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

General Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Version
24.2 LTS, 21.7 LTS, 18.9 LTS
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
1.32.2
14.10
1.9.11
2.3.16
Last Release Date
2022-10-09 (2 months ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2019-06-05 (3 years ago)
2022-11-27 (12 days ago)
2020-11-07 (2 years ago)
2022-11-27 (12 days ago)
Last Update here
2022-11-04 (1 month ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2019-06-21 (3 years ago)
2022-11-29 (10 days ago)
2020-11-08 (2 years ago)
2022-11-28 (11 days ago)
Author
Tiki Software Community Association
Andreas Gohr
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
XWiki Development Team
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Petko Yotov (Original author: Patrick R. Michaud)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
LGPL
GPL 2
GPL
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL
GPL2+
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
Python
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database
Database, RCS
Files
Files
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.
personal, small to medium companies
End Users/Desktop, Education
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
All
Hosting Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
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
Yes
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
System Requirements Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Operating System
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Works on standard shared hosting
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any with PHP support
Servlet 3.1+
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
None
none
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
None
none
Datastorage Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Oracle
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
SQLite
No
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Other
MariaDB
None
No
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
No
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Yes
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
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
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Mail Encryption
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Optional
No
No
Yes
Blacklist
Optional
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
Yes
No
Optional
Development/Support Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
# 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
3582 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
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 XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
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
68
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
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
1
English
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
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Yes
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
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
Yes
No
Yes
Links Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Some
All
Some
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Markdown Support
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Scripting
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
Optional, PHP
Optional
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
plugins, see comment ---------------->
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Usability Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Statistics Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin 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
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Output Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Optional
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
XML export
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
PDF Export
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
No
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
No
Plugin
Media and Files Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Keywords
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Extras Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Forums
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Ticket System
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Chat
Yes
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Syntax Examples Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki MediaWiki XWiki MoinMoin PmWiki
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]]
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)
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[http://example.org The title]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
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====
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
__bold__
**bold**
'''bold'''
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
''italic''
//Italics//
''italic''
''emphasised''
''italic''
Underline Format
===underline===
__underlined__
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
__underline__
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
-+monospace+-
''monospace''
<tt>monospace</tt>
##monospace##
`monospaced`
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
--strike--
<del>strikethrough</del>
<s>strikethrough</s>
--Strike--
--(strikethrough)--
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
{SUP()}text{SUP}
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
^superscript^
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
{SUB()}text{SUB}
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
,,subscript,,
'_subscript_'
Images
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
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
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
https://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg"alt/title text" | Caption
Aligning Text
::centered text::
Plugin
<center>Centered</center>
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
%rframe% right floating frame
%lframe% left floating frame
Text Indentation
leading spaces, if activated.
N/A
: indented line
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

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