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Feature List

General FeaturesPmWiki Details
Version 2.2.106
Last Release Date 2017-12-01
Author Patrick R. Michaud (Dev.: Petko Yotov)
Free and Open Source Yes
License GPL2+
Programming Language PHP
Data Storage Files
License Cost/ Fee 0
Development status Mature
Intended Audience All
System RequirementsPmWiki Details
Operating System UNIX, Windows, MacOS X, probably others
Root Access No
Webserver Apache, IIS, anything with PHP support. Can also be run w/o a webserver.
Other Requirements none
DatastoragePmWiki Details
Text Files Yes
MySQL Plugin
PostgreSQL No
Oracle No
SQLite Plugin
BerkeleyDB No
RCS Plugin
Other Compressed, XML and/or ephemeral files (modules). Can provide custom data backends.
Security/Anti-SpamPmWiki Details
Page Permissions Yes
Authentication Backends Internal: per page, per group, per user, per user group. External: .htpasswd, LDAP, Active Directory. Plugins: Mailman, forums w/MySQL, oAuth, custom possible.
Host Blocking Optional
Mail Encryption Plugin
nofollow Yes
Blacklist Optional
Delayed Indexing Optional
Development/SupportPmWiki Details
Commercial Support Yes, 11 listed
Preconfigured Hosting Yes
Code Repository svn://
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
IRC Channel #pmwiki on
Common FeaturesPmWiki Details
Preview Yes
Minor Changes Yes
Change Summary Yes
Page History Yes
Page Revisions Unlimited
Revision Diffs Between all
Page Index Yes
Plugin System Yes
Special FeaturesPmWiki Details
Unicode Support Yes
Right-to-Left Support Optional
Interface Languages 38 languages
Arabic, Bulgarian, Breton, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Persian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Macedonian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Albanian, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification Optional
Comments Plugin
Categories Yes
Namespaces Yes
Page Redirection Yes
Conflict Handling Conflict Resolution
Search Full Text
Wiki Farming Yes
Structured Data Yes
LinksPmWiki Details
CamelCase Optional
Freelinks Yes
Backlinks Yes
InterWiki Yes
SisterWiki Plugin
Image Links Yes
Windows Shares Yes
Page Redirects Yes
Syntax FeaturesPmWiki Details
HTML Tags Plugin
Math formulas Plugin
Tables simple + complex
CREOLE support Optional
Markdown Support Plugin
Textile Support No
BBCode Support Plugin
Emoticon Images Plugin
Syntax Highlighting Plugin
Footnotes Plugin
Quoting Plugin
Internal Comments Yes
Custom styles Yes
FAQ Tags Yes
Scripting MarkupExpressions (core, many add-ons). PageLists with templates (core structured data scripting). WikiSh (plugin)
Content Includes Yes
Feed Aggregation Plugin
UsabilityPmWiki Details
Section Editing Plugin
Page Templates Yes
Double-Click Edit Plugin
Toolbar Optional
WYSIWYG Editing Plugin
Access Keys Yes
Auto Signature Yes
StatisticsPmWiki Details
Recent Changes Yes
Wanted Pages Optional
Orphaned Pages Optional
Most/Least Popular No
Recent Visitors Plugin
Analysis Plugin
OutputPmWiki Details
HTML XHTML 1.0 Transitional
CSS Stylesheets Yes
Printer Friendly Print View
Mobile Friendly Optional
Themes & Skins Yes
RSS Feeds Yes
ATOM Feeds Yes
Abbreviations Plugin
Auto-TOC Plugin
Raw Export Yes
HTML Export Plugin
XML export Plugin
PDF Export Plugin
Media and FilesPmWiki Details
File Attachments Optional
Media Revisions Optional
Embedded Flash Plugin
Embedded Video Plugin
Image Editing Plugin
SVG Editing No
MindMap Editing Plugin
Media Search Filenames only
ExtrasPmWiki Details
Calendar Plugin
Image Galleries Plugin
Forums Plugin
Blogs Plugin
Ticket System Plugin
Syntax ExamplesPmWiki Details
Internal Link
[[page name]]
[[page name | link text]]
[[link text -> page name]]
[[page name #anchor]]
External Link
[[http://... | link text]]
[[link text -> http://...]]
! Level 1
!! Level 2
!!! Level 3
Bold Format
Italics Format
Underline Format
Monospace Format
Strikethrough Format
Superscript Format
Subscript Format
Aligning Text
%center% centered text
%right% right aligned
Text Indentation
-> indented text
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.1
* Item 2
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.1
# Item 2
Definition Lists
: term : definition
Horizontal Rule

» PmWiki DocumentationPmWiki Details

PmWiki is a wiki-based system for collaborative creation and maintenance of websites. PmWiki pages are like normal web pages, except they have an "Edit" link that makes it easy to modify existing pages and add new pages into the website, using basic editing rules. You do not need to know or use any HTML or CSS. Page editing can be left open to the public or restricted to small groups of authors.

PmWiki is extendable by "Cookbook Recipes" which are code fragments that can be added to the local configuration file. If a feature is available through such a recipe it is marked as "Plugin" in the feature table.


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