MediaWiki vs. DokuWiki

General Features MediaWiki DokuWiki
Version
1.32.2
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
Last Release Date
2019-06-05 (5 months ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2019-06-21 (4 months ago)
2018-10-09 (1 year ago)
Author
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Andreas Gohr
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
End Users/Desktop, Education
private, small to medium companies
System Requirements MediaWiki DokuWiki
Operating System
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
none
Datastorage MediaWiki DokuWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Oracle
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
No
Other
No
None
Security/Anti-Spam MediaWiki DokuWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
Yes
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Mail Encryption
Plugin
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Development/Support MediaWiki DokuWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
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Common Features MediaWiki DokuWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features MediaWiki DokuWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
140
Afar, Abkhazian, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bihari, Bislama, Bengali; Bangla, Tibetan, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Bhutani, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Fiji, Faroese, French, Frisian, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Galician, Guarani, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Armenian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Interlingue, Inupiak, Icelandic, Italian, Inuktitut, Japanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Greenlandic, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Kirghiz, Latin, Lingala, Laothian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Maori, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mongolian, Moldavian, Marathi, Malay, Maltese, Burmese, Nauru, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Occitan, Oromo, Oriya, Punjabi, Polish, Pashto, Pushto, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Quechua, Rhaeto-Romance, Kirundi, Romanian, Russian, Kinyarwanda, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Sangho, Serbo-Croatian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Samoan, Shona, Somali, Albanian, Serbian, Siswati, Sesotho, Sundanese, Swedish, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Tajik, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkmen, Tagalog, Setswana, Tonga, Turkish, Tsonga, Tatar, Twi, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Volapuk, Wolof, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zhuang, Chinese, Chinese Traditional, Zulu
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Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Marathi, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Optional
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Links MediaWiki DokuWiki
CamelCase
No
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Features MediaWiki DokuWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Textile Support
No
Plugin
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Optional
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
Scripting
Optional
Optional, PHP
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Usability MediaWiki DokuWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Statistics MediaWiki DokuWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
Analysis
Optional
Plugin
Output MediaWiki DokuWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
No
Plugin
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
No
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Media and Files MediaWiki DokuWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Keywords
Filenames only
Extras MediaWiki DokuWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
No
Blogs
No
Plugin
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples MediaWiki DokuWiki
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
''monospace''
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
<del>strikethrough</del>
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
Plugin
Text Indentation
: indented line
N/A
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
Definition Lists
; term : definition
Plugin
Horizontal Rule
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