TiddlyWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki

General Features TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Version
5.1.13
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
1.32.2
Last Release Date
2016-06-24 (3 years ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2019-06-05 (5 months ago)
Last Update here
2016-09-17 (3 years ago)
2018-10-09 (1 year ago)
2019-06-21 (4 months ago)
Author
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
GPL 2
GPL
Programming Language
HTML, JavaScript
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Individuals, private, small groups
private, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
System Requirements TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Operating System
Any
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Not required (optional backends available)
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Other Requirements
A common browser
none
Datastorage TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Text Files
Optional
Yes
No
MySQL
No
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
Oracle
No
No
Yes
SQLite
No
No
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Other
Self contained in html file
None
No
Security/Anti-Spam TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
optional extensions available
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
Host Blocking
No
Plugin
Yes
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Plugin
nofollow
Unknown
Optional
Optional
Blacklist
No
Optional
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Unknown
Optional
No
Development/Support TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#tiddlywiki on Freenode (irc://irc.freenode.net/tiddlywiki)
Stars on GitHub
4344 ⭐
2633 ⭐
N/A
Common Features TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Page History
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
4
German, English, French, Japanese
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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
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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
Email notification
Unknown
Optional
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Namespaces
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Links TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
No
Page Redirects
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Tables
complex
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Plugin
No
Markdown Support
Yes
Plugin
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Plugin
No
Scripting
JavaScript
Optional, PHP
Optional
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Usability TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Toolbar
Plugin
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Statistics TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Output TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Plugin
No
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
Unknown
Yes
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Unknown
No
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Media and Files TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
File Attachments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Keywords
Extras TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
Plugin
No
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
No
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Unknown
Syntax Examples TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
External Link
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
Headlines
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Bold Format
''bold''
**bold**
'''bold'''
Italics Format
//italic//
//italics//
''italic''
Underline Format
__underline__
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
{{{monospaced}}}
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough--
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
~~subscript~~
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
N/A
: indented line
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
Definition Lists
; term
: description
Plugin
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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