TiddlyWiki vs. XWiki

General Features TiddlyWiki XWiki
Version
5.1.21
14.5
Last Release Date
2019-07-24 (2 years ago)
2022-06-27 (7 days ago)
Last Update here
2019-11-20 (2 years ago)
2022-06-28 (6 days ago)
Author
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
XWiki Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language
HTML, JavaScript
Java
Data Storage
Files
Database, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Individuals, private, small groups
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Hosting Features TiddlyWiki XWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
Yes
Own Domain
N/A
Yes
Ads allowed
N/A
No
System Requirements TiddlyWiki XWiki
Operating System
Any
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Not required (optional backends available)
Servlet 3.1+
Other Requirements
A common browser
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Datastorage TiddlyWiki XWiki
Text Files
Optional
No
MySQL
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
Oracle
No
Yes
SQLite
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
Plugin
Other
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
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 TiddlyWiki XWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
optional extensions available
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking
No
No
Mail Encryption
No
Yes
nofollow
Unknown
No
Blacklist
No
Plugin
CAPTCHA
No
Yes
Delayed Indexing
Unknown
Yes
Development/Support TiddlyWiki XWiki
# 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 XWiki
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 XWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
Interface Languages
4
German, English, French, Japanese
40
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Unknown
Yes
Comments
Plugin
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Plugin
Yes
Conflict Handling
None
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Plugin
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Yes
Links TiddlyWiki XWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Plugin
Yes
SisterWiki
No
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features TiddlyWiki XWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
All
Math formulas
Yes
Yes
Tables
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Plugin
Yes
Markdown Support
Yes
Yes
Textile Support
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Emoticon Images
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
Plugin
Scripting
JavaScript
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Plugin
Yes
Usability TiddlyWiki XWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Plugin
No
Statistics TiddlyWiki XWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Plugin
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
Yes
Analysis
Plugin
Yes
Output TiddlyWiki XWiki
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Plugin
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Plugin
Optional
Abbreviations
Unknown
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Unknown
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Yes
Office Export
Unknown
Yes
Media and Files TiddlyWiki XWiki
File Attachments
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
No
Contents
Extras TiddlyWiki XWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
Plugin
Syntax Examples TiddlyWiki XWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
XWiki supports 16+ input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, markdown, 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)
External Link
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
Headlines
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
Bold Format
''bold''
**bold**
Italics Format
//italic//
//Italics//
Underline Format
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
{{{monospaced}}}
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough--
--Strike--
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
~~subscript~~
,,subscript,,
Images
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
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
Aligning Text
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
Definition Lists
; term
: description
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
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