Drupal Wiki vs. DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. XWiki vs. BlueSpice MediaWiki vs. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

General Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Version
8.1.10
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
1.32.2
11.9
3.1
18.2, 15.7 LTS, 12.14 LTS
Last Release Date
2019-11-11 (7 days ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2019-06-05 (5 months ago)
2019-10-28 (21 days ago)
2019-09-18 (2 months ago)
2018-07-31 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2019-11-13 (5 days ago)
2018-10-09 (1 year ago)
2019-06-21 (4 months ago)
2019-10-29 (20 days ago)
2019-09-30 (1 month ago)
2019-08-05 (3 months ago)
Author
https://kontextwork.de
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
XWiki Development Team
Hallo Welt! GmbH
Tiki Software Community Association
URL
Free and Open Source
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL2+ or compatible
GPL 2
GPL
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPLv3
LGPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database
Database
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
Different licences
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise
private, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Enterprise + Technical Teams
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
Hosting Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
System Requirements Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Operating System
Linux, Unix, Windows, OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Linux, Windows
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Webserver
Apache, nginx, Lighthttpd, IIS
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Servlet 3.0.1+
Apache 2+ / IIS 8+
Works on standard shared hosting
Other Requirements
PHP
none
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Apache Tomcat 8, ElasticSearch 6+, Java 8+, NodeJS 6+
None
Datastorage Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Text Files
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Oracle
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
SQLite
Patch
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
Memcache, Mssql
None
No
JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
MariaDB
Security/Anti-Spam Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Active Directory, LDAP, OpenID, OAuth, MySQL, PostgreSQL, .htaccess, Kerberos, NTLM
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Yes
SAML, OpenID, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, POP3, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
nofollow
Plugin
Optional
Optional
No
Optional
Optional
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Delayed Indexing
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
No
No
Development/Support Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
2632 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Interface Languages
2
German, English
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
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
39
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
30
Arabic, Bashkir, Breton, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hebrew, Interlingua, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Dutch, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
35
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Basque, Persian, Finnish, French, Galician, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Swahili, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Links Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
No
Optional
Freelinks
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
HTML Tags
All
Optional
Some
All
Optional
Optional
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
Markdown Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Yes
Textile Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Scripting
Widgets
Optional, PHP
Optional
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Java Script
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Usability Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
No
Optional
Optional
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Statistics Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Output Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Optional
No
Media and Files Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Yes
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Keywords
Contents
Keywords
Contents
Extras Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Forums
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Chat
Unknown
No
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Examples Drupal Wiki DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
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]]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
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]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
[http://example.org The title]
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
Headlines
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
Bold Format
(Integrated into the WYSIWYG-Editor)
**bold**
'''bold'''
**bold**
'''bold'''
__bold__
Italics Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
//italics//
''italic''
//Italics//
''italic''
''italic''
Underline Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
===underline===
Monospace Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
##monospace##
<tt>monospace</tt>
-+monospace+-
Strikethrough Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
--Strike--
<s>strikethrough</s>
--strike--
Superscript Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
{SUP()}text{SUP}
Subscript Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
<sub>subscript</sub>
{SUB()}text{SUB}
Images
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
Aligning Text
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
<center>Centered</center>
::centered text::
Text Indentation
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
N/A
: indented line
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
: indented line
leading spaces, if activated.
Bulleted Lists
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* 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
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
Plugin
; term : definition
; term
: definition
; term : definition
;term:definition
Horizontal Rule
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
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