WikiMatrix

Feature Comparison

General Featuresikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Version 2.67 1.20.1 TWiki-6.0.0
Last Release Date 2008-10-17 2012-11-30 2013-10-14
Author Joey Hess and the ikiwiki community Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others. Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
URL ikiwiki.info www.mediawiki.org twiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes
License GPL GPL GPL
Programming Language Perl PHP Perl, JavaScript
Data Storage Files, RCS Database Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee 0 0 N/A
Development status Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience Anyone End Users/Desktop, Education Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System Requirementsikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Operating System Any *nix, Windows, Mac OS X Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Root Access No No No
Webserver Any, or none Any with PHP support Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0
Other Requirements   none RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Datastorageikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Text Files Yes No Yes
MySQL No Yes No
PostgreSQL No Yes No
Oracle No Yes No
SQLite No Yes No
BerkeleyDB No No No
RCS Yes No Yes
Other   No RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Security/Anti-Spamikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes No Yes
Authentication Backends Built-in, HTTP auth, OpenID; extensible via plugins Yes Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking Yes Yes Plugin
Mail Encryption Yes Plugin Yes
nofollow No Optional Plugin
Blacklist Yes Yes Plugin
CAPTCHA No Plugin Plugin
Delayed Indexing No No Plugin
Development/Supportikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 1 listed Yes, 77 listed Yes, 32 listed
Preconfigured Hosting   Yes Yes
Code Repository svn://ikiwiki.info/ikiwiki/trunk svn.wikimedia.org twiki.org
Issue Tracker ikiwiki.info ; ikiwiki.info bugzilla.wikimedia.org twiki.org
Mailing List ikiwiki.info lists.wikimedia.org twiki.org
Support Forum ikiwiki.info mwusers.com twiki.org
IRC Channel ikiwiki.info www.mediawiki.org twiki.org
Common Featuresikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes No 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 Plugin Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes
Special Featuresikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes Yes No
Interface Languages Not localized 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 Yes Optional Yes
Comments Discussion Pages Discussion Pages Threaded
Categories Plugin Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes
Page Redirection No Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Yes Plugin Optional
Structured Data   Plugin Yes
Linksikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
CamelCase Plugin No Yes
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Plugin Yes Yes
SisterWiki Plugin No Plugin
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Yes No Plugin
Page Redirects   Yes Plugin
Syntax Featuresikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
HTML Tags Optional Some All
Math formulas Plugin Yes Plugin
Tables simple + complex simple + complex simple + complex
CREOLE support No No No
Markdown Support Yes No No
Textile Support Plugin No Plugin
BBCode Support No No No
Emoticon Images Plugin Optional Yes
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Plugin Plugin
Footnotes No Yes Plugin
Quoting Yes No Yes
Internal Comments Yes Yes Yes
Custom styles Yes Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Yes No Yes
Scripting safe subset of HTML::Template supported via template plugin Optional TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Content Includes Plugin Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Plugin Plugin Yes
Usabilityikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Section Editing No Yes Plugin
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit No Optional Plugin
Toolbar No Yes Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing No Plugin Yes
Access Keys No Yes Yes
Auto Signature No Yes Yes
Statisticsikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Plugin Yes No
Orphaned Pages Plugin Yes Plugin
Most/Least Popular No Yes Yes
Recent Visitors No Plugin Plugin
Analysis No Optional Yes
Outputikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Strict XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print CSS Print View
Mobile Friendly Yes No Plugin
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Plugin Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Plugin Yes Yes
Abbreviations No No Plugin
Auto-TOC Plugin Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Yes
XML export No Yes Plugin
PDF Export No Plugin Plugin
Media and Filesikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes Yes Yes
Embedded Flash Optional Plugin Plugin
Embedded Video Optional Plugin Plugin
Image Editing No No Plugin
SVG Editing No No Plugin
MindMap Editing No Plugin Plugin
Media Search Filenames only Keywords Contents
Extrasikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Plugin
Image Galleries Plugin Yes Plugin
Forums   Plugin Plugin
Blogs Yes No Plugin
Ticket System Yes No Plugin
Syntax Examplesikiwiki DetailsMediaWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Internal Link
[[internal]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
External Link
[link text](http://example.org)
[http://example.org The title]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
Headlines
Two syntaxes:

# heading 1
## heading 2
### heading 3

heading 1
=========

heading 2
---------
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
Bold Format
**bold**
__bold__
'''bold'''
*bold*
Italics Format
*emphasized*
_emphasized_
''italic''
_italic_
Underline Format
via HTML: <u>underlined</u>
<u>underlined</u>
<u>underline</u>
Monospace Format
`inline monospace`

    indented block of
    monospaced text

    tab-indented
    block
<tt>monospace</tt>
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
Strikethrough Format
via HTML: <del>deleted</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
Superscript Format
via HTML: x<sup>2</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
via HTML: a<sub>1</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
![alt text](internal/image)
![alt text](http://example.org/external/image)
[[Image:wiki.png]]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
Aligning Text  
<center>Centered</center>
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
Text Indentation  
: indented line
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 2
  * item 2.1
  * item 2.2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
   * Item 1
      * Item 1.1
   * Item 2
Numbered Lists
1. item 1
2. item 2
  1. item 1.1
42. the value doesn't matter
1. any value works
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
   1. Item 1
      a. Item 1.a
   1. Item 2
Definition Lists
via HTML:
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
; term : definition
   $ Term: Definition
Horizontal Rule
---
***
___
------------------
Any number > 3
- - - - - - - - - -
spaces don't matter
----
---
Last updated2008-10-282012-11-302013-10-22