Persian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Macedonian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification Optional Yes Optional
Comments Plugin Discussion Pages Plugin
Categories Plugin Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes No Yes
Page Redirection Plugin Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Page Locking Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Optional Yes Yes
Structured Data Plugin No Yes
LinksDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
CamelCase Optional Yes Optional
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Yes Plugin
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Yes Yes Yes
Page Redirects Plugin Yes Yes
Syntax FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
HTML Tags Optional Some Plugin
Math formulas Plugin Plugin Plugin
Tables simple complex simple + complex
CREOLE support Plugin Yes Optional
Markdown Support Plugin No Plugin
Textile Support Plugin No No
BBCode Support Plugin No Plugin
Emoticon Images Yes Yes Plugin
Syntax Highlighting Yes Yes Plugin
Footnotes Yes Yes Plugin
Quoting Yes No Plugin
Internal Comments Plugin Yes Yes
Custom styles Plugin Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Plugin No Yes
Scripting Optional, PHP plugins, see comment ----------------> PageLists with templates (core). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes Plugin Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes No Plugin
UsabilityDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Section Editing Yes No Plugin
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Plugin Yes Plugin
Toolbar Yes Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Yes Plugin
Access Keys Yes Optional Yes
Auto Signature Yes Yes Yes
StatisticsDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Plugin Yes Optional
Orphaned Pages Plugin Yes Optional
Most/Least Popular No Yes No
Recent Visitors No No Plugin
Analysis Plugin Yes Plugin
OutputDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
HTML HTML 5 HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print CSS Print View
Mobile Friendly Plugin Yes Optional
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes No Yes
Abbreviations Yes No Plugin
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Plugin
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Plugin
XML export No Yes Plugin
PDF Export Plugin Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Optional
Media Revisions Yes No Optional
Embedded Flash Yes Yes Plugin
Embedded Video Plugin Yes Plugin
Image Editing No Yes Plugin
SVG Editing Plugin Yes No
MindMap Editing Plugin No Plugin
Media Search Filenames only Contents Filenames only
ExtrasDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Yes Plugin
Image Galleries Plugin Plugin Plugin
Forums No No Plugin
Blogs Plugin No Plugin
Ticket System Plugin No Plugin
Syntax ExamplesDokuWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsPmWiki Details
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[[|With a Title]] or
[[ | Google]] or
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
Underline Format
Monospace Format
Strikethrough Format
Superscript Format
Subscript Format
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
Aligning Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
Text Indentation
  indented text
-> indented text
Bulleted Lists
  * item 1
    * item 1.1
  * item 2
 * Item 1
  * Item 1.1
 * Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
  - item 1
    - item 1.1
  - item 2
 1. Item 1
  a. Item 1.a
 1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
 term:: definition
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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