PodWiki vs. ProntoWiki vs. KeheiWiki vs. Wikidot vs. Hatta vs. ErfurtWiki

General Features PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Version
0.9.1
1.0.1
Pleiades-M45
1.6.6
R1.02b (kind of final release :-)
Last Release Date
2007-02-12 (17 years ago)
2024-06-12 (1 day ago)
2005-03-21 (19 years ago)
2015-08-28 (8 years ago)
2005-06-15 (18 years ago)
Last Update here
2007-02-13 (17 years ago)
2006-08-23 (17 years ago)
2009-12-23 (14 years ago)
2009-12-09 (14 years ago)
2015-08-29 (8 years ago)
2010-04-04 (14 years ago)
Author
Thomas Linden
Clay Alberty
team
Michal Frackowiak
Radomir Dopieralski
Mario Salzer & Andi Fundinger
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
BSD
LGPL
AGPLv3
GPL v2
Public Domain (!)
Programming Language
Perl
C#
Perl
Python
PHP
Data Storage
Files, RCS
Database
Files, RCS
Database
Files, RCS
Database, Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
GPL / none
Free
0
Free / Paid Accounts (starts from $5 per month)
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
average to advanced users
corporate and special interest groups
companies, private users, social groups and communities, software developers, tech geeks
small + medium sites, development teams
Hosting Features PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
1500MB for free users, more for Pro accounts
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
no limit
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
max uploaded file size limit
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
by Terms Of Service
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
System Requirements PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Operating System
Unix
Windows
Unix/Linux
Linux, Unix, Windows, MacOSX
any
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
apache
IIS 5+
Apache 1.3 or better CGI (any level)
Standalone, WSGI, FastCGI, CGI
anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
mod_rewrite optional
.NET framework v2.0 or higher
perl 4 or newer
Mercurial
none
Datastorage PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Text Files
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
MySQL
No
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Oracle
No
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
SQLite
No
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Optional
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
RCS
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Other
perl Storable(v0.7) for users, attributes and stuff
SQLExpress or SQL 2000 or SQL 2005
archiving plugin, designed for unionFS
Plain text files in Mercurial repository, with SQLite index
no
Security/Anti-Spam PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
builtin
.NET Membership platform
Apache
n/a
UNIX, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, other
Host Blocking
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Mail Encryption
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
nofollow
No
No
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Blacklist
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Patch
Development/Support PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#49
#wiki at freenode.net
not yet :-)
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Change Summary
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Optional
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin System
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Special Features PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Unicode Support
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
No
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Patch
Interface Languages
1
English
1
English
1
English
2
English, Polish
15
Arabic, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Swedish
4
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Email notification
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Comments
Threaded
No
Threaded
Threaded
No
Plugin
Categories
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Structured Data
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
Links PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Windows Shares
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Syntax Features PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
HTML Tags
Plugin
Some
All
None
None
Plugin
Math formulas
No
No
No
Yes
Optional
No
Tables
simple + complex
none
complex
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Yes
Unknown
Unknown
No
Yes
Optional
Markdown Support
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
No
No
Textile Support
Yes
Unknown
Optional
No
No
No
BBCode Support
Yes
Unknown
Optional
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
No
No
No
Optional
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Footnotes
No
Optional
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Scripting
Perl
Yes - custom tags, javascript, variables
CSS styles, embeddable JavaScript, reporting language
JavaScript
optional
Content Includes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Usability PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Section Editing
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Page Templates
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
No
Optional
No
Yes
Patch
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
WYSIWYG Editing
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Access Keys
No
No
No
Yes
No
Optional
Auto Signature
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Statistics PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Wanted Pages
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Optional
No
No
No
Plugin
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
No
No
Optional
Analysis
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Output PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
RSS Feeds
Optional
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
No
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Abbreviations
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Optional
Auto-TOC
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
No
No
Optional
PDF Export
No
No
No
No
No
Optional
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Media Revisions
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Optional
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Embedded Video
Optional
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
Media Search
No
Keywords
No
Filenames only
No
Extras PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Calendar
Unknown
Unknown
No
Optional
No
Plugin
Image Galleries
Unknown
Unknown
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
Blogs
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Ticket System
Unknown
Unknown
No
Yes
No
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples PodWiki ProntoWiki KeheiWiki Wikidot Hatta ErfurtWiki
Internal Link
POD:
L<Sandbox>
L<Link Description|Sandbox>

Creole:
[[Sandbox]]
[[Sandbox|Link Description]]

BBcode:
[url]Sandbox[/url]
[url=Sandbox]Link Description[/url]
[pagename]
%topic%  ( '%' configurable )
or
<link topic>text</link>
or
use HTML in rich text editor
[[[page-name]]] or
[[[page-name|anchor]]]
[[link]]
[[link|label]]
WikiPage
[WikiPage | Go here]
External Link
L<http://www.daemon.de>
{title|url}
http://gmail.com/
or
<extern http://gmail.com>a mail server</extern>
or
use HTML in rich text editor
http://www.wikimatrix.org or 
[http://www.wikimatrix.org WikiMatrix]
http://example.com
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|label]]
[[http://example.com|{{image}}]]
http://erfurtwiki.sf.net
[http://erfurtwiki.sf.net | Go here]
mario@wiki.net
Headlines
=head1 The Weather
!, !!, !!!
text  ----    
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
+++ headline level 3
= h1 =
== h2 ==
...
===== h5 =====
!!! Big Headline
!! Medium Headline
! Section Headline
Bold Format
B<bold>
**bold**
_ text _ 
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
**bold text**
**bold**
__bold text__
**bold text**
Italics Format
I<italics>
''italics''
* text *
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
//italic text//
//italic//
''ialic text''
Underline Format
via html only
__under__
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
__underlined text__
n/a
optional or via css
Monospace Format
put a space in front of monospaced text
<wiki code>
stuff
</wiki code>
{{monospaced text}}
{{{verbatim}}}
==monospaced text==
Strikethrough Format
via html only
<<strike>> (using custom tags)
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
--strikethrough text--
n/a
optional or via css
Superscript Format
via html only
<<super>> (using custom tags)
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
^^superscript^^
n/a
^^superscript text^^
Subscript Format
via html only
<<sub>> (using custom tags)
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
,,subscript,,
n/a
optional or via css
Images
G<logo.png>
{guid} - this is displayed and can be inserted automatically for each image/page
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
[[image src="..."]]
{{image}}
{{image|alt}}
[link to the image.jpg]
Aligning Text
via stylesheet only
available through custom tags
<p align=right> stuff
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
= Centered line
n/a
optional or via css
Text Indentation
via stylesheet only
multiple spaces -> &nbsp;
<ul>
stuff
</ul>
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
> First level of indentation
>> Second level of indentation.
n/a
just use 3 spaces or tabs
indented text
Bulleted Lists
=over

=item* listitem

=back
+
++
+++
++++
* text
or
<!> text
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
* element 1
* element 2
* list
** sublist
* Item A
* Item B
** Item B1
Numbered Lists
=over

=item 1. listitem

=back
#
##
###
####
digits. stuff
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
# element 1
# element 1
n/a
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
##* Item 1.1a
##* Item 1.1b

Definition Lists
via html only
term:    definition
or
insert HTML via WYSIWYG editor
: item : description
n/a
:definition: explanation
:anotherdef: another description
Horizontal Rule
---
can use plain < HR > tag or
via WYSIWYG editor
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