TiddlyWiki vs. MediaWiki

General Features TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Version
5.1.21
1.32.2
Last Release Date
2019-07-24 (2 years ago)
2019-06-05 (2 years ago)
Last Update here
2019-11-20 (2 years ago)
2019-06-21 (2 years ago)
Author
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
GPL
Programming Language
HTML, JavaScript
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Individuals, private, small groups
End Users/Desktop, Education
System Requirements TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Operating System
Any
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Not required (optional backends available)
Any with PHP support
Other Requirements
A common browser
none
Datastorage TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Text Files
Optional
No
MySQL
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
Oracle
No
Yes
SQLite
No
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
No
Other
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
No
Security/Anti-Spam TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
No
Authentication Backends
optional extensions available
Yes
Host Blocking
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
No
Plugin
nofollow
Unknown
Optional
Blacklist
No
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Unknown
No
Development/Support TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
6370 ⭐
N/A
Common Features TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Unknown
Yes
Page History
Plugin
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
4
German, English, French, Japanese
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
Email notification
Unknown
Optional
Comments
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Plugin
Yes
Conflict Handling
None
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Links TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
CamelCase
Yes
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Math formulas
Yes
Yes
Tables
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
Markdown Support
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
Scripting
JavaScript
Optional
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Plugin
Usability TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Optional
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
Statistics TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Optional
Output TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
No
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Abbreviations
Unknown
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Unknown
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
File Attachments
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
Yes
No
SVG Editing
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
No
Keywords
Extras TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
No
Ticket System
Plugin
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples TiddlyWiki MediaWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
External Link
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
[http://example.org The title]
Headlines
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Bold Format
''bold''
'''bold'''
Italics Format
//italic//
''italic''
Underline Format
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
{{{monospaced}}}
<tt>monospace</tt>
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough--
<s>strikethrough</s>
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
~~subscript~~
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
: indented line
Bulleted Lists
* 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 1.2
# Item 2
Definition Lists
; term
: description
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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