DokuWiki vs. ikiwiki vs. JSPWiki vs. Wiclear vs. WikiASP vs. WikiNi vs. Zwiki

General Features DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Version
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
2.67
2.10.0
1.0
1.6.2
0.5.0
0.61
Last Release Date
2018-05-02 (6 months ago)
2008-10-16 (10 years ago)
2014-01-31 (4 years ago)
2007-08-06 (11 years ago)
2005-10-12 (13 years ago)
2007-04-11 (11 years ago)
2008-10-27 (10 years ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-09 (1 month ago)
2008-10-28 (10 years ago)
2014-02-02 (4 years ago)
2007-09-16 (11 years ago)
2006-08-26 (12 years ago)
2009-02-09 (9 years ago)
2008-10-30 (10 years ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Joey Hess and the ikiwiki community
Apache Software Foundation
David Jobet
Elrey Ronald V.
Simon Michael & the Zwiki dev team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL
Apache License 2.0
GPL2
FREE
GPL
GPLv2
Programming Language
PHP
Perl
Java
PHP
ASP
PHP
Python
Data Storage
Files
Files, RCS
Files, DB
Database
Database
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0 ($, €, £, ¥, ...)
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
Anyone
all
private users
Non-IT, Student, Hobbyist
End Users/Desktop, Education
anyone able to install or get access to a zope server
System Requirements DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any
any platform supporting JDK 1.5+
All
Windows
all (UNIX, Windows, MacOS X)
any
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any, or none
any servlet 2.4+ compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Apache
IIS
Zope
Other Requirements
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
MySql
Optional ADOX FSO components on IIS
Datastorage DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
MySQL
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Oracle
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
SQLite
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
BerkeleyDB
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
RCS
No
Yes
No
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
Other
None
page provider architecture -> several implementations
MS Access DB
ZODB (zope object database)
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Built-in, HTTP auth, OpenID; extensible via plugins
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
any supported by Zope authentication plugins
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Unknown
Patch
Mail Encryption
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
nofollow
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
Unknown
No
Unknown
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Patch
No
Delayed Indexing
Optional
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Patch
Development/Support DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
#zwiki on freenode
Stars on GitHub
2297 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Age
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
No
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Special Features DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Optional
Interface Languages
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
1
English
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
7
German, English, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Slovenian
0
1
French
0
Email notification
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Flat
Flat
Threaded
Flat
Categories
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
No
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Patch
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Conflict Detection
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Yes
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Structured Data
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Links DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
CamelCase
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
Page Redirects
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Features DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Unknown
No
No
Markdown Support
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Textile Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
No
Patch
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Footnotes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Patch
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Unknown
No
Optional
Scripting
Optional, PHP
safe subset of HTML::Template supported via template plugin
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Not at the moment
DTML
Content Includes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Usability DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Section Editing
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Patch
Toolbar
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Patch
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Yes
Statistics DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
No
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Most/Least Popular
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Optional
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
No
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Output DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
Yes
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Optional
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Abbreviations
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Auto-TOC
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Unknown
No
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Unknown
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
No
No
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
No
No
No
No
No
Media Search
Filenames only
Filenames only
Contents
No
No
No
Filenames only
Extras DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Blogs
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Ticket System
Plugin
Yes
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Chat
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki ikiwiki JSPWiki Wiclear WikiASP WikiNi Zwiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[internal]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
[Title]
WikiWord
wiki word (XxxXxxxxx)
WikiName
[freeform name]
[[double-bracketed]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[link text](http://example.org)
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
[Title|http://url.to/]
[New Cnn|http://www.cnn.com]
[[ ]]
Bare urls plus markup-specific 
link syntax. This and all 
following syntax examples depend 
on which markup mode is used for 
a page, including:

restructured text, structured 
text, wikiwikiweb, moinmoin, 
html, plaintext..
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Two syntaxes:

# heading 1
## heading 2
### heading 3

heading 1
=========

heading 2
---------
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!title1
!!title2
!!!title3
==Headline1
===Headline2
====Headline3
=====Headline4
====== ====== level 1
===== ===== level 2
==== ==== level 3
=== === level 4
== == level 5

Bold Format
**bold**
**bold**
__bold__
__bold__
__bold__
'''BoldFormat'''

{bold}BoldFormat{/b}
** **
Italics Format
//italics//
*emphasized*
_emphasized_
''italics''
''italic''
''The quotation''
// //
Underline Format
__underlined__
via HTML: <u>underlined</u>
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
__ __
Monospace Format
''monospace''
`inline monospace`

indented block of
monospaced text

tab-indented
block
{{monospace}}
the text must be preceded by 2 spaces
and it will be pre formatted
<space char here>This is mono
## ##
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
via HTML: <del>deleted</del>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
_This is Strike Through_
@@ @@
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
via HTML: x<sup>2</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
via HTML: a<sub>1</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
![alt text](internal/image)
![alt text](http://example.org/external/image)
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
((image|title|left|longer description|100|100))
image:http://wite/image/icon.jpg

image:local:icon.jpg
Aligning Text
Plugin
%%(text-align: right) text %%
Text Indentation
N/A
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
>Indent 1
>>Indent2
[space] level 1
[space][space] level 2
[space][space][...] level X
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* item 1
* item 2
* item 2.1
* item 2.2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
*item1
*item2
**item21
**item22
*item3
* Test
* Bullets
-
-
-
Numbered Lists
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. item 1
2. item 2
1. item 1.1
42. the value doesn't matter
1. any value works
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
#item1
##item1.1
##item1.2
#item2
#item3
1. Test Numeer
1. Test Two

1)
1)
1)
Definition Lists
Plugin
via HTML:
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
;term:definition
;def1 : the complete definition of def1
;def2 : the complete definition of def2
Horizontal Rule
----
---
***
___
------------------
Any number > 3
- - - - - - - - - -
spaces don't matter
----
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