MoinMoin vs. XWiki vs. JSPWiki

General Features MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Version
1.9.11
16.4.0
2.11.0
Last Release Date
2020-11-07 (3 years ago)
2024-05-28 (16 days ago)
2021-11-21 (2 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-11-08 (3 years ago)
2024-05-30 (14 days ago)
2021-12-01 (2 years ago)
Author
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
XWiki Development Team
Apache Software Foundation
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Apache License 2.0
Programming Language
Python
Java
Java
Data Storage
Files
Database, RCS
Database, Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
all
Hosting Features MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
No
N/A
System Requirements MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Servlet 3.1+
Any servlet 3.1 compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 8.5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Other Requirements
None
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
Datastorage MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Text Files
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
No
Yes
Optional
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
Optional
Oracle
No
Yes
Optional
SQLite
No
No
Optional
BerkeleyDB
No
No
Optional
RCS
No
Plugin
Plugin
Other
No
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
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
Security/Anti-Spam MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Host Blocking
Yes
No
Optional
Mail Encryption
Optional
Yes
Plugin
nofollow
No
No
Optional
Blacklist
Yes
Plugin
Yes
CAPTCHA
Optional
Yes
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Yes
Yes
Development/Support MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
88 ⭐
Common Features MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
No
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
Yes
Special Features MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
Yes
Interface Languages
1
English
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
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Comments
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Flat
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
No
Plugin
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Yes
Patch
Structured Data
No
Yes
Yes
Links MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
Yes
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Optional
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
HTML Tags
Some
All
Optional
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Markdown Support
No
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
Scripting
plugins, see comment ---------------->
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Optional
Usability MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Yes
No
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Access Keys
Optional
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
No
Optional
Statistics MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
Yes
No
Analysis
Yes
Yes
No
Output MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Optional
Yes
Abbreviations
No
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Optional
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Optional
XML export
Yes
Yes
No
PDF Export
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
No
Yes
Unknown
Media and Files MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Contents
Contents
Extras MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
No
Plugin
Yes
Blogs
No
Plugin
Yes
Ticket System
No
Plugin
No
Chat
No
Plugin
Unknown
Syntax Examples MoinMoin XWiki JSPWiki
Internal Link
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
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)
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
External Link
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
Headlines
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
**bold**
__bold__
Italics Format
''italic''
''emphasised''
//Italics//
''italics''
Underline Format
__underline__
__underline__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
Monospace Format
`monospaced`
##monospace##
{{monospace}}
Strikethrough Format
--(strikethrough)--
--Strike--
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
Superscript Format
^superscript^
^^superscript^^
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
Subscript Format
,,subscript,,
,,subscript,,
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
Images
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
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
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
Aligning Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
%%(text-align: right) text %%
Text Indentation
indented text
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
term:: definition
; term
: definition
;term:definition
Horizontal Rule
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