PhpWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. Oddmuse vs. JSPWiki vs. Corendal Wiki

General Features PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Version
phpwiki-1.3.14
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
6.1.0
2.3.13
2.10.0
3.0.2
Last Release Date
2007-06-30 (14 years ago)
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2021-08-05 (1 month ago)
2018-09-03 (3 years ago)
2014-01-31 (7 years ago)
2010-04-22 (11 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-04-03 (12 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 month ago)
2021-08-06 (1 month ago)
2018-10-27 (2 years ago)
2014-02-02 (7 years ago)
2010-04-23 (11 years ago)
Author
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
Andreas Gohr
WackoWiki Team
Alex Schroeder
Apache Software Foundation
Thierry Danard
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
BSD
GPL
Apache License 2.0
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Perl
Java
Java
Data Storage
Database, Files, RCS
Files
Database
Files
Database, Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
free
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Any
personal, small to medium companies
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
family people, hackers
all
Corporate
System Requirements PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS Independent
Anything supported by Perl
any platform supporting JDK 1.5+
Unix / Windows
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Anything supporting CGI scripts
any servlet 2.4+ compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Apache Tomcat, Oracle Application Server
Other Requirements
various opt. helpers
mod_rewrite (optional)
Writable data directory
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
Java 5.0
Datastorage PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Oracle
Yes
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
SQLite
Yes
No
No
No
Plugin
No
BerkeleyDB
Yes
No
No
No
Plugin
No
RCS
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Other
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
None
MariaDB
No
page provider architecture -> several implementations
Security/Anti-Spam PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
None (use your web server instead)
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Active Directory or Local Accounts
Host Blocking
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Optional
No
Plugin
No
nofollow
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
Optional
No
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
No
No
Development/Support PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3243 ⭐
20 ⭐
59 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Age
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
No
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
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
19
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
1
English
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Flat
Discussion Pages
Flat
Flat
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
None
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Patch
No
Structured Data
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Links PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
All
Plugin
Optional
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Scripting
plugins, templates, PHP
Optional, PHP
actions (PHP)
Perl
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Usability PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Statistics PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Analysis
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Output PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Abbreviations
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
XML export
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
No
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
No
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Contents
Filenames only
Contents
No
Extras PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Yes
No
Optional
No
Yes
No
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Ticket System
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Patch
No
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples PhpWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki Oddmuse JSPWiki Corendal Wiki
Internal Link
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
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
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
External Link
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

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

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
Headlines
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
**bold**
**bold**
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
__bold__
Italics Format
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
//italics//
//italics//
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
''italics''
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
__underline__
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


''monospace''
##monospace##
Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
{{monospace}}
Strikethrough Format
<strike>striked through</strike>
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strikethrough--
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
Superscript Format
<sup>above</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
Subscript Format
<sub>below</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
Images
[ http://foo.org/1.jpg size=30%] 
external image
[Upload:view.jpg align=right size=50x40] 
view uploaded image
[Upload:view.jpg | http://server/external-linkjpg ] 
view and link to another image
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
http://example.com/pic.jpg

Depending on plugins:
[[image:Name|Text|URL]] and variants
![text](URL)
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
Aligning Text
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

Plugin
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%

no example known
%%(text-align: right) text %%
Text Indentation
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
N/A
one
two
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
Bulleted Lists
* list
or
- list
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* one
** two
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# list
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

# one
## two
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Term:<def>
def
Plugin
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
Depending on plugins:
; term: definition
;term:definition
Horizontal Rule
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Depending on plugins:
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