BrainKeeper vs. EditMe vs. PBwiki vs. Wikia vs. Wikidot

General Features BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Version
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Last Release Date
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Last Update here
2008-01-12 (12 years ago)
2010-07-12 (10 years ago)
2010-08-16 (10 years ago)
2013-02-18 (7 years ago)
2009-12-09 (10 years ago)
Author
BrainKeeper, Inc.
EditMe, LLC
PBworks
Wikia, Inc.
Michal Frackowiak
URL
Free and Open Source
N/A
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Yes
License
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AGPLv3
Programming Language
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Data Storage
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N/A
Database
License Cost/ Fee
from $35 for 9 logins, scaled pricing from there
From $4.95/mo
Determined by Solution Needs
$0
Free / Paid Accounts (starts from $5 per month)
Development status
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Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise, Corporations, and Business Teams
Teams, Groups, Companies, Individuals
Business Enterprises
All users
companies, private users, social groups and communities, software developers, tech geeks
Hosting Features BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Storage Quota
Unlimited
25MB to 4GB
No limit
unlimited
1500MB for free users, more for Pro accounts
Bandwidth Quota
Unlimited
1GB to 25GB
No limit
unlimited
no limit
Other Limits
None
None
None
none
max uploaded file size limit
Topic Restrictions
No Restrictions
None
None
hate speech, personal attacks, we believe in kindness
by Terms Of Service
Corporate Branding
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Own Domain
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Ads allowed
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
System Requirements BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Operating System
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Root Access
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
Webserver
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Requirements
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Datastorage BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Text Files
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unknown
MySQL
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unknown
PostgreSQL
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Oracle
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unknown
SQLite
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unknown
BerkeleyDB
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unknown
RCS
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unknown
Other
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N/A
N/A
N/A
Security/Anti-Spam BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Host Blocking
Unknown
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
Unknown
No
No
Yes
No
nofollow
Unknown
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
Unknown
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
No
No
Optional
Yes
Development/Support BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Code Repository
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
##wikia on freenode
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
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
No
No
Special Features BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
1
English
1
English
1
English
0
2
English, Polish
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Comments
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Structured Data
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Links BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
CamelCase
No
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Yes
Optional
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
No
Page Redirects
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Syntax Features BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
HTML Tags
Some
All
All
Some
None
Math formulas
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Tables
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Unknown
No
No
Optional
No
Markdown Support
Unknown
No
No
Optional
No
Textile Support
Unknown
No
No
Optional
No
BBCode Support
Unknown
No
No
Optional
No
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Syntax Highlighting
Unknown
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Scripting
JavaScript
Javascript
Yes
CSS styles, embeddable JavaScript, reporting language
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Usability BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Section Editing
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
No
No
Optional
Yes
Statistics BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Analysis
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Output BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Abbreviations
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
XML export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
PDF Export
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
No
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
No
SVG Editing
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Media Search
Contents
Contents
Contents
Keywords
No
Extras BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Blogs
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Ticket System
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples BrainKeeper EditMe PBwiki Wikia Wikidot
Internal Link
[[PageName]], or Use WYSIWYG editor
CamelCaseLink or [Free Link]
[[[page-name]]] or
[[[page-name|anchor]]]
External Link
[[http://... Link Text]], or Use WYSIWYG editor
[http://www.externallink.com]
http://www.wikimatrix.org or 
[http://www.wikimatrix.org WikiMatrix]
Headlines
Use WYSIWYG editor
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
!!!!!! Level 6
+++ headline level 3
Bold Format
Use WYSIWYG editor, Ctl-B
**bold**
**bold text**
Italics Format
Use WYSIWYG editor, Ctl-I
''italics''
//italic text//
Underline Format
Use WYSIWYG editor, Ctl-U
__underline__
__underlined text__
Monospace Format
Use WYSIWYG editor
<code>monospace</code>
{{monospaced text}}
Strikethrough Format
Use WYSIWYG editor
-strikethrough-
--strikethrough text--
Superscript Format
Use WYSIWYG editor
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
Use WYSIWYG editor
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
Images
[[ImageName]] or Use WYSIWYG editor
[http://www.imagelocation.com/image.jpg
[[image src="..."]]
Aligning Text
Use WYSIWYG editor
<left>, <center>, <right>
= Centered line
Text Indentation
Use WYSIWYG editor
Indented block
> First level of indentation
>> Second level of indentation.
Bulleted Lists
Use WYSIWYG editor
* Bullet #1
* Bullet #2
** SubBullet #1
* element 1
* element 2
Numbered Lists
Use WYSIWYG editor
# Number #1
# Number #2
# element 1
# element 1
Definition Lists
Use WYSIWYG editor
<dl>
</dl>
: item : description
Horizontal Rule
Use WYSIWYG editor
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