DokuWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. MediaWiki

General Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Version
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.11.0
1.32.2
Last Release Date
2020-07-19 (3 years ago)
2021-11-21 (2 years ago)
2019-06-05 (5 years ago)
Last Update here
2021-08-09 (2 years ago)
2021-12-01 (2 years ago)
2019-06-21 (4 years ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Apache Software Foundation
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
Apache License 2.0
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
Java
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Database, Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
personal, small to medium companies
all
End Users/Desktop, Education
System Requirements DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any servlet 3.1 compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 8.5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Any with PHP support
Other Requirements
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
none
Datastorage DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
MySQL
No
Optional
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Optional
Yes
Oracle
No
Optional
Yes
SQLite
No
Optional
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
Optional
No
RCS
No
Plugin
No
Other
None
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
No
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Yes
Host Blocking
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Optional
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Optional
Yes
No
Development/Support DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
No
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
3582 ⭐
88 ⭐
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
No
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 DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
68
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bengali; Bangla, Catalan, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Frisian, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Malayalam, Marathi, Malay, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
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
Email notification
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Flat
Discussion Pages
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Structured Data
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Links DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Optional
No
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Tables
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Yes
No
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
No
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
No
Scripting
Optional, PHP
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Optional
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Usability DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
No
Optional
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Optional
Yes
Statistics DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
No
Optional
Output DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
No
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
Yes
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Optional
Yes
XML export
No
No
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
Plugin
Media Search
Filenames only
Contents
Keywords
Extras DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
Yes
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
Yes
No
Ticket System
Plugin
No
No
Chat
No
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki JSPWiki MediaWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
[http://example.org The title]
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Bold Format
**bold**
__bold__
'''bold'''
Italics Format
//italics//
''italics''
''italic''
Underline Format
__underlined__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
''monospace''
{{monospace}}
<tt>monospace</tt>
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<s>strikethrough</s>
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text
Plugin
%%(text-align: right) text %%
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation
N/A
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
: indented line
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Plugin
;term:definition
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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