UseMod vs. DokuWiki vs. XWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. PmWiki vs. WikkaWiki

General Features UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Version
1.0
2018-04-22a "Greebo"
11.5
1.32.2
2.2.109
1.3.1
Last Release Date
2003-09-11 (15 years ago)
2018-05-02 (1 year ago)
2019-06-24 (28 days ago)
2019-06-05 (1 month ago)
2018-07-08 (1 year ago)
2011-03-30 (8 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-07-01 (10 years ago)
2018-10-09 (9 months ago)
2019-06-25 (27 days ago)
2019-06-21 (1 month ago)
2018-10-26 (8 months ago)
2011-05-08 (8 years ago)
Author
Clifford Adams
Andreas Gohr
XWiki Development Team
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
Wikka Development Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL
GPL2+
GPL
Programming Language
Perl
PHP
Java
PHP
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Database
Files
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private, small to medium companies
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
End Users/Desktop, Education
All
Individual users (PIM/website backend), development teams (software documentation/knowledge base), organizations and companies (intranet/public website backend)
Hosting Features UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Storage Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Corporate Branding
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
N/A
System Requirements UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Operating System
Linux, Windows, MacOS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any (platform-independent)
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, probably anything with CGI support
Apache, IIS, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Servlet 3.0+
Any with PHP support
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
any server with PHP/MySQL support
Other Requirements
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
none
none
mod_rewrite (optional)
Datastorage UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
MySQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Oracle
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Other
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
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
No
Security/Anti-Spam UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Yes
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Active Directory (patch)
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Mail Encryption
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
nofollow
Patch
Optional
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
Patch
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
Yes
No
Optional
No
Development/Support UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Interface Languages
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
38
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, 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
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, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
0
Email notification
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Optional
Optional
Patch
Comments
No
Plugin
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Flat
Categories
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Links UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Syntax Features UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
All
Some
Plugin
Some
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
No
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Scripting
None
Optional, PHP
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
Optional
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Extensibility through drop-in plugins
Content Includes
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Usability UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Auto Signature
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Patch
Statistics UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Patch
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Patch
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Patch
Recent Visitors
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Analysis
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Output UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Optional
Unknown
Themes & Skins
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Patch
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Patch
Raw Export
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
XML export
No
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Patch
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Media and Files UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
File Attachments
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Image Editing
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
SVG Editing
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Contents
Keywords
Filenames only
No
Extras UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Blogs
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Ticket System
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Plugin
Unknown
No
Unknown
Syntax Examples UseMod DokuWiki XWiki MediaWiki PmWiki WikkaWiki
Internal Link
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
XWiki supports 16 input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, 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)
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
CamelCase
[[forced]]
[[forced This is a link]]
[[forced 日本語]]
External Link
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
[http://example.org The title]
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
http://wikkawiki.org
[[http://wikkawiki.org Wikka Wiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WikkaWiki]]
Headlines
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Bold Format
'''bold'''
**bold**
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''bold'''
**bold**
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
//Italics//
''italic''
''italic''
//italic//
Underline Format
<u>underline</u>
__underlined__
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
{+underlined+}
__underlined__
Monospace Format
<tt>for monospace text</tt>
''monospace''
##monospace##
<tt>monospace</tt>
@@monospace@@
##monospaced##
Strikethrough Format
N/A
<del>strikethrough</del>
--Strike--
<s>strikethrough</s>
{-strikethrough-}
++Strike through text++
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
'^superscript^'
""<sup>Superscript</sup>""
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
<sub>subscript</sub>
'_subscript_'
""<sub>Subscript</sub>""
Images
http://url.com/pic.gif
{{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
[[Image:wiki.png]]
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
http://foo.bar/bar.jpg
{{image url="local.jpg"}}
{{image url="http://foo.bar/bar.jpg"}}
Aligning Text
N/A
Plugin
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
<center>Centered</center>
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
@@Center text@@
<<left floated<<
>>right floated>>
Text Indentation
: indented
N/A
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
: indented line
-> indented text
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)
indented
~indented
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~- 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 1.2
# Item 2
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
(4 spaces or a ~ can replace a tab)

~1) Item 1
~~1) Item 1.1
~1) Item 2

(more options for lists are available)
Definition Lists
;Term:Definition
Plugin
; term
: definition
; term : definition
: term : definition
""<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>""
Horizontal Rule
----
----
----
----
----
remove UseMod remove DokuWiki remove XWiki remove MediaWiki remove PmWiki remove WikkaWiki