Wikidot vs. Zim

General Features Wikidot Zim
Version
0.56
Last Release Date
2012-04-01 (7 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-12-09 (9 years ago)
2012-07-16 (7 years ago)
Author
Michal Frackowiak
Jaap Karssenberg
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
AGPLv3
GPL
Programming Language
Python
Data Storage
Database
Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
Free / Paid Accounts (starts from $5 per month)
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
companies, private users, social groups and communities, software developers, tech geeks
Private users, small teams
Hosting Features Wikidot Zim
Storage Quota
1500MB for free users, more for Pro accounts
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
no limit
N/A
Other Limits
max uploaded file size limit
N/A
Topic Restrictions
by Terms Of Service
N/A
Corporate Branding
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
Yes
N/A
System Requirements Wikidot Zim
Operating System
Linux, Windows, OSX
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
None
Other Requirements
Desktop environment with Gtk toolkit
Datastorage Wikidot Zim
Text Files
Unknown
Yes
MySQL
Unknown
No
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Oracle
Unknown
No
SQLite
Unknown
No
BerkeleyDB
Unknown
No
RCS
Unknown
Plugin
Other
Text Files with index in SQLite
Security/Anti-Spam Wikidot Zim
Page Permissions
Yes
No
ACL
Yes
No
Authentication Backends
File permissions
Host Blocking
Yes
No
Mail Encryption
No
No
nofollow
Yes
No
Blacklist
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Yes
No
Delayed Indexing
Yes
No
Development/Support Wikidot Zim
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
Common Features Wikidot Zim
Preview
Yes
No
Minor Changes
Yes
No
Change Summary
Yes
No
Page History
Yes
Plugin
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Special Features Wikidot Zim
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Yes
Yes
Interface Languages
2
English, Polish
27
Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Galician, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
No
Comments
Threaded
No
Categories
Yes
Plugin
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
No
Links Wikidot Zim
CamelCase
No
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
No
Syntax Features Wikidot Zim
HTML Tags
None
None
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
none
CREOLE support
No
No
Markdown Support
No
No
Textile Support
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Emoticon Images
No
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
No
Footnotes
Yes
No
Quoting
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
No
Custom styles
Yes
No
FAQ Tags
No
No
Scripting
CSS styles, embeddable JavaScript, reporting language
None
Content Includes
Yes
No
Feed Aggregation
Yes
No
Usability Wikidot Zim
Section Editing
Yes
Yes
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
No
Statistics Wikidot Zim
Recent Changes
Yes
No
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
No
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Recent Visitors
No
No
Analysis
Yes
No
Output Wikidot Zim
Printer Friendly
Print View
Print View
Mobile Friendly
Optional
No
Themes & Skins
Yes
Optional
RSS Feeds
Yes
No
ATOM Feeds
No
No
Abbreviations
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Optional
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
XML export
No
No
PDF Export
No
No
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files Wikidot Zim
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
No
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
No
Embedded Video
Yes
No
Image Editing
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
Media Search
No
No
Extras Wikidot Zim
Calendar
Optional
Yes
Image Galleries
Yes
No
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Yes
No
Blogs
Yes
Optional
Ticket System
Yes
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples Wikidot Zim
Internal Link
[[[page-name]]] or
[[[page-name|anchor]]]
CamelCase [[foobar:subpage]] +subpage 
External Link
http://www.wikimatrix.org or 
[http://www.wikimatrix.org WikiMatrix]
wp?Wiki_Engine http://wikimatrix.org 
ftp://somehost/share
\\host\share\..
Headlines
+++ headline level 3
=== Heading ===
Bold Format
**bold text**
**bold**
Italics Format
//italic text//
//italic//
Underline Format
__underlined text__
__underline__
Monospace Format
{{monospaced text}}
``monospace``
Strikethrough Format
--strikethrough text--
~~strike~~
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
^{sup}
Subscript Format
,,subscript,,
_{sub}
Images
[[image src="..."]]
{{./image.png}}
Aligning Text
= Centered line
not implemented
Text Indentation
> First level of indentation
>> Second level of indentation.
indent with tabs
Bulleted Lists
* element 1
* element 2
* List item
* sub items
* with indent
Numbered Lists
# element 1
# element 1
1. List item
a. with sub items
b. ...
Definition Lists
: item : description
not implemented
Horizontal Rule
----
not implemented
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