SubWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. TracWiki vs. MoinMoin vs. XWiki vs. wxWikiServer

General Features SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Version
0.1-dev
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
0.11.5
1.9.11
13.10.2
1.5.11c
Last Release Date
no official
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2009-02-16 (12 years ago)
2020-11-07 (1 year ago)
2021-12-26 (27 days ago)
2005-12-02 (16 years ago)
Last Update here
2006-02-14 (15 years ago)
2021-08-09 (5 months ago)
2009-09-04 (12 years ago)
2020-11-08 (1 year ago)
2021-12-27 (26 days ago)
2006-02-07 (15 years ago)
Author
Greg Stein
Andreas Gohr
Edgewall Software
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
XWiki Development Team
Ryan Norton
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Academic Free License
GPL 2
Modified BSD license
GPL
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
wxWindows Lib/Public Domain
Programming Language
Python
PHP
Python
Python
Java
C++
Data Storage
RCS
Files
Database
Files
Database, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
NA
Development status
Alpha
Mature
Beta
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
personal, small to medium companies
Software development teams
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
End users/Desktop
Hosting Features SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
System Requirements SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Linux distributions, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD and MS Windows
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
MS Windows/Mac/Linux
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, IIS, anything with CGI support
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Apache, Standalone (builtin)
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Servlet 3.1+
built-in
Other Requirements
Python, setuptools, Genshi, SQLite or PostgreSQL or MySQL
None
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
None
Datastorage SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
Yes
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Other
No
None
0
No
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
Security/Anti-Spam SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Page Permissions
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
File, Database, LDAP (all webserver dependant)
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
unknown
Host Blocking
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
Unknown
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
No
nofollow
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
No
Blacklist
No
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
No
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
Yes
No
Development/Support SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3285 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Number
Revision Diffs
No
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Special Features SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Interface Languages
1
English
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
141
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, Javanese, 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
1
English
39
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, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
English
Email notification
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Comments
No
Plugin
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Flat
Categories
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Namespaces
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
Search
Not available
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
Links SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Syntax Features SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
HTML Tags
None
Optional
Some
Some
All
All
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Tables
none
simple
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
simple
CREOLE support
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Custom styles
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Scripting
None
Optional, PHP
yes, using Python
plugins, see comment ---------------->
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
no
Content Includes
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Unknown
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Usability SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Section Editing
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Page Templates
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Yes
Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Access Keys
Unknown
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Unknown
Auto Signature
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Unknown
Statistics SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Orphaned Pages
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Analysis
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
Output SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
No
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Themes & Skins
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
No
No
Optional
No
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Raw Export
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
No
Yes
Unknown
Media and Files SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
File Attachments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Media Revisions
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Video
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Image Editing
Unknown
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Media Search
No
Filenames only
No
Contents
Contents
No
Extras SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
No
No
No
Plugin
Unknown
Blogs
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Unknown
Ticket System
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Unknown
Chat
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
Syntax Examples SubWiki DokuWiki TracWiki MoinMoin XWiki wxWikiServer
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
CamelCase
[wiki:ISO9000]
[wiki:TitleIndex Title Index]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
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)
CamelCase
[AnotherLink goto alink]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://www.edgewall.com/ Edgewall Software]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
http://www.powerslave.com
[http://www.external.com xternallink]
Headlines
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
=== Explicit id === #using-explicit-id-in-heading
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
= heading =
== heading ==
=== heading ===
(up to 5 = signs).
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
**bold**
''' bold text '''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
''emphasised''
//Italics//
'' italic text ''
Underline Format
N/A
__underlined__
__underline__
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
{{monospaced}}
''monospace''
{{{monospace}}}
`monospace`
`monospaced`
##monospace##
start line with blank space.
Strikethrough Format
N/A
<del>strikethrough</del>
~~strike-through~~
--(strikethrough)--
--Strike--
Superscript Format
N/A
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
^superscript^
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
N/A
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
,,subscript,,
,,subscript,,
Images
http://foo.bar/foo.gif
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image(photo.jpg)]]                           # simplest
[[Image(photo.jpg, 120px)]]                    # with size
[[Image(photo.jpg, right)]]                    # aligned by keyword
[[Image(photo.jpg, nolink)]]                   # without link
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
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
ilocal://icon.jpg
img:icon.jpg
img:http://www.external/image.jpg
Aligning Text
N/A
Plugin
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
] centred text
Text Indentation
N/A
N/A
indented text
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
> single indent 
>> two indents
>>> more indenting
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 1
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* one
* two
* two.1
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
# Item 1.1
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. Item 1
1. Item 1.1
1. Item 1
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
1 item one
2 item two
Or: 
# item 1
## item 1.1
# item two
Definition Lists
N/A
Plugin
term::
definition
term:: definition
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
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