Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. DokuWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. PmWiki vs. XWiki vs. BlueSpice MediaWiki

General Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Version
18.2, 15.7 LTS, 12.14 LTS
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
1.32.2
2.2.109
11.9
3.1
Last Release Date
2018-07-31 (1 year ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2019-06-05 (5 months ago)
2018-07-08 (1 year ago)
2019-10-28 (22 days ago)
2019-09-18 (2 months ago)
Last Update here
2019-08-05 (3 months ago)
2018-10-09 (1 year ago)
2019-06-21 (4 months ago)
2018-10-26 (1 year ago)
2019-10-29 (21 days ago)
2019-09-30 (1 month ago)
Author
Tiki Software Community Association
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
XWiki Development Team
Hallo Welt! GmbH
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
LGPL
GPL 2
GPL
GPL2+
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPLv3
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database
Files
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
private, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
All
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Enterprise + Technical Teams
Hosting Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
System Requirements Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Operating System
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Linux, Windows
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Webserver
Works on standard shared hosting
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Servlet 3.0.1+
Apache 2+ / IIS 8+
Other Requirements
None
none
none
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Apache Tomcat 8, ElasticSearch 6+, Java 8+, NodeJS 6+
Datastorage Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Other
MariaDB
None
No
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
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 Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
SAML, OpenID, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, POP3, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Yes
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Optional
Blacklist
No
Optional
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
No
Development/Support Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
2633 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
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 Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Optional
Interface Languages
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
55
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
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
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, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
39
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
30
Arabic, Bashkir, Breton, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hebrew, Interlingua, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Dutch, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Links Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Some
Plugin
All
Optional
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
No
Markdown Support
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Scripting
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
Optional, PHP
Optional
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Java Script
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Usability Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
No
Optional
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Statistics Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Output Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Office Export
No
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Media and Files Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Keywords
Filenames only
Contents
Keywords
Extras Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
Chat
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Plugin
Syntax Examples Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki PmWiki XWiki BlueSpice MediaWiki
Internal Link
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, 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)
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
External Link
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
[http://example.org The title]
Headlines
-= Titlebar =-
! 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
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Bold Format
__bold__
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
**bold**
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
''italic''
''italic''
//Italics//
''italic''
Underline Format
===underline===
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
{+underlined+}
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
-+monospace+-
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
@@monospace@@
##monospace##
<tt>monospace</tt>
Strikethrough Format
--strike--
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
{-strikethrough-}
--Strike--
<s>strikethrough</s>
Superscript Format
{SUP()}text{SUP}
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
{SUB()}text{SUB}
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
,,subscript,,
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach: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
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text
::centered text::
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation
leading spaces, if activated.
N/A
: indented line
-> indented text
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
: 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
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* 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
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
Definition Lists
;term:definition
Plugin
; term : definition
: term : definition
; term
: definition
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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