DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. MoinMoin vs. PmWiki vs. PukiWiki vs. TiddlyWiki

General Features DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Version
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
1.20.1
1.9.10
2.2.109
1.5.1
5.1.13
Last Release Date
2018-05-02 (10 months ago)
2012-11-29 (6 years ago)
2018-09-08 (6 months ago)
2018-07-08 (8 months ago)
2016-03-06 (3 years ago)
2016-06-24 (2 years ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-09 (5 months ago)
2012-11-30 (6 years ago)
2018-09-09 (6 months ago)
2018-10-26 (4 months ago)
2016-03-23 (3 years ago)
2016-09-17 (2 years ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
PukiWiki Development Team
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
GPL2+
GPL version 2 or (at your option) any later version
BSD
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Python
PHP
PHP
HTML, JavaScript
Data Storage
Files
Database
Files
Files
Files
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
All
One theme, one PukiWiki
Individuals, private, small groups
System Requirements DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS independent
Any
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
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.
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Not required (optional backends available)
Other Requirements
none
None
none
tar with "-p" option, or unzip for install. "mbstring" PHP extension for multi-bite support. backup feature wants 'zip' PHP extension.
A common browser
Datastorage DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Text Files
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
MySQL
No
Yes
No
Plugin
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
Plugin
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Other
None
No
No
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
zip-compressed text files for backup (with "zip" PHP extension)
Self contained in html file
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
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.
LDIF strings compatible with OpenLDAP, LDAP
optional extensions available
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Patch
No
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
No
No
nofollow
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Patch
No
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
No
No
Delayed Indexing
Optional
No
No
Optional
No
Unknown
Development/Support DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#pukiwiki
#tiddlywiki on Freenode (irc://irc.freenode.net/tiddlywiki)
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
To current
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
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
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
5
German, English, Japanese, Korean, Twi
4
German, English, French, Japanese
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Yes
Links DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
CamelCase
Optional
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SisterWiki
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Syntax Features DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Some
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
complex
complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
No
Plugin
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Scripting
Optional, PHP
Optional
plugins, see comment ---------------->
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
plugins(PHP), skins(PHP), CSSes(PHP,CSS)
JavaScript
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Usability DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Patch
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Statistics DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Analysis
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Output DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Optional
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Abbreviations
Yes
No
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
XML export
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Unknown
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
No
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Media Search
Filenames only
Keywords
Contents
Filenames only
No
No
Extras DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Ticket System
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Chat
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin PmWiki PukiWiki TiddlyWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
PageNameAsWikiName
[[PageName]]
[[link text>PageName]]
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
http://....
[[link text>http://....]]
[[interwiki:keyphrase]]
[[link text>interwiki:keyphrase]]
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
* Level 1
** Level 2
*** Level 3
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
Bold Format
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
'''bold'''
''bold''
''bold''
Italics Format
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
''emphasised''
''italic''
'''italic'''
//italic//
Underline Format
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
{+underlined+}
%%%underlined%%%
__underline__
Monospace Format
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
`monospaced`
@@monospace@@
N/A
{{{monospaced}}}
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
--(strikethrough)--
{-strikethrough-}
%%strikethrough%%
--strikethrough--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
'^superscript^'
N/A
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
'_subscript_'
N/A
~~subscript~~
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
#ref(pagename/filename[,option])
&ref(pagename/filename[,option]);
&ref(http://foo.bar/foo.jpg[,option]);
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
Aligning Text
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
CENTER:center
RIGHT:right
LEFT:left
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
Text Indentation
N/A
: indented line
indented text
-> indented text
N/A
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* 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
Numbered Lists
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
+ Item 1
++ Item 1.1
+ Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Plugin
; term : definition
term:: definition
: term : definition
:term|definition
; term
: description
Horizontal Rule
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