PhpWiki vs. PmWiki

General Features PhpWiki PmWiki
Version
phpwiki-1.3.14
2.3.35
Last Release Date
2007-06-30 (17 years ago)
2024-07-06 (18 days ago)
Last Update here
2009-04-03 (15 years ago)
2024-07-07 (17 days ago)
Author
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
Petko Yotov (Original author: Patrick R. Michaud)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL2+
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database, Files, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Any
All
System Requirements PhpWiki PmWiki
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run with PHP's built-in webserver.
Other Requirements
various opt. helpers
none
Datastorage PhpWiki PmWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Plugin
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Oracle
Yes
No
SQLite
Yes
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
Yes
No
RCS
Yes
Plugin
Other
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam PhpWiki PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Host Blocking
No
Optional
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
nofollow
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Development/Support PhpWiki PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
Common Features PhpWiki PmWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features PhpWiki PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Optional
Interface Languages
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, 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, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Patch
Yes
Links PhpWiki PmWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features PhpWiki PmWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Optional
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Textile Support
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Optional
Footnotes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Yes
Scripting
plugins, templates, PHP
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin), Data forms (optional)
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Usability PhpWiki PmWiki
Section Editing
No
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Patch
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Statistics PhpWiki PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Optional
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Optional
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Plugin
Output PhpWiki PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
No
Optional
Abbreviations
No
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Plugin
XML export
No
Plugin
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Media and Files PhpWiki PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
No
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Extras PhpWiki PmWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
Yes
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
No
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples PhpWiki PmWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[#anchor]]
[[#anchor|link to anchor]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
Headlines
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
'''bold'''
Italics Format
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
''italic''
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
<strike>striked through</strike>
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
<sup>above</sup>
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
<sub>below</sub>
'_subscript_'
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
https://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg"alt/title text" | Caption
Aligning Text
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
%rframe% right floating frame
%lframe% left floating frame
Text Indentation
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
-> indented text
--> more indentation
-< hanging text
--< more indentation
Bulleted Lists
* list
or
- list
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
alternatively, indented:
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
Numbered Lists
# list
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
alternatively, indented:
# Item 1
# Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Term:<def>
def
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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