Oddmuse vs. DokuWiki vs. PmWiki vs. Foswiki vs. TiddlyWiki vs. MoinMoin

General Features Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Version
2.3.13
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
2.2.109
2.1.6
5.1.13
1.9.10
Last Release Date
2018-09-03 (1 year ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2018-07-08 (1 year ago)
2018-03-01 (1 year ago)
2016-06-24 (3 years ago)
2018-09-08 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-27 (1 year ago)
2018-10-09 (1 year ago)
2018-10-26 (1 year ago)
2018-04-06 (1 year ago)
2016-09-17 (3 years ago)
2018-09-09 (1 year ago)
Author
Alex Schroeder
Andreas Gohr
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
Foswiki Community
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
GPL2+
GPL
BSD
GPL
Programming Language
Perl
PHP
PHP
Perl
HTML, JavaScript
Python
Data Storage
Files
Files
Files
Files, RCS
Files
Files
License Cost/ Fee
free
0
0
$0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
family people, hackers
private, small to medium companies
All
Enterprise, Corporate, Business, Intranets, Personal use, Community building, Educational, Intranet, Extranet
Individuals, private, small groups
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
System Requirements Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Operating System
Anything supported by Perl
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, Windows, OS-X and others
Any
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Anything supporting CGI scripts
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Apache, Lighttpd, Nginx, or any other supporting (F)CGI
Not required (optional backends available)
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
Writable data directory
none
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
A common browser
None
Datastorage Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Other
No
None
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
caching of content into database using plugins
Self contained in html file
No
Security/Anti-Spam Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
None (use your web server instead)
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
optional extensions available
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
nofollow
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Blacklist
Optional
Optional
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
No
Development/Support Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#tiddlywiki on Freenode (irc://irc.freenode.net/tiddlywiki)
Stars on GitHub
41 ⭐
2633 ⭐
N/A
72 ⭐
4344 ⭐
N/A
Common Features Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
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
Restricted by Age
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 Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
55
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Marathi, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
38
Arabic, Bulgarian, Breton, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Persian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Macedonian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
22
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
4
German, English, French, Japanese
0
Email notification
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Categories
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
No
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Links Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
SisterWiki
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Image Links
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
HTML Tags
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
All
Optional
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
No
Plugin
Yes
Markdown Support
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Scripting
Perl
Optional, PHP
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
JavaScript; Topic Markup Language
JavaScript
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Usability Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Section Editing
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Toolbar
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Statistics Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Analysis
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Output Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Themes & Skins
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
No
Auto-TOC
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
File Attachments
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
SVG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Media Search
Filenames only
Filenames only
Filenames only
Contents
No
Contents
Extras Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Blogs
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Chat
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples Oddmuse DokuWiki PmWiki Foswiki TiddlyWiki MoinMoin
Internal Link
optional, default on:
[[page name]]

optional, default off:
PageName
[PageName] → [1]
[[[page name]]] → [1]
[PageName text] → text
[[page name|text]] → text

Depending on plugins:
[text](page) → text
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

optional, default on:
[http://example.com/ text] → text

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
External Link
http://foswiki.org/ autolink
[[http://foswiki.org/][label]]
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
Headlines
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
**bold**
'''bold'''
*bold*
''bold''
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
//italics//
''italic''
_italic_
//italic//
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
__underlined__
{+underlined+}
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
''monospace''
@@monospace@@
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
{{{monospaced}}}
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
<del>strikethrough</del>
{-strikethrough-}
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--strikethrough--
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
^superscript^
Subscript Format
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
<sub>subscript</sub>
~~subscript~~
,,subscript,,
Images
http://example.com/pic.jpg

Depending on plugins:
[[image:Name|Text|URL]] and variants
![text](URL)
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
%IMAGE{"image.png"}%
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
no example known
Plugin
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
N/A
-> indented text
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* one
** two
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

# one
## two
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
Depending on plugins:
; term: definition
Plugin
: term : definition
$ Term: Definition
; term
: description
term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
Depending on plugins:
----
----
----
---
----
----
-----
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