DokuWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. PukiWiki vs. ErfurtWiki

General Features DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Version
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.11.0
1.5.1
R1.02b (kind of final release :-)
Last Release Date
2020-07-19 (4 years ago)
2021-11-21 (2 years ago)
2016-03-06 (8 years ago)
2005-06-15 (19 years ago)
Last Update here
2021-08-09 (2 years ago)
2021-12-01 (2 years ago)
2016-03-23 (8 years ago)
2010-04-04 (14 years ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Apache Software Foundation
PukiWiki Development Team
Mario Salzer & Andi Fundinger
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
Apache License 2.0
GPL version 2 or (at your option) any later version
Public Domain (!)
Programming Language
PHP
Java
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Database, Files
Files
Database, Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
personal, small to medium companies
all
One theme, one PukiWiki
small + medium sites, development teams
System Requirements DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
OS independent
any
Root Access
No
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
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
tar with "-p" option, or unzip for install. "mbstring" PHP extension for multi-bite support. backup feature wants 'zip' PHP extension.
none
Datastorage DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
MySQL
No
Optional
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
Optional
No
Plugin
Oracle
No
Optional
No
No
SQLite
No
Optional
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
Optional
No
Plugin
RCS
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Other
None
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
zip-compressed text files for backup (with "zip" PHP extension)
no
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
LDIF strings compatible with OpenLDAP, LDAP
UNIX, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, other
Host Blocking
Plugin
Optional
Patch
Plugin
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
No
Plugin
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Patch
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Optional
Yes
No
Patch
Development/Support DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
No
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
#pukiwiki
not yet :-)
Stars on GitHub
3582 ⭐
88 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
To current
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
No
Patch
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
5
German, English, Japanese, Korean, Twi
4
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Email notification
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Comments
Plugin
Flat
Plugin
Plugin
Categories
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
No
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Patch
No
Optional
Structured Data
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Links DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Windows Shares
Yes
Optional
Patch
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Syntax Features DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
simple
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
No
No
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Internal Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Scripting
Optional, PHP
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
plugins(PHP), skins(PHP), CSSes(PHP,CSS)
optional
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Usability DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Patch
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
No
No
Patch
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Patch
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
Yes
Optional
No
No
Statistics DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
Optional
Analysis
Plugin
No
No
No
Output DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Abbreviations
Yes
No
No
Optional
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
Optional
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
No
No
Media Search
Filenames only
Contents
No
No
Extras DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
Yes
Optional
No
Blogs
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Ticket System
Plugin
No
Optional
No
Chat
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki JSPWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
PageNameAsWikiName
[[PageName]]
[[link text>PageName]]
WikiPage
[WikiPage | Go here]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
http://....
[[link text>http://....]]
[[interwiki:keyphrase]]
[[link text>interwiki:keyphrase]]
http://erfurtwiki.sf.net
[http://erfurtwiki.sf.net | Go here]
mario@wiki.net
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
* Level 1
** Level 2
*** Level 3
!!! Big Headline
!! Medium Headline
! Section Headline
Bold Format
**bold**
__bold__
''bold''
__bold text__
**bold text**
Italics Format
//italics//
''italics''
'''italic'''
''ialic text''
Underline Format
__underlined__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
%%%underlined%%%
optional or via css
Monospace Format
''monospace''
{{monospace}}
N/A
==monospaced text==
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
%%strikethrough%%
optional or via css
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
N/A
^^superscript text^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
N/A
optional or via css
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
#ref(pagename/filename[,option])
&ref(pagename/filename[,option]);
&ref(http://foo.bar/foo.jpg[,option]);
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
[link to the image.jpg]
Aligning Text
Plugin
%%(text-align: right) text %%
CENTER:center
RIGHT:right
LEFT:left
optional or via css
Text Indentation
N/A
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
N/A
just use 3 spaces or tabs
indented 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 A
* Item B
** Item B1
Numbered 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 1.1a
##* Item 1.1b

Definition Lists
Plugin
;term:definition
:term|definition
:definition: explanation
:anotherdef: another description
Horizontal Rule
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