PhpWiki vs. PukiWiki vs. ErfurtWiki

General Features PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Version
phpwiki-1.3.14
1.5.1
R1.02b (kind of final release :-)
Last Release Date
2007-06-30 (17 years ago)
2016-03-06 (8 years ago)
2005-06-15 (19 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-04-03 (15 years ago)
2016-03-23 (8 years ago)
2010-04-04 (14 years ago)
Author
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
PukiWiki Development Team
Mario Salzer & Andi Fundinger
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL version 2 or (at your option) any later version
Public Domain (!)
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database, Files, RCS
Files
Database, Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Any
One theme, one PukiWiki
small + medium sites, development teams
System Requirements PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS independent
any
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
various opt. helpers
tar with "-p" option, or unzip for install. "mbstring" PHP extension for multi-bite support. backup feature wants 'zip' PHP extension.
none
Datastorage PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Plugin
MySQL
Yes
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Plugin
Oracle
Yes
No
No
SQLite
Yes
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
Yes
No
Plugin
RCS
Yes
No
Plugin
Other
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
zip-compressed text files for backup (with "zip" PHP extension)
no
Security/Anti-Spam PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
LDIF strings compatible with OpenLDAP, LDAP
UNIX, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, other
Host Blocking
No
Patch
Plugin
Mail Encryption
No
No
Plugin
nofollow
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Blacklist
Yes
Patch
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Yes
No
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Patch
Development/Support PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
#pukiwiki
not yet :-)
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
No
Plugin
Change Summary
Yes
No
Plugin
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
To current
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
No
No
Patch
Interface Languages
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
5
German, English, Japanese, Korean, Twi
4
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Categories
Yes
No
Yes
Namespaces
No
No
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
No
Optional
Structured Data
Patch
No
No
Links PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SisterWiki
No
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Patch
Windows Shares
Yes
Patch
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
No
Plugin
Syntax Features PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Plugin
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Optional
Markdown Support
No
No
No
Textile Support
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Yes
Scripting
plugins, templates, PHP
plugins(PHP), skins(PHP), CSSes(PHP,CSS)
optional
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Usability PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Section Editing
No
Patch
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
No
Patch
Toolbar
Yes
Patch
No
WYSIWYG Editing
Patch
No
No
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
Yes
No
No
Statistics PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Yes
No
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Optional
Analysis
Plugin
No
No
Output PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
No
Optional
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
No
Plugin
Plugin
Abbreviations
No
No
Optional
Auto-TOC
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Plugin
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
No
Yes
XML export
No
No
Optional
PDF Export
Yes
No
Optional
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Media Revisions
Yes
No
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
No
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
No
Media Search
No
No
No
Extras PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
No
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Yes
Optional
No
Blogs
Yes
Optional
Yes
Ticket System
No
Optional
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples PhpWiki PukiWiki ErfurtWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
PageNameAsWikiName
[[PageName]]
[[link text>PageName]]
WikiPage
[WikiPage | Go here]
External Link
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
http://....
[[link text>http://....]]
[[interwiki:keyphrase]]
[[link text>interwiki:keyphrase]]
http://erfurtwiki.sf.net
[http://erfurtwiki.sf.net | Go here]
mario@wiki.net
Headlines
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
* Level 1
** Level 2
*** Level 3
!!! Big Headline
!! Medium Headline
! Section Headline
Bold Format
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
''bold''
__bold text__
**bold text**
Italics Format
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
'''italic'''
''ialic text''
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
%%%underlined%%%
optional or via css
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


N/A
==monospaced text==
Strikethrough Format
<strike>striked through</strike>
%%strikethrough%%
optional or via css
Superscript Format
<sup>above</sup>
N/A
^^superscript text^^
Subscript Format
<sub>below</sub>
N/A
optional or via css
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
#ref(pagename/filename[,option])
&ref(pagename/filename[,option]);
&ref(http://foo.bar/foo.jpg[,option]);
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
[link to the image.jpg]
Aligning Text
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

CENTER:center
RIGHT:right
LEFT:left
optional or via css
Text Indentation
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
N/A
just use 3 spaces or tabs
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* list
or
- list
- Item 1
-- Item 1.1
- Item 2
* Item A
* Item B
** Item B1
Numbered Lists
# list
+ Item 1
++ Item 1.1
+ Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
##* Item 1.1a
##* Item 1.1b

Definition Lists
Term:<def>
def
:term|definition
:definition: explanation
:anotherdef: another description
Horizontal Rule
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