BlueSpice MediaWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. PmWiki

General Features BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Version
3.2
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.11.0
6.1.17
24.2 LTS, 21.7 LTS, 18.9 LTS
2.3.18
Last Release Date
2021-03-15 (1 year ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2021-11-21 (1 year ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2022-10-09 (3 months ago)
2023-01-14 (15 days ago)
Last Update here
2021-03-17 (1 year ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2021-12-01 (1 year ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2022-11-04 (2 months ago)
2023-01-15 (14 days ago)
Author
Hallo Welt! GmbH
Andreas Gohr
Apache Software Foundation
WackoWiki Team
Tiki Software Community Association
Petko Yotov (Original author: Patrick R. Michaud)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPLv3
GPL 2
Apache License 2.0
BSD
LGPL
GPL2+
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database, Files
Database
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise + Technical Teams
personal, small to medium companies
all
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
All
System Requirements BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Operating System
Linux, Windows
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
OS Independent
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache 2+ / IIS 8+
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any servlet 3.1 compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 8.5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Works on standard shared hosting
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
Apache Tomcat 8, ElasticSearch 6+, Java 8+, NodeJS 6+
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
mod_rewrite (optional)
None
none
Datastorage BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Optional
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
Optional
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Optional
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
Optional
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Other
None
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
MariaDB
MariaDB
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Yes
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
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
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Yes
Optional
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
Optional
Development/Support BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3582 ⭐
88 ⭐
32 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
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
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Interface Languages
30
Arabic, Bashkir, Breton, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hebrew, Interlingua, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Dutch, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
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
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
35
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Basque, Persian, Finnish, French, Galician, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Swahili, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
38
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, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
No
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Patch
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Links BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
CamelCase
No
Optional
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Optional
All
Optional
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Optional
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
Patch
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Yes
Scripting
Java Script
Optional, PHP
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
actions (PHP)
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Usability BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Output BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Abbreviations
No
Yes
No
Patch
Yes
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
XML export
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Optional
Plugin
Office Export
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Patch
No
Plugin
Media and Files BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Media Search
Keywords
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Extras BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Optional
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Chat
Plugin
No
Unknown
Patch
Yes
No
Syntax Examples BlueSpice MediaWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki WackoWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
====== 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 ======
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
__bold__
**bold**
__bold__
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
''italics''
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
__underline__
===underline===
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
''monospace''
{{monospace}}
##monospace##
-+monospace+-
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
<del>strikethrough</del>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
--strikethrough--
--strike--
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
^^superscript^^
{SUP()}text{SUP}
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
vvsubscriptvv
{SUB()}text{SUB}
'_subscript_'
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
https://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg"alt/title text" | Caption
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
Plugin
%%(text-align: right) text %%
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
::centered text::
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
%rframe% right floating frame
%lframe% left floating frame
Text Indentation
: indented line
N/A
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
one
two
leading spaces, if activated.
-> indented text
--> more indentation
-< hanging text
--< more indentation
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
alternatively, indented:
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
alternatively, indented:
# Item 1
# Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
; term : definition
Plugin
;term:definition
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
;term:definition
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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