DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. WikkaWiki

General Features DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Version
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.32.2
1.4.2
Last Release Date
2020-07-19 (9 months ago)
2019-06-05 (1 year ago)
2020-04-19 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2020-10-28 (6 months ago)
2019-06-21 (1 year ago)
2020-04-20 (1 year ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Wikka Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
personal, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Individual users (PIM/website backend), development teams (software documentation/knowledge base), organizations and companies (intranet/public website backend)
System Requirements DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
any (platform-independent)
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
any server with PHP/MySQL support
Other Requirements
none
mod_rewrite (optional)
Datastorage DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Text Files
Yes
No
No
MySQL
No
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
Yes
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Other
None
No
No
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
Active Directory (patch)
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
No
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Yes
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Optional
No
No
Development/Support DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
3151 ⭐
N/A
41 ⭐
Common Features DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
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 WikkaWiki
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
0
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Patch
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Plugin
No
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Links DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
CamelCase
Optional
No
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Patch
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
No
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Patch
Syntax Features DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
No
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
No
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
No
Scripting
Optional, PHP
Optional
Extensibility through drop-in plugins
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Usability DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Patch
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Patch
Statistics DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
Patch
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
Patch
Analysis
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Output DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
No
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Abbreviations
Yes
No
Patch
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
Yes
Patch
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
No
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
No
Media and Files DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
No
Image Editing
No
No
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Media Search
Filenames only
Keywords
No
Extras DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
No
Forums
No
Plugin
No
Blogs
Plugin
No
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
No
No
Chat
No
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples DokuWiki MediaWiki WikkaWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
CamelCase
[[forced]]
[[forced|This is a link]]
[[forced |日本語]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
http://wikkawiki.org
[[http://wikkawiki.org|Wikka Wiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WikkaWiki]]
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>
__underlined__
Monospace Format
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
##monospaced##
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
++Strike through text++
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
""<sup>Superscript</sup>""
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
""<sub>Subscript</sub>""
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
http://foo.bar/bar.jpg
{{image url="local.jpg"}}
{{image url="http://foo.bar/bar.jpg"}}
Aligning Text
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
@@Center text@@
<<left floated<<
>>right floated>>
Text Indentation
N/A
: indented line
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)
indented
~indented
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~- Item 1
~~- Item 1.1
~- Item 2
Numbered Lists
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~1) Item 1
~~1) Item 1.1
~1) Item 2

(more options for lists are available)
Definition Lists
Plugin
; term : definition
""<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>""
Horizontal Rule
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remove DokuWiki remove MediaWiki remove WikkaWiki