WikyBlog vs. PhpWiki vs. JSPWiki vs. DokuWiki vs. ikiwiki vs. ErfurtWiki

General Features WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Version
1.5.4
phpwiki-1.3.14
2.11.0
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
2.67
R1.02b (kind of final release :-)
Last Release Date
2007-10-23 (15 years ago)
2007-06-30 (15 years ago)
2021-11-21 (1 year ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2008-10-16 (14 years ago)
2005-06-15 (17 years ago)
Last Update here
2007-10-24 (15 years ago)
2009-04-03 (13 years ago)
2021-12-01 (1 year ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2008-10-28 (14 years ago)
2010-04-04 (12 years ago)
Author
Josh Schmidt
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
Apache Software Foundation
Andreas Gohr
Joey Hess and the ikiwiki community
Mario Salzer & Andi Fundinger
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
Apache License 2.0
GPL 2
GPL
Public Domain (!)
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
Perl
PHP
Data Storage
Database
Database, Files, RCS
Database, Files
Files
Files, RCS
Database, Files, RCS
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
0
0
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Private, Internet Communities
Any
all
personal, small to medium companies
Anyone
small + medium sites, development teams
System Requirements WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Operating System
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Any
any
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
Apache, anything with PHP
Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support
Any servlet 3.1 compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 8.5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
Any, or none
anything with PHP support
Other Requirements
MySQL
various opt. helpers
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
none
Datastorage WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Text Files
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
MySQL
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
No
Plugin
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
Optional
No
No
Plugin
Oracle
No
Yes
Optional
No
No
No
SQLite
No
Yes
Optional
No
No
Plugin
BerkeleyDB
No
Yes
Optional
No
No
Plugin
RCS
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Other
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
None
no
Security/Anti-Spam WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
No
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
Built-in, HTTP auth, OpenID; extensible via plugins
UNIX, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, other
Host Blocking
Yes
No
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Mail Encryption
No
No
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
nofollow
Yes
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
Plugin
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Yes
Optional
No
Patch
Development/Support WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Freenode: #jspwiki
not yet :-)
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
88 ⭐
3582 ⭐
N/A
N/A
Common Features WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
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
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Right-to-Left Support
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Interface Languages
5
English, French, Japanese, Turkish, Chinese
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
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
1
English
4
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Email notification
No
Yes
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Comments
Threaded
Plugin
Flat
Plugin
Discussion Pages
Plugin
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Structured Data
Unknown
Patch
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
No
Links WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
CamelCase
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unknown
Plugin
Syntax Features WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
HTML Tags
Some
Some
Optional
Optional
Optional
Plugin
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
Markdown Support
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
No
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
BBCode Support
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Footnotes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Scripting
No
plugins, templates, PHP
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Optional, PHP
safe subset of HTML::Template supported via template plugin
optional
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Usability WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Section Editing
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Optional
No
Plugin
No
Patch
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Patch
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Auto Signature
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Statistics WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Plugin
Recent Visitors
No
Yes
No
No
No
Optional
Analysis
No
Plugin
No
Plugin
No
No
Output WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
ATOM Feeds
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Abbreviations
No
No
No
Yes
No
Optional
Auto-TOC
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Raw Export
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
No
No
No
No
Optional
PDF Export
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
No
Optional
Office Export
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Media Revisions
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Embedded Video
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Media Search
No
No
Contents
Filenames only
Filenames only
No
Extras WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Calendar
Unknown
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Presentations
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Blogs
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Ticket System
Unknown
No
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Chat
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples WikyBlog PhpWiki JSPWiki DokuWiki ikiwiki ErfurtWiki
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[internal]]
WikiPage
[WikiPage | Go here]
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
http://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
[link text](http://example.org)
http://erfurtwiki.sf.net
[http://erfurtwiki.sf.net | Go here]
mario@wiki.net
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
====== Level 1 ======
===== Level 2 =====
==== Level 3 ====
=== Level 4 ===
== Level 5 ==
Two syntaxes:

# heading 1
## heading 2
### heading 3

heading 1
=========

heading 2
---------
!!! Big Headline
!! Medium Headline
! Section Headline
Bold Format
'''bold'''
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
__bold__
**bold**
**bold**
__bold__
__bold text__
**bold text**
Italics Format
''italic''
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
''italics''
//italics//
*emphasized*
_emphasized_
''ialic text''
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
<u>underlined</u>
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
__underlined__
via HTML: <u>underlined</u>
optional or via css
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


{{monospace}}
''monospace''
`inline monospace`

indented block of
monospaced text

tab-indented
block
==monospaced text==
Strikethrough Format
<strike>strikethrough</strike>
<strike>striked through</strike>
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
<del>strikethrough</del>
via HTML: <del>deleted</del>
optional or via css
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
<sup>above</sup>
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
<sup>superscript</sup>
via HTML: x<sup>2</sup>
^^superscript text^^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
<sub>below</sub>
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
<sub>subscript</sub>
via HTML: a<sub>1</sub>
optional or via css
Images
[[Image:wiki.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
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
![alt text](internal/image)
![alt text](http://example.org/external/image)
[link to the image.jpg]
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

%%(text-align: right) text %%
Plugin
optional or via css
Text Indentation
: indented line
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
N/A
just use 3 spaces or tabs
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* list
or
- list
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
* item 1
* item 2
* item 2.1
* item 2.2
* Item A
* Item B
** Item B1
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
# list
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. item 1
2. item 2
1. item 1.1
42. the value doesn't matter
1. any value works
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
##* Item 1.1a
##* Item 1.1b

Definition Lists
; term : definition
Term:<def>
def
;term:definition
Plugin
via HTML:
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
:definition: explanation
:anotherdef: another description
Horizontal Rule
----
----
----
----
---
***
___
------------------
Any number > 3
- - - - - - - - - -
spaces don't matter
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