Feature Comparison

General FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Version 2017-02-19 "Frusterick Manners" 2.2.106 TWiki-6.0.0
Last Release Date 2017-02-19 2017-12-01 2013-10-14
Author Andreas Gohr Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov) Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
URL www.dokuwiki.org www.pmwiki.org twiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes
License GPL 2 GPL2+ GPL
Programming Language PHP PHP Perl, JavaScript
Data Storage Files Files Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee 0 0 N/A
Development status Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience private, small to medium companies All Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System RequirementsDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Operating System Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Root Access No No No
Webserver Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver. Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0
Other Requirements   none RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
DatastorageDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Text Files Yes Yes Yes
MySQL No Plugin No
PostgreSQL No No No
Oracle No No No
SQLite No Plugin No
BerkeleyDB No No No
RCS No Plugin Yes
Other None Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends. RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Security/Anti-SpamDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes 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. Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking Plugin Optional Plugin
Mail Encryption Optional Plugin Yes
nofollow Optional Yes Plugin
Blacklist Optional Optional Plugin
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin Plugin
Delayed Indexing Optional Optional Plugin
Development/SupportDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 42 listed Yes, 11 listed Yes, 32 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository github.com svn://pmwiki.org/pmwiki/tags/latest twiki.org
Issue Tracker bugs.splitbrain.org www.pmwiki.org twiki.org
Mailing List www.freelists.org www.pmichaud.com twiki.org
Support Forum forum.dokuwiki.org www.pmichaud.com twiki.org
IRC Channel www.dokuwiki.org #pmwiki on irc.freenode.net twiki.org
Common FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Preview Yes Yes Yes
Minor Changes Yes 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 Yes Yes Yes
Plugin System Yes Yes Yes
Special FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes Optional No
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
19 languages
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification Optional Optional Yes
Comments Plugin Plugin Threaded
Categories Plugin Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes Yes
Page Redirection Plugin Yes Yes
Conflict Handling Page Locking Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Optional Yes Optional
Structured Data Plugin Yes Yes
LinksDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
CamelCase Optional Optional Yes
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Plugin Plugin
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Yes Yes Plugin
Page Redirects Plugin Yes Plugin
Syntax FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
HTML Tags Optional Plugin All
Math formulas Plugin Plugin Plugin
Tables simple simple + complex simple + complex
CREOLE support Plugin Optional No
Markdown Support Plugin Plugin No
Textile Support Plugin No Plugin
BBCode Support Plugin Plugin No
Emoticon Images Yes Plugin Yes
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin Plugin
Footnotes Yes Plugin Plugin
Quoting Yes Plugin Yes
Internal Comments Plugin Yes Yes
Custom styles Plugin Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Plugin Yes Yes
Scripting Optional, PHP MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin) TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Content Includes Plugin Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes Plugin Yes
UsabilityDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Section Editing Yes Plugin Plugin
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Plugin Plugin Plugin
Toolbar Yes Optional Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Plugin Yes
Access Keys Yes Yes Yes
Auto Signature Yes Yes Yes
StatisticsDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Plugin Optional No
Orphaned Pages Plugin Optional Plugin
Most/Least Popular No No Yes
Recent Visitors No Plugin Plugin
Analysis Plugin Plugin Yes
OutputDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
HTML HTML 5 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View Print View
Mobile Friendly Plugin Optional Plugin
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes Yes
Abbreviations Yes Plugin Plugin
Auto-TOC Yes Plugin Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Plugin Yes
XML export No Plugin Plugin
PDF Export Plugin Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Optional Yes
Media Revisions Yes Optional Yes
Embedded Flash Yes Plugin Plugin
Embedded Video Plugin Plugin Plugin
Image Editing No Plugin Plugin
SVG Editing Plugin No Plugin
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin Plugin
Media Search Filenames only Filenames only Contents
ExtrasDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Plugin
Image Galleries Plugin Plugin Plugin
Forums No Plugin Plugin
Blogs Plugin Plugin Plugin
Ticket System Plugin Plugin Plugin
Syntax ExamplesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsTWiki Details
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
WikiWord autolink
[[Spaced text]]
External Link
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
Bold Format
Italics Format
Underline Format
Monospace Format
=monospaced text= and
multi line text
Strikethrough Format
Superscript Format
Subscript Format
Aligning Text
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
| left |   center   |   right |
or CSS
Text Indentation
-> indented text
multi line text
Bulleted Lists
  * item 1
    * item 1.1
  * item 2
* 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
   1. Item 1
      a. Item 1.a
   1. Item 2
Definition Lists
: term : definition
   $ Term: Definition
Horizontal Rule
Last updated2017-02-202018-01-052013-10-22