XWiki vs. MoinMoin

General Features XWiki MoinMoin
Version
16.4.0
1.9.11
Last Release Date
2024-05-28 (16 days ago)
2020-11-07 (3 years ago)
Last Update here
2024-05-30 (14 days ago)
2020-11-08 (3 years ago)
Author
XWiki Development Team
https://moinmo.in/MoinCoreTeamGroup
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
LGPL + Free hosting on https://myxwiki.org for individuals/non profit
GPL
Programming Language
Java
Python
Data Storage
Database, RCS
Files
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise, Workgroups, Developers
Everybody with <<100.000 pages. :)
Hosting Features XWiki MoinMoin
Storage Quota
N/A
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
Topic Restrictions
N/A
Corporate Branding
Yes
N/A
Own Domain
Yes
N/A
Ads allowed
No
N/A
System Requirements XWiki MoinMoin
Operating System
Any platform supporting Java 11 or greater
UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably any platform with Python 2.3+
Root Access
No
No
Webserver
Servlet 3.1+
Standalone, WSGI (e.g. Apache+mod_wsgi) - others like CGI, FastCGI, SCGI, AJP, ... via middlewares
Other Requirements
Java 11, MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL/HSQLDB/etc (JDBC Driver required)
None
Datastorage XWiki MoinMoin
Text Files
No
Yes
MySQL
Yes
No
PostgreSQL
Yes
No
Oracle
Yes
No
SQLite
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
Plugin
No
Other
JDBC Databases and in general any database supported by Hibernate; any custom implementation, as the storage is pluggable. Attachments can be saved on the filesystem
No
Security/Anti-Spam XWiki MoinMoin
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
XWiki, LDAP, custom (Open API), Kerberos, NTLM, Headers, PUMA, SAML, Trusted LDAP, Sun SSO
modular, scriptable. OpenID, ldap/AD, http, cookie, ssl client cert, interwiki, others possible
Host Blocking
No
Yes
Mail Encryption
Yes
Optional
nofollow
No
No
Blacklist
Plugin
Yes
CAPTCHA
Yes
Optional
Delayed Indexing
Yes
No
Development/Support XWiki MoinMoin
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
Common Features XWiki MoinMoin
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features XWiki MoinMoin
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
No
Yes
Interface Languages
40
Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Uighur, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
1
English
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Comments
Threaded
Discussion Pages
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
No
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
Plugin
No
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Yes
Yes
Structured Data
Yes
No
Links XWiki MoinMoin
CamelCase
Yes
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Yes
SisterWiki
Yes
Yes
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
Yes
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Yes
Syntax Features XWiki MoinMoin
HTML Tags
All
Some
Math formulas
Yes
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
complex
CREOLE support
Yes
Yes
Markdown Support
Yes
No
Textile Support
No
No
BBCode Support
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Yes
Quoting
Yes
No
Internal Comments
Yes
Yes
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
Plugin
No
Scripting
velocity, groovy, ruby, jython, generic JSR223 & very powerful API
plugins, see comment ---------------->
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
No
Usability XWiki MoinMoin
Section Editing
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
No
Yes
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Optional
Auto Signature
No
Yes
Statistics XWiki MoinMoin
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Analysis
Yes
Yes
Output XWiki MoinMoin
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Optional
No
Abbreviations
Plugin
No
Auto-TOC
Optional
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Plugin
Office Export
Yes
No
Media and Files XWiki MoinMoin
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
No
Embedded Flash
Yes
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
Plugin
Yes
SVG Editing
Plugin
Yes
MindMap Editing
Plugin
No
Media Search
Contents
Contents
Extras XWiki MoinMoin
Calendar
Plugin
Yes
Image Galleries
Yes
Plugin
Presentations
Plugin
Yes
Forums
Plugin
No
Blogs
Plugin
No
Ticket System
Plugin
No
Chat
Plugin
No
Syntax Examples XWiki MoinMoin
Internal Link
XWiki supports 16+ input syntaxes (e.g. confluence, twiki, docbook, mediawiki, xwiki, markdown, etc), see http://rendering.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome#HSupportedSyntaxes for details.

The syntax documented below is XWiki Syntax 2.1 (http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/XWikiSyntax).

[[wiki syntax here>>Space.Page]]
[[Space.Page]]
(Space is optional and is the current space if not specified)
CamelCaseLink or [[free link]]

[[target|label|params]]
External Link
[[wiki syntax here>>http://www.xwiki.com]]
http://www.xwiki.com
http://google.de/ or
[[http://google.de/ | Google]] or
file://///server/share/file
Headlines
= Headline
== Subheadline
=== Sub-subheadline
==== etc..
= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
Bold Format
**bold**
'''bold'''
'''strong emphasised'''
Italics Format
//Italics//
''italic''
''emphasised''
Underline Format
__underline__
__underline__
Monospace Format
##monospace##
`monospaced`
Strikethrough Format
--Strike--
--(strikethrough)--
Superscript Format
^^superscript^^
^superscript^
Subscript Format
,,subscript,,
,,subscript,,
Images
image:img.png
image:Space.Page@img.png
[[image:img.png||width="25" height="25"]]
image:http://some/url/img.png

Starting with the xwiki/2.1 syntax, also:
image:icon:cancel
{{http://foo.bar/foo.jpg}}
{{attachment:foo.jpg | alt text}}
{{target|alt|params}}
Aligning Text
(% style="... css here..." %)Text
only in tables:
||<(> left ||<:> middle ||<)> right ||
Text Indentation
Non-semantic text indentation through styling:

(% style="... css here..." %)multi line text

Quotes:

> This is a quoted text
indented text
Bulleted Lists
* List
** list
*** list
* Item 1
* Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
1. Item 1
11. Item 2
111. Item 3
1. Item 4
1. Item 1
a. Item 1.a
1. Item 2
Definition Lists
; term
: definition
term:: definition
Horizontal Rule
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