Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. TiddlyWiki vs. XWiki

General Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Version
26.2, 24.6 LTS, 21.9 LTS
5.1.21
16.3.1
Last Release Date
2023-11-15 (6 months ago)
2019-07-24 (4 years ago)
2024-05-09 (16 days ago)
Last Update here
2024-04-01 (1 month ago)
2019-11-20 (4 years ago)
2024-05-13 (12 days ago)
Author
Tiki Software Community Association
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
XWiki Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
LGPL
BSD
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
Programming Language
PHP
HTML, JavaScript
Java
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
Development status
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.
Individuals, private, small groups
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Hosting Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
Yes
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
Yes
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
No
System Requirements Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Operating System
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
Any
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Works on standard shared hosting
Not required (optional backends available)
Servlet 3.1+
Other Requirements
None
A common browser
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
Datastorage Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Text Files
No
Optional
No
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
Oracle
No
No
Yes
SQLite
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
Plugin
Other
MariaDB
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 Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
optional extensions available
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Host Blocking
Yes
No
No
Mail Encryption
Yes
No
Yes
nofollow
Optional
Unknown
No
Blacklist
Optional
No
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Yes
No
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Unknown
Yes
Development/Support Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
7039 ⭐
N/A
Common Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Page History
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
No
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
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
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
None
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
Yes
Yes
Links Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Plugin
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
All
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Tables
simple + complex
complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
Yes
Markdown Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Textile Support
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Scripting
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
JavaScript
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Usability Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
Plugin
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Plugin
No
Statistics Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Yes
Analysis
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Output Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Abbreviations
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Unknown
Yes
PDF Export
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Office Export
No
Unknown
Yes
Media and Files Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Yes
Yes
Plugin
SVG Editing
Yes
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
No
Contents
Extras Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Calendar
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Syntax Examples Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware TiddlyWiki XWiki
Internal Link
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
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://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
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..
Bold Format
__bold__
''bold''
**bold**
Italics Format
''italic''
//italic//
//Italics//
Underline Format
===underline===
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
-+monospace+-
{{{monospaced}}}
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
--strike--
--strikethrough--
--Strike--
Superscript Format
{SUP()}text{SUP}
^^superscript^^
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
{SUB()}text{SUB}
~~subscript~~
,,subscript,,
Images
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
[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
::centered text::
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
Text Indentation
leading spaces, if activated.
: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
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
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
Definition Lists
;term:definition
; term
: description
; term
: definition
Horizontal Rule
---
----
----
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