GWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. PhpWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. Oddmuse

General Features GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Version
2.4.0
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.11.0
phpwiki-1.3.14
6.1.17
2.3.13
Last Release Date
2018-06-14 (4 years ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2021-11-21 (1 year ago)
2007-06-30 (15 years ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2018-09-03 (4 years ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-16 (4 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2021-12-01 (1 year ago)
2009-04-03 (13 years ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2018-10-27 (4 years ago)
Author
Roger Rene Kommer
Andreas Gohr
Apache Software Foundation
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
WackoWiki Team
Alex Schroeder
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Apache License, Version 2.0
GPL 2
Apache License 2.0
GPL
BSD
GPL
Programming Language
Java
PHP
Java
PHP
PHP
Perl
Data Storage
Database, Files
Files
Database, Files
Database, Files, RCS
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
Free
0
0
0
0
free
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
User, Developer, Enterprise, Workgroups
personal, small to medium companies
all
Any
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
family people, hackers
System Requirements GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Operating System
Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (All Java Plattforms)
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS Independent
Anything supported by Perl
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
All Java Servlet Container, included
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any servlet 3.1 compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 8.5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Anything supporting CGI scripts
Other Requirements
Java 1.8+
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
various opt. helpers
mod_rewrite (optional)
Writable data directory
Datastorage GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
Oracle
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
RCS
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Other
Google Datastore
None
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
MariaDB
No
Security/Anti-Spam GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
Internal and external with adapter
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
None (use your web server instead)
Host Blocking
No
Plugin
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Plugin
No
Optional
No
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Blacklist
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
No
Development/Support GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
#phpwiki
Stars on GitHub
4 ⭐
3582 ⭐
88 ⭐
N/A
32 ⭐
67 ⭐
Common Features GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
No
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
Restricted by Age
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 GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
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
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Flat
Plugin
Flat
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Links GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
CamelCase
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
InterWiki
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
HTML Tags
All
Optional
Optional
Some
All
Plugin
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Textile Support
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Patch
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Scripting
Groovy, Macros, JSP-Taglibs
Optional, PHP
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
plugins, templates, PHP
actions (PHP)
Perl
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Usability GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Statistics GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Analysis
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Output GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Abbreviations
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Patch
Yes
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Office Export
No
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Patch
No
Media and Files GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Contents
No
Contents
Filenames only
Extras GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Presentations
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
No
Forums
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Blogs
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Ticket System
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Chat
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Patch
No
Syntax Examples GWiki DokuWiki JSPWiki PhpWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse
Internal Link
[path/Page]
[My Title|path/Page]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
optional, default on:
[[page name]]

optional, default off:
PageName
[PageName] → [1]
[[[page name]]] → [1]
[PageName text] → text
[[page name|text]] → text

Depending on plugins:
[text](page) → text
External Link
[http://example.com]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

optional, default on:
[http://example.com/ text] → text

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
Headlines
h1. Heading 1
h2. Heading 2
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
Bold Format
*Bold Format*
**bold**
__bold__
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
**bold**
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
_Italic format_
//italics//
''italics''
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
//italics//
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
Underline Format
+Unterlined+
__underlined__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
Monospace Format
{{Monospace}}
''monospace''
{{monospace}}
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


##monospace##
Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
Strikethrough Format
-StrikeThrough-
<del>strikethrough</del>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<strike>striked through</strike>
--strikethrough--
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
Superscript Format
^Superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>above</sup>
^^superscript^^
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
Subscript Format
~Subscript~
<sub>subscript</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>below</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
Images
!path/SkinSampleGWiki.png!
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
[ http://foo.org/1.jpg size=30%] 
external image
[Upload:view.jpg align=right size=50x40] 
view uploaded image
[Upload:view.jpg | http://server/external-linkjpg ] 
view and link to another image
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
http://example.com/pic.jpg

Depending on plugins:
[[image:Name|Text|URL]] and variants
![text](URL)
Aligning Text
{div:style=...}
Aligned Text
{div}
Plugin
%%(text-align: right) text %%
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
no example known
Text Indentation
{div:style=...}
Aligned Text
{div}
N/A
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
one
two
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
Bulleted Lists
- Item 1
- Item 2
-- Sub Item
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* list
or
- list
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* one
** two
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
# Item 2
## Sub Item
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# list
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

# one
## two
Definition Lists
* Item 1
* Item 2
** Sub Item
Plugin
;term:definition
Term:<def>
def
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
Depending on plugins:
; term: definition
Horizontal Rule
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Depending on plugins:
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