wxWikiServer vs. DokuWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. Hatta vs. ErfurtWiki vs. JSPWiki

General Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Version
1.5.11c
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
6.1.25
1.6.6
R1.02b (kind of final release :-)
2.11.0
Last Release Date
2005-12-02 (18 years ago)
2020-07-19 (4 years ago)
2024-04-11 (3 months ago)
2015-08-28 (8 years ago)
2005-06-15 (19 years ago)
2021-11-21 (2 years ago)
Last Update here
2006-02-07 (18 years ago)
2021-08-09 (2 years ago)
2024-04-11 (3 months ago)
2015-08-29 (8 years ago)
2010-04-04 (14 years ago)
2021-12-01 (2 years ago)
Author
Ryan Norton
Andreas Gohr
WackoWiki Team
Radomir Dopieralski
Mario Salzer & Andi Fundinger
Apache Software Foundation
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
wxWindows Lib/Public Domain
GPL 2
BSD
GPL v2
Public Domain (!)
Apache License 2.0
Programming Language
C++
PHP
PHP
Python
PHP
Java
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Files, RCS
Database, Files, RCS
Database, Files
License Cost/ Fee
NA
0
0
0
0
0
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
small + medium sites, development teams
all
System Requirements wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Operating System
MS Windows/Mac/Linux
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS Independent
Linux, Unix, Windows, MacOSX
any
any platform supporting JDK 1.8+
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
Standalone, WSGI, FastCGI, CGI
anything with PHP support
Any servlet 3.1 compliant web server, e.g. Tomcat 8.5+, Jetty, Glassfish, Websphere
Other Requirements
None
mod_rewrite (optional)
Mercurial
none
optional JavaMail for mailing functionality
Datastorage wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Optional
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Optional
Oracle
No
No
No
No
No
Optional
SQLite
No
No
No
Optional
Plugin
Optional
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Optional
RCS
No
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Other
None
MariaDB
Plain text files in Mercurial repository, with SQLite index
no
JDBC driver must be provided manually; also Page provider architecture -> several implementations
Security/Anti-Spam wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
unknown
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
n/a
UNIX, LDAP, MySQL, PHP, other
JAAS -> interface to many external backends possible
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
Plugin
Optional
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
nofollow
No
Optional
Optional
No
Plugin
Optional
Blacklist
No
Optional
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
Patch
Yes
Development/Support wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#wiki at freenode.net
not yet :-)
Freenode: #jspwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3582 ⭐
32 ⭐
N/A
N/A
88 ⭐
Common Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Change Summary
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Restricted by Number
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
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Special Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Optional
Patch
Yes
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
20
Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Persian, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
15
Arabic, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Swedish
4
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
10
Breton, German, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Chinese
Email notification
No
Optional
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Comments
Flat
Plugin
Flat
No
Plugin
Flat
Categories
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
No
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Page Locking
Page Locking
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Optional
Optional
Patch
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Links wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Optional
Optional
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Syntax Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
HTML Tags
All
Optional
All
None
Plugin
Optional
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Optional
No
Plugin
Tables
simple
simple
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
Unknown
Plugin
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Patch
No
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
No
Scripting
no
Optional, PHP
actions (PHP)
JavaScript
optional
plugins for JavaScript, TCL and Groovy
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Optional
Usability wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Patch
No
Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Access Keys
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Yes
Auto Signature
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
Optional
Statistics wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
No
Plugin
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Yes
No
Optional
No
Analysis
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Output wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Patch
No
Optional
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Optional
XML export
No
No
Yes
No
Optional
No
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Patch
No
Optional
Plugin
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Media and Files wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
File Attachments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Contents
Filenames only
No
Contents
Extras wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
No
Plugin
Yes
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Forums
Unknown
No
Optional
No
No
Yes
Blogs
Unknown
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
Yes
Ticket System
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Patch
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Syntax Examples wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki Hatta ErfurtWiki JSPWiki
Internal Link
CamelCase
[AnotherLink goto alink]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
[[link]]
[[link|label]]
WikiPage
[WikiPage | Go here]
[link]
[text|link]
[text|wiki:link]
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]]
http://example.com
[[http://example.com]]
[[http://example.com|label]]
[[http://example.com|{{image}}]]
http://erfurtwiki.sf.net
[http://erfurtwiki.sf.net | Go here]
mario@wiki.net
[http://www.example.com/]
[example|http://www.example.com/]
[text|wiki:link]
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 ======
= h1 =
== h2 ==
...
===== h5 =====
!!! Big Headline
!! Medium Headline
! Section Headline
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
''' bold text '''
**bold**
**bold**
**bold**
__bold text__
**bold text**
__bold__
Italics Format
'' italic text ''
//italics//
//italics//
//italic//
''ialic text''
''italics''
Underline Format
__underlined__
__underline__
n/a
optional or via css
%%(text-decoration: underline) text %%
Monospace Format
start line with blank space.
''monospace''
##monospace##
{{{verbatim}}}
==monospaced text==
{{monospace}}
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strikethrough--
n/a
optional or via css
%%(text-decoration: line-through) deleted text %%
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
n/a
^^superscript text^^
%%(vertical-align: sup) text %%
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
n/a
optional or via css
%%(vertical-align: sub) text %%
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
{{image}}
{{image|alt}}
[link to the image.jpg]
[local.jpg]
[{Image src='local.jpg'}]
[{Image src='http://foo.bar/foo.jpg'}]
Aligning Text
] centred text
Plugin
{html}<div align="right">{html}

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
n/a
optional or via css
%%(text-align: right) text %%
Text Indentation
> single indent 
>> two indents
>>> more indenting
N/A
one
two
n/a
just use 3 spaces or tabs
indented text
%%(text-indent: 20px) 20 pixels %%
%%(text-indent: 30%) 30 percent %%
Bulleted Lists
* one
* two
* two.1
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* list
** sublist
* Item A
* Item B
** Item B1
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
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


n/a
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
##* Item 1.1a
##* Item 1.1b

# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
Plugin
{html}<dl>
<dt>Coffee</dt>
<dd>Black hot drink</dd>
<dt>Milk</dt>
<dd>White cold drink</dd>
</dl>{html}
n/a
:definition: explanation
:anotherdef: another description
;term:definition
Horizontal Rule
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