Feature Comparison

General FeaturesPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
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Last Release Date does not apply  does not apply
Author PBworks Michal Frackowiak Wikispaces.com
URL pbworks.com www.wikidot.com www.wikispaces.com
Free and Open Source does not apply Yes does not apply
License does not applyAGPLv3 does not apply
Programming Language does not apply  does not apply
Data Storage does not applyDatabase does not apply
License Cost/ Fee Determined by Solution Needs Free / Paid Accounts (starts from $5 per month) free for public and protected (members-only) spaces; $5/mo. for private and ad-free spaces
Development status does not applyMature does not apply
Intended Audience Business Enterprises companies, private users, social groups and communities, software developers, tech geeks interest groups, education, small companies, social groups, individuals
Hosting FeaturesPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Storage Quota No limit 1500MB for free users, more for Pro accounts 2GB - Unlimited
Bandwidth Quota No limit no limit no limit set
Other Limits None max uploaded file size limit none
Topic Restrictions None by Terms Of Service per terms of service
Corporate Branding Yes Yes Yes
Own Domain Yes Yes Yes
Ads allowed Yes Yes Yes
System RequirementsPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Operating System does not apply  does not apply
Root Access does not apply  does not apply
Webserver does not apply  does not apply
Other Requirements does not apply  does not apply
DatastoragePBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Text Files does not apply  does not apply
MySQL does not apply  does not apply
PostgreSQL does not apply Yes does not apply
Oracle does not apply  does not apply
SQLite does not apply  does not apply
BerkeleyDB does not apply  does not apply
RCS does not apply  does not apply
Other does not apply  does not apply
Security/Anti-SpamPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes Yes
Authentication Backends does not apply  does not apply
Host Blocking Optional Yes No
Mail Encryption No No No
nofollow No Yes Yes
Blacklist Optional Yes No
Delayed Indexing No Yes No
Development/SupportPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Commercial Support Yes, 2 listed Yes, 1 listed Yes, 2 listed
Preconfigured Hosting does not apply Yes does not apply
Code Repository does not applywww.wikidot.org does not apply
Issue Tracker     www.wikispaces.com
Mailing List   n/a n/a
Support Forum getsatisfaction.com community.wikidot.com www.wikispaces.com
IRC Channel   n/a n/a
Common FeaturesPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes No
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 Yes Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes No No
Special FeaturesPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes Yes Yes
Interface Languages Not localized 2 languages
English, Polish
8 languages
Welsh, German, English, Spanish, Basque, French, Italian, Polish
Email notification Yes Yes Yes
Comments Threaded Threaded Discussion Pages
Categories Yes Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes
Page Redirection Plugin Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Page Locking Page Locking Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming does not apply Yes does not apply
Structured Data Plugin Yes No
LinksPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
CamelCase Yes No No
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki Yes No Yes
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Optional No Yes
Page Redirects   Yes Yes
Syntax FeaturesPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
HTML Tags All None Optional
Math formulas Yes Yes Yes
Tables simple + complex simple + complex complex
CREOLE support No No No
Markdown Support No No No
Textile Support No No No
BBCode Support No No No
Emoticon Images Yes No No
Syntax Highlighting Yes Yes Yes
Footnotes Yes Yes Yes
Quoting Yes Yes Yes
Internal Comments Yes Yes No
Custom styles Yes Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Yes No No
Scripting Javascript CSS styles, embeddable JavaScript, reporting language yes: javascript
Content Includes Plugin Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes Yes Yes
UsabilityPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Section Editing Plugin Yes Yes
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit No No No
Toolbar Yes Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Yes No Yes
Access Keys Yes Yes No
Auto Signature No Yes Yes
StatisticsPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Optional Yes Yes
Orphaned Pages No Yes Yes
Most/Least Popular Yes No Yes
Recent Visitors Yes No No
Analysis Optional Yes Yes
OutputPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
HTML HTML 4 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View Print View
Mobile Friendly Yes Optional Yes
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes No Yes
Abbreviations Yes No No
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes No Yes
XML export Yes No No
PDF Export Yes No Yes
Media and FilesPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes No Yes
Embedded Flash Yes Yes Yes
Embedded Video Yes Yes Yes
Image Editing Yes No No
SVG Editing Yes No No
MindMap Editing Yes No No
Media Search Contents No Filenames only
ExtrasPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Calendar Yes Optional Plugin
Image Galleries Yes Yes Plugin
Forums Plugin Yes Yes
Blogs Optional Yes No
Ticket System Plugin Yes No
Syntax ExamplesPBwiki DetailsWikidot DetailsWikispaces Details
Internal Link
CamelCaseLink or [Free Link]
[[[page-name]]] or
[[pagename]] or [[pagename|alias]] or [[spacename:pagename]]
External Link
http://www.wikimatrix.org or 
[http://www.wikimatrix.org WikiMatrix]
[[http://somewhere.else]] [[http://somewhere.else|alias]] or http://somewhere.else
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
!!!!!! Level 6
+++ headline level 3
= Headline 1 =
== Headline 2 ==
=== Headline 3 ===
Bold Format
**bold text**
Italics Format
//italic text//
Underline Format
__underlined text__
Monospace Format
{{monospaced text}}
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough text--
via editor tool
Superscript Format
via editor tool
Subscript Format
via editor tool
[[image src="..."]]
Aligning Text
<left>, <center>, <right>
= Centered line
via editor tool
Text Indentation
 Indented block
> First level of indentation
>> Second level of indentation.
> indent
Bulleted Lists
* Bullet #1
* Bullet #2
** SubBullet #1
* element 1
* element 2
* one
* two
** sub-two
* three
Numbered Lists
# Number #1
# Number #2
# element 1
# element 1
# one
# two
## sub-two
# three
Definition Lists
: item : description
Horizontal Rule
Last updated2010-08-162009-12-092010-10-20