TiddlyWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. MoinMoin vs. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. PmWiki

General Features TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Version
5.1.21
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.32.2
1.9.11
24.2 LTS, 21.7 LTS, 18.9 LTS
2.3.16
Last Release Date
2019-07-24 (3 years ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2019-06-05 (3 years ago)
2020-11-07 (2 years ago)
2022-10-09 (2 months ago)
2022-11-27 (12 days ago)
Last Update here
2019-11-20 (3 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2019-06-21 (3 years ago)
2020-11-08 (2 years ago)
2022-11-04 (1 month ago)
2022-11-28 (11 days ago)
Author
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Tiki Software Community Association
Petko Yotov (Original author: Patrick R. Michaud)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
LGPL
GPL2+
Programming Language
HTML, JavaScript
PHP
PHP
Python
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Files
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Individuals, private, small groups
personal, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
All
System Requirements TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Operating System
Any
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Not required (optional backends available)
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Works on standard shared hosting
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
A common browser
none
None
None
none
Datastorage TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Text Files
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Other
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
None
No
No
MariaDB
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
optional extensions available
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
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
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Unknown
Optional
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
Blacklist
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Unknown
Optional
No
No
No
Optional
Development/Support TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
7039 ⭐
3582 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
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 TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Interface Languages
4
German, English, French, Japanese
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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
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
1
English
35
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Basque, Persian, Finnish, French, Galician, Hebrew, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Swahili, 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, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Unknown
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
None
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Links TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
Optional
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Some
Some
Optional
Plugin
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
complex
simple
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Optional
Markdown Support
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Yes
Scripting
JavaScript
Optional, PHP
Optional
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Usability TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Output TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Abbreviations
Unknown
Yes
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
XML export
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
Plugin
Media and Files TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
File Attachments
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Keywords
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Extras TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
No
Unknown
No
Yes
No
Syntax Examples TiddlyWiki DokuWiki MediaWiki MoinMoin Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware PmWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
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]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
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====
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
''bold''
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
__bold__
'''bold'''
Italics Format
//italic//
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
''emphasised''
''italic''
''italic''
Underline Format
__underline__
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
===underline===
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
{{{monospaced}}}
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
`monospaced`
-+monospace+-
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough--
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
--(strikethrough)--
--strike--
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
{SUP()}text{SUP}
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
~~subscript~~
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
{SUB()}text{SUB}
'_subscript_'
Images
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
https://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg"alt/title text" | Caption
Aligning Text
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
::centered text::
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
%rframe% right floating frame
%lframe% left floating frame
Text Indentation
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
N/A
: indented line
indented text
leading spaces, if activated.
-> indented text
--> more indentation
-< hanging text
--< more indentation
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
alternatively, indented:
* item 1
* item 1.1
* 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
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
alternatively, indented:
# Item 1
# Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
; term
: description
Plugin
; term : definition
term:: definition
;term:definition
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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