Confluence vs. MediaWiki vs. MoinMoin

General Features Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Version
5.2
1.32.2
1.9.10
Last Release Date
2013-08-12 (6 years ago)
2019-06-05 (10 months ago)
2018-09-08 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2013-08-22 (6 years ago)
2019-06-21 (9 months ago)
2018-09-09 (1 year ago)
Author
Atlassian
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
No
Yes
Yes
License
Commercial + Free personal/open source project/community use
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
Java
PHP
Python
Data Storage
Database
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
starting at US $10 installed (unlimited wikis)
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise + Technical Teams
End Users/Desktop, Education
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Hosting Features Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Storage Quota
Unlimited
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
No
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
No
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
Yes
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
Optional
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
No
N/A
N/A
System Requirements Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Operating System
Windows, Linux and Unix variants
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache Tomcat
Any with PHP support
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
Oracle JDK 1.6.0_4+
none
None
Datastorage Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Text Files
No
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
Yes
Yes
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Other
No
No
Security/Anti-Spam Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
LDAP, NTLM, Siteminder, CAS and more
Yes
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking
No
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
No
Blacklist
No
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Delayed Indexing
No
No
No
Development/Support Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
15
Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, 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
0
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Yes
Comments
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
No
Links Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
CamelCase
Yes
No
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Optional
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Yes
Markdown Support
No
No
No
Textile Support
Yes
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
No
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
No
No
Scripting
Macros, plugins, widgets, JavaScript and more
Optional
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
No
Usability Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Section Editing
No
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Optional
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Yes
Statistics Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
No
Analysis
Yes
Optional
Yes
Output Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
No
Abbreviations
No
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
Plugin
No
Yes
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
Yes
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Keywords
Contents
Extras Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Plugin
Plugin
No
Blogs
Yes
No
No
Ticket System
Plugin
No
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples Confluence MediaWiki MoinMoin
Internal Link
[Page Title]
[Link Title|Page Title#anchor]
[~username]
[^attachment.doc]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
[http://www.example.com]
[Link Title|http://www.example.com]
[Shortcut Link|PageName@otherwiki]
[http://example.org The title]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
Headlines
h1. Top Level Heading
h2. Smaller Heading
h6. Smallest Heading
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
*bold*
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
_italics_
''italic''
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
+underline+
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
Monospace Format
{{monospace}}
<tt>monospace</tt>
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
-strikethrough-
<s>strikethrough</s>
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
^superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
Subscript Format
~subscript~
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
: indented line
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* one
** one-two
* two
* three
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# one
## one-two
# two
# three
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
; term : definition
term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
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