WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

General FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Version 1.20.1 9.11-RC-1
Last Release Date 2012-11-30 2017-12-12
Author Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others. XWiki Development Team
URL www.mediawiki.org www.xwiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes
License GPL LGPL + Free hosting on myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language PHP Java
Data Storage Database Database
License Cost/ Fee 0 0
Development status Mature Mature
Intended Audience End Users/Desktop, Education Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
System RequirementsMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Operating System *nix, Windows, Mac OS X Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Root Access No No
Webserver Any with PHP support Servlet 3.0+
Other Requirements none Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
DatastorageMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Text Files No No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL Yes Yes
Oracle Yes Yes
SQLite Yes No
BerkeleyDB No No
RCS No No
Other No JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
Security/Anti-SpamMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes
ACL No Yes
Authentication Backends Yes XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking Yes No
Mail Encryption Plugin No
nofollow Optional No
Blacklist Yes No
CAPTCHA Plugin Yes
Delayed Indexing No Yes
Development/SupportMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 77 listed Yes, 12 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes
Code Repository svn.wikimedia.org github.com
Issue Tracker bugzilla.wikimedia.org jira.xwiki.org
Mailing List lists.wikimedia.org dev.xwiki.org
Support Forum mwusers.com Through the mailing list/JIRA/IRC/Nabble
IRC Channel www.mediawiki.org irc.freenode.net (channel: #xwiki)
Common FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsXWiki 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 DetailsXWiki 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
38 languages
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, 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 Page Locking
Search Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Plugin Yes
Structured Data Plugin Yes
LinksMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
CamelCase No Yes
Freelinks Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Yes
Image Links Yes Yes
Windows Shares No Yes
Page Redirects Yes Yes
Syntax FeaturesMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
HTML Tags Some All
Math formulas Yes Yes
Tables simple + complex simple + complex
CREOLE support No Yes
Markdown Support No Yes
Textile Support No No
BBCode Support No No
Emoticon Images Optional Yes
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Yes
Footnotes Yes Yes
Quoting No Yes
Internal Comments Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes
FAQ Tags No Plugin
Scripting Optional velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Plugin Yes
UsabilityMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Section Editing Yes Yes
Page Templates Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Optional No
Toolbar Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Yes
Access Keys Yes Yes
Auto Signature Yes No
StatisticsMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Yes Yes
Orphaned Pages Yes Yes
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes
Recent Visitors Plugin Yes
Analysis Optional Yes
OutputMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Strict
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 Optional
Abbreviations No Plugin
Auto-TOC Yes Optional
Raw Export Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes
XML export Yes Yes
PDF Export Plugin Yes
Media and FilesMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes
Embedded Flash Plugin Yes
Embedded Video Plugin Yes
Image Editing No Plugin
SVG Editing No Plugin
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin
Media Search Keywords Contents
ExtrasMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin
Image Galleries Yes Yes
Forums Plugin Plugin
Blogs No Yes
Ticket System No Plugin
Syntax ExamplesMediaWiki DetailsXWiki Details
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
Italics Format
''italic''
//Italics//
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
--Strike--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation
: indented line
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
Definition Lists
; term : definition
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
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Last updated2012-11-302017-12-12