WackoWiki vs. MediaWiki vs. Oddmuse

General Features WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Version
6.1.25
1.32.2
2.3.13
Last Release Date
2024-04-11 (2 months ago)
2019-06-05 (5 years ago)
2018-09-03 (5 years ago)
Last Update here
2024-04-11 (2 months ago)
2019-06-21 (4 years ago)
2018-10-27 (5 years ago)
Author
WackoWiki Team
Magnus Manske, Brion Vibber, Lee Daniel Crocker, Tim Starling, Erik Möller, and others.
Alex Schroeder
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
GPL
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Perl
Data Storage
Database
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
free
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
End Users/Desktop, Education
family people, hackers
System Requirements WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Operating System
OS Independent
*nix, Windows, Mac OS X
Anything supported by Perl
Root Access
No
No
No
Webserver
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Any with PHP support
Anything supporting CGI scripts
Other Requirements
mod_rewrite (optional)
none
Writable data directory
Datastorage WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Text Files
No
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Other
MariaDB
No
No
Security/Anti-Spam WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
No
No
Authentication Backends
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
Yes
None (use your web server instead)
Host Blocking
Optional
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
Optional
Plugin
No
nofollow
Optional
Optional
No
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Optional
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
No
No
Development/Support WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
32 ⭐
N/A
67 ⭐
Common Features WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Age
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Optional
Interface Languages
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, 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
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Comments
Flat
Discussion Pages
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Links WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
CamelCase
Optional
No
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Optional
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Plugin
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Windows Shares
Yes
No
Plugin
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
HTML Tags
All
Some
Plugin
Math formulas
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Plugin
Markdown Support
No
No
Plugin
Textile Support
No
No
No
BBCode Support
Patch
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Optional
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
No
Optional
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
No
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Plugin
Scripting
actions (PHP)
Optional
Perl
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Usability WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
No
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Statistics WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Analysis
Plugin
Optional
No
Output WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
No
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Optional
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Plugin
Abbreviations
Patch
No
Yes
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Yes
No
PDF Export
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Office Export
Patch
Unknown
No
Media and Files WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Plugin
No
Embedded Video
Yes
Plugin
No
Image Editing
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Keywords
Filenames only
Extras WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
No
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
No
Forums
Optional
Plugin
No
Blogs
Optional
No
Optional
Ticket System
No
No
No
Chat
Patch
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples WackoWiki MediaWiki Oddmuse
Internal Link
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
optional, default on:
[[page name]]

optional, default off:
PageName
[PageName] → [1]
[[[page name]]] → [1]
[PageName text] → text
[[page name|text]] → text

Depending on plugins:
[text](page) → text
External Link
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
[http://example.org The title]
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

optional, default on:
[http://example.com/ text] → text

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
Headlines
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
Bold Format
**bold**
'''bold'''
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
//italics//
''italic''
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
Underline Format
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
Monospace Format
##monospace##
<tt>monospace</tt>
Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough--
<s>strikethrough</s>
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
Subscript Format
vvsubscriptvv
<sub>subscript</sub>
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
Images
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
[[Image:wiki.png]]
http://example.com/pic.jpg

Depending on plugins:
[[image:Name|Text|URL]] and variants
![text](URL)
Aligning Text
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
<center>Centered</center>
no example known
Text Indentation
one
two
: indented line
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
Bulleted Lists
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* one
** two
Numbered Lists
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

# one
## two
Definition Lists
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
; term : definition
Depending on plugins:
; term: definition
Horizontal Rule
----
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Depending on plugins:
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