Wikepage vs. DokuWiki vs. Oddmuse vs. WikiNi vs. Instiki vs. WackoWiki

General Features Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Version
2008.1
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.3.13
0.5.0
0.30.0
6.1.0
Last Release Date
2008-10-13 (12 years ago)
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2018-09-03 (3 years ago)
2007-04-11 (14 years ago)
2019-02-28 (2 years ago)
2021-08-05 (1 month ago)
Last Update here
2008-10-24 (12 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 month ago)
2018-10-27 (2 years ago)
2009-02-09 (12 years ago)
2019-03-04 (2 years ago)
2021-08-06 (1 month ago)
Author
Jose Carlos Medeiros
Andreas Gohr
Alex Schroeder
David Heinemeier Hansson, Jacques Distler, Matthias Tarasiewicz
WackoWiki Team
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL 2
GPL
GPL
Ruby's
BSD
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Perl
PHP
Ruby on Rails
PHP
Data Storage
Files
Files
Files
Database
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
free
0 ($, €, £, ¥, ...)
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Private users, small groups
personal, small to medium companies
family people, hackers
End Users/Desktop, Education
general, education
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
System Requirements Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Operating System
Platform Independent
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Anything supported by Perl
all (UNIX, Windows, MacOS X)
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X
OS Independent
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Server Independent
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Anything supporting CGI scripts
Thin (included), or Apache/NGinx (via Passenger)
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Other Requirements
n/a
Writable data directory
Ruby 2.0-2.6
mod_rewrite (optional)
Datastorage Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
MySQL
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
No
Plugin
No
SQLite
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
No
No
No
Other
None
No
Any Rails-compatible back-end datastore can be used.
MariaDB
Security/Anti-Spam Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Authentication Backends
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
None (use your web server instead)
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
Host Blocking
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Mail Encryption
Unknown
Optional
No
Unknown
Unknown
Optional
nofollow
Yes
Optional
No
No
Unknown
Optional
Blacklist
No
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Unknown
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
Unknown
No
Development/Support Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3243 ⭐
59 ⭐
N/A
461 ⭐
20 ⭐
Common Features Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Preview
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Page History
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
None
Unlimited
Restricted by Age
Restricted by Age
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
No
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Special Features Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
0
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
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
French
1
English
19
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
No
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Comments
No
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Threaded
No
Flat
Categories
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
Yes
Conflict Handling
None
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Detection
Page Locking
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Patch
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
Links Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
CamelCase
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Optional
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
HTML Tags
None
Optional
Plugin
Optional
All
All
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
CREOLE support
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Patch
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Optional
No
No
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
Yes
Optional
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Scripting
Optional, PHP
Perl
None
actions (PHP)
Content Includes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
No
Yes
Usability Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Toolbar
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Access Keys
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Statistics Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Recent Visitors
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Analysis
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Output Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
No
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Patch
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
Unknown
Patch
Media and Files Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Embedded Video
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Filenames only
No
No
Contents
Extras Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Calendar
No
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
No
Plugin
Image Galleries
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
No
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Forums
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Optional
Blogs
No
Plugin
Optional
Unknown
No
Optional
Ticket System
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
No
Chat
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Patch
Syntax Examples Wikepage DokuWiki Oddmuse WikiNi Instiki WackoWiki
Internal Link
[Link_type]
[http://externallink.com]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a 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
wiki word (XxxXxxxxx)
[[Some Page]]
[[Some Page|anchor text]]
[[Some Page#anchor]]
[[Some Page#anchor|anchor text]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
External Link
[http://externallink.com/|click]
[http://externallink.com/|picture.gif]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

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

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
[[ ]]
[another site](http://example.com)
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
Headlines
! Biggest
!! Smaller
!!! Smallest
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
====== ====== 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 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======
Bold Format
**Bold**
**bold**
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
** **
**bold**
**bold**
Italics Format
''Italic''
//italics//
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
// //
_italic_, *italic*
//italics//
Underline Format
__Underline__
__underlined__
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
__ __
underlined
{: style='text-decoration:underlined'}
__underline__
Monospace Format
With a space in front of the text
''monospace''
Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
## ##
`monospace`
##monospace##
Strikethrough Format
n/a
<del>strikethrough</del>
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
@@ @@
<del>strikethrough</del>
strikethrough
{: style='text-decoration:line-through'}
--strikethrough--
Superscript Format
n/a
<sup>superscript</sup>
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
Subscript Format
n/a
<sub>subscript</sub>
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
Images
[image.gif]
[http://externalimage.com/image.gif]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
http://example.com/pic.jpg

Depending on plugins:
[[image:Name|Text|URL]] and variants
![text](URL)
![alt text](http://ex.com/image.jpg),
[[image.jpg|alt text:pic]]
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
Aligning Text
n/a
Plugin
no example known
p{: style='text-align:left'}
p{: style='text-align:right'}
p{: style='text-align:center'}
p{: style='text-align:justify'}
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%

Text Indentation
n/a
N/A
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
[space] level 1
[space][space] level 2
[space][space][...] level X
p
{: style='margin-left:3em'}

> blockquote
one
two
Bulleted Lists
* Bullet1
* Bullet2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* one
** two
-
-
-
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
Numbered Lists
n/a
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

# one
## two
1)
1)
1)
1. Item 1
1. Item 1.1
2. Item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


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