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

General Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Version
26.2, 24.6 LTS, 21.9 LTS
1.32.2
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
16.3.1
1.9.11
Last Release Date
2023-11-15 (6 months ago)
2019-06-05 (4 years ago)
2020-07-19 (3 years ago)
2024-05-09 (16 days ago)
2020-11-07 (3 years ago)
Last Update here
2024-04-01 (1 month ago)
2019-06-21 (4 years ago)
2021-08-09 (2 years ago)
2024-05-13 (12 days ago)
2020-11-08 (3 years ago)
Author
Tiki Software Community Association
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Andreas Gohr
XWiki Development Team
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
LGPL
GPL
GPL 2
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
Python
Data Storage
Database
Database
Files
Database, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
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.
End Users/Desktop, Education
personal, small to medium companies
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Hosting Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
System Requirements Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Operating System
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Works on standard shared hosting
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Servlet 3.1+
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
None
none
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
None
Datastorage Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Text Files
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Other
MariaDB
No
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
No
Security/Anti-Spam Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
Yes
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
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
Host Blocking
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Optional
No
No
Blacklist
Optional
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Optional
Yes
No
Development/Support Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
3582 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
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
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
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
1
English
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Comments
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Yes
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Links Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
CamelCase
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
HTML Tags
Optional
Some
Optional
All
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Markdown Support
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
No
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Scripting
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
Optional
Optional, PHP
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Usability Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Statistics Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Analysis
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Output Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Abbreviations
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
No
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Media and Files Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Yes
SVG Editing
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Keywords
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Extras Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Forums
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Blogs
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Ticket System
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Chat
Yes
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
Syntax Examples Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware MediaWiki DokuWiki XWiki MoinMoin
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]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[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)
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
[http://example.org The title]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a 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
Headlines
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
__bold__
'''bold'''
**bold**
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
''italic''
''italic''
//italics//
//Italics//
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
===underline===
<u>underlined</u>
__underlined__
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
-+monospace+-
<tt>monospace</tt>
''monospace''
##monospace##
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
--strike--
<s>strikethrough</s>
<del>strikethrough</del>
--Strike--
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
{SUP()}text{SUP}
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
^superscript^
Subscript Format
{SUB()}text{SUB}
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
,,subscript,,
Images
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
[[Image:wiki.png]]
{{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
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
::centered text::
<center>Centered</center>
Plugin
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
leading spaces, if activated.
: indented line
N/A
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* 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 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# 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
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
;term:definition
; term : definition
Plugin
; term
: definition
term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
---
----
----
----
----
-----
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