DokuWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. MoinMoin vs. PmWiki vs. XWiki

General Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Version
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
2.10.0
1.9.10
2.2.109
11.0.3
Last Release Date
2018-05-02 (9 months ago)
2014-01-31 (5 years ago)
2018-09-08 (5 months ago)
2018-07-08 (7 months ago)
2019-01-29 (22 days ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-09 (4 months ago)
2014-02-02 (5 years ago)
2018-09-09 (5 months ago)
2018-10-26 (3 months ago)
2019-01-30 (21 days ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Apache Software Foundation
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
XWiki Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
Apache License 2.0
GPL
GPL2+
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language
PHP
Java
Python
PHP
Java
Data Storage
Files
Database, Files
Files
Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
all
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
All
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Hosting Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
System Requirements DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any platform supporting JDK 1.5+
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
any servlet 2.4+ compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Servlet 3.0+
Other Requirements
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
None
none
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Datastorage DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
MySQL
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Oracle
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
SQLite
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
BerkeleyDB
No
Plugin
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Other
None
page provider architecture -> several implementations
No
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
nofollow
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
No
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Delayed Indexing
Optional
No
No
Optional
Yes
Development/Support DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
2382 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
No
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
Yes
Yes
Special Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
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
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
0
38
Arabic, Bulgarian, Breton, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Persian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Macedonian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
38
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Comments
Plugin
Flat
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Threaded
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Links DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Some
Plugin
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Tables
simple
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Internal Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Scripting
Optional, PHP
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
plugins, see comment ---------------->
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Usability DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Statistics DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Analysis
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Output DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Abbreviations
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
XML export
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Media and Files DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Contents
Extras DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Ticket System
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Plugin
Syntax Examples DokuWiki JSPWiki MoinMoin PmWiki XWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
Bold Format
**bold**
__bold__
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
'''bold'''
**bold**
Italics Format
//italics//
''italics''
''italic''
''emphasised''
''italic''
//Italics//
Underline Format
__underlined__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
__underline__
{+underlined+}
__underline__
Monospace Format
''monospace''
{{monospace}}
`monospaced`
@@monospace@@
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
--(strikethrough)--
{-strikethrough-}
--Strike--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
^superscript^
'^superscript^'
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
,,subscript,,
'_subscript_'
,,subscript,,
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
Aligning Text
Plugin
%%(text-align: right) text %%
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation
N/A
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
indented text
-> indented text
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
Numbered Lists
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
Definition Lists
Plugin
;term:definition
term:: definition
: term : definition
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
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