MoinMoin vs. TWiki vs. UseMod

General Features MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Version
1.9.10
TWiki-6.1.0
1.0
Last Release Date
2018-09-08 (1 year ago)
2018-07-15 (1 year ago)
2003-09-11 (16 years ago)
Last Update here
2018-09-09 (1 year ago)
2019-07-19 (10 months ago)
2009-07-01 (10 years ago)
Author
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
Clifford Adams
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
Python
Perl, JavaScript
Perl
Data Storage
Files
Files, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
N/A
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System Requirements MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Linux, Windows, MacOS X
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Apache, probably anything with CGI support
Other Requirements
None
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Datastorage MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
No
Yes
No
Other
No
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
No
Security/Anti-Spam MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Yes
Unknown
nofollow
No
Plugin
Patch
Blacklist
Yes
Plugin
Patch
CAPTCHA
Optional
Plugin
No
Delayed Indexing
No
Plugin
No
Development/Support MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
No
Special Features MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
Unknown
Interface Languages
0
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
0
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Comments
Discussion Pages
Threaded
No
Categories
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Namespaces
No
Yes
Unknown
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Structured Data
No
Yes
Unknown
Links MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Plugin
No
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Syntax Features MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
HTML Tags
Some
All
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
complex
simple + complex
simple
CREOLE support
Yes
No
Unknown
Markdown Support
No
No
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
No
Footnotes
Yes
Plugin
No
Quoting
No
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
No
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
No
FAQ Tags
No
Yes
No
Scripting
plugins, see comment ---------------->
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
None
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Unknown
Usability MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Section Editing
No
Plugin
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Plugin
No
Toolbar
Yes
Plugin
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Yes
No
Access Keys
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
No
Statistics MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
No
Patch
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
No
Analysis
Yes
Yes
No
Output MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
No
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
No
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
No
Abbreviations
No
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
No
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
No
XML export
Yes
Plugin
No
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
No
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
No
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
No
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
No
Image Editing
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Unknown
Media Search
Contents
Contents
No
Extras MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
Plugin
Unknown
Blogs
No
Plugin
Unknown
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Unknown
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples MoinMoin TWiki UseMod
Internal Link
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
External Link
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
Headlines
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======
Bold Format
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
*bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''italic''
''emphasised''
_italic_
''italic''
Underline Format
__underline__
<u>underline</u>
<u>underline</u>
Monospace Format
`monospaced`
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
<tt>for monospace text</tt>
Strikethrough Format
--(strikethrough)--
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
N/A
Superscript Format
^superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
,,subscript,,
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
http://url.com/pic.gif
Aligning Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
N/A
Text Indentation
indented text
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
: indented
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
term:: definition
$ Term: Definition
;Term:Definition
Horizontal Rule
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