DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. TiddlyWiki

General Features DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Version
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.32.2
5.1.21
Last Release Date
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2019-06-05 (3 years ago)
2019-07-24 (3 years ago)
Last Update here
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2019-06-21 (3 years ago)
2019-11-20 (3 years ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL
BSD
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
HTML, JavaScript
Data Storage
Files
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
personal, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Individuals, private, small groups
System Requirements DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Any
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Not required (optional backends available)
Other Requirements
none
A common browser
Datastorage DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Text Files
Yes
No
Optional
MySQL
No
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Other
None
No
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
No
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
optional extensions available
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
No
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
No
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Unknown
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
No
Delayed Indexing
Optional
No
Unknown
Development/Support DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
3582 ⭐
N/A
7039 ⭐
Common Features DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Page History
Yes
Yes
Plugin
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 MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
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
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
4
German, English, French, Japanese
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Unknown
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
None
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Links DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
CamelCase
Optional
No
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Features DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Optional
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Tables
simple
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
Plugin
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
Yes
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
Plugin
Scripting
Optional, PHP
Optional
JavaScript
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Usability DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Statistics DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
Plugin
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
No
Analysis
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Output DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Abbreviations
Yes
No
Unknown
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
Yes
Unknown
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
Yes
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Filenames only
Keywords
No
Extras DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
No
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
No
Yes
Ticket System
Plugin
No
Plugin
Chat
No
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki MediaWiki TiddlyWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
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
Bold Format
**bold**
'''bold'''
''bold''
Italics Format
//italics//
''italic''
//italic//
Underline Format
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
Monospace Format
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
{{{monospaced}}}
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
--strikethrough--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
~~subscript~~
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
Aligning Text
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
Text Indentation
N/A
: indented line
: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
Numbered Lists
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Plugin
; term : definition
; term
: description
Horizontal Rule
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