MediaWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. XWiki vs. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. MoinMoin vs. WackoWiki

General Features MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Version
1.32.2
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
13.10.2
22.1, 21.3 LTS, 18.8 LTS
1.9.11
6.1.5
Last Release Date
2019-06-05 (2 years ago)
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2021-12-26 (27 days ago)
2021-02-02 (11 months ago)
2020-11-07 (1 year ago)
2021-12-24 (29 days ago)
Last Update here
2019-06-21 (2 years ago)
2021-08-09 (5 months ago)
2021-12-27 (26 days ago)
2021-05-20 (8 months ago)
2020-11-08 (1 year ago)
2021-12-25 (28 days ago)
Author
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Andreas Gohr
XWiki Development Team
Tiki Software Community Association
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
WackoWiki Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
LGPL
GPL
BSD
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
Python
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database, RCS
Database
Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
End Users/Desktop, Education
personal, small to medium companies
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
Hosting Features MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
System Requirements MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Operating System
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
OS Independent
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Servlet 3.1+
Works on standard shared hosting
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Other Requirements
none
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
None
None
mod_rewrite (optional)
Datastorage MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Oracle
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
SQLite
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Other
No
None
JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
MariaDB
No
MariaDB
Security/Anti-Spam MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Yes
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
SAML, OpenID, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, POP3, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Mail Encryption
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
No
Optional
No
Optional
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
No
Development/Support MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3285 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
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Common Features MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
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 MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
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
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
39
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
35
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Basque, Persian, Finnish, French, Galician, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Swahili, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
English
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Threaded
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Flat
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Links MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
CamelCase
No
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
All
Optional
Some
All
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
simple
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Patch
Emoticon Images
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Scripting
Optional
Optional, PHP
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
plugins, see comment ---------------->
actions (PHP)
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Usability MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Analysis
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Output MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Patch
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Patch
Media and Files MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Media Search
Keywords
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Contents
Contents
Extras MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
Blogs
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Patch
Syntax Examples MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin WackoWiki
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
-= Titlebar =-
! 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 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
**bold**
__bold__
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
**bold**
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
//Italics//
''italic''
''italic''
''emphasised''
//italics//
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
__underline__
===underline===
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
''monospace''
##monospace##
-+monospace+-
`monospaced`
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
<del>strikethrough</del>
--Strike--
--strike--
--(strikethrough)--
--strikethrough--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
{SUP()}text{SUP}
^superscript^
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
{SUB()}text{SUB}
,,subscript,,
vvsubscriptvv
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
Plugin
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
::centered text::
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
Text Indentation
: indented line
N/A
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
leading spaces, if activated.
indented text
one
two
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


Definition Lists
; term : definition
Plugin
; term
: definition
;term:definition
term:: definition
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
Horizontal Rule
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