Feature Comparison

General FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Version 2017-02-19 "Frusterick Manners" 2.2.106 1.3.1
Last Release Date 2017-02-19 2017-12-01 2011-03-31
Author Andreas Gohr Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov) Wikka Development Team
URL www.dokuwiki.org www.pmwiki.org wikkawiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes
License GPL 2 GPL2+ GPL
Programming Language PHP PHP PHP
Data Storage Files Files Database
License Cost/ Fee 0 0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience private, small to medium companies All Individual users (PIM/website backend), development teams (software documentation/knowledge base), organizations and companies (intranet/public website backend)
System RequirementsDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Operating System Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others any (platform-independent)
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. any server with PHP/MySQL support
Other Requirements   none mod_rewrite (optional)
DatastorageDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Text Files Yes Yes No
MySQL No Plugin Yes
PostgreSQL No No No
Oracle No No No
SQLite No Plugin No
BerkeleyDB No No No
RCS No Plugin No
Other None Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends. No
Security/Anti-SpamDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki 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. Active Directory (patch)
Host Blocking Plugin Optional Yes
Mail Encryption Optional Plugin No
nofollow Optional Yes Yes
Blacklist Optional Optional Yes
CAPTCHA Plugin Plugin Plugin
Delayed Indexing Optional Optional No
Development/SupportDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 42 listed Yes, 11 listed No
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository github.com svn://pmwiki.org/pmwiki/tags/latest wush.net
Issue Tracker bugs.splitbrain.org www.pmwiki.org wush.net
Mailing List www.freelists.org www.pmichaud.com wikkawiki.org
Support Forum forum.dokuwiki.org www.pmichaud.com (support requests are handled via mailing list)
IRC Channel www.dokuwiki.org #pmwiki on irc.freenode.net wikkawiki.org
Common FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki 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 Yes Yes
Special FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support Yes Optional Yes
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 Patch
Comments Plugin Plugin Flat
Categories Plugin Yes Yes
Namespaces Yes Yes No
Page Redirection Plugin Yes Plugin
Conflict Handling Page Locking Conflict Resolution Page Locking
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Optional Yes No
Structured Data Plugin Yes Plugin
LinksDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
CamelCase Optional Optional Yes
Freelinks Yes Yes Patch
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki No Plugin No
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Yes Yes No
Page Redirects Plugin Yes Patch
Syntax FeaturesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
HTML Tags Optional Plugin Some
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 No
BBCode Support Plugin Plugin No
Emoticon Images Yes Plugin No
Syntax Highlighting Yes Plugin Yes
Footnotes Yes Plugin Plugin
Quoting Yes Plugin Yes
Internal Comments Plugin Yes Yes
Custom styles Plugin Yes Yes
FAQ Tags Plugin Yes No
Scripting Optional, PHP MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin) Extensibility through drop-in plugins
Content Includes Plugin Yes Yes
Feed Aggregation Yes Plugin Yes
UsabilityDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Section Editing Yes Plugin No
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Plugin Plugin Yes
Toolbar Yes Optional Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin Plugin Plugin
Access Keys Yes Yes Patch
Auto Signature Yes Yes Patch
StatisticsDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages Plugin Optional Yes
Orphaned Pages Plugin Optional Yes
Most/Least Popular No No Patch
Recent Visitors No Plugin Patch
Analysis Plugin Plugin Yes
OutputDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
HTML HTML 5 XHTML 1.0 Transitional XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print CSS Print View Print CSS
Mobile Friendly Plugin Optional  
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes Yes Plugin
Abbreviations Yes Plugin Patch
Auto-TOC Yes Plugin Patch
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Plugin Plugin
XML export No Plugin Patch
PDF Export Plugin Plugin No
Media and FilesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Optional Yes
Media Revisions Yes Optional No
Embedded Flash Yes Plugin Yes
Embedded Video Plugin Plugin No
Image Editing No Plugin No
SVG Editing Plugin No No
MindMap Editing Plugin Plugin Yes
Media Search Filenames only Filenames only No
ExtrasDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Plugin Plugin
Image Galleries Plugin Plugin Plugin
Forums No Plugin No
Blogs Plugin Plugin Plugin
Ticket System Plugin Plugin No
Syntax ExamplesDokuWiki DetailsPmWiki DetailsWikkaWiki Details
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
[[forced This is a link]]
[[forced 日本語]]
External Link
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
[[http://wikkawiki.org Wikka Wiki]]
====== 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 ==
Bold Format
Italics Format
Underline Format
Monospace Format
Strikethrough Format
++Strike through text++
Superscript Format
Subscript Format
{{image url="local.jpg"}}
{{image url="http://foo.bar/bar.jpg"}}
Aligning Text
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
@@Center text@@
<<left floated<<
>>right floated>>
Text Indentation
-> indented text
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)
Bulleted Lists
  * item 1
    * item 1.1
  * item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~- Item 1
~~- Item 1.1
~- Item 2
Numbered Lists
  - item 1
    - item 1.1
  - item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~1) Item 1
~~1) Item 1.1
~1) Item 2

(more options for lists are available)
Definition Lists
: term : definition
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
Horizontal Rule
Last updated2017-02-202018-01-052011-05-08