TiddlyWiki vs. TWiki

General Features TiddlyWiki TWiki
Version
5.1.21
TWiki-6.1.0
Last Release Date
2019-07-24 (2 years ago)
2018-07-15 (3 years ago)
Last Update here
2019-11-20 (2 years ago)
2019-07-19 (2 years ago)
Author
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
GPL
Programming Language
HTML, JavaScript
Perl, JavaScript
Data Storage
Files
Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
N/A
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Individuals, private, small groups
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
System Requirements TiddlyWiki TWiki
Operating System
Any
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Not required (optional backends available)
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Other Requirements
A common browser
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Datastorage TiddlyWiki TWiki
Text Files
Optional
Yes
MySQL
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
Oracle
No
No
SQLite
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
Yes
Other
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
Security/Anti-Spam TiddlyWiki TWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
optional extensions available
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
Host Blocking
No
Plugin
Mail Encryption
No
Yes
nofollow
Unknown
Plugin
Blacklist
No
Plugin
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Unknown
Plugin
Development/Support TiddlyWiki TWiki
# 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 TWiki
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 TWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
Interface Languages
4
German, English, French, Japanese
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Unknown
Yes
Comments
Plugin
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Plugin
Yes
Conflict Handling
None
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Structured Data
Yes
Yes
Links TiddlyWiki TWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Plugin
Page Redirects
Plugin
Plugin
Syntax Features TiddlyWiki TWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
All
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Tables
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
No
Markdown Support
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
BBCode Support
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Plugin
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Yes
Scripting
JavaScript
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Usability TiddlyWiki TWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Plugin
Yes
Statistics TiddlyWiki TWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
No
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Yes
Output TiddlyWiki TWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Plugin
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Yes
Abbreviations
Unknown
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Unknown
Plugin
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files TiddlyWiki TWiki
File Attachments
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
No
Contents
Extras TiddlyWiki TWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples TiddlyWiki TWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
External Link
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
Headlines
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
Bold Format
''bold''
*bold*
Italics Format
//italic//
_italic_
Underline Format
__underline__
<u>underline</u>
Monospace Format
{{{monospaced}}}
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough--
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
~~subscript~~
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
Aligning Text
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
Text Indentation
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
; term
: description
$ Term: Definition
Horizontal Rule
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