DokuWiki vs. PmWiki

General Features DokuWiki PmWiki
Version
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
2.2.109
Last Release Date
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2018-07-08 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-09 (10 months ago)
2018-10-26 (9 months ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL2+
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
All
System Requirements DokuWiki PmWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
none
Datastorage DokuWiki PmWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Oracle
No
No
SQLite
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
Plugin
Other
None
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Host Blocking
Plugin
Optional
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
nofollow
Optional
Yes
Blacklist
Optional
Optional
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Optional
Optional
Development/Support DokuWiki PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki PmWiki
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 PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Optional
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
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
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Yes
Links DokuWiki PmWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features DokuWiki PmWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Optional
Markdown Support
Plugin
Plugin
Textile Support
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Yes
Scripting
Optional, PHP
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Usability DokuWiki PmWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Statistics DokuWiki PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Optional
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Optional
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Plugin
Output DokuWiki PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
Optional
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
Yes
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Plugin
XML export
No
Plugin
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Plugin
Plugin
Media and Files DokuWiki PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
Plugin
SVG Editing
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Filenames only
Filenames only
Extras DokuWiki PmWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
No
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
No
No
Syntax Examples DokuWiki PmWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
**bold**
'''bold'''
Italics Format
//italics//
''italic''
Underline Format
__underlined__
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
''monospace''
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Aligning Text
Plugin
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
Text Indentation
N/A
-> indented text
Bulleted Lists
* 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 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Plugin
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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