PmWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. TWiki vs. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. MoinMoin

General Features PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Version
2.3.16
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.32.2
TWiki-6.1.0
24.2 LTS, 21.7 LTS, 18.9 LTS
1.9.11
Last Release Date
2022-11-27 (12 days ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2019-06-05 (3 years ago)
2018-07-15 (4 years ago)
2022-10-09 (2 months ago)
2020-11-07 (2 years ago)
Last Update here
2022-11-28 (11 days ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2019-06-21 (3 years ago)
2019-07-19 (3 years ago)
2022-11-04 (1 month ago)
2020-11-08 (2 years ago)
Author
Petko Yotov (Original author: Patrick R. Michaud)
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
Tiki Software Community Association
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL2+
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
LGPL
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Perl, JavaScript
PHP
Python
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Files, RCS
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
N/A
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
All
personal, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
System Requirements PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Operating System
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Works on standard shared hosting
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
none
none
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
None
None
Datastorage PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
SQLite
Plugin
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
No
Other
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
None
No
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
MariaDB
No
Security/Anti-Spam PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Yes
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Optional
No
Blacklist
Optional
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Delayed Indexing
Optional
Optional
No
Plugin
No
No
Development/Support PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3582 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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 PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
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
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
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
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
35
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Basque, Persian, Finnish, French, Galician, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Swahili, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
English
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Yes
No
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Links PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
HTML Tags
Plugin
Optional
Some
All
Optional
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
Optional
Plugin
No
No
No
Yes
Markdown Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Scripting
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Optional, PHP
Optional
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Usability PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Toolbar
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Optional
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Analysis
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Output PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Abbreviations
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Auto-TOC
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Office Export
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
Media and Files PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
File Attachments
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Media Search
Filenames only
Filenames only
Keywords
Contents
Contents
Contents
Extras PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Forums
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Blogs
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Chat
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
No
Syntax Examples PmWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MoinMoin
Internal Link
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
Headlines
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
'''bold'''
*bold*
__bold__
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
''italic''
_italic_
''italic''
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
{+underlined+}
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
<u>underline</u>
===underline===
__underline__
Monospace Format
@@monospace@@
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
-+monospace+-
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
{-strikethrough-}
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--strike--
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
'^superscript^'
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
{SUP()}text{SUP}
^superscript^
Subscript Format
'_subscript_'
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
{SUB()}text{SUB}
,,subscript,,
Images
https://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg"alt/title text" | Caption
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
%rframe% right floating frame
%lframe% left floating frame
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
::centered text::
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
-> indented text
--> more indentation
-< hanging text
--< more indentation
N/A
: indented line
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
leading spaces, if activated.
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
alternatively, indented:
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
alternatively, indented:
# Item 1
# Item 1.1
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
: term : definition
Plugin
; term : definition
$ Term: Definition
;term:definition
term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
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