Feature Comparison

General FeaturesWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Version does not applydoes not apply0.1.3
Last Release Date does not applydoes not apply03/06/2008
Author Wikia, Inc. Central Desktop Thibaut Colar(tcolar-wiki AT colar DOT net)
Free and Open Source does not applydoes not apply Yes
License does not applydoes not applyGPL for non commercial uses
Programming Language does not applydoes not applyjava
Data Storage does not applydoes not applyFiles
License Cost/ Fee $0 Free Version Available Free for non commercial uses (ie: no resell)
Development status does not applydoes not applyBeta
Intended Audience All users Director, VP, & C-Level Managers; Enterprise & SMB; Anyone who wants to put up a hosted corporate intranet, wiki, project workspace, or extranet. any
Hosting FeaturesWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Storage Quota unlimited from 25MB and up does not apply
Bandwidth Quota unlimited unlimited does not apply
Other Limits none Depends on plan does not apply
Topic Restrictions hate speech, personal attacks, we believe in kindness No does not apply
Corporate Branding Yes Yes does not apply
Own Domain Optional Yes does not apply
Ads allowed Yes Yes does not apply
System RequirementsWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Operating System does not applydoes not applyany (java)
Root Access does not applydoes not apply No
Webserver does not applydoes not applyAny j2ee engine: : jetty, tomcat etc...
Other Requirements does not applydoes not applyjava 1.4+
DatastorageWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Text Files does not applydoes not apply Yes
MySQL does not applydoes not apply No
PostgreSQL does not applydoes not apply No
Oracle does not applydoes not apply No
SQLite does not applydoes not apply No
BerkeleyDB does not applydoes not apply No
RCS does not applydoes not apply No
Other does not applydoes not apply 
Security/Anti-SpamWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes No Yes
Authentication Backends does not applydoes not applybuiltin DB
Host Blocking Yes No No
Mail Encryption Yes   Optional
nofollow Yes No Yes
Blacklist Yes    
CAPTCHA Optional Yes Yes
Delayed Indexing Optional   Optional
Development/SupportWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 1 listed Yes, 2 listed  
Preconfigured Hosting does not applydoes not apply No
Code Repository does not applydoes not
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
IRC Channel ##wikia on freenode    
Common FeaturesWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes No
Minor Changes Yes Yes No
Change Summary Yes No No
Page History Yes Yes  
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited Restricted by Age
Revision Diffs Between all Between all No
Page Index Yes Yes  
Plugin System     No
Special FeaturesWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes    
Interface Languages   Not localized  
Email notification Optional Yes Yes
Comments Discussion Pages Flat Flat
Categories Yes Yes No
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes
Page Redirection Yes Yes No
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Page Locking
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming does not applydoes not apply 
Structured Data      
LinksWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
CamelCase Optional Optional No
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes No No
InterWiki Yes Yes No
SisterWiki Optional Yes Yes
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares No Yes Yes
Page Redirects      
Syntax FeaturesWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
HTML Tags Some Some All
Math formulas Yes No No
Tables simple + complex simple + complex simple
CREOLE support Optional   No
Markdown Support Optional No No
Textile Support Optional No No
BBCode Support Optional No No
Emoticon Images Optional No Yes
Syntax Highlighting Optional Yes No
Footnotes Yes No No
Quoting Yes Yes No
Internal Comments Yes Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Yes No Yes
Scripting Yes html/css/templating regular html, javascript
Content Includes Yes Yes Optional
Feed Aggregation   Yes No
UsabilityWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Section Editing Yes Yes No
Page Templates Yes Yes  
Double-Click Edit Yes Optional No
Toolbar Yes Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Yes Yes No
Access Keys Yes Yes No
Auto Signature Optional Yes Yes
StatisticsWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes No
Wanted Pages Yes No No
Orphaned Pages Yes No No
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes No
Recent Visitors No Yes No
Analysis Yes Optional Optional
OutputWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4 HTML 4
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View Print View
Mobile Friendly Yes Yes  
Themes & Skins Yes Optional Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes No
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes No
Abbreviations Yes Yes No
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes No
XML export Yes Yes No
PDF Export Optional Yes No
Media and FilesWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes No
Embedded Flash   Yes Yes
Embedded Video Yes Yes Yes
Image Editing   No No
SVG Editing   No No
MindMap Editing   No No
Media Search Keywords Contents Filenames only
ExtrasWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Calendar   Yes  
Image Galleries Yes Yes  
Forums Yes Yes  
Blogs Yes Yes  
Ticket System      
Syntax ExamplesWikia DetailsCentralDesktop DetailsJOTWiki Details
Internal Link  
[[My Other Page]]
[[My Other Page#section_3]]
[[page_23 | My Other Page]]
External Link
[[ | Google]]
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Bold Format  
** bold text **
Italics Format  
// italic format //
Underline Format  
__ underlined format __
Monospace Format  
''' monospace (code) '''
Strikethrough Format  
<del> striked through </del>
Superscript Format  
Subscript Format  
<sub> sub text </sub>
<img src="image.gif" />
{{ image.jpg }} (centered)
{{image.jpg }} (aligned right)
Aligning Text  
<span align="right">text</span>
Text Indentation  
Bulleted Lists  
  * item
  - item
Numbered Lists  
Definition Lists      
Horizontal Rule  
Last updated2013-02-182011-11-072008-03-06