WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

General FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Version 1.20.1 TWiki-6.0.0 1.9.7
Last Release Date 2012-11-30 2013-10-14 2013-03-17
Author Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others. Peter Thoeny, TWiki community moinmo.in
URL www.mediawiki.org twiki.org moinmo.in
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes
License GPL GPL GPL
Programming Language PHP Perl, JavaScript Python
Data Storage Database Files, RCS Files
License Cost/ Fee 0 N/A 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience End Users/Desktop, Education Large enterprise; small to medium businesses Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
System RequirementsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Operating System *nix, Windows, Mac OS X Linux, Windows, OS-X and other UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access No No No
Webserver Any with PHP support Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0 Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements none RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies None
DatastorageMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Text Files No Yes Yes
MySQL Yes No No
PostgreSQL Yes No No
Oracle Yes No No
SQLite Yes No No
BerkeleyDB No No No
RCS No Yes No
Other No RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage No
Security/Anti-SpamMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes
ACL No Yes Yes
Authentication Backends Yes Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking Yes Plugin Yes
Mail Encryption Plugin Yes Optional
nofollow Optional Plugin No
Blacklist Yes Plugin Yes
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin Optional
Delayed Indexing No Plugin No
Development/SupportMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Commercial Support Yes, 70 listed Yes, 32 listed Yes, 14 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository svn.wikimedia.org twiki.org see moinmo.in
Issue Tracker bugzilla.wikimedia.org twiki.org see moinmo.in
Mailing List lists.wikimedia.org twiki.org see moinmo.in
Support Forum mwusers.com twiki.org see moinmo.in
IRC Channel www.mediawiki.org twiki.org see moinmo.in
Common FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin 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 FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes No Yes
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 Yes
Comments Discussion Pages Threaded Discussion Pages
Categories Yes Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes No
Page Redirection Yes Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Plugin Optional Yes
Structured Data Plugin Yes No
LinksMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
CamelCase No Yes Yes
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Plugin Yes
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares No Plugin Yes
Page Redirects Yes Plugin Yes
Syntax FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
HTML Tags Some All Some
Math formulas Yes Plugin Plugin
Tables simple + complex simple + complex complex
CREOLE support No No Yes
Markdown Support No No No
Textile Support No Plugin No
BBCode Support No No No
Emoticon Images Optional Yes Yes
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Plugin Yes
Footnotes Yes Plugin Yes
Quoting No Yes No
Internal Comments Yes Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes Yes
FAQ Tags No Yes No
Scripting Optional TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes Yes Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Plugin Yes No
UsabilityMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Section Editing Yes Plugin No
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Optional Plugin Yes
Toolbar Yes Plugin Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Yes Yes
Access Keys Yes Yes Optional
Auto Signature Yes Yes Yes
StatisticsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Yes No Yes
Orphaned Pages Yes Plugin Yes
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes Yes
Recent Visitors Plugin Plugin No
Analysis Optional Yes Yes
OutputMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View Print CSS
Mobile Friendly No Plugin Yes
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes No
Abbreviations No Plugin No
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Yes
XML export Yes Plugin Yes
PDF Export Plugin Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes No
Embedded Flash Plugin Plugin Yes
Embedded Video Plugin Plugin Yes
Image Editing No Plugin Yes
SVG Editing No Plugin Yes
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin No
Media Search Keywords Contents Contents
ExtrasMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Yes
Image Galleries Yes Plugin Plugin
Forums Plugin Plugin No
Blogs No Plugin No
Ticket System No Plugin No
Syntax ExamplesMediaWiki DetailsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin Details
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
'''bold'''
*bold*
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
''italic''
_italic_
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
: indented line
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
  indented text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
   * Item 1
      * Item 1.1
   * 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
 1. Item 1
  a. Item 1.a
 1. Item 2
Definition Lists
; term : definition
   $ Term: Definition
 term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
----
---
----
-----
------
Last updated2012-11-302013-10-222013-03-17