PBwiki vs. DokuWiki vs. Zoho Wiki vs. Wikia vs. XWiki

General Features PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Version
N/A
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
N/A
N/A
16.3.1
Last Release Date
N/A
2020-07-19 (3 years ago)
N/A
N/A
2024-05-09 (16 days ago)
Last Update here
2010-08-16 (13 years ago)
2021-08-09 (2 years ago)
2010-10-07 (13 years ago)
2013-02-18 (11 years ago)
2024-05-13 (12 days ago)
Author
PBworks
Andreas Gohr
Zoho - Free Online Hosted Services
Wikia, Inc.
XWiki Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes
License
N/A
GPL 2
N/A
N/A
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language
N/A
PHP
N/A
N/A
Java
Data Storage
N/A
Files
N/A
N/A
Database, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
Determined by Solution Needs
0
Free - 1 wiki, 3 users, 3 workspaces
$0
0
Development status
N/A
Mature
N/A
N/A
Mature
Intended Audience
Business Enterprises
personal, small to medium companies
Any users. No Download, No Installation
All users
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Hosting Features PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Storage Quota
No limit
N/A
Unlimited
unlimited
Bandwidth Quota
No limit
N/A
Unlimited
unlimited
Other Limits
None
N/A
Unlimited users & pages (Attachment Storage Space 50MB free)
none
Topic Restrictions
None
N/A
No restrictions
hate speech, personal attacks, we believe in kindness
Corporate Branding
Yes
N/A
Yes
Yes
Yes
Own Domain
Yes
N/A
Yes
Optional
Yes
Ads allowed
Yes
N/A
No
Yes
No
System Requirements PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Operating System
N/A
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
N/A
N/A
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
Root Access
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
No
Webserver
N/A
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
N/A
N/A
Servlet 3.1+
Other Requirements
N/A
N/A
N/A
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Datastorage PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Text Files
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
No
MySQL
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
Yes
PostgreSQL
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
Yes
Oracle
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
Yes
SQLite
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
No
BerkeleyDB
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
No
RCS
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
Plugin
Other
N/A
None
N/A
N/A
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 PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
N/A
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
N/A
N/A
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
No
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Unknown
Yes
Yes
nofollow
No
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Blacklist
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Development/Support PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes
Code Repository
N/A
N/A
N/A
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
##wikia on freenode
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3582 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Special Features PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
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
13
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Norwegian, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
0
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
Yes
Optional
Yes
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Flat
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
N/A
Plugin
N/A
N/A
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Links PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Syntax Features PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
HTML Tags
All
Optional
All
Some
All
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Textile Support
No
Plugin
Unknown
Optional
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Unknown
Optional
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Scripting
Javascript
Optional, PHP
not allowed
Yes
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Usability PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
Statistics PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
No
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Yes
Analysis
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Output PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Media and Files PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Keywords
Contents
Extras PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
No
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Blogs
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Syntax Examples PBwiki DokuWiki Zoho Wiki Wikia XWiki
Internal Link
CamelCaseLink or [Free Link]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
Automatic Linking, CamelCase, WYSIWYG linking
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://www.externallink.com]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
Automatic or WYSIWYG linking
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
Headlines
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
!!!!!! Level 6
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
WYSIWYG with shortcut keys (CTRL + 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
Bold Format
**bold**
**bold**
WYSIWYG with shortcut key
**bold**
Italics Format
''italics''
//italics//
WYSIWYG with shortcut key
//Italics//
Underline Format
__underline__
__underlined__
WYSIWYG with shortcut key
__underline__
Monospace Format
<code>monospace</code>
''monospace''
WYSIWYG
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
-strikethrough-
<del>strikethrough</del>
WYSIWYG
--Strike--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
WYSIWYG
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
WYSIWYG
,,subscript,,
Images
[http://www.imagelocation.com/image.jpg
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
WYSIWYG Upload, Alignment, and Resizing
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
<left>, <center>, <right>
Plugin
WYSIWYG with shortcut keys
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation
Indented block
N/A
WYSIWYG
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
Bulleted Lists
* Bullet #1
* Bullet #2
** SubBullet #1
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
WYSIWYG
* List
** list
*** list
Numbered Lists
# Number #1
# Number #2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
WYSIWYG
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
Definition Lists
<dl>
</dl>
Plugin
<dl>
</dl>
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
---
----
WYSIWYG
----
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