Wiclear vs. DokuWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. TWiki vs. XWiki vs. PmWiki

General Features Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Version
1.0
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
6.1.5
TWiki-6.1.0
13.10.2
2.2.144
Last Release Date
2007-08-06 (14 years ago)
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2021-12-24 (29 days ago)
2018-07-15 (3 years ago)
2021-12-26 (27 days ago)
2021-11-04 (2 months ago)
Last Update here
2007-09-16 (14 years ago)
2021-08-09 (5 months ago)
2021-12-25 (28 days ago)
2019-07-19 (2 years ago)
2021-12-27 (26 days ago)
2020-12-06 (1 year ago)
Author
David Jobet
Andreas Gohr
WackoWiki Team
Peter Thoeny, TWiki community
XWiki Development Team
Petko Yotov (Original author: Patrick R. Michaud)
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL2
GPL 2
BSD
GPL
LGPL + Free hosting on http://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL2+
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Perl, JavaScript
Java
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Files
Database
Files, RCS
Database, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
N/A
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
private users
personal, small to medium companies
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
Large enterprise; small to medium businesses
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
All
Hosting Features Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
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
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
No
N/A
System Requirements Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Operating System
All
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS Independent
Linux, Windows, OS-X and other
Any platform supporting JDK 1.8 or greater
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Almost any webserver, typically Apache and Ngnix
Servlet 3.1+
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements
MySql
mod_rewrite (optional)
RCS (optional), cron/scheduler, fgrep, egrep; Plugins may have additional dependencies
Java 1.8, MySQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
none
Datastorage Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
SQLite
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Other
None
MariaDB
RcsLite Perl library for version control without external RCS; backend API for other storage
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
Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-Spam Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
Internal authentication; anything Apache supports such as LDAP, NIS, AD, Kerberos
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
No
Optional
Mail Encryption
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
nofollow
Yes
Optional
Optional
Plugin
No
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
CAPTCHA
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Development/Support Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
# 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
3285 ⭐
23 ⭐
N/A
N/A
N/A
Common Features Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Optional
Interface Languages
7
German, English, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Slovenian
68
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bengali; Bangla, Catalan, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Faroese, French, Frisian, Galician, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Macedonian, Malayalam, Marathi, Malay, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Albanian, Serbian, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
19
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
39
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, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
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
Email notification
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Comments
Flat
Plugin
Flat
Threaded
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Optional
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Links Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
All
All
All
Plugin
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Optional
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Scripting
Not at the moment
Optional, PHP
actions (PHP)
TWiki Markup Language, TWiki variables, JavaScript, extensive API
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Usability Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Toolbar
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Statistics Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Orphaned Pages
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Analysis
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Output Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Optional
Abbreviations
Yes
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
XML export
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Media and Files Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Embedded Video
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Contents
Contents
Contents
Filenames only
Extras Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Forums
Unknown
No
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Unknown
Plugin
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Ticket System
Unknown
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Chat
Unknown
No
Patch
Unknown
Plugin
No
Syntax Examples Wiclear DokuWiki WackoWiki TWiki XWiki PmWiki
Internal Link
[Title]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
WikiWord autolink
Otherweb.WikiWord
[[Spaced text]]
[[WikiWord][label]]
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)
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[Title|http://url.to/]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
http://twiki.org/ autolink
[[http://twiki.org/][label]]
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
http://....
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
Headlines
!title1
!!title2
!!!title3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
---+ Level 1
---++ Level 2
---+++ Level 3
---++++ Level 4
---+++++ Level 5
---++++++ Level 6
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
__bold__
**bold**
**bold**
*bold*
**bold**
'''bold'''
Italics Format
''italic''
//italics//
//italics//
_italic_
//Italics//
''italic''
Underline Format
__underlined__
__underline__
<u>underline</u>
__underline__
{+underlined+}
Monospace Format
the text must be preceded by 2 spaces
and it will be pre formatted
''monospace''
##monospace##
=monospaced text= and
<verbatim>
multi line text
</verbatim>
##monospace##
@@monospace@@
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strikethrough--
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
--Strike--
{-strikethrough-}
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
'^superscript^'
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
<sub>subscript</sub>
,,subscript,,
'_subscript_'
Images
((image|title|left|longer description|100|100))
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
%ATTACHURL%/image.png
http://any.domain/image.png
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
http://foo.bar/foo.jpg
Attach:foo.jpg
Aligning Text
Plugin
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
| left |   center   |   right |
or HTML
or CSS
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
%lfloat% left floating text
%rfloat% right floating text
Text Indentation
N/A
one
two
<blockquote>
multi line text
</blockquote>
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

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

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
-> indented text
--> more indentation
Bulleted Lists
*item1
*item2
**item21
**item22
*item3
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
#item1
##item1.1
##item1.2
#item2
#item3
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
;def1 : the complete definition of def1
;def2 : the complete definition of def2
Plugin
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
$ Term: Definition
; term
: definition
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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