wxWikiServer vs. DokuWiki vs. WackoWiki vs. PhpWiki vs. Oddmuse vs. MoasdaWiki

General Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Version
1.5.11c
2020-07-29 "Hogfather"
6.1.17
phpwiki-1.3.14
2.3.13
3.6.0
Last Release Date
2005-12-02 (17 years ago)
2020-07-19 (2 years ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2007-06-30 (15 years ago)
2018-09-03 (4 years ago)
2022-12-30 (30 days ago)
Last Update here
2006-02-07 (16 years ago)
2021-08-09 (1 year ago)
2023-01-09 (20 days ago)
2009-04-03 (13 years ago)
2018-10-27 (4 years ago)
2022-12-31 (29 days ago)
Author
Ryan Norton
Andreas Gohr
WackoWiki Team
Steve Wainstead, Jeff Dairiki, Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, Marc-Etienne Vargenau
Alex Schroeder
Herbert Reiter
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
wxWindows Lib/Public Domain
GPL 2
BSD
GPL
GPL
AGPL-3.0-only
Programming Language
C++
PHP
PHP
PHP
Perl
Java
Data Storage
Files
Files
Database
Database, Files, RCS
Files
Files
License Cost/ Fee
NA
0
0
0
free
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
Any
family people, hackers
private users, small teams
System Requirements wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Operating System
MS Windows/Mac/Linux
Linux, UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
OS Independent
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Anything supported by Perl
Any platform with Java VM 11+
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, IIS, anything with PHP support
Anything supporting CGI scripts
Built-in
Other Requirements
None
mod_rewrite (optional)
various opt. helpers
Writable data directory
Java VM 11+
Datastorage wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Text Files
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
MySQL
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
PostgreSQL
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Oracle
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
SQLite
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
RCS
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Other
None
MariaDB
gdbm, cvs, MSSQL, ... (ADODB, PearDB)
No
No
Security/Anti-Spam wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ACL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Authentication Backends
unknown
Textfile, LDAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ActiveDirectory
LDAP (patch), ActiveDirectory
db, session, pop, imap, ldap, file, webserver
None (use your web server instead)
N/A
Host Blocking
Yes
Plugin
Optional
No
Yes
No
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
Optional
No
No
No
nofollow
No
Optional
Optional
Yes
No
No
Blacklist
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
CAPTCHA
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Delayed Indexing
No
Optional
No
No
No
No
Development/Support wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
#phpwiki
Stars on GitHub
N/A
3582 ⭐
32 ⭐
N/A
67 ⭐
N/A
Common Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Preview
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Minor Changes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Change Summary
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Page History
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Page Revisions
Restricted by Number
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Restricted by Age
None
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
Between all
No
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Unicode Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
No
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
9
German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese Traditional
18
Bulgarian, German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
2
German, English
Email notification
No
Optional
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Comments
Flat
Plugin
Flat
Plugin
Discussion Pages
No
Categories
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Namespaces
No
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Conflict Handling
Page Locking
Page Locking
Page Locking
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
None
Concurrent Editing
Unknown
No
No
Unknown
No
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Yes
Plugin
No
Structured Data
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Yes
Links wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
CamelCase
Yes
Optional
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
SisterWiki
No
No
No
No
Plugin
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Page Redirects
Unknown
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Syntax Features wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
HTML Tags
All
Optional
All
Some
Plugin
All
Math formulas
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
Tables
simple
simple
simple
simple + complex
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Markdown Support
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Textile Support
No
Plugin
No
No
No
No
BBCode Support
No
Plugin
Patch
No
Plugin
No
Emoticon Images
No
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
No
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Quoting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
Internal Comments
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
Scripting
no
Optional, PHP
actions (PHP)
plugins, templates, PHP
Perl
JavaScript
Content Includes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Usability wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Section Editing
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Page Templates
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Optional
Plugin
No
Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
WYSIWYG Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
No
Access Keys
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Auto Signature
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Statistics wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Most/Least Popular
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Analysis
No
Plugin
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
Output wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Printer Friendly
No
Print CSS
Print View
Print CSS
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
No
RSS Feeds
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
ATOM Feeds
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
No
Abbreviations
No
Yes
Patch
No
Yes
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
XML export
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
PDF Export
No
Plugin
Patch
Yes
Plugin
No
Office Export
Unknown
Plugin
Patch
Unknown
No
No
Media and Files wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
File Attachments
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Media Revisions
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Embedded Video
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Image Editing
No
No
No
No
No
No
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
No
No
Plugin
No
MindMap Editing
No
Plugin
Plugin
No
No
No
Media Search
No
Filenames only
Contents
No
Filenames only
No
Extras wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Calendar
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Presentations
Unknown
Plugin
Plugin
Unknown
No
No
Forums
Unknown
No
Optional
Yes
No
No
Blogs
Unknown
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Optional
No
Ticket System
Unknown
Plugin
No
No
No
No
Chat
Unknown
No
Patch
Unknown
No
No
Syntax Examples wxWikiServer DokuWiki WackoWiki PhpWiki Oddmuse MoasdaWiki
Internal Link
CamelCase
[AnotherLink goto alink]
[[a Link]]
[[namespace:link]]
[[link|With a Title]]
[[InternalLink]] 
((InternalLink))
[[InternalLink alternate text]]
CamelCase
WikiWord or [somelink]
[ desc | pagename ]
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
[[a link]]
[[a link | with title]]
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://someserver/someurl
[ desc | exturl ]
http://example.com/
[http://example.com/] → [1]

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

Depending on plugins:
[text](http://example.com/) → text
[[http://example.org]]
[[http://example.org | with title]]
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 ======
!!!Headline1
!!Headline2
!Headline3
Depending on plugins:
## two
### three
== two ==
=== three ==

section
=======

subsection
----------
= Section
== Subsection
=== Sub-subsection
Bold Format
''' bold text '''
**bold**
**bold**
*bold* or
<strong>bold</strong>
Depending on plugins:
*bold*
**bold*
'''bold'''
''bold''
Italics Format
'' italic text ''
//italics//
//italics//
_italics_ or 
or
<em>italics</em>
Depending on plugins:
*italic*
/italic/
//italic//
''italic''
##italic##
Underline Format
__underlined__
__underline__
<u>underlined</u>
Depending on plugins:
_underline_
__underline__
__underlined__
Monospace Format
start line with blank space.
''monospace''
##monospace##
<tt>monospace</tt>
<code>code</code>
<pre>preformatted</pre>
<verbatim>
unparsed text</verbatim>


Depending on plugins:
`mono`
##mono##
[code]mono[/code]
<tt>mono</tt>
<code>mono</code>
@@monospace font@@
Strikethrough Format
<del>strikethrough</del>
--strikethrough--
<strike>striked through</strike>
via bbCode plugin:
[s]strike through[/s]
~~striked through~~
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^^superscript^^
<sup>above</sup>
via bbCode plugin:
[sup]superscript[/sup]
{{html}}<sup>superscript</sup>{{/html}}
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
vvsubscriptvv
<sub>below</sub>
via bbCode plugin:
[sub]subscript[/sub]
{{html}}<sub>subscript</sub>{{/html}}
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
[ 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
http://example.com/pic.jpg

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

%%(wacko wrapper="text" wrapper_align="center")
content%%
<?plugin RawHtml <span align="right"> ?>right<?plugin RawHtml </span> ?>
or <div align="right"> right </div>

no example known
{{center}}centered text
Text Indentation
> single indent 
>> two indents
>>> more indenting
N/A
one
two
;: left indent
;;: more left indent

or 
paragraph
and another level 
Depending on plugins:
> text

[quote]
text
[/quote]

: one
:: two
Non-indented text

Single indented text

Double indented text
Bulleted Lists
* one
* two
* two.1
* item 1
* item 1.1
* item 2
*one
**One-two
*two
*three
* list
or
- list
* one
** two
* 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


# list
Depending on plugins:
1. one
2. two

# one
## two
# 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}
Term:<def>
def
Depending on plugins:
; term: definition
{{html}}
<dl>
<dt>term</dt>
<dd>definition</dd>
</dl>
{{/html}}
Horizontal Rule
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Depending on plugins:
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