WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

General FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Version 1.20.1 TWiki-6.0.0
Last Release Date 2012-11-30 2013-10-14
Author Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others. Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
URL www.mediawiki.org twiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes
License GPL GPL
Programming Language PHP Perl, JavaScript
Data Storage Database Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee 0 N/A
Development status Mature Mature
Intended Audience End Users/Desktop, Education Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System RequirementsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Operating System *nix, Windows, Mac OS X Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Root Access No No
Webserver Any with PHP support Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0
Other Requirements none RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
DatastorageMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Text Files No Yes
MySQL Yes No
PostgreSQL Yes No
Oracle Yes No
SQLite Yes No
BerkeleyDB No No
RCS No Yes
Other No RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Security/Anti-SpamMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes
ACL No Yes
Authentication Backends Yes Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking Yes Plugin
Mail Encryption Plugin Yes
nofollow Optional Plugin
Blacklist Yes Plugin
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin
Delayed Indexing No Plugin
Development/SupportMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 70 listed Yes, 32 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes
Code Repository svn.wikimedia.org twiki.org
Issue Tracker bugzilla.wikimedia.org twiki.org
Mailing List lists.wikimedia.org twiki.org
Support Forum mwusers.com twiki.org
IRC Channel www.mediawiki.org twiki.org
Common FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes
Change Summary Yes Yes
Page History Yes Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all Between all
Page Index Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes
Special FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes No
Interface Languages 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
19 languages
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification Optional Yes
Comments Discussion Pages Threaded
Categories Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes
Page Redirection Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Plugin Optional
Structured Data Plugin Yes
LinksMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
CamelCase No Yes
Freelinks Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Plugin
Image Links Yes Yes
Windows Shares No Plugin
Page Redirects Yes Plugin
Syntax FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
HTML Tags Some All
Math formulas Yes Plugin
Tables simple + complex simple + complex
CREOLE support No No
Markdown Support No No
Textile Support No Plugin
BBCode Support No No
Emoticon Images Optional Yes
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Plugin
Footnotes Yes Plugin
Quoting No Yes
Internal Comments Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes
FAQ Tags No Yes
Scripting Optional TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Content Includes Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Plugin Yes
UsabilityMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Section Editing Yes Plugin
Page Templates Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Optional Plugin
Toolbar Yes Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Yes
Access Keys Yes Yes
Auto Signature Yes Yes
StatisticsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Yes No
Orphaned Pages Yes Plugin
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes
Recent Visitors Plugin Plugin
Analysis Optional Yes
OutputMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View
Mobile Friendly No Plugin
Themes & Skins Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes
Abbreviations No Plugin
Auto-TOC Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes
XML export Yes Plugin
PDF Export Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes
Embedded Flash Plugin Plugin
Embedded Video Plugin Plugin
Image Editing No Plugin
SVG Editing No Plugin
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin
Media Search Keywords Contents
ExtrasMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin
Image Galleries Yes Plugin
Forums Plugin Plugin
Blogs No Plugin
Ticket System No Plugin
Syntax ExamplesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
Bold Format
'''bold'''
*bold*
Italics Format
''italic''
_italic_
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
<u>underline</u>
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
Text Indentation
: indented line
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
   * Item 1
      * Item 1.1
   * Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
   1. Item 1
      a. Item 1.a
   1. Item 2
Definition Lists
; term : definition
   $ Term: Definition
Horizontal Rule
----
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