ProWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. MojoMojo vs. WackoWiki vs. MoasdaWiki vs. PhpWiki

General Features ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Version
2.0.045
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.02
6.1.17
3.6.0
phpwiki-1.3.14
Last Release Date
2006-10-13 (16 years ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2010-08-29 (12 years ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2022-12-30 (30 days ago)
2007-06-30 (15 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-11-28 (13 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2010-09-01 (12 years ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2022-12-31 (29 days ago)
2009-04-03 (13 years ago)
Author
Helmut Leitner
Andreas Gohr
Marcus Ramberg et al. (open-source)
WackoWiki Team
Herbert Reiter
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
Artistic License
BSD
AGPL-3.0-only
GPL
Programming Language
Perl
PHP
Perl
PHP
Java
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Database
Files
Database, Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
FREE
0
Free
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
individual Wiki projects, everybody who needs more than a single wiki for a single purpose
personal, small to medium companies
Wiki, CMS, Blog users
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
private users, small teams
Any
System Requirements ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Operating System
Unix / Linux
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any OS that runs Perl
OS Independent
Any platform with Java VM 11+
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache (probably anything supporting CGI)
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Has its own server; can run with any web server
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Built-in
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
none
Catalyst
mod_rewrite (optional)
Java VM 11+
various opt. helpers
Datastorage ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Oracle
No
No
Patch
No
No
Yes
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Yes
RCS
Yes
No
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Other
None
MariaDB
No
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
Security/Anti-Spam ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
N/A
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Optional
No
No
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Unknown
Optional
No
No
nofollow
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Optional
No
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Unknown
No
No
No
Development/Support ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3582 ⭐
N/A
32 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
None
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
To current
Between all
No
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
No
Interface Languages
8
German, English, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Russian
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
11
Catalan, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
2
German, English
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
No
Yes
Comments
No
Plugin
Plugin
Flat
No
Plugin
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
None
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
No
Patch
No
Yes
Structured Data
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Patch
Links ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
No
Optional
No
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
Unknown
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Syntax Features ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
Some
All
All
Some
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
Patch
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Scripting
Optional, PHP
JavaScript
actions (PHP)
JavaScript
plugins, templates, PHP
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Usability ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Optional
Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
No
Patch
Access Keys
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Statistics ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Output ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Themes & Skins
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
No
Patch
No
No
Auto-TOC
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
PDF Export
No
Plugin
No
Patch
No
Yes
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Patch
No
Unknown
Media and Files ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Contents
No
No
Extras ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Galleries
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
Forums
No
No
No
Optional
No
Yes
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
No
Yes
Ticket System
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Unknown
Patch
No
Unknown
Syntax Examples ProWiki DokuWiki MojoMojo WackoWiki MoasdaWiki PhpWiki
Internal Link
CamelCase
Wordlinking
{{free link}}
[page labelforlink]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[another page]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
[[a link]]
[[a link | with title]]
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
External Link
http://example.org
InterWiki:page
[some:link labelforlink]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
Markdown:
[Link text](http://example.com)

Textile:
"link text":http://example.com
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
[[http://example.org]]
[[http://example.org | with title]]
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
Headlines
= Headline 1 =
== Headline 2 =
=== Headline 3 =
==== Headline 4 =
===== Headline 5 =
====== Headline 6 =
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Mardown:
#Heading 1

Textile:
h1. Heading 1
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
= Section
== Subsection
=== Sub-subsection
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
Markdown: **bold**

Textile: *bold*
**bold**
''bold''
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
_italics_
//italics//
##italic##
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
Textile: _underline_
Markdown: use HTML
__underline__
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
''monospace''
Markdown:
`command line example`

Textile:
@command line example@
##monospace##
@@monospace font@@
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


Strikethrough Format
[[strike]strikethrough text]
<del>strikethrough</del>
Textile:
normal text -striked- normal text
--strikethrough--
~~striked through~~
<strike>striked through</strike>
Superscript Format
<sup>text</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Textile: ^superscript^
^^superscript^^
{{html}}<sup>superscript</sup>{{/html}}
<sup>above</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>text</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Textile: ~subscript~
vvsubscriptvv
{{html}}<sub>subscript</sub>{{/html}}
<sub>below</sub>
Images
http://example.org/file.jpg
Upload:file.gif
[[Image]...options...]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
Markdown:
![alt text](/image/path "title text")

Textile:
!http://example.com/image.png!
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
{{image:wiki.png}}
[ 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
Aligning Text
only as part of tables or citations
[align:left|center|right]
Plugin
Textile:
< right
> left
= center
<> justify
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
{{center}}centered text
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

Text Indentation
: indented line
:: indented line
N/A
Textile:
> text
one
two
Non-indented text

Single indented text

Double indented text
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
Bulleted Lists
* bulleted list
** bulleted list
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* an item
* another item
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* list
or
- list
Numbered Lists
# numbered list
## numbered list
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# item 1
# item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# list
Definition Lists
; term: definition
Plugin
Textile:
dl. title:data goes here
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
{{html}}
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
{{/html}}
Term:<def>
def
Horizontal Rule
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<hr />
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