WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

General FeaturesTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Version TWiki-6.0.0 1.20.1 1.9.9 0.61
Last Release Date 2013-10-14 2012-11-30 2016-10-31 2008/10/28
Author Peter Thoeny, TWiki community Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others. moinmo.in Simon Michael & the Zwiki dev team
URL twiki.org www.mediawiki.org moinmo.in zwiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes Yes
License GPL GPL GPL GPLv2
Programming Language Perl, JavaScript PHP Python Python
Data Storage Files, RCS Database Files Database
License Cost/ Fee N/A 0 0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience Large enterprise; small to medium businesses End Users/Desktop, Education Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :) anyone able to install or get access to a zope server
System RequirementsTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Operating System Linux, Windows, OS-X and other *nix, Windows, Mac OS X UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+ any
Root Access No No No No
Webserver Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0 Any with PHP support Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares Zope
Other Requirements RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies none None  
DatastorageTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Text Files Yes No Yes Plugin
MySQL No Yes No Plugin
PostgreSQL No Yes No Plugin
Oracle No Yes No Plugin
SQLite No Yes No  
BerkeleyDB No No No  
RCS Yes No No  
Other RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage No No ZODB (zope object database)
Security/Anti-SpamTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes No Yes Yes
Authentication Backends Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos Yes modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible any supported by Zope authentication plugins
Host Blocking Plugin Yes Yes Patch
Mail Encryption Yes Plugin Optional Yes
nofollow Plugin Optional No  
Blacklist Plugin Yes Yes Yes
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin Optional No
Delayed Indexing Plugin No No Patch
Development/SupportTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 32 listed Yes, 76 listed Yes, 15 listed No
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository twiki.org svn.wikimedia.org see moinmo.in zwiki.org
Issue Tracker twiki.org bugzilla.wikimedia.org see moinmo.in zwiki.org
Mailing List twiki.org lists.wikimedia.org see moinmo.in zwiki.org
Support Forum twiki.org mwusers.com see moinmo.in zwiki.org
IRC Channel twiki.org www.mediawiki.org see moinmo.in #zwiki on freenode
Common FeaturesTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes Yes No
Change Summary Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page History Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all Between all Between all Between all
Page Index Yes Yes Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes Yes
Special FeaturesTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support No Yes Yes Optional
Interface Languages 19 languages
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
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
   
Email notification Yes Optional Yes Yes
Comments Threaded Discussion Pages Discussion Pages Flat
Categories Yes Yes Yes No
Namespaces Yes Yes No No
Page Redirection Yes Yes Yes Optional
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Detection
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Optional Plugin Yes  
Structured Data Yes Plugin No  
LinksTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
CamelCase Yes No Yes Optional
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes Optional
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki Plugin No Yes No
Image Links Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Plugin No Yes  
Page Redirects Plugin Yes Yes  
Syntax FeaturesTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
HTML Tags All Some Some Optional
Math formulas Plugin Yes Plugin Plugin
Tables simple + complex simple + complex complex simple + complex
CREOLE support No No Yes No
Markdown Support No No No No
Textile Support Plugin No No No
BBCode Support No No No No
Emoticon Images Yes Optional Yes Patch
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Plugin Yes No
Footnotes Plugin Yes Yes Yes
Quoting Yes No No Yes
Internal Comments Yes Yes Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Yes No No Optional
Scripting TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API Optional plugins, see comment ----------------> DTML
Content Includes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes Plugin No Plugin
UsabilityTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Section Editing Plugin Yes No No
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes  
Double-Click Edit Plugin Optional Yes Patch
Toolbar Plugin Yes Yes No
WYSIWYG Editing Yes Plugin Yes Plugin
Access Keys Yes Yes Optional Yes
Auto Signature Yes Yes Yes Yes
StatisticsTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages No Yes Yes No
Orphaned Pages Plugin Yes Yes Optional
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes Yes Optional
Recent Visitors Plugin Plugin No Plugin
Analysis Yes Optional Yes No
OutputTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4  
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print View Print CSS Print CSS Print View
Mobile Friendly Plugin No Yes  
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes No No
Abbreviations Plugin No No  
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes Plugin
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Yes Yes
XML export Plugin Yes Yes Yes
PDF Export Plugin Plugin Plugin Patch
Media and FilesTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes No No
Embedded Flash Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Embedded Video Plugin Plugin Yes Yes
Image Editing Plugin No Yes No
SVG Editing Plugin No Yes No
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin No No
Media Search Contents Keywords Contents Filenames only
ExtrasTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Yes  
Image Galleries Plugin Yes Plugin  
Forums Plugin Plugin No  
Blogs Plugin No No  
Ticket System Plugin No No  
Syntax ExamplesTWiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsZwiki Details
Internal Link
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
WikiName
[freeform name]
[[double-bracketed]]
External Link
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
[http://example.org The title]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
Bare urls plus markup-specific 
link syntax. This and all 
following syntax examples depend 
on which markup mode is used for 
a page, including:

restructured text, structured 
text, wikiwikiweb, moinmoin, 
html, plaintext..
Headlines
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
= 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>underline</u>
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
 
Monospace Format
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
<tt>monospace</tt>
`monospaced`
 
Strikethrough Format
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
<s>strikethrough</s>
--(strikethrough)--
 
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
 
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
 
Images
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
 
Aligning Text
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
<center>Centered</center>
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
 
Text Indentation
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
: indented line
  indented text
 
Bulleted Lists
   * Item 1
      * Item 1.1
   * Item 2
* 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
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
 1. Item 1
  a. Item 1.a
 1. Item 2
 
Definition Lists
   $ Term: Definition
; term : definition
 term:: definition
 
Horizontal Rule
---
----
----
-----
------
 
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