PhpWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. WikyBlog

General Features PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Version
phpwiki-1.3.14
2.11.0
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
6.1.17
1.32.2
1.5.4
Last Release Date
2007-06-30 (15 years ago)
2021-11-21 (1 year ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2019-06-05 (3 years ago)
2007-10-23 (15 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-04-03 (13 years ago)
2021-12-01 (1 year ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2019-06-21 (3 years ago)
2007-10-24 (15 years ago)
Author
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
Apache Software Foundation
Andreas Gohr
WackoWiki Team
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Josh Schmidt
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
Apache License 2.0
GPL 2
BSD
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
Java
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database, Files, RCS
Database, Files
Files
Database
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Any
all
personal, small to medium companies
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
End Users/Desktop, Education
Private, Internet Communities
System Requirements PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS Independent
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Any servlet 3.1 compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 8.5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Any with PHP support
Apache, anything with PHP
Other Requirements
various opt. helpers
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
mod_rewrite (optional)
none
MySQL
Datastorage PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
Yes
Optional
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
Yes
Optional
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
Optional
No
No
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
Yes
Optional
No
No
No
No
RCS
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Other
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
None
MariaDB
No
Security/Anti-Spam PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
Yes
No
Host Blocking
No
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
No
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Plugin
No
nofollow
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Yes
Optional
No
No
No
Development/Support PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
88 ⭐
3582 ⭐
32 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
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 PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Interface Languages
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
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
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
140
Afar, Abkhazian, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bihari, Bislama, Bengali; Bangla, Tibetan, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Bhutani, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Fiji, Faroese, French, Frisian, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Galician, Guarani, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Armenian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Interlingue, Inupiak, Icelandic, Italian, Inuktitut, Japanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Greenlandic, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Kirghiz, Latin, Lingala, Laothian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Maori, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mongolian, Moldavian, Marathi, Malay, Maltese, Burmese, Nauru, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Occitan, Oromo, Oriya, Punjabi, Polish, Pashto, Pushto, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Quechua, Rhaeto-Romance, Kirundi, Romanian, Russian, Kinyarwanda, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Sangho, Serbo-Croatian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Samoan, Shona, Somali, Albanian, Serbian, Siswati, Sesotho, Sundanese, Swedish, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Tajik, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkmen, Tagalog, Setswana, Tonga, Turkish, Tsonga, Tatar, Twi, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Volapuk, Wolof, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zhuang, Chinese, Chinese Traditional, Zulu
5
English, French, Japanese, Turkish, Chinese
Email notification
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Comments
Plugin
Flat
Plugin
Flat
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Unknown
Structured Data
Patch
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Links PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
No
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Syntax Features PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
Optional
All
Some
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Markdown Support
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Textile Support
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Emoticon Images
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Scripting
plugins, templates, PHP
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Optional, PHP
actions (PHP)
Optional
No
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Usability PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Section Editing
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
Optional
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Patch
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Analysis
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
No
Output PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
No
Mobile Friendly
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
No
No
Yes
Patch
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
HTML Export
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
XML export
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
No
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Media Search
No
Contents
Filenames only
Contents
Keywords
No
Extras PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Image Galleries
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Blogs
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
Unknown
Ticket System
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Unknown
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
No
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki WackoWiki MediaWiki WikyBlog
Internal Link
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
External Link
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
[http://example.org The title]
[http://example.org The title]
Headlines
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Bold Format
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
__bold__
**bold**
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
Italics Format
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
''italics''
//italics//
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
__underlined__
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


{{monospace}}
''monospace''
##monospace##
<tt>monospace</tt>
<tt>monospace</tt>
Strikethrough Format
<strike>striked through</strike>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strikethrough--
<s>strikethrough</s>
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
Superscript Format
<sup>above</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>below</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
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]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
[[Image:wiki.png]]
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

%%(text-align: right) text %%
Plugin
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
<center>Centered</center>
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
N/A
one
two
: indented line
: indented line
Bulleted Lists
* list
or
- list
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# list
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Term:<def>
def
;term:definition
Plugin
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
; term : definition
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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