GWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. TiddlyWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. TWiki vs. PmWiki

General Features GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Version
2.4.0
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
5.1.21
2.10.0
TWiki-6.1.0
2.2.139
Last Release Date
2018-06-14 (3 years ago)
2020-07-19 (10 months ago)
2019-07-24 (1 year ago)
2014-01-31 (7 years ago)
2018-07-15 (2 years ago)
2021-05-03 (1 month ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-16 (2 years ago)
2020-10-28 (7 months ago)
2019-11-20 (1 year ago)
2014-02-02 (7 years ago)
2019-07-19 (1 year ago)
2020-12-06 (6 months ago)
Author
Roger Rene Kommer
Andreas Gohr
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
Apache Software Foundation
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Apache License, Version 2.0
GPL 2
BSD
Apache License 2.0
GPL
GPL2+
Programming Language
Java
PHP
HTML, JavaScript
Java
Perl, JavaScript
PHP
Data Storage
Database, Files
Files
Files
Database, Files
Files, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
Free
0
0
0
N/A
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
User, Developer, Enterprise, Workgroups
personal, small to medium companies
Individuals, private, small groups
all
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
All
System Requirements GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Operating System
Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (All Java Plattforms)
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any
any platform supporting JDK 1.5+
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
All Java Servlet Container, included
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Not required (optional backends available)
any servlet 2.4+ compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
Java 1.8+
A common browser
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
none
Datastorage GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Oracle
Yes
No
No
Plugin
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
RCS
Plugin
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Other
Google Datastore
None
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
page provider architecture -> several implementations
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Internal and external with adapter
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
optional extensions available
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Host Blocking
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Unknown
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Blacklist
No
Optional
No
Yes
Plugin
Optional
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Unknown
No
Plugin
Optional
Development/Support GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
4 ⭐
3163 ⭐
6064 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Plugin
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 GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
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
4
German, English, French, Japanese
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, 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
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Plugin
Flat
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
None
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Yes
Patch
Optional
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Links GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
CamelCase
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
HTML Tags
All
Optional
Optional
Optional
All
Plugin
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Textile Support
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Footnotes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Scripting
Groovy, Macros, JSP-Taglibs
Optional, PHP
JavaScript
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Usability GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Statistics GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Analysis
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Output GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Abbreviations
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
No
Plugin
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
XML export
No
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Plugin
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
No
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Media and Files GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
No
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Extras GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples GWiki DokuWiki TiddlyWiki JSPWiki TWiki PmWiki
Internal Link
[path/Page]
[My Title|path/Page]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[http://example.com]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
Headlines
h1. Heading 1
h2. Heading 2
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
*Bold Format*
**bold**
''bold''
__bold__
*bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
_Italic format_
//italics//
//italic//
''italics''
_italic_
''italic''
Underline Format
+Unterlined+
__underlined__
__underline__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
<u>underline</u>
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
{{Monospace}}
''monospace''
{{{monospaced}}}
{{monospace}}
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
-StrikeThrough-
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strikethrough--
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
^Superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
~Subscript~
<sub>subscript</sub>
~~subscript~~
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
Images
!path/SkinSampleGWiki.png!
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Aligning Text
{div:style=...}
Aligned Text
{div}
Plugin
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
%%(text-align: right) text %%
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
Text Indentation
{div:style=...}
Aligned Text
{div}
N/A
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
-> indented text
--> more indentation
Bulleted Lists
- Item 1
- Item 2
-- Sub Item
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
# Item 2
## Sub Item
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
* Item 1
* Item 2
** Sub Item
Plugin
; term
: description
;term:definition
$ Term: Definition
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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