MediaWiki vs. WackoWiki

General Features MediaWiki WackoWiki
Version
1.32.2
6.1.12
Last Release Date
2019-06-05 (3 years ago)
2022-06-30 (4 days ago)
Last Update here
2019-06-21 (3 years ago)
2022-06-30 (4 days ago)
Author
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
WackoWiki Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
BSD
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
End Users/Desktop, Education
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
System Requirements MediaWiki WackoWiki
Operating System
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
OS Independent
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Any with PHP support
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Other Requirements
none
mod_rewrite (optional)
Datastorage MediaWiki WackoWiki
Text Files
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Oracle
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
No
Other
No
MariaDB
Security/Anti-Spam MediaWiki WackoWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
Yes
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
Host Blocking
Yes
Optional
Mail Encryption
Plugin
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Development/Support MediaWiki WackoWiki
# 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 WackoWiki
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 WackoWiki
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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Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Optional
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Flat
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Patch
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Links MediaWiki WackoWiki
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
Yes
Syntax Features MediaWiki WackoWiki
HTML Tags
Some
All
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
CREOLE support
No
No
Markdown Support
No
No
Textile Support
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Patch
Emoticon Images
Optional
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Scripting
Optional
actions (PHP)
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Usability MediaWiki WackoWiki
Section Editing
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Statistics MediaWiki WackoWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
Yes
Analysis
Optional
Plugin
Output MediaWiki WackoWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
No
Abbreviations
No
Patch
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Patch
Office Export
Unknown
Patch
Media and Files MediaWiki WackoWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Keywords
Contents
Extras MediaWiki WackoWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
Optional
Blogs
No
Optional
Ticket System
No
No
Chat
Unknown
Patch
Syntax Examples MediaWiki WackoWiki
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
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>
__underline__
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
--strikethrough--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
Text Indentation
: indented line
one
two
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


Definition Lists
; 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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