Drupal Wiki vs. DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. PmWiki vs. MoinMoin

General Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Version
8.14
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.32.2
2.2.139
1.9.11
Last Release Date
2021-04-07 (1 month ago)
2020-07-19 (9 months ago)
2019-06-05 (1 year ago)
2021-05-03 (13 days ago)
2020-11-07 (6 months ago)
Last Update here
2021-04-16 (1 month ago)
2020-10-28 (6 months ago)
2019-06-21 (1 year ago)
2020-12-06 (5 months ago)
2020-11-08 (6 months ago)
Author
https://kontextwork.de
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL2+ or compatible
GPL 2
GPL
GPL2+
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
Python
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database
Files
Files
License Cost/ Fee
Different licences
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise
personal, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
All
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
System Requirements Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Operating System
Linux, Unix, Windows, OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, nginx, Lighthttpd, IIS
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
PHP
none
none
None
Datastorage Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
No
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Oracle
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
SQLite
Patch
No
Yes
Plugin
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Other
Memcache, Mssql
None
No
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
No
Security/Anti-Spam Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Active Directory, LDAP, OpenID, OAuth, MySQL, PostgreSQL, .htaccess, Kerberos, NTLM
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Mail Encryption
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Optional
nofollow
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Delayed Indexing
Yes
Optional
No
Optional
No
Development/Support Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3151 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Interface Languages
2
German, English
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
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
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English
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Comments
Flat
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
Yes
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Links Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
CamelCase
No
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
HTML Tags
All
Optional
Some
Plugin
Some
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Scripting
Widgets
Optional, PHP
Optional
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Usability Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Output Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
XML export
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
Media and Files Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Yes
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Keywords
Filenames only
Contents
Extras Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Forums
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
No
Syntax Examples Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki MoinMoin
Internal Link
(Integrated in WYSIWYG-Editor with search in a dialog)
alternatively:
[[#123]]
[[#123][label]] 
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
(Integrated in WYSIWYG-Editor)
alternatively:
[[http://drupal-wiki.com]]
[[http://drupal-wiki.com][label]]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
Headlines
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
(Integrated into the WYSIWYG-Editor)
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
{+underlined+}
__underline__
Monospace Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
@@monospace@@
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
{-strikethrough-}
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
^superscript^
Subscript Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
,,subscript,,
Images
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
N/A
: indented line
-> indented text
--> more indentation
indented text
Bulleted Lists
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
Plugin
; term : definition
: term : definition
term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
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