PukiWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. TWiki vs. PmWiki

General Features PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Version
1.5.1
6.0.20
2.10.0
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
TWiki-6.1.0
2.2.139
Last Release Date
2016-03-06 (5 years ago)
2021-05-15 (30 days ago)
2014-01-31 (7 years ago)
2020-07-19 (10 months ago)
2018-07-15 (2 years ago)
2021-05-03 (1 month ago)
Last Update here
2016-03-23 (5 years ago)
2021-05-16 (29 days ago)
2014-02-02 (7 years ago)
2020-10-28 (7 months ago)
2019-07-19 (1 year ago)
2020-12-06 (6 months ago)
Author
PukiWiki Development Team
WackoWiki Team
Apache Software Foundation
Andreas Gohr
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL version 2 or (at your option) any later version
BSD
Apache License 2.0
GPL 2
GPL
GPL2+
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
Perl, JavaScript
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Database
Database, Files
Files
Files, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
N/A
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
One theme, one PukiWiki
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
all
personal, small to medium companies
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
All
System Requirements PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Operating System
OS independent
OS Independent
any platform supporting JDK 1.5+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
any servlet 2.4+ compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
tar with "-p" option, or unzip for install. "mbstring" PHP extension for multi-bite support. backup feature wants 'zip' PHP extension.
mod_rewrite (optional)
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
none
Datastorage PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Text Files
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Other
zip-compressed text files for backup (with "zip" PHP extension)
MariaDB
page provider architecture -> several implementations
None
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
LDIF strings compatible with OpenLDAP, LDAP
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
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
Patch
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Blacklist
Patch
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Optional
CAPTCHA
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
No
No
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Development/Support PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#pukiwiki
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
19 ⭐
N/A
3163 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
To current
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 PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Interface Languages
5
German, English, Japanese, Korean, Twi
18
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
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
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, 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, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Flat
Flat
Plugin
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
Unknown
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
No
Patch
Patch
Optional
Optional
Yes
Structured Data
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Links PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Patch
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Page Redirects
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
HTML Tags
Plugin
All
Optional
Optional
All
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
complex
simple
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
Markdown Support
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Textile Support
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
No
Patch
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Quoting
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Scripting
plugins(PHP), skins(PHP), CSSes(PHP,CSS)
actions (PHP)
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Optional, PHP
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Usability PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Section Editing
Patch
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Toolbar
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
Orphaned Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Analysis
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Output PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Abbreviations
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
XML export
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
PDF Export
No
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Patch
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Media and Files PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
File Attachments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
No
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Contents
Filenames only
Extras PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Optional
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Ticket System
Optional
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
Patch
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples PukiWiki WackoWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki TWiki PmWiki
Internal Link
PageNameAsWikiName
[[PageName]]
[[link text>PageName]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
http://....
[[link text>http://....]]
[[interwiki:keyphrase]]
[[link text>interwiki:keyphrase]]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
Headlines
* Level 1
** Level 2
*** Level 3
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
''bold''
**bold**
__bold__
**bold**
*bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
'''italic'''
//italics//
''italics''
//italics//
_italic_
''italic''
Underline Format
%%%underlined%%%
__underline__
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
__underlined__
<u>underline</u>
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
N/A
##monospace##
{{monospace}}
''monospace''
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
%%strikethrough%%
--strikethrough--
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<del>strikethrough</del>
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
N/A
^^superscript^^
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
N/A
vvsubscriptvv
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
Images
#ref(pagename/filename[,option])
&ref(pagename/filename[,option]);
&ref(http://foo.bar/foo.jpg[,option]);
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Aligning Text
CENTER:center
RIGHT:right
LEFT:left
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%

%%(text-align: right) text %%
Plugin
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
Text Indentation
N/A
one
two
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
N/A
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
-> indented text
--> more indentation
Bulleted Lists
- Item 1
-- Item 1.1
- Item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* 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
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
:term|definition
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
;term:definition
Plugin
$ Term: Definition
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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