BlueSpice MediaWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. XWiki

General Features BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Version
3.0.1
1.32.2
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
18.2, 15.7 LTS, 12.14 LTS
11.6.1
Last Release Date
2019-01-16 (7 months ago)
2019-06-05 (2 months ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2018-07-31 (1 year ago)
2019-08-07 (11 days ago)
Last Update here
2019-01-18 (7 months ago)
2019-06-21 (1 month ago)
2018-10-09 (10 months ago)
2019-08-05 (13 days ago)
2019-08-08 (10 days ago)
Author
Hallo Welt! GmbH
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Andreas Gohr
Tiki Software Community Association
XWiki Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPL 2
LGPL
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
Data Storage
Database
Database
Files
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise + Technical Teams
End Users/Desktop, Education
private, small to medium companies
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Hosting Features BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
System Requirements BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Operating System
Linux, Windows
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Root Access
Yes
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache 2+ / IIS 8+
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Works on standard shared hosting
Servlet 3.0+
Other Requirements
Apache Tomcat 8, ElasticSearch 6+, Java 8+, NodeJS 6+
none
None
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Datastorage BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
Optional
Yes
No
No
Yes
Oracle
Optional
Yes
No
No
Yes
SQLite
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
No
Other
No
None
MariaDB
JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
Security/Anti-Spam BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Yes
Yes
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
SAML, OpenID, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, POP3, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Mail Encryption
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
No
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Optional
No
Yes
Development/Support BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
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
140
Afar, Abkhazian, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bihari, Bislama, Bengali; Bangla, Tibetan, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Bhutani, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Fiji, Faroese, French, Frisian, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Galician, Guarani, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Armenian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Interlingue, Inupiak, Icelandic, Italian, Inuktitut, Japanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Greenlandic, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Kirghiz, Latin, Lingala, Laothian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Maori, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mongolian, Moldavian, Marathi, Malay, Maltese, Burmese, Nauru, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Occitan, Oromo, Oriya, Punjabi, Polish, Pashto, Pushto, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Quechua, Rhaeto-Romance, Kirundi, Romanian, Russian, Kinyarwanda, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Sangho, Serbo-Croatian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Samoan, Shona, Somali, Albanian, Serbian, Siswati, Sesotho, Sundanese, Swedish, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Tajik, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkmen, Tagalog, Setswana, Tonga, Turkish, Tsonga, Tatar, Twi, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Volapuk, Wolof, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zhuang, Chinese, Chinese Traditional, Zulu
55
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
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, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Threaded
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
No
Yes
Plugin
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Links BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
CamelCase
No
No
Optional
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Optional
Optional
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Markdown Support
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Textile Support
No
No
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Scripting
Java Script
Optional
Optional, PHP
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Usability BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Optional
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Statistics BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Analysis
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Output BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Abbreviations
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Office Export
Optional
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Media and Files BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Keywords
Keywords
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Extras BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Ticket System
Optional
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Chat
Plugin
Unknown
No
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Examples BlueSpice MediaWiki MediaWiki DokuWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware XWiki
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
[http://example.org The title]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
Bold Format
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
**bold**
__bold__
**bold**
Italics Format
''italic''
''italic''
//italics//
''italic''
//Italics//
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
===underline===
__underline__
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
<tt>monospace</tt>
''monospace''
-+monospace+-
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
<s>strikethrough</s>
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strike--
--Strike--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
{SUP()}text{SUP}
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
{SUB()}text{SUB}
,,subscript,,
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
<center>Centered</center>
Plugin
::centered text::
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation
: indented line
: indented line
N/A
leading spaces, if activated.
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
Definition Lists
; term : definition
; term : definition
Plugin
;term:definition
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
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