WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

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

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