WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

General FeaturesFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Version 2.1.3 5.2 3.11 1.20.1 16.1, 15.3 LTS, 12.10 LTS
Last Release Date 2017-02-13 13th August, 2013 2011-12-22 2012-11-30 2016-12-14
Author Foswiki Community Atlassian Edgenius Software Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others. Tiki Software Community Association
URL foswiki.org www.atlassian.com www.geniuswiki.com www.mediawiki.org tiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes No Yes Yes Yes
License GPL Commercial + Free personal/open source project/community use GPL 2.0 GPL LGPL
Programming Language Perl Java Java PHP PHP
Data Storage Files, RCS Database Database Database Database
License Cost/ Fee $0 starting at US $10 installed (unlimited wikis) Free 0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience Enterprise, Corporate, Business, Intranets, Personal use, Community building, Educational, Intranet, Extranet Enterprise + Technical Teams Personal, team, organization End Users/Desktop, Education Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
Hosting FeaturesFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Storage Quota does not applyUnlimited www.edgenius.com does not applydoes not apply
Bandwidth Quota does not apply  Unlimited does not applydoes not apply
Other Limits does not apply No www.edgenius.com does not applydoes not apply
Topic Restrictions does not apply No   does not applydoes not apply
Corporate Branding does not apply Yes Yes does not applydoes not apply
Own Domain does not apply Optional No does not applydoes not apply
Ads allowed does not apply No   does not applydoes not apply
System RequirementsFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Operating System Linux, Windows, OS-X and others Windows, Linux and Unix variants Platform independent *nix, Windows, Mac OS X Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Root Access No No No No No
Webserver Apache, Lighttpd, Nginx, or any other supporting (F)CGI Apache Tomcat Tomcat, Jetty, Glassfish, Weblogic, Websphere, JBoss Any with PHP support Works on standard shared hosting
Other Requirements RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies Oracle JDK 1.6.0_4+   none None
DatastorageFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Text Files Yes No No No No
MySQL No Yes Yes Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes Yes Yes No
Oracle No Yes Yes Yes No
SQLite No No   Yes No
BerkeleyDB No No   No No
RCS Yes No   No No
Other caching of content into database using plugins   DB2, HSQLDB, SQL Server No MariaDB
Security/Anti-SpamFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Authentication Backends Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos LDAP, NTLM, Siteminder, CAS and more   Yes OpenID, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, POP3, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
Host Blocking Plugin No No Yes Yes
Mail Encryption Yes Optional Yes Plugin Yes
nofollow Yes Optional No Optional Optional
Blacklist Plugin No No Yes No
CAPTCHA Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Delayed Indexing Plugin No Yes No No
Development/SupportFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Commercial Support Yes, 14 listed Yes, 37 listed Yes, 1 listed Yes, 77 listed Yes, 56 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository github.com Source included with commercial license   svn.wikimedia.org sourceforge.net
Issue Tracker foswiki.org jira.atlassian.com www.edgenius.com bugzilla.wikimedia.org dev.tiki.org
Mailing List foswiki.org www.atlassian.com   lists.wikimedia.org tiki.org
Support Forum foswiki.org answers.atlassian.com getsatisfaction.com mwusers.com tiki.org
IRC Channel foswiki.org     www.mediawiki.org irc://irc.freenode.org/tikiwiki
Common FeaturesFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Change Summary Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page History Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all Between all Between all Between all Between all
Page Index Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Special FeaturesFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support No No   Yes Yes
Interface Languages 22 languages
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
15 languages
Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
3 languages
English, Turkish, Chinese
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
34 languages
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Basque, Persian, Finnish, French, Galician, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification Yes Yes Yes Optional Yes
Comments Plugin Threaded Threaded Discussion Pages Threaded
Categories Plugin Yes Yes Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page Redirection Yes Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Detection
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Plugin Yes No Plugin Yes
Structured Data Yes Plugin No Plugin Yes
LinksFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
CamelCase Yes Yes No No Optional
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes No Yes Yes
InterWiki Plugin Optional Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki Plugin No No No No
Image Links Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Plugin Yes No No Yes
Page Redirects Plugin Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Syntax FeaturesFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
HTML Tags All Optional All Some Optional
Math formulas Plugin Plugin No Yes Plugin
Tables simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex
CREOLE support No No   No No
Markdown Support No No   No No
Textile Support No Yes   No No
BBCode Support No No   No No
Emoticon Images Plugin Yes Yes Optional Yes
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Yes No Plugin Yes
Footnotes Plugin Plugin   Yes Yes
Quoting Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Internal Comments Yes Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes Optional Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Yes Yes   No Yes
Scripting JavaScript; Topic Markup Language Macros, plugins, widgets, JavaScript and more   Optional Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
Content Includes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Yes
UsabilityFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Section Editing Plugin No No Yes Yes
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Plugin No No Optional Optional
Toolbar Plugin Yes Yes Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Optional
Access Keys Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Auto Signature Yes No   Yes Yes
StatisticsFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Orphaned Pages Plugin Yes   Yes Yes
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes   Yes Yes
Recent Visitors Plugin No   Plugin Yes
Analysis Yes Yes   Optional Yes
OutputFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4 HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print View Print CSS Print View Print CSS Print View
Mobile Friendly Plugin Plugin   No Yes
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes   Yes Yes
Abbreviations Plugin No   No Yes
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes   Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
XML export Plugin Yes Yes Yes Yes
PDF Export Plugin Yes   Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Embedded Flash Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Embedded Video Plugin Yes Yes Plugin Yes
Image Editing Plugin Plugin   No Yes
SVG Editing Plugin Plugin   No Yes
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin   Plugin Plugin
Media Search Contents Contents Contents Keywords Contents
ExtrasFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Optional Plugin Yes
Image Galleries Plugin Yes Yes Yes Yes
Forums Plugin Plugin   Plugin Yes
Blogs Plugin Yes Yes No Yes
Ticket System Plugin Plugin   No Yes
Syntax ExamplesFoswiki DetailsConfluence DetailsGeniusWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTiki Wiki CMS Groupware Details
Internal Link
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
[Page Title]
[Link Title|Page Title#anchor]
[~username]
[^attachment.doc]
[view>link#anchor]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
External Link
External Link
http://foswiki.org/ autolink
[[http://foswiki.org/][label]]
[http://www.example.com]
[Link Title|http://www.example.com]
[Shortcut Link|PageName@otherwiki]
[view>link#anchor@extspace]
[http://example.org The title]
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
Headlines
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
h1. Top Level Heading
h2. Smaller Heading
h6. Smallest Heading
h1. Head one
h2. Head two
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
Bold Format
*bold*
*bold*
*bold*
'''bold'''
__bold__
Italics Format
_italic_
_italics_
~italics~
''italic''
''italic''
Underline Format
<u>underline</u>
+underline+
_underline_
<u>underlined</u>
===underline===
Monospace Format
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
{{monospace}}
 
<tt>monospace</tt>
-+monospace+-
Strikethrough Format
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
-strikethrough-
-strikethrough-
<s>strikethrough</s>
--strike--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
^sup^
<sup>superscript</sup>
{SUP()}text{SUP}
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
~subscript~
__sub__
<sub>subscript</sub>
{SUB()}text{SUB}
Images
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
%IMAGE{"image.png"}%
 
!image.jpg|left|small!
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
Aligning Text
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
 
{align:align=center}text{align}
<center>Centered</center>
::centered text::
Text Indentation
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
 
{quote}
quote
{quote}
: indented line
leading spaces, if activated.
Bulleted Lists
   * Item 1
      * Item 1.1
   * Item 2
* one
** one-two
* two
* three
* unordered list1

* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
   1. Item 1
      a. Item 1.a
   1. Item 2
# one
## one-two
# two
# three
# order list1
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
   $ Term: Definition
 
#i. order list1
; term : definition
;term:definition
Horizontal Rule
---
----
----
----
---
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