TWiki vs. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware vs. Wikia

General Features TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Version
TWiki-6.1.0
26.2, 24.6 LTS, 21.9 LTS
N/A
Last Release Date
2018-07-15 (5 years ago)
2023-11-15 (6 months ago)
N/A
Last Update here
2019-07-19 (4 years ago)
2024-04-01 (2 months ago)
2013-02-18 (11 years ago)
Author
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
Tiki Software Community Association
Wikia, Inc.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
N/A
License
GPL
LGPL
N/A
Programming Language
Perl, JavaScript
PHP
N/A
Data Storage
Files, RCS
Database
N/A
License Cost/ Fee
N/A
0
$0
Development status
Mature
Mature
N/A
Intended Audience
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
Needing not just a robust wiki, but a full-featured CMS/Groupware with a bug tracker, discussion forums, blogs, etc.
All users
Hosting Features TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
unlimited
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
unlimited
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
none
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
hate speech, personal attacks, we believe in kindness
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
Yes
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
Optional
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
Yes
System Requirements TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Operating System
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, MacOS X and probably others
N/A
Root Access
No
No
N/A
Webserver
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Works on standard shared hosting
N/A
Other Requirements
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
None
N/A
Datastorage TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Text Files
Yes
No
N/A
MySQL
No
Yes
N/A
PostgreSQL
No
No
N/A
Oracle
No
No
N/A
SQLite
No
No
N/A
BerkeleyDB
No
No
N/A
RCS
Yes
No
N/A
Other
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
MariaDB
N/A
Security/Anti-Spam TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
SAML, OpenID Connect, Active Directory, LDAP, Shibboleth, CAS, IMAP, InterTiki, Vpopmail, Basic HTTP authentication
N/A
Host Blocking
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
Yes
Yes
Yes
nofollow
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Blacklist
Plugin
Optional
Yes
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Delayed Indexing
Plugin
No
Optional
Development/Support TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
N/A
Code Repository
N/A
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
##wikia on freenode
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
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
No
Special Features TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
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
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
0
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Optional
Comments
Threaded
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Yes
N/A
Structured Data
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Links TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Plugin
Yes
No
Page Redirects
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Syntax Features TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
HTML Tags
All
Optional
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Optional
Markdown Support
No
Yes
Optional
Textile Support
Plugin
No
Optional
BBCode Support
No
No
Optional
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Footnotes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Yes
Yes
Yes
Scripting
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
Dynamic Variables more info ===>>
Yes
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Usability TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Section Editing
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Toolbar
Plugin
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Optional
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Optional
Statistics TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Plugin
Yes
No
Analysis
Yes
Yes
Yes
Output TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Plugin
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Plugin
Optional
Optional
Office Export
Unknown
No
Unknown
Media and Files TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Embedded Video
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
SVG Editing
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
Unknown
Media Search
Contents
Contents
Keywords
Extras TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Calendar
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Forums
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Blogs
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Ticket System
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Chat
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Syntax Examples TWiki Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Wikia
Internal Link
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
((Name of page))
or
((Name of page|link to a page))
or
(semantic(link to a page))
or, if activated:
CamelCase WikiWords
External Link
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
[http://example.com]
or
[http://example.com|label]
Headlines
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
-= Titlebar =-
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
!!!! Level 4
!!!!! Level 5
Bold Format
*bold*
__bold__
Italics Format
_italic_
''italic''
Underline Format
<u>underline</u>
===underline===
Monospace Format
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
-+monospace+-
Strikethrough Format
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--strike--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
{SUP()}text{SUP}
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
{SUB()}text{SUB}
Images
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
{img src=http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}
Aligning Text
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
::centered text::
Text Indentation
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
leading spaces, if activated.
Bulleted Lists
* 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
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
$ Term: Definition
;term:definition
Horizontal Rule
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