ikiwiki vs. PukiWiki vs. ErfurtWiki

General Features ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Version
2.67
1.5.1
R1.02b (kind of final release :-)
Last Release Date
2008-10-16 (15 years ago)
2016-03-06 (8 years ago)
2005-06-15 (19 years ago)
Last Update here
2008-10-28 (15 years ago)
2016-03-23 (8 years ago)
2010-04-04 (14 years ago)
Author
Joey Hess and the ikiwiki community
PukiWiki Development Team
Mario Salzer & Andi Fundinger
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL version 2 or (at your option) any later version
Public Domain (!)
Programming Language
Perl
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files, RCS
Files
Database, Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Anyone
One theme, one PukiWiki
small + medium sites, development teams
System Requirements ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Operating System
Any
OS independent
any
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Any, or none
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
tar with "-p" option, or unzip for install. "mbstring" PHP extension for multi-bite support. backup feature wants 'zip' PHP extension.
none
Datastorage ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Plugin
MySQL
No
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Plugin
Oracle
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
Plugin
RCS
Yes
No
Plugin
Other
zip-compressed text files for backup (with "zip" PHP extension)
no
Security/Anti-Spam ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Built-in, HTTP auth, OpenID; extensible via plugins
LDIF strings compatible with OpenLDAP, LDAP
UNIX, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, other
Host Blocking
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Mail Encryption
Yes
No
Plugin
nofollow
No
Yes
Plugin
Blacklist
Yes
Patch
Plugin
CAPTCHA
No
No
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Patch
Development/Support ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#pukiwiki
not yet :-)
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
No
Plugin
Change Summary
Yes
No
Plugin
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
To current
Between all
Sitemap
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
Patch
Interface Languages
1
English
5
German, English, Japanese, Korean, Twi
4
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Categories
Plugin
No
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
No
Optional
Structured Data
Unknown
No
No
Links ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
CamelCase
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
SisterWiki
Plugin
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Patch
Windows Shares
Yes
Patch
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
No
Plugin
Syntax Features ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Optional
Markdown Support
Yes
No
No
Textile Support
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
No
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
No
Yes
Scripting
safe subset of HTML::Template supported via template plugin
plugins(PHP), skins(PHP), CSSes(PHP,CSS)
optional
Content Includes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Usability ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Section Editing
No
Patch
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
No
Patch
Toolbar
No
Patch
No
WYSIWYG Editing
No
No
No
Access Keys
No
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
No
No
No
Statistics ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
No
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
No
Plugin
Plugin
Recent Visitors
No
No
Optional
Analysis
No
No
No
Output ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Optional
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Abbreviations
No
No
Optional
Auto-TOC
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Plugin
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
No
Yes
XML export
No
No
Optional
PDF Export
No
No
Optional
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Media Revisions
Yes
No
No
Embedded Flash
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
No
Media Search
Filenames only
No
No
Extras ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
No
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
Optional
No
Blogs
Yes
Optional
Yes
Ticket System
Yes
Optional
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples ikiwiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Internal Link
[[internal]]
PageNameAsWikiName
[[PageName]]
[[link text>PageName]]
WikiPage
[WikiPage | Go here]
External Link
[link text](http://example.org)
http://....
[[link text>http://....]]
[[interwiki:keyphrase]]
[[link text>interwiki:keyphrase]]
http://erfurtwiki.sf.net
[http://erfurtwiki.sf.net | Go here]
mario@wiki.net
Headlines
Two syntaxes:

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

heading 1
=========

heading 2
---------
* Level 1
** Level 2
*** Level 3
!!! Big Headline
!! Medium Headline
! Section Headline
Bold Format
**bold**
__bold__
''bold''
__bold text__
**bold text**
Italics Format
*emphasized*
_emphasized_
'''italic'''
''ialic text''
Underline Format
via HTML: <u>underlined</u>
%%%underlined%%%
optional or via css
Monospace Format
`inline monospace`

indented block of
monospaced text

tab-indented
block
N/A
==monospaced text==
Strikethrough Format
via HTML: <del>deleted</del>
%%strikethrough%%
optional or via css
Superscript Format
via HTML: x<sup>2</sup>
N/A
^^superscript text^^
Subscript Format
via HTML: a<sub>1</sub>
N/A
optional or via css
Images
![alt text](internal/image)
![alt text](http://example.org/external/image)
#ref(pagename/filename[,option])
&ref(pagename/filename[,option]);
&ref(http://foo.bar/foo.jpg[,option]);
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
[link to the image.jpg]
Aligning Text
CENTER:center
RIGHT:right
LEFT:left
optional or via css
Text Indentation
N/A
just use 3 spaces or tabs
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* item 1
* item 2
* item 2.1
* item 2.2
- Item 1
-- Item 1.1
- Item 2
* Item A
* Item B
** Item B1
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
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
##* Item 1.1a
##* Item 1.1b

Definition Lists
via HTML:
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
:term|definition
:definition: explanation
:anotherdef: another description
Horizontal Rule
---
***
___
------------------
Any number > 3
- - - - - - - - - -
spaces don't matter
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