DokuWiki vs. MoinMoin vs. PmWiki vs. ProWiki vs. PukiWiki vs. wxWikiServer

General Features DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Version
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
1.9.10
2.2.109
2.0.045
1.5.1
1.5.11c
Last Release Date
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2018-09-08 (1 year ago)
2018-07-08 (1 year ago)
2006-10-13 (13 years ago)
2016-03-06 (3 years ago)
2005-12-02 (13 years ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-09 (1 year ago)
2018-09-09 (1 year ago)
2018-10-26 (11 months ago)
2009-11-28 (9 years ago)
2016-03-23 (3 years ago)
2006-02-07 (13 years ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
Helmut Leitner
PukiWiki Development Team
Ryan Norton
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL
GPL2+
GPL
GPL version 2 or (at your option) any later version
wxWindows Lib/Public Domain
Programming Language
PHP
Python
PHP
Perl
PHP
C++
Data Storage
Files
Files
Files
Files
Files
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
NA
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
All
individual Wiki projects, everybody who needs more than a single wiki for a single purpose
One theme, one PukiWiki
End users/Desktop
System Requirements DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Unix / Linux
OS independent
MS Windows/Mac/Linux
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything 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 (probably anything supporting CGI)
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
built-in
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.
None
Datastorage DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Other
None
No
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
zip-compressed text files for backup (with "zip" PHP extension)
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
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
unknown
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Patch
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Optional
Plugin
No
No
No
nofollow
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Patch
No
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
No
No
No
Delayed Indexing
Optional
No
Optional
No
No
No
Development/Support DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#pukiwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Number
Restricted by Number
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
No
Yes
No
Special Features DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
No
Unknown
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
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
8
German, English, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Russian
5
German, English, Japanese, Korean, Twi
1
English
Email notification
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Plugin
No
Plugin
Flat
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Namespaces
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Structured Data
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Links DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Patch
No
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Syntax Features DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Plugin
Some
Plugin
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Tables
simple
complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
simple
CREOLE support
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
No
Unknown
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
No
Scripting
Optional, PHP
plugins, see comment ---------------->
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
plugins(PHP), skins(PHP), CSSes(PHP,CSS)
no
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Usability DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Section Editing
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Patch
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Patch
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Access Keys
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Statistics DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
No
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Analysis
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Output DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
No
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
ATOM Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Abbreviations
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
XML export
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
No
Media Revisions
Yes
No
Optional
No
No
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Embedded Video
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Image Editing
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Media Search
Filenames only
Contents
Filenames only
No
No
No
Extras DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Calendar
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Unknown
Blogs
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Ticket System
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Unknown
Chat
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki MoinMoin PmWiki ProWiki PukiWiki wxWikiServer
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
CamelCase
Wordlinking
{{free link}}
[page labelforlink]
PageNameAsWikiName
[[PageName]]
[[link text>PageName]]
CamelCase
[AnotherLink goto alink]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
http://example.org
InterWiki:page
[some:link labelforlink]
http://....
[[link text>http://....]]
[[interwiki:keyphrase]]
[[link text>interwiki:keyphrase]]
http://www.powerslave.com
[http://www.external.com xternallink]
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
= Headline 1 =
== Headline 2 =
=== Headline 3 =
==== Headline 4 =
===== Headline 5 =
====== Headline 6 =
* Level 1
** Level 2
*** Level 3
= heading =
== heading ==
=== heading ===
(up to 5 = signs).
Bold Format
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
''bold''
''' bold text '''
Italics Format
//italics//
''italic''
''emphasised''
''italic''
''italic''
'''italic'''
'' italic text ''
Underline Format
__underlined__
__underline__
{+underlined+}
<u>underlined</u>
%%%underlined%%%
Monospace Format
''monospace''
`monospaced`
@@monospace@@
<tt>monospace</tt>
N/A
start line with blank space.
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
--(strikethrough)--
{-strikethrough-}
[[strike]strikethrough text]
%%strikethrough%%
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
'^superscript^'
<sup>text</sup>
N/A
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
'_subscript_'
<sub>text</sub>
N/A
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
http://example.org/file.jpg
Upload:file.gif
[[Image]...options...]
#ref(pagename/filename[,option])
&ref(pagename/filename[,option]);
&ref(http://foo.bar/foo.jpg[,option]);
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
ilocal://icon.jpg
img:icon.jpg
img:http://www.external/image.jpg
Aligning Text
Plugin
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
only as part of tables or citations
[align:left|center|right]
CENTER:center
RIGHT:right
LEFT:left
] centred text
Text Indentation
N/A
indented text
-> indented text
: indented line
:: indented line
N/A
> single indent 
>> two indents
>>> more indenting
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* bulleted list
** bulleted list
- Item 1
-- Item 1.1
- Item 2
* one
* two
* two.1
Numbered Lists
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# numbered list
## numbered list
+ Item 1
++ Item 1.1
+ Item 2
1 item one
2 item two
Or: 
# item 1
## item 1.1
# item two
Definition Lists
Plugin
term:: definition
: term : definition
; term: definition
:term|definition
Horizontal Rule
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