wxWikiServer vs. DokuWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. Corendal Wiki vs. Instiki vs. Oddmuse

General Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Version
1.5.11c
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
6.1.0
3.0.2
0.30.0
2.3.13
Last Release Date
2005-12-02 (15 years ago)
2020-07-19 (1 year ago)
2021-08-05 (1 month ago)
2010-04-22 (11 years ago)
2019-02-28 (2 years ago)
2018-09-03 (3 years ago)
Last Update here
2006-02-07 (15 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 month ago)
2021-08-06 (1 month ago)
2010-04-23 (11 years ago)
2019-03-04 (2 years ago)
2018-10-27 (2 years ago)
Author
Ryan Norton
Andreas Gohr
WackoWiki Team
Thierry Danard
David Heinemeier Hansson, Jacques Distler, Matthias Tarasiewicz
Alex Schroeder
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
wxWindows Lib/Public Domain
GPL 2
BSD
GPL
Ruby's
GPL
Programming Language
C++
PHP
PHP
Java
Ruby on Rails
Perl
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Database
Database
Files
License Cost/ Fee
NA
0
0
0
0
free
Development status
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
End users/Desktop
personal, small to medium companies
Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop
Corporate
general, education
family people, hackers
System Requirements wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Operating System
MS Windows/Mac/Linux
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS Independent
Unix / Windows
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X
Anything supported by Perl
Root Access
No
No
No
No
No
No
Webserver
built-in
Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighttpd, anything with PHP support
run with the appserver/webserver of your choice
Apache Tomcat, Oracle Application Server
Thin (included), or Apache/NGinx (via Passenger)
Anything supporting CGI scripts
Other Requirements
None
mod_rewrite (optional)
Java 5.0
Ruby 2.0-2.6
Writable data directory
Datastorage wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Oracle
No
No
No
Yes
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
MariaDB
Any Rails-compatible back-end datastore can be used.
No
Security/Anti-Spam wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Authentication Backends
unknown
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
Active Directory or Local Accounts
None (use your web server instead)
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Optional
No
Unknown
No
nofollow
No
Optional
Optional
No
Unknown
No
Blacklist
No
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Unknown
Plugin
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
Unknown
No
Development/Support wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
# 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 ⭐
20 ⭐
N/A
461 ⭐
59 ⭐
Common Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Age
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
No
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Special Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Interface Languages
1
English
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
19
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
English
1
English
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Comments
Flat
Plugin
Flat
Flat
No
Discussion Pages
Categories
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Namespaces
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Page Locking
None
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
No
Yes
Plugin
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Links wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Optional
No
Optional
Optional
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
HTML Tags
All
Optional
All
All
All
Plugin
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Plugin
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Optional
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
No
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Plugin
Scripting
no
Optional, PHP
actions (PHP)
None
Perl
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Usability wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Section Editing
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Access Keys
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Statistics wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Analysis
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Output wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print View
Print View
Print View
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Optional
RSS Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Abbreviations
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
XML export
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Patch
No
No
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
No
Media and Files wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
File Attachments
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Media Revisions
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Embedded Video
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Plugin
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Contents
No
No
Filenames only
Extras wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
No
Forums
Unknown
No
Optional
No
No
No
Blogs
Unknown
Plugin
Optional
No
No
Optional
Ticket System
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
No
Syntax Examples wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Corendal Wiki Instiki Oddmuse
Internal Link
CamelCase
[AnotherLink goto alink]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
[[Some Page]]
[[Some Page|anchor text]]
[[Some Page#anchor]]
[[Some Page#anchor|anchor text]]
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
External Link
http://www.powerslave.com
[http://www.external.com xternallink]
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|With a Title]]
https://wackowiki.org
[[https://wackowiki.org WackoWiki]]
[[Wikipedia:WackoWiki]]
[another site](http://example.com)
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

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

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
Headlines
= heading =
== heading ==
=== heading ===
(up to 5 = signs).
====== 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######
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
Bold Format
''' bold text '''
**bold**
**bold**
**bold**
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
Italics Format
'' italic text ''
//italics//
//italics//
_italic_, *italic*
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
Underline Format
__underlined__
__underline__
underlined
{: style='text-decoration:underlined'}
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
Monospace Format
start line with blank space.
''monospace''
##monospace##
`monospace`
Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strikethrough--
<del>strikethrough</del>
strikethrough
{: style='text-decoration:line-through'}
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
<sup>superscript</sup>
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
<sub>subscript</sub>
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
Images
ilocal://icon.jpg
img:icon.jpg
img:http://www.external/image.jpg
{{local.jpg}}
{{http://foo.bar/baz.jpg}}
((image.png))
file:image.png
https://example.com/image.png
![alt text](http://ex.com/image.jpg),
[[image.jpg|alt text:pic]]
http://example.com/pic.jpg

Depending on plugins:
[[image:Name|Text|URL]] and variants
![text](URL)
Aligning Text
] centred text
Plugin
{html}<div align="right">{html}

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

p{: style='text-align:left'}
p{: style='text-align:right'}
p{: style='text-align:center'}
p{: style='text-align:justify'}
no example known
Text Indentation
> single indent 
>> two indents
>>> more indenting
N/A
one
two
p
{: style='margin-left:3em'}

> blockquote
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
Bulleted Lists
* one
* two
* two.1
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
* one
** two
Numbered Lists
1 item one
2 item two
Or: 
# item 1
## item 1.1
# item two
- item 1
- item 1.1
- item 2
1. numbered List
1. numbered List-2
2.#8 numbered List, with break


1. Item 1
1. Item 1.1
2. Item 2
Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

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