TWiki vs. MoinMoin vs. DokuWiki

General Features TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Version
TWiki-6.0.0
1.9.10
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
Last Release Date
2013-10-13 (5 years ago)
2018-09-08 (5 months ago)
2018-05-02 (9 months ago)
Last Update here
2013-10-22 (5 years ago)
2018-09-09 (5 months ago)
2018-10-09 (4 months ago)
Author
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
Andreas Gohr
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
GPL 2
Programming Language
Perl, JavaScript
Python
PHP
Data Storage
Files, RCS
Files
Files
License Cost/ Fee
N/A
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
private, small to medium companies
System Requirements TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Operating System
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
Almost any webserver, typically Apache 1.3/2.0
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
None
Datastorage TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
Yes
No
No
Other
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
No
None
Security/Anti-Spam TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Mail Encryption
Yes
Optional
Optional
nofollow
Plugin
No
Optional
Blacklist
Plugin
Yes
Optional
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
Plugin
No
Optional
Development/Support TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
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Common Features TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
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 TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
0
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
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Optional
Comments
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Categories
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Namespaces
Yes
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Yes
Optional
Structured Data
Yes
No
Plugin
Links TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Plugin
Yes
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Features TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
HTML Tags
All
Some
Optional
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
complex
simple
CREOLE support
No
Yes
Plugin
Markdown Support
No
No
Plugin
Textile Support
Plugin
No
Plugin
BBCode Support
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Plugin
FAQ Tags
Yes
No
Plugin
Scripting
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Optional, PHP
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
Yes
No
Yes
Usability TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Section Editing
Plugin
No
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Toolbar
Plugin
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Optional
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Statistics TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Yes
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Plugin
No
No
Analysis
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Output TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
Abbreviations
Plugin
No
Yes
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Plugin
Yes
No
PDF Export
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Media and Files TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
Plugin
Yes
No
SVG Editing
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
Plugin
Media Search
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Extras TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
Plugin
No
No
Blogs
Plugin
No
Plugin
Ticket System
Plugin
No
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples TWiki MoinMoin DokuWiki
Internal Link
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
External Link
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
Headlines
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Bold Format
*bold*
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
**bold**
Italics Format
_italic_
''italic''
''emphasised''
//italics//
Underline Format
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
__underlined__
Monospace Format
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
`monospaced`
''monospace''
Strikethrough Format
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--(strikethrough)--
<del>strikethrough</del>
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
<sup>superscript</sup>
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
<sub>subscript</sub>
Images
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
Aligning Text
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Plugin
Text Indentation
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
indented text
N/A
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
Numbered Lists
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
Definition Lists
$ Term: Definition
term:: definition
Plugin
Horizontal Rule
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