CanvasWiki vs. ErfurtWiki vs. TracWiki vs. WikkaWiki vs. MojoMojo vs. SubWiki

General Features CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Version
1.2.101
R1.02b (kind of final release :-)
0.11.5
1.4.2
1.02
0.1-dev
Last Release Date
2006-06-14 (18 years ago)
2005-06-15 (19 years ago)
2009-02-16 (15 years ago)
2020-04-19 (4 years ago)
2010-08-29 (13 years ago)
no official
Last Update here
2008-09-01 (15 years ago)
2010-04-04 (14 years ago)
2009-09-04 (14 years ago)
2020-04-20 (4 years ago)
2010-09-01 (13 years ago)
2006-02-14 (18 years ago)
Author
Raymond Camden
Mario Salzer & Andi Fundinger
Edgewall Software
Wikka Development Team
Marcus Ramberg et al. (open-source)
Greg Stein
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Apache
Public Domain (!)
Modified BSD license
GPL
Artistic License
Academic Free License
Programming Language
ColdFusion
PHP
Python
PHP
Perl
Python
Data Storage
Database
Database, Files, RCS
Database
Database
Database
RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
FREE
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Beta
Mature
Mature
Alpha
Intended Audience
Mildly technical
small + medium sites, development teams
Software development teams
Individual users (PIM/website backend), development teams (software documentation/knowledge base), organizations and companies (intranet/public website backend)
Wiki, CMS, Blog users
System Requirements CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Operating System
Windows, Linux, Solaris
any
Linux distributions, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD and MS Windows
any (platform-independent)
Any OS that runs Perl
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS
anything with PHP support
Apache, Standalone (builtin)
any server with PHP/MySQL support
Has its own server; can run with any web server
Apache, IIS, anything with CGI support
Other Requirements
ColdFusion MX
none
Python, setuptools, Genshi, SQLite or PostgreSQL or MySQL
mod_rewrite (optional)
Catalyst
Datastorage CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Text Files
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
Oracle
Unknown
No
No
No
Patch
No
SQLite
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
No
RCS
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
Yes
Other
Access, SQL Server
no
0
No
No
Security/Anti-Spam CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Page Permissions
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
UNIX, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, other
File, Database, LDAP (all webserver dependant)
Active Directory (patch)
Host Blocking
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Mail Encryption
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
nofollow
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Blacklist
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
No
CAPTCHA
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Delayed Indexing
Unknown
Patch
No
No
Unknown
No
Development/Support CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
not yet :-)
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
42 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Preview
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Change Summary
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
To current
No
Sitemap
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Special Features CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Unicode Support
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Patch
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Interface Languages
0
4
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
141
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, Javanese, 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
0
11
Catalan, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian
1
English
Email notification
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
No
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Threaded
Plugin
No
Categories
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Namespaces
Unknown
No
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Not available
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Optional
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Structured Data
Unknown
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
Links CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Freelinks
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
No
Backlinks
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
InterWiki
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
SisterWiki
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Image Links
Unknown
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Patch
Yes
Unknown
Syntax Features CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
HTML Tags
Plugin
Some
Some
Some
None
Math formulas
Unknown
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
none
CREOLE support
Unknown
Optional
No
No
No
Unknown
Markdown Support
Unknown
No
No
No
Yes
No
Textile Support
Unknown
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
BBCode Support
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Syntax Highlighting
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Footnotes
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Quoting
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Custom styles
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
FAQ Tags
Unknown
Yes
No
No
No
No
Scripting
optional
yes, using Python
Extensibility through drop-in plugins
JavaScript
None
Content Includes
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Feed Aggregation
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Usability CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Section Editing
Unknown
No
No
No
No
No
Page Templates
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Double-Click Edit
Unknown
Patch
No
Yes
No
No
Toolbar
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Unknown
No
No
Plugin
Patch
No
Access Keys
Unknown
Optional
No
Patch
Yes
Unknown
Auto Signature
Unknown
No
No
Patch
No
No
Statistics CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Recent Changes
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Orphaned Pages
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Patch
No
Most/Least Popular
Unknown
Plugin
No
Patch
Unknown
No
Recent Visitors
Unknown
Optional
No
Patch
Unknown
No
Analysis
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Output CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
No
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
RSS Feeds
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM Feeds
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Abbreviations
Unknown
Optional
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Auto-TOC
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Raw Export
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
HTML Export
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
XML export
Unknown
Optional
No
Patch
No
No
PDF Export
Unknown
Optional
Plugin
No
No
No
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
File Attachments
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Media Revisions
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Embedded Flash
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Video
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
Image Editing
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Unknown
SVG Editing
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Unknown
MindMap Editing
Unknown
No
No
Yes
No
Unknown
Media Search
No
No
No
No
Extras CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Unknown
Blogs
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Ticket System
Unknown
No
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples CanvasWiki ErfurtWiki TracWiki WikkaWiki MojoMojo SubWiki
Internal Link
WikiPage
[WikiPage | Go here]
CamelCase
[wiki:ISO9000]
[wiki:TitleIndex Title Index]
CamelCase
[[forced]]
[[forced|This is a link]]
[[forced |日本語]]
[[another page]]
External Link
http://erfurtwiki.sf.net
[http://erfurtwiki.sf.net | Go here]
mario@wiki.net
[http://www.edgewall.com/ Edgewall Software]
http://wikkawiki.org
[[http://wikkawiki.org|Wikka Wiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WikkaWiki]]
Markdown:
[Link text](http://example.com)

Textile:
"link text":http://example.com
Headlines
!!! Big Headline
!! Medium Headline
! Section Headline
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
=== Explicit id === #using-explicit-id-in-heading
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Mardown:
#Heading 1

Textile:
h1. Heading 1
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
Bold Format
__bold text__
**bold text**
'''bold'''
**bold**
Markdown: **bold**

Textile: *bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''ialic text''
''italic''
//italic//
_italics_
''italic''
Underline Format
optional or via css
__underline__
__underlined__
Textile: _underline_
Markdown: use HTML
N/A
Monospace Format
==monospaced text==
{{{monospace}}}
`monospace`
##monospaced##
Markdown:
`command line example`

Textile:
@command line example@
{{monospaced}}
Strikethrough Format
optional or via css
~~strike-through~~
++Strike through text++
Textile:
normal text -striked- normal text
N/A
Superscript Format
^^superscript text^^
^superscript^
""<sup>Superscript</sup>""
Textile: ^superscript^
N/A
Subscript Format
optional or via css
,,subscript,,
""<sub>Subscript</sub>""
Textile: ~subscript~
N/A
Images
[link to the image.jpg]
[[Image(photo.jpg)]]                           # simplest
[[Image(photo.jpg, 120px)]]                    # with size
[[Image(photo.jpg, right)]]                    # aligned by keyword
[[Image(photo.jpg, nolink)]]                   # without link
http://foo.bar/bar.jpg
{{image url="local.jpg"}}
{{image url="http://foo.bar/bar.jpg"}}
Markdown:
![alt text](/image/path "title text")

Textile:
!http://example.com/image.png!
http://foo.bar/foo.gif
Aligning Text
optional or via css
@@Center text@@
<<left floated<<
>>right floated>>
Textile:
< right
> left
= center
<> justify
N/A
Text Indentation
just use 3 spaces or tabs
indented text
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)
indented
~indented
Textile:
> text
N/A
Bulleted Lists
* Item A
* Item B
** Item B1
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 1
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~- Item 1
~~- Item 1.1
~- Item 2
* an item
* another item
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
##* Item 1.1a
##* Item 1.1b

1. Item 1
1. Item 1.1
1. Item 1
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~1) Item 1
~~1) Item 1.1
~1) Item 2

(more options for lists are available)
# item 1
# item 2
# Item 1
# Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
:definition: explanation
:anotherdef: another description
term::
definition
""<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>""
Textile:
dl. title:data goes here
N/A
Horizontal Rule
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