UseMod vs. TiddlyWiki vs. TWiki vs. TracWiki vs. PhpWiki vs. MoinMoin

General Features UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Version
1.0
5.1.21
TWiki-6.1.0
0.11.5
phpwiki-1.3.14
1.9.10
Last Release Date
2003-09-11 (16 years ago)
2019-07-24 (10 months ago)
2018-07-15 (1 year ago)
2009-02-16 (11 years ago)
2007-06-30 (12 years ago)
2018-09-08 (1 year ago)
Last Update here
2009-07-01 (10 years ago)
2019-11-20 (6 months ago)
2019-07-19 (10 months ago)
2009-09-04 (10 years ago)
2009-04-03 (11 years ago)
2018-09-09 (1 year ago)
Author
Clifford Adams
Jeremy Ruston, TiddlyWiki community
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
Edgewall Software
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
BSD
GPL
Modified BSD license
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
Perl
HTML, JavaScript
Perl, JavaScript
Python
PHP
Python
Data Storage
Files
Files
Files, RCS
Database
Database, Files, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
N/A
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Beta
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Individuals, private, small groups
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
Software development teams
Any
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
System Requirements UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Operating System
Linux, Windows, MacOS X
Any
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Linux distributions, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD and MS Windows
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, probably anything with CGI support
Not required (optional backends available)
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Apache, Standalone (builtin)
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
A common browser
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Python, setuptools, Genshi, SQLite or PostgreSQL or MySQL
various opt. helpers
None
Datastorage UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Text Files
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
RCS
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Other
No
Data self contained in html file OR as individual data files
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
0
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
No
Security/Anti-Spam UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
optional extensions available
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
File, Database, LDAP (all webserver dependant)
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
Unknown
No
Yes
No
No
Optional
nofollow
Patch
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Blacklist
Patch
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Delayed Indexing
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
Development/Support UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
4859 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Plugin
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 TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Interface Languages
0
4
German, English, French, Japanese
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
141
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, Javanese, 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
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
0
Email notification
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Comments
No
Plugin
Threaded
Plugin
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Categories
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Detection
None
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Patch
No
Links UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
HTML Tags
Some
Optional
All
Some
Some
Some
Math formulas
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple
complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
Yes
Markdown Support
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Textile Support
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
No
No
No
No
Emoticon Images
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Internal Comments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
Scripting
None
JavaScript
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
yes, using Python
plugins, templates, PHP
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
Usability UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Section Editing
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
Toolbar
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Patch
Yes
Access Keys
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Statistics UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Patch
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Patch
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Analysis
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Output UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
No
Abbreviations
No
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Yes
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
File Attachments
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
SVG Editing
Unknown
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
MindMap Editing
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Media Search
No
No
Contents
No
No
Contents
Extras UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Blogs
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Ticket System
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples UseMod TiddlyWiki TWiki TracWiki PhpWiki MoinMoin
Internal Link
WikiWord (CamelCase)
[[link]]
[[label|link]]
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
CamelCase
[wiki:ISO9000]
[wiki:TitleIndex Title Index]
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
http://www.example.com
[[label|http://www.example.com]]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
[http://www.edgewall.com/ Edgewall Software]
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
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
---++++++ Level 6
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
=== Explicit id === #using-explicit-id-in-heading
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
'''bold'''
''bold''
*bold*
'''bold'''
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italic//
_italic_
''italic''
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
__underline__
Monospace Format
<tt>for monospace text</tt>
{{{monospaced}}}
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
{{{monospace}}}
`monospace`
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
N/A
--strikethrough--
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
~~strike-through~~
<strike>striked through</strike>
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
<sup>above</sup>
^superscript^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
~~subscript~~
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
<sub>below</sub>
,,subscript,,
Images
http://url.com/pic.gif
[img[local.jpg]]
[img[http://foo.bar/foo.jpg]]
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
[[Image(photo.jpg)]]                           # simplest
[[Image(photo.jpg, 120px)]]                    # with size
[[Image(photo.jpg, right)]]                    # aligned by keyword
[[Image(photo.jpg, nolink)]]                   # without link
[ http://foo.org/1.jpg size=30%] 
external image
[Upload:view.jpg align=right size=50x40] 
view uploaded image
[Upload:view.jpg | http://server/external-linkjpg ] 
view and link to another image
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
N/A
using custom classes, e.g.
{{right{
text
}}}
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
: indented
:indent

> quote

<<<
blockquote
<<<
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 1
* list
or
- list
* 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
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
1. Item 1
1. Item 1.1
1. Item 1
# list
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
;Term:Definition
; term
: description
$ Term: Definition
term::
definition
Term:<def>
def
term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
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