Feature Comparison

General FeaturesTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Version TWiki-6.0.0 1.9.9 2017-02-19 "Frusterick Manners"
Last Release Date 2013-10-14 2016-10-31 2017-02-19
Author Peter Thoeny, TWiki community moinmo.in Andreas Gohr
URL twiki.org moinmo.in www.dokuwiki.org
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes
License GPL GPL GPL 2
Programming Language Perl, JavaScript Python PHP
Data Storage Files, RCS Files Files
License Cost/ Fee N/A 0 0
Development status Mature Mature Mature
Intended Audience Large enterprise; small to medium businesses Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :) private, small to medium companies
System RequirementsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Operating System Linux, Windows, OS-X and other UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+ Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access No No No
Webserver Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0 Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Other Requirements RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies None  
DatastorageTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Text Files Yes Yes Yes
MySQL No No No
PostgreSQL No No No
Oracle No No No
SQLite No No No
BerkeleyDB No No No
RCS Yes No No
Other RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage No None
Security/Anti-SpamTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes Yes Yes
ACL Yes Yes Yes
Authentication Backends Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Host Blocking Plugin Yes Plugin
Mail Encryption Yes Optional Optional
nofollow Plugin No Optional
Blacklist Plugin Yes Optional
CAPTCHA Plugin Optional Plugin
Delayed Indexing Plugin No Optional
Development/SupportTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 32 listed Yes, 15 listed Yes, 42 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes Yes Yes
Code Repository twiki.org see moinmo.in github.com
Issue Tracker twiki.org see moinmo.in bugs.splitbrain.org
Mailing List twiki.org see moinmo.in www.freelists.org
Support Forum twiki.org see moinmo.in forum.dokuwiki.org
IRC Channel twiki.org see moinmo.in www.dokuwiki.org
Common FeaturesTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki 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 FeaturesTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes Yes Yes
Right-to-Left Support No Yes Yes
Interface Languages 19 languages
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
  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
Email notification Yes Yes Optional
Comments Threaded Discussion Pages Plugin
Categories Yes Yes Plugin
Namespaces Yes No Yes
Page Redirection Yes Yes Plugin
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution Page Locking
Search Full Text Full Text Full Text
Wiki Farming Optional Yes Optional
Structured Data Yes No Plugin
LinksTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
CamelCase Yes Yes Optional
Freelinks Yes Yes Yes
Backlinks Yes Yes Yes
InterWiki Yes Yes Yes
SisterWiki Plugin Yes No
Image Links Yes Yes Yes
Windows Shares Plugin Yes Yes
Page Redirects Plugin Yes Plugin
Syntax FeaturesTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
HTML Tags All Some Optional
Math formulas Plugin Plugin Plugin
Tables simple + complex complex simple
CREOLE support No Yes Plugin
Markdown Support No No Plugin
Textile Support Plugin No Plugin
BBCode Support No No Plugin
Emoticon Images Yes Yes Yes
Syntax Highlighting Plugin Yes Yes
Footnotes Plugin Yes Yes
Quoting Yes No Yes
Internal Comments Yes Yes Plugin
Custom styles Yes Yes Plugin
FAQ Tags Yes No Plugin
Scripting TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API plugins, see comment ----------------> Optional, PHP
Content Includes Yes Yes Plugin
Feed Aggregation Yes No Yes
UsabilityTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Section Editing Plugin No Yes
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Double-Click Edit Plugin Yes Plugin
Toolbar Plugin Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editing Yes Yes Plugin
Access Keys Yes Optional Yes
Auto Signature Yes Yes Yes
StatisticsTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages No Yes Plugin
Orphaned Pages Plugin Yes Plugin
Most/Least Popular Yes Yes No
Recent Visitors Plugin No No
Analysis Yes Yes Plugin
OutputTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional HTML 4 HTML 5
CSS Stylesheets Yes Yes Yes
Printer Friendly Print View Print CSS Print CSS
Mobile Friendly Plugin Yes Plugin
Themes & Skins Yes Yes Yes
RSS Feeds Yes Yes Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes No Yes
Abbreviations Plugin No Yes
Auto-TOC Yes Yes Yes
Raw Export Yes Yes Yes
HTML Export Yes Yes Yes
XML export Plugin Yes No
PDF Export Plugin Plugin Plugin
Media and FilesTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
File Attachments Yes Yes Yes
Media Revisions Yes No Yes
Embedded Flash Plugin Yes Yes
Embedded Video Plugin Yes Plugin
Image Editing Plugin Yes No
SVG Editing Plugin Yes Plugin
MindMap Editing Plugin No Plugin
Media Search Contents Contents Filenames only
ExtrasTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Calendar Plugin Yes Plugin
Image Galleries Plugin Plugin Plugin
Forums Plugin No No
Blogs Plugin No Plugin
Ticket System Plugin No Plugin
Syntax ExamplesTWiki DetailsMoinMoin DetailsDokuWiki Details
Internal Link
WikiWord autolink
[[Spaced text]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[a Link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
External Link
http://twiki.org/ autolink
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Bold Format
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
Underline Format
Monospace Format
=monospaced text= and
multi line text
Strikethrough Format
Superscript Format
Subscript Format
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
Aligning Text
| left |   center   |   right |
or CSS
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
multi line text
  indented 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
   1. Item 1
      a. Item 1.a
   1. Item 2
 1. Item 1
  a. Item 1.a
 1. Item 2
  - item 1
    - item 1.1
  - item 2
Definition Lists
   $ Term: Definition
 term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
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