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

General Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Version
26.2, 24.6 LTS, 21.9 LTS
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
16.4.0
2.3.34
Last Release Date
2023-11-15 (6 months ago)
2020-07-19 (3 years ago)
2024-05-28 (16 days ago)
2024-05-26 (18 days ago)
Last Update here
2024-04-01 (2 months ago)
2021-08-09 (2 years ago)
2024-05-30 (14 days ago)
2024-05-27 (17 days ago)
Author
Tiki Software Community Association
Andreas Gohr
XWiki Development Team
Petko Yotov (Original author: Patrick R. Michaud)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
LGPL
GPL 2
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL2+
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
Development status
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
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
All
Hosting Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
System Requirements Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Operating System
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Works on standard shared hosting
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Servlet 3.1+
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run with PHP's built-in webserver.
Other Requirements
None
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
none
Datastorage Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Other
MariaDB
None
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
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
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
No
Optional
Mail Encryption
Yes
Optional
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
Blacklist
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Optional
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Yes
Optional
Development/Support Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3582 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
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
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
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
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
Yes
Optional
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Links Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
All
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Markdown Support
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Scripting
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
Optional, PHP
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin), Data forms (optional)
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Usability Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
No
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Statistics Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Most/Least Popular
Yes
No
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Output Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
XML export
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
PDF Export
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Media and Files Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
SVG Editing
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Filenames only
Contents
Filenames only
Extras Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki PmWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Ticket System
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Syntax Examples Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware DokuWiki XWiki 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]]
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)
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[#anchor]]
[[#anchor|link to anchor]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
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 ==
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
__bold__
**bold**
**bold**
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
//Italics//
''italic''
Underline Format
===underline===
__underlined__
__underline__
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
-+monospace+-
''monospace''
##monospace##
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
--strike--
<del>strikethrough</del>
--Strike--
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
{SUP()}text{SUP}
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
{SUB()}text{SUB}
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
'_subscript_'
Images
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.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
https://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg"alt/title text" | Caption
Aligning Text
::centered text::
Plugin
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
%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
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted 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
* List
** list
*** list
* 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
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
# 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
Horizontal Rule
---
----
----
----
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