WackoWiki vs. PhpWiki

General Features WackoWiki PhpWiki
Version
6.1.25
phpwiki-1.3.14
Last Release Date
2024-04-11 (3 months ago)
2007-06-30 (17 years ago)
Last Update here
2024-04-11 (3 months ago)
2009-04-03 (15 years ago)
Author
WackoWiki Team
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
GPL
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Database, Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
Any
System Requirements WackoWiki PhpWiki
Operating System
OS Independent
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
mod_rewrite (optional)
various opt. helpers
Datastorage WackoWiki PhpWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
Oracle
No
Yes
SQLite
No
Yes
BerkeleyDB
No
Yes
RCS
No
Yes
Other
MariaDB
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
Security/Anti-Spam WackoWiki PhpWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
Host Blocking
Optional
No
Mail Encryption
Optional
No
nofollow
Optional
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Development/Support WackoWiki PhpWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Stars on GitHub
32 ⭐
N/A
Common Features WackoWiki PhpWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features WackoWiki PhpWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
No
Interface Languages
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Comments
Flat
Plugin
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Patch
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Patch
Links WackoWiki PhpWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features WackoWiki PhpWiki
HTML Tags
All
Some
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Markdown Support
No
No
Textile Support
No
No
BBCode Support
Patch
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
Scripting
actions (PHP)
plugins, templates, PHP
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Usability WackoWiki PhpWiki
Section Editing
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Optional
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Plugin
Patch
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Statistics WackoWiki PhpWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
Yes
Analysis
Plugin
Plugin
Output WackoWiki PhpWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
No
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
No
Abbreviations
Patch
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
No
PDF Export
Patch
Yes
Office Export
Patch
Unknown
Media and Files WackoWiki PhpWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
No
Extras WackoWiki PhpWiki
Calendar
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
Optional
Yes
Blogs
Optional
Yes
Ticket System
No
No
Chat
Patch
Unknown
Syntax Examples WackoWiki PhpWiki
Internal Link
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
External Link
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
Headlines
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
Bold Format
**bold**
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
Italics Format
//italics//
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
Underline Format
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
Monospace Format
##monospace##
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough--
<strike>striked through</strike>
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
<sup>above</sup>
Subscript Format
vvsubscriptvv
<sub>below</sub>
Images
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
[ 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
Aligning Text
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

Text Indentation
one
two
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
Bulleted Lists
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* list
or
- list
Numbered Lists
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


# list
Definition Lists
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
Term:<def>
def
Horizontal Rule
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