Anwiki vs. PageWork vs. JSPWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. Zim vs. ikiwiki

General Features Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Version
0.2.5
0.4.8
2.10.0
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
0.56
2.67
Last Release Date
2010-12-12 (10 years ago)
2010-07-19 (10 years ago)
2014-01-31 (7 years ago)
2020-07-19 (10 months ago)
2012-04-01 (9 years ago)
2008-10-16 (12 years ago)
Last Update here
2013-06-25 (7 years ago)
2010-10-23 (10 years ago)
2014-02-02 (7 years ago)
2020-10-28 (7 months ago)
2012-07-16 (8 years ago)
2008-10-28 (12 years ago)
Author
Antoine Walter
Pitt Murmann
Apache Software Foundation
Andreas Gohr
Jaap Karssenberg
Joey Hess and the ikiwiki community
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 3
GPLv3
Apache License 2.0
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
Python
Perl
Data Storage
Database, Files
Database, Files
Database, Files
Files
Files, RCS
Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
none
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Designed for multilingual contents and/or structured contents. Light, extensive and overridable architecture.
Medium-sized sites
all
personal, small to medium companies
Private users, small teams
Anyone
System Requirements Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Operating System
Linux, Windows, probably others
Any
any platform supporting JDK 1.5+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, Windows, OSX
Any
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, probably others with PHP support
Any
any servlet 2.4+ compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
None
Any, or none
Other Requirements
DBA with bdb or qdbm support
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
Desktop environment with Gtk toolkit
Datastorage Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Text Files
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Plugin
No
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
SQLite
No
Patch
Plugin
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Other
Extensible to any datastorage by implementing a custom driver
page provider architecture -> several implementations
None
Text Files with index in SQLite
Security/Anti-Spam Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
Extensible to any authentication backend by implementing a custom driver
Proprietary
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
File permissions
Built-in, HTTP auth, OpenID; extensible via plugins
Host Blocking
No
No
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
No
No
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
nofollow
No
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
No
Blacklist
No
No
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Delayed Indexing
No
Yes
No
Optional
No
No
Development/Support Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
4 ⭐
N/A
N/A
3163 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Page Revisions
Restricted by Age or Number
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
5
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
2
German, English
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
68
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bengali; Bangla, Catalan, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Frisian, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Malayalam, Marathi, Malay, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
27
Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Galician, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
English
Email notification
No
No
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
Comments
No
Discussion Pages
Flat
Plugin
No
Discussion Pages
Categories
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Yes
Patch
Optional
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Unknown
Links Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
CamelCase
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SisterWiki
No
Optional
No
No
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Unknown
Syntax Features Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
HTML Tags
All
All
Optional
Optional
None
Optional
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
none
simple
simple + complex
simple
none
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Markdown Support
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Textile Support
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
BBCode Support
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Footnotes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Quoting
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
FAQ Tags
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Scripting
Javascript ; PHP scripts can be enabled
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Optional, PHP
None
safe subset of HTML::Template supported via template plugin
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Usability Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
WYSIWYG Editing
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Access Keys
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Auto Signature
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Statistics Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
No
No
No
No
No
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
No
No
No
Analysis
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Output Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
No
Optional
No
Yes
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Abbreviations
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
PDF Export
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
File Attachments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Media Search
No
Keywords
Contents
Filenames only
No
Filenames only
Extras Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Calendar
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Blogs
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Ticket System
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples Anwiki PageWork JSPWiki DokuWiki Zim ikiwiki
Internal Link
<a href="en/home">go home</a>
[[link]]
[[link|alternate text]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
CamelCase [[foobar:subpage]] +subpage 
[[internal]]
External Link
<a href="http://www.anwiki.com">Anwiki</a>
http://www.wikimatrix.org/
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
wp?Wiki_Engine http://wikimatrix.org 
ftp://somehost/share
\\host\share\..
[link text](http://example.org)
Headlines
<h1>Title</h2>
<h2>Subtitle</h2>
...
= L1 =
== L2 ==
=== L3 ===
==== L4 ====
===== L5 =====

= L1
== L2
=== L3
==== L4
===== L5
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
=== Heading ===
Two syntaxes:

# heading 1
## heading 2
### heading 3

heading 1
=========

heading 2
---------
Bold Format
<b>bold</b>
This is '''bold''' (or rather, strong).
This is **bold**, too.
__bold__
**bold**
**bold**
**bold**
__bold__
Italics Format
<i>italic</i>
This is in ''italics'' (or rather, emphasized).
This is in //italics//, too.
''italics''
//italics//
//italic//
*emphasized*
_emphasized_
Underline Format
<u>underline</u>
This is __underlined__.
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
__underlined__
__underline__
via HTML: <u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
This is %%monospaced%%.
{{monospace}}
''monospace''
``monospace``
`inline monospace`

indented block of
monospaced text

tab-indented
block
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
This is --not-- important.
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<del>strikethrough</del>
~~strike~~
via HTML: <del>deleted</del>
Superscript Format
<sup>Anwiki</sup>
a^^2^^ = b^^2^^ + c^^2^^
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>superscript</sup>
^{sup}
via HTML: x<sup>2</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>Anwiki</sub>
p^^^n^^^ := {x^^^n^^^, y^^^n^^^, y^^^n^^^}
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>subscript</sub>
_{sub}
via HTML: a<sub>1</sub>
Images
<img src=""/>
{{image|image_file.suffix}}
{{image|image_file.suffix|alternate text}}
{{figure|image_file.suffix}}
{{figure|image_file.suffix|caption text}}
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
{{./image.png}}
![alt text](internal/image)
![alt text](http://example.org/external/image)
Aligning Text
<center>anwiki</center>
{{p|align:left|text of paragraph}}
{{p|align:center|text of paragraph}}
{{p|align:right|text of paragraph}}
%%(text-align: right) text %%
Plugin
not implemented
Text Indentation
> L1 quote
>> L2 quote
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
N/A
indent with tabs
Bulleted Lists
<ul>
<li>item</li>
<li>item</li>
</ul>
* one
* two
** two alpha
** two beta
* three
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* List item
* sub items
* with indent
* item 1
* item 2
* item 2.1
* item 2.2
Numbered Lists
<ol>
<li>item</li>
<li>item</li>
</ol>
# one
# two
## two alpha
## two beta
# three
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. List item
a. with sub items
b. ...
1. item 1
2. item 2
1. item 1.1
42. the value doesn't matter
1. any value works
Definition Lists
<dl>
<dt>item</dt>
<dt>item</dt>
</dl>
: term : definition
;term:definition
Plugin
not implemented
via HTML:
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
Horizontal Rule
<hr/>
---
----
----
not implemented
---
***
___
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Any number > 3
- - - - - - - - - -
spaces don't matter
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