DokuWiki vs. TWiki

General Features DokuWiki TWiki
Version
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
TWiki-6.1.0
Last Release Date
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2018-07-15 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-09 (1 year ago)
2019-07-19 (3 months ago)
Author
Andreas Gohr
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL 2
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
Perl, JavaScript
Data Storage
Files
Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
N/A
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System Requirements DokuWiki TWiki
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Other Requirements
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Datastorage DokuWiki TWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
Oracle
No
No
SQLite
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
Yes
Other
None
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Security/Anti-Spam DokuWiki TWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking
Plugin
Plugin
Mail Encryption
Optional
Yes
nofollow
Optional
Plugin
Blacklist
Optional
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Optional
Plugin
Development/Support DokuWiki TWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
2632 ⭐
N/A
Common Features DokuWiki TWiki
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 TWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
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
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Optional
Yes
Comments
Plugin
Threaded
Categories
Plugin
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Optional
Structured Data
Plugin
Yes
Links DokuWiki TWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Plugin
Page Redirects
Plugin
Plugin
Syntax Features DokuWiki TWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
Markdown Support
Plugin
No
Textile Support
Plugin
Plugin
BBCode Support
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Plugin
Yes
Custom styles
Plugin
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Yes
Scripting
Optional, PHP
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Usability DokuWiki TWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Statistics DokuWiki TWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
No
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Yes
Output DokuWiki TWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
Plugin
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
Yes
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
Plugin
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Plugin
Unknown
Media and Files DokuWiki TWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
Plugin
SVG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Filenames only
Contents
Extras DokuWiki TWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
No
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
No
Unknown
Syntax Examples DokuWiki TWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
Headlines
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
Bold Format
**bold**
*bold*
Italics Format
//italics//
_italic_
Underline Format
__underlined__
<u>underline</u>
Monospace Format
''monospace''
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
Aligning Text
Plugin
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
Text Indentation
N/A
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
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
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
Plugin
$ Term: Definition
Horizontal Rule
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