Drupal Wiki vs. DokuWiki vs. PmWiki vs. XWiki vs. MoinMoin

General Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Version
8.14
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.2.139
13.3
1.9.11
Last Release Date
2021-04-07 (1 month ago)
2020-07-19 (9 months ago)
2021-05-03 (13 days ago)
2021-04-25 (21 days ago)
2020-11-07 (6 months ago)
Last Update here
2021-04-16 (1 month ago)
2020-10-28 (6 months ago)
2020-12-06 (5 months ago)
2021-04-26 (20 days ago)
2020-11-08 (6 months ago)
Author
https://kontextwork.de
Andreas Gohr
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
XWiki Development Team
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL2+ or compatible
GPL 2
GPL2+
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
Python
Data Storage
Database
Files
Files
Database, RCS
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
All
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Hosting Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
System Requirements Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Operating System
Linux, Unix, Windows, OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
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
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Servlet 3.0.1+
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
PHP
none
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
None
Datastorage Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Text Files
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
Patch
No
Plugin
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Other
Memcache, Mssql
None
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
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
No
Security/Anti-Spam Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Active Directory, LDAP, OpenID, OAuth, MySQL, PostgreSQL, .htaccess, Kerberos, NTLM
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.
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Plugin
Optional
Yes
No
No
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Delayed Indexing
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Development/Support Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki 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 PmWiki XWiki 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 PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
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
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
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
1
English
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Comments
Flat
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
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
Yes
Plugin
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Links Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
CamelCase
No
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
HTML Tags
All
Optional
Plugin
All
Some
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Scripting
Widgets
Optional, PHP
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Usability Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Statistics Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Output Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
XML export
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Media and Files Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Extras Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Forums
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Chat
Unknown
No
No
Plugin
No
Syntax Examples Drupal Wiki DokuWiki PmWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Internal Link
(Integrated in WYSIWYG-Editor with search in a dialog)
alternatively:
[[#123]]
[[#123][label]] 
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
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)
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://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
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 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
= 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''
//Italics//
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
__underlined__
{+underlined+}
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
''monospace''
@@monospace@@
##monospace##
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<del>strikethrough</del>
{-strikethrough-}
--Strike--
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
^^superscript^^
^superscript^
Subscript Format
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
,,subscript,,
,,subscript,,
Images
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
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
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
Plugin
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
N/A
-> indented text
--> more indentation
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
indented text
Bulleted Lists
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
(Integrated into the  WYSIWYG-Editor)
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
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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