DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki

General Features DokuWiki MediaWiki
Version
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
1.20.1
Last Release Date
2018-05-02 (7 months ago)
2012-11-29 (6 years ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-09 (2 months ago)
2012-11-30 (6 years ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
System Requirements DokuWiki MediaWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Other Requirements
none
Datastorage DokuWiki MediaWiki
Text Files
Yes
No
MySQL
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
Oracle
No
Yes
SQLite
No
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
No
Other
None
No
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki MediaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Optional
No
Development/Support DokuWiki MediaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
2325 ⭐
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki MediaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features DokuWiki MediaWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
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
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
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Plugin
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Links DokuWiki MediaWiki
CamelCase
Optional
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features DokuWiki MediaWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Tables
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
Textile Support
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
Scripting
Optional, PHP
Optional
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Usability DokuWiki MediaWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Optional
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Statistics DokuWiki MediaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Optional
Output DokuWiki MediaWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
No
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
Yes
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki MediaWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Filenames only
Keywords
Extras DokuWiki MediaWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
No
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
No
Ticket System
Plugin
No
Chat
No
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki MediaWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Bold Format
**bold**
'''bold'''
Italics Format
//italics//
''italic''
Underline Format
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation
N/A
: indented line
Bulleted Lists
* 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 1.2
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Plugin
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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