SharePoint Wiki Plus vs. MediaWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. Confluence vs. XWiki vs. PmWiki

General Features SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Version
Version 13.1.88 (SP2010/2013/2016)
1.32.2
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
5.2
11.5
2.2.109
Last Release Date
2017-08-04 (1 year ago)
2019-06-05 (1 month ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2013-08-12 (5 years ago)
2019-06-24 (28 days ago)
2018-07-08 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2018-10-11 (9 months ago)
2019-06-21 (1 month ago)
2018-10-09 (9 months ago)
2013-08-22 (5 years ago)
2019-06-25 (27 days ago)
2018-10-26 (8 months ago)
Author
KWizCom Corporation
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Andreas Gohr
Atlassian
XWiki Development Team
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
URL
Free and Open Source
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
License
per server
GPL
GPL 2
Commercial + Free personal/open source project/community use
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL2+
Programming Language
.NET - C#
PHP
PHP
Java
Java
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Database
Files
Database
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
$3680
0
0
starting at US $10 installed (unlimited wikis)
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
SharePoint users who desire enterprise wiki capabilities
End Users/Desktop, Education
private, small to medium companies
Enterprise + Technical Teams
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
All
Hosting Features SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unlimited
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
Optional
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
No
N/A
System Requirements SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Operating System
Windows Server 2003/2008
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Windows, Linux and Unix variants
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Microsoft IIS
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Apache Tomcat
Servlet 3.0+
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
SharePoint 2013/2016/2018 - All editions supported
none
Oracle JDK 1.6.0_4+
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
none
Datastorage SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
MySQL
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Other
MS SQL Server
No
None
JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Active Directory/Claims/.NET Authentication provider
Yes
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP, NTLM, Siteminder, CAS and more
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
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
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Optional
Mail Encryption
No
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Yes
Plugin
nofollow
No
Optional
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
Blacklist
No
Yes
Optional
No
Plugin
Optional
CAPTCHA
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Yes
No
Optional
No
Yes
Optional
Development/Support SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
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
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 SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Optional
Interface Languages
0
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
55
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Marathi, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
15
Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
38
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, 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
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Comments
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Threaded
Threaded
Plugin
Categories
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Links SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
CamelCase
No
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
HTML Tags
All
Some
Optional
Optional
All
Plugin
Math formulas
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Markdown Support
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Textile Support
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Scripting
javascript
Optional
Optional, PHP
Macros, plugins, widgets, JavaScript and more
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Usability SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Optional
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Statistics SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Orphaned Pages
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Analysis
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Output SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Abbreviations
Optional
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
XML export
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Media and Files SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
SVG Editing
Optional
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
No
Keywords
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Extras SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
Syntax Examples SharePoint Wiki Plus MediaWiki DokuWiki Confluence XWiki PmWiki
Internal Link
[[SPD]]
[[SharePoint Designer | SPD]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[Page Title]
[Link Title|Page Title#anchor]
[~username]
[^attachment.doc]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[http://en.wikipedia.org/]
[http://en.wikipedia.org Wikipedia]
[http://example.org The title]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://www.example.com]
[Link Title|http://www.example.com]
[Shortcut Link|PageName@otherwiki]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
h1. Top Level Heading
h2. Smaller Heading
h6. Smallest Heading
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
'''Bold text'''
'''bold'''
**bold**
*bold*
**bold**
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''Italicized text''
''italic''
//italics//
_italics_
//Italics//
''italic''
Underline Format
<u>underlined text</u>
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
+underline+
__underline__
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
=monospaced text=
<tt>monospace</tt>
''monospace''
{{monospace}}
##monospace##
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
<s>strike through</s>
<s>strikethrough</s>
<del>strikethrough</del>
-strikethrough-
--Strike--
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
^^superscript^^
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
~subscript~
,,subscript,,
'_subscript_'
Images
[[Image:KWizCom-logo.gif|KWizCom – Knowledge Worker Components]]
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Aligning Text
<div align="right">
<center>Centered</center>
Plugin
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
Text Indentation
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
: indented line
N/A
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
-> indented text
Bulleted Lists
* one
** one-two
* two
* three
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* one
** one-two
* two
* three
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# one
## one-two
# two
# three
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# one
## one-two
# two
# three
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
; term : definition
Plugin
; term
: definition
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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