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

General Features MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Version
1.9.11
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.32.2
22.1, 21.3 LTS, 18.8 LTS
5.1.21
14.5
Last Release Date
2020-11-07 (1 year ago)
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2019-06-05 (3 years ago)
2021-02-02 (1 year ago)
2019-07-24 (2 years ago)
2022-06-27 (7 days ago)
Last Update here
2020-11-08 (1 year ago)
2021-08-09 (10 months ago)
2019-06-21 (3 years ago)
2021-05-20 (1 year ago)
2019-11-20 (2 years ago)
2022-06-28 (6 days ago)
Author
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Tiki Software Community Association
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
XWiki Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
GPL
LGPL
BSD
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language
Python
PHP
PHP
PHP
HTML, JavaScript
Java
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Database
Files
Database, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
personal, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
Individuals, private, small groups
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Hosting Features MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
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
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
System Requirements MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Any
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Works on standard shared hosting
Not required (optional backends available)
Servlet 3.1+
Other Requirements
None
none
None
A common browser
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Datastorage MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
No
Optional
No
MySQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Oracle
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Other
No
None
No
MariaDB
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
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
Security/Anti-Spam MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
SAML, OpenID, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, POP3, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
optional extensions available
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
No
Mail Encryption
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
nofollow
No
Optional
Optional
Optional
Unknown
No
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
Unknown
Yes
Development/Support MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
# 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
6370 ⭐
N/A
Common Features MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
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 MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Interface Languages
1
English
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
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
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
4
German, English, French, Japanese
40
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Plugin
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
None
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
No
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Links MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
Some
Optional
Optional
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Tables
complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Scripting
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Optional, PHP
Optional
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
JavaScript
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Usability MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Plugin
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Statistics MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
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
Plugin
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Output MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Abbreviations
No
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Office Export
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Unknown
Yes
Media and Files MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Keywords
Contents
No
Contents
Extras MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
No
No
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Syntax Examples MoinMoin DokuWiki MediaWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Internal Link
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
XWiki supports 16+ input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, markdown, 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)
External Link
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
Headlines
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
Bold Format
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
**bold**
'''bold'''
__bold__
''bold''
**bold**
Italics Format
''italic''
''emphasised''
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
//italic//
//Italics//
Underline Format
__underline__
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
===underline===
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
`monospaced`
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
-+monospace+-
{{{monospaced}}}
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
--(strikethrough)--
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
--strike--
--strikethrough--
--Strike--
Superscript Format
^superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
{SUP()}text{SUP}
^^superscript^^
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
,,subscript,,
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
{SUB()}text{SUB}
~~subscript~~
,,subscript,,
Images
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.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
Aligning Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
::centered text::
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation
indented text
N/A
: indented line
leading spaces, if activated.
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
Numbered Lists
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
Definition Lists
term:: definition
Plugin
; term : definition
;term:definition
; term
: description
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
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