LionWiki vs. TWiki

General Features LionWiki TWiki
Version
3.2.4
TWiki-6.1.0
Last Release Date
2010-09-19 (13 years ago)
2018-07-15 (6 years ago)
Last Update here
2010-10-01 (13 years ago)
2019-07-19 (5 years ago)
Author
Adam Živnéř
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL v2
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
Perl, JavaScript
Data Storage
Files
Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
free
N/A
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
advanced users, minimalists
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System Requirements LionWiki TWiki
Operating System
All PHP supported
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Apache/IIS, probably everything which supports PHP
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Other Requirements
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Datastorage LionWiki TWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
Oracle
No
No
SQLite
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
Yes
Other
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Security/Anti-Spam LionWiki TWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking
Plugin
Plugin
Mail Encryption
No
Yes
nofollow
No
Plugin
Blacklist
Plugin
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Plugin
Development/Support LionWiki TWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
Common Features LionWiki TWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Plugin
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features LionWiki TWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
No
Interface Languages
17
Arabic, Czech, German, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Chinese Traditional
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
No
Yes
Comments
Plugin
Threaded
Categories
No
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
No
Optional
Structured Data
No
Yes
Links LionWiki TWiki
CamelCase
No
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Plugin
Yes
InterWiki
No
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Plugin
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Features LionWiki TWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
All
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Tables
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Markdown Support
No
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
BBCode Support
No
No
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Plugin
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Yes
Scripting
JavaScript (plugin)
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Usability LionWiki TWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
No
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Toolbar
Plugin
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Yes
Access Keys
No
Yes
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Statistics LionWiki TWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
No
Orphaned Pages
No
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
Analysis
No
Yes
Output LionWiki TWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print View
Mobile Friendly
No
Plugin
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Abbreviations
No
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
No
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
XML export
No
Plugin
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files LionWiki TWiki
File Attachments
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
No
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Media Search
No
Contents
Extras LionWiki TWiki
Calendar
No
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
Plugin
Blogs
No
Plugin
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples LionWiki TWiki
Internal Link
[Main page]
[Our main page|Main page]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
External Link
http://lionwiki.0o.cz
[Homepage|http://lionwiki.0o.cz]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
Headlines
!H2 headline
!!H3 headline
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
Bold Format
'''bold''
*bold*
Italics Format
''italics''
_italic_
Underline Format
'__underline__'
<u>underline</u>
Monospace Format
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
Strikethrough Format
'--strikethrough--'
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
[path_to_img.jpg]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
Aligning Text
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
Text Indentation
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
Bulleted Lists
* Fruit
** Apple
*** Granny smith
*** Golden delicious
** Orange
* Vegetables
** Garlic
** Onion
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# First item 
## First subitem 
### First subsubitem
## Second subitem 
# Second item
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
$ Term: Definition
Horizontal Rule
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