Feature Comparison

General FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Version 2017-02-19 "Frusterick Manners" 2.2.106
Last Release Date 2017-02-19 2017-12-01
Author Andreas Gohr Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
URL www.dokuwiki.org www.pmwiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes
License GPL 2 GPL2+
Programming Language PHP PHP
Data Storage Files Files
License Cost/ Fee 0 0
Development status Mature Mature
Intended Audience private, small to medium companies All
System RequirementsDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Operating System Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access No No
Webserver Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements   none
DatastorageDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Text Files Yes Yes
MySQL No Plugin
PostgreSQL No No
Oracle No No
SQLite No Plugin
BerkeleyDB No No
RCS No Plugin
Other None Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-SpamDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes
Authentication Backends Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Host Blocking Plugin Optional
Mail Encryption Optional Plugin
nofollow Optional Yes
Blacklist Optional Optional
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin
Delayed Indexing Optional Optional
Development/SupportDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 42 listed Yes, 11 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes
Code Repository github.com svn://pmwiki.org/pmwiki/tags/latest
Issue Tracker bugs.splitbrain.org www.pmwiki.org
Mailing List www.freelists.org www.pmichaud.com
Support Forum forum.dokuwiki.org www.pmichaud.com
IRC Channel www.dokuwiki.org #pmwiki on irc.freenode.net
Common FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes Yes
Change Summary Yes Yes
Page History Yes Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all Between all
Page Index Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes
Special FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes Optional
Interface Languages 55 languages
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Marathi, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
38 languages
Arabic, Bulgarian, Breton, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Persian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Macedonian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification Optional Optional
Comments Plugin Plugin
Categories Plugin Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes
Page Redirection Plugin Yes
Conflict Handling Page Locking Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Optional Yes
Structured Data Plugin Yes
LinksDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
CamelCase Optional Optional
Freelinks Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Plugin
Image Links Yes Yes
Windows Shares Yes Yes
Page Redirects Plugin Yes
Syntax FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
HTML Tags Optional Plugin
Math formulas Plugin Plugin
Tables simple simple + complex
CREOLE support Plugin Optional
Markdown Support Plugin Plugin
Textile Support Plugin No
BBCode Support Plugin Plugin
Emoticon Images Yes Plugin
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin
Footnotes Yes Plugin
Quoting Yes Plugin
Internal Comments Plugin Yes
Custom styles Plugin Yes
FAQ Tags Plugin Yes
Scripting Optional, PHP MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes Plugin Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes Plugin
UsabilityDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Section Editing Yes Plugin
Page Templates Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Plugin Plugin
Toolbar Yes Optional
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Plugin
Access Keys Yes Yes
Auto Signature Yes Yes
StatisticsDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Plugin Optional
Orphaned Pages Plugin Optional
Most/Least Popular No No
Recent Visitors No Plugin
Analysis Plugin Plugin
OutputDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
HTML HTML 5 XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View
Mobile Friendly Plugin Optional
Themes & Skins Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes
Abbreviations Yes Plugin
Auto-TOC Yes Plugin
Raw Export Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Plugin
XML export No Plugin
PDF Export Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Optional
Media Revisions Yes Optional
Embedded Flash Yes Plugin
Embedded Video Plugin Plugin
Image Editing No Plugin
SVG Editing Plugin No
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin
Media Search Filenames only Filenames only
ExtrasDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin
Image Galleries Plugin Plugin
Forums No Plugin
Blogs Plugin Plugin
Ticket System Plugin Plugin
Syntax ExamplesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki Details
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
Italics Format
Underline Format
Monospace Format
Strikethrough Format
Superscript Format
Subscript Format
Aligning Text
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
Text Indentation
-> indented text
Bulleted Lists
  * item 1
    * item 1.1
  * item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
  - item 1
    - item 1.1
  - item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
Last updated2017-02-202018-01-05