ikiwiki vs. DokuWiki vs. Oddmuse vs. WackoWiki vs. wxWikiServer vs. Corendal Wiki

General Features ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Version
2.67
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.3.13
6.1.0
1.5.11c
3.0.2
Last Release Date
2008-10-16 (12 years ago)
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2018-09-03 (3 years ago)
2021-08-05 (1 month ago)
2005-12-02 (15 years ago)
2010-04-22 (11 years ago)
Last Update here
2008-10-28 (12 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 month ago)
2018-10-27 (2 years ago)
2021-08-06 (1 month ago)
2006-02-07 (15 years ago)
2010-04-23 (11 years ago)
Author
Joey Hess and the ikiwiki community
Andreas Gohr
Alex Schroeder
WackoWiki Team
Ryan Norton
Thierry Danard
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
GPL
BSD
wxWindows Lib/Public Domain
GPL
Programming Language
Perl
PHP
Perl
PHP
C++
Java
Data Storage
Files, RCS
Files
Files
Database
Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
free
0
NA
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Anyone
personal, small to medium companies
family people, hackers
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
End users/Desktop
Corporate
System Requirements ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Operating System
Any
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Anything supported by Perl
OS Independent
MS Windows/Mac/Linux
Unix / Windows
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Any, or none
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Anything supporting CGI scripts
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
built-in
Apache Tomcat, Oracle Application Server
Other Requirements
Writable data directory
mod_rewrite (optional)
None
Java 5.0
Datastorage ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
MySQL
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
SQLite
No
No
No
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Other
None
No
MariaDB
Security/Anti-Spam ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Built-in, HTTP auth, OpenID; extensible via plugins
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
None (use your web server instead)
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
unknown
Active Directory or Local Accounts
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Mail Encryption
Yes
Optional
No
Optional
No
No
nofollow
No
Optional
No
Optional
No
No
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
No
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
No
No
Development/Support ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3243 ⭐
59 ⭐
20 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Age
Unlimited
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
No
Sitemap
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Special Features ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Interface Languages
1
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
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
19
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
English
1
English
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Flat
Flat
Flat
Categories
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
None
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Unknown
No
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Links ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
CamelCase
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
SisterWiki
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Syntax Features ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Plugin
All
All
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Markdown Support
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Textile Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Footnotes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
FAQ Tags
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Scripting
safe subset of HTML::Template supported via template plugin
Optional, PHP
Perl
actions (PHP)
no
Content Includes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Usability ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Toolbar
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Access Keys
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
No
Statistics ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Most/Least Popular
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Analysis
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Output ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
No
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Auto-TOC
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
XML export
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
No
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Embedded Flash
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Embedded Video
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Media Search
Filenames only
Filenames only
Filenames only
Contents
No
No
Extras ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
No
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
No
No
Optional
Unknown
No
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Unknown
No
Ticket System
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
No
Chat
Unknown
No
No
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples ikiwiki DokuWiki Oddmuse WackoWiki wxWikiServer Corendal Wiki
Internal Link
[[internal]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
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
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
CamelCase
[AnotherLink goto alink]
External Link
[link text](http://example.org)
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

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

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
http://www.powerslave.com
[http://www.external.com xternallink]
Headlines
Two syntaxes:

# heading 1
## heading 2
### heading 3

heading 1
=========

heading 2
---------
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
= heading =
== heading ==
=== heading ===
(up to 5 = signs).
Bold Format
**bold**
__bold__
**bold**
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
**bold**
''' bold text '''
Italics Format
*emphasized*
_emphasized_
//italics//
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
//italics//
'' italic text ''
Underline Format
via HTML: <u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
`inline monospace`

indented block of
monospaced text

tab-indented
block
''monospace''
Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
##monospace##
start line with blank space.
Strikethrough Format
via HTML: <del>deleted</del>
<del>strikethrough</del>
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
--strikethrough--
Superscript Format
via HTML: x<sup>2</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
via HTML: a<sub>1</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
vvsubscriptvv
Images
![alt text](internal/image)
![alt text](http://example.org/external/image)
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
http://example.com/pic.jpg

Depending on plugins:
[[image:Name|Text|URL]] and variants
![text](URL)
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
ilocal://icon.jpg
img:icon.jpg
img:http://www.external/image.jpg
Aligning Text
Plugin
no example known
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%

] centred text
Text Indentation
N/A
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
one
two
> single indent 
>> two indents
>>> more indenting
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 2
* item 2.1
* item 2.2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* one
** two
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* one
* two
* two.1
Numbered Lists
1. item 1
2. item 2
1. item 1.1
42. the value doesn't matter
1. any value works
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

# one
## two
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


1 item one
2 item two
Or: 
# item 1
## item 1.1
# item two
Definition Lists
via HTML:
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
Plugin
Depending on plugins:
; term: definition
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
Horizontal Rule
---
***
___
------------------
Any number > 3
- - - - - - - - - -
spaces don't matter
----
Depending on plugins:
----
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