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NOTE: This is a draft reformatting of Comparison of wiki software.


The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of wiki software packages.

General information[edit]

Name Creator First public release date Latest stable release Stable release date Predecessor Cost
(USD)
Software license[1] Open
source
Encoding Multilingual Programming language Data backend
BrainKeeper BrainKeeper, Inc. September 1, 2005 March 1, 2010 [2] Proprietary No Yes Java/Java EE MySQL
Central Desktop Central Desktop Inc. October 1, 2005 2.0 February 22, 2010 [3] Proprietary No PHP PostgreSQL
codeBeamer Intland Software 2002 6.0 March 27, 2012 Proprietary No UTF-8 Yes Java MySQL, Oracle, Apache Derby or Postgres
Confluence Atlassian Software Systems March 25, 2004 4.2.1 April 11, 2012 [4] [5] No[6] UTF-8 Yes Java, Java EE DB2, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, or PostgreSQL
coWiki Daniel T. Gorski; Paul Hanchett March 2002 0.3.4 February 24, 2005 Free GPL Yes PHP5 MySQL
MindTouch MindTouch Inc. & community July 25, 2006 10.1.0 June 28, 2011 MediaWiki [7] GPL/LGPL, Apache License Yes UTF-8 Yes PHP, C# on Windows or Mono MySQL
DokuWiki Andreas Gohr July 2004 January 25, 2012 Free GPL v2 Yes UTF-8 Yes PHP File system
Drupal Wiki Drupal Community March 2007 6.2 March 24, 2012 Free GPL v2 Yes UTF-8 Yes PHP MySQL 4.1 or higher, PostgreSQL 7.1
EditMe Matt Wiseley August 2003 Non-free From $5/mo Proprietary No ISO8859-1 No Java MySQL
FlexWiki David Ornstein 2.1.0.274 October 20, 2008 Free CPL Yes ASP.NET, C# File system, Microsoft SQL Server
Foswiki Foswiki community December 2008 1.1.5 April 10, 2012 TWiki [8] GPL Yes ISO8859-1, UTF-8 Yes Perl Flat-file, RCS, pluggable storage backend[9]
Gitit John MacFarlane and community November 7, 2008 0.9.0.1 February 15, 2012 Free GPL Yes UTF-8 Yes Haskell Git, now also Darcs, Mercurial
Gollum GitHub community August 12, 2010 1.4.0 April 10, 2012 Free MIT Yes UTF-8 Yes Ruby Git
IBM Connections IBM June 27, 2007 3.0.1.1 March 17, 2012 Non-free for $60/user per year (3 year contract)[10] Proprietary No UTF-8 Yes Java/Java EE DB2, MS SQL Server or Oracle
Ikiwiki Joey Hess et al.[11] April 29, 2006[12] 3.20120419[13][14] April 19, 2012 Free[15] GNU General Public License v2 +[15] Yes[15] Yes Perl[16] standard version control system[17] such as Git or Subversion or 6+ others[18]
JAMWiki Various June 30, 2006 1.2.0 March 27, 2012 MediaWiki Free LGPL Yes UTF-8 Yes Java Most JDBC compliant databases, or file system using HSQL
Jive SBS Jive Software January 7, 2007 5.0.3 April 25, 2012 [19] Proprietary No ISO8859-1, UTF-8, ... Yes Java EE/Java SQL/LDAP[20]
JotSpot JotSpot October 2004 2.0 July 24, 2006 Non-free From $100/mo Proprietary No Java File system, XML
MediaWiki Wikimedia Foundation January 25, 2002 1.19.0 May 2, 2012 Free GPL v2 Yes UTF-8 Yes PHP MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite
Midgard Wiki Henri Bergius September 29, 2004 10.05.6[21] March 6, 2012 Free LGPL Yes PHP MySQL and RCS
MoinMoin Jürgen Hermann; Thomas Waldmann; ... July 28, 2000 1.9.4 February 21, 2012 PikiPiki Free GPL Yes UTF-8 Yes Python Flat-file
MojoMojo Marcus Ramberg & community August 29, 2007 1.05 September 14, 2011 Free Perl Yes UTF-8 Yes Perl PostgreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, others
OddMuseWiki Alex Schroeder 1.934 November 13, 2009[22] UseModWiki 0.9 Free GPL Yes UTF-8[23] Perl Flat-file
PBworks David Weekly May 30, 2005 TipiWiki [24] Proprietary No UTF-8 PHP MogileFS, Squid, MySQL, Pound, lighttpd
PhpWiki Steve Wainstead, ... December 1999 1.3.14 July 1, 2007 WikiWikiWeb Free GPL Yes ISO8859-1, UTF-8 Yes PHP Berkeley DB, Flat-file, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle 8, Firebird
Pier Lukas Renggli 2.0 SmallWiki Free MIT Yes Smalltalk, Squeak Image-based, and pluggable
PmWiki Patrick Michaud February 6, 2002 2.2.37 May 1, 2012 Free GPL Yes ISO8859-1, UTF-8 Yes PHP Flat-file. MySQL, SQLite (plug-ins)
ProjectForum CourseForum Technologies January 2003 7.2.1 January 11, 2012 [25] Proprietary No UTF-8 Various (precompiled) Metakit
Qontext Qontext, Inc November 6, 2010 0.144.1 December 12, 2010 Refer website Proprietary No UTF-8 Yes Java Amazon Cloud
SamePage eTouch Systems 2005–2007 4.4.0.0.239 [26] Proprietary No Yes Java EE/Java SQL/LDAP
SharePoint Foundation Microsoft March 2001 2010 April 22, 2010 3.0 Free[27] Proprietary No UTF-8 Yes ASP.NET, C# Microsoft SQL Server or Windows Internal Database
SharePoint Server Microsoft 2001 2010 April 22, 2010 2007 Non-free from $90/user or from $3/mo[28] Proprietary No UTF-8 Yes ASP.NET, C# Microsoft SQL Server or Windows Internal Database
SMW+ ontoprise GmbH 1.7.0 April 25, 2012 MediaWiki Free GPL Yes UTF-8 PHP MySQL
Socialtext Socialtext 2003 5.0.0 September 28, 2011 N/A [29] [30] UTF-8 Perl PostgreSQL
Swiki Mark Guzdial; Jochen Rick October 1999 1.5 December 6, 2005 Free GPL Yes Squeak File system
ThoughtFarmer ThoughtFarmer May 2006 5.0.2 November 24, 2011 Non-free $109/user Proprietary No UTF-8 Yes ASP.NET, C# Microsoft SQL Server
TiddlyWiki Jeremy Ruston September 2004 2.6.5 October 6, 2011 Free BSD Yes UTF-8 Yes JavaScript Single file, MySQL (mod)
TigerWiki Chabel.org July 2005 2.19 November 2, 2006 roWiki Free GPL Yes PHP File system
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Luis Argerich (200+ devs nowadays) October 9, 2002 8.4 May 5, 2012 Free LGPL Yes UTF-8 Yes PHP MySQL
Traction TeamPage Traction Software December 1, 1999 5.2 May 10, 2011 [31] Proprietary No UTF-8, ... Supports multi-lingual content
(and supports i18n)
Java SE/Java Flat File and File System
Oracle 10G RDB option
WebDAV for Attachments
TWiki Peter Thoeny October 1998 5.1.1 January 14, 2012 JosWiki [32] GPL Yes ISO8859-1, UTF-8 Yes Perl Flat-file, RCS, pluggable storage backend[33]
UseModWiki Clifford Adams January 22, 2000 1.0.5 August 28, 2009 AtisWiki Free GPL Yes Perl Flat-file
WackoWiki Roman Ivanov March 2003 R5.0 March 22, 2012 WakkaWiki Free BSD Yes Yes PHP MySQL
Wiki Server Apple Inc. comes with OS X Server Proprietary No
Wikispaces Tangient LLC March 18, 2005 [24] Proprietary No UTF-8 Yes PHP MySQL, MogileFS
Wikiwig Steve Goldman (Formerly Starcrouz) July 20, 2004 5.01 May 29, 2008 Wikiwig 4.x Free GPL Yes Yes PHP MySQL
WikkaWiki Wikka Development Team May 16, 2004 1.3.2-p7 December 6, 2011 WakkaWiki Free GPL Yes ISO8859-1 Yes PHP MySQL
wiki, WikiWikiWeb Ward Cunningham 1995 Apple HyperCard see QuickWiki Perl
XWiki Ludovic Dubost February 2004 4.0.0 April 30, 2012 Twiki Free LGPL Yes UTF-8 Yes Java PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Apache Derby, HSQLDB
ZWiki Simon Michael November 5, 1999 0.61.0 October 28, 2008 Free GPL Yes UTF-8 Yes Python ZODB - Zope Object Database


References[edit]

  1. ^ Licenses here are a summary, and are not taken to be complete statements of the licenses. Some packages may use libraries under different licenses.
  2. ^ Paid plans start at $17/month
  3. ^ Free Ver Available, Paid plans start at $25/month
  4. ^ Free (open source project or community or personal), $1200–8000 commercial, $600–4000 academic
  5. ^ Commercial, Academic, Community, Personal, Open Source Project
  6. ^ Atlassian Confluence Licensing FAQs("Do I get access to the source code?". )
  7. ^ Free & open-source edition, paid enterprise edition, and free and paid hosted versions offered.
  8. ^ Free download at foswiki.org
  9. ^ Foswiki mailing list - Foswiki on Wikipedia
  10. ^ IBM Connections Product Homepage
  11. ^ "ikiwiki". ikiwiki.info. Retrieved 2012-02-01. "Ikiwiki is developed by Joey and many contributors." 
  12. ^ "roadmap". ikiwiki.info. Retrieved 2012-02-01. "Released 29 April 2006." 
  13. ^ "version 3.20120419". ikiwiki.info. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  14. ^ "Debian -- Details of source package ikiwiki in sid". Debian. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  15. ^ a b c "Free Software". ikiwiki.info. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  16. ^ "install". ikiwiki.info. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  17. ^ "ikiwiki feature "Use a Real RCS"". Ikiwiki.info. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  18. ^ "ikiwiki Revision Control Systems". Ikiwiki.info. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  19. ^ For internal collaboration and communities of practice: free for up to 5 users, additional users $59/user/year
  20. ^ including: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server
  21. ^ Midgard-Project.org
  22. ^ Index of /releases/oddmuse – download.savannah.gnu.org
  23. ^ The HttpCharset option is set to UTF-8 by default
  24. ^ a b Free & Paid options available
  25. ^ Free and paid versions available.
  26. ^ For internal collaboration and knowledge management: SaaS & hosted pricing
  27. ^ user licence is included in Windows Server CAL
  28. ^ price for whole suite, including wiki system, ECM, social software, ...
  29. ^ Pricing varies. Available deployment options include: free open-source and VMware image downloads, hosted services and dedicated appliances.
  30. ^ Open-source (CPAL) and commercial licensing options
  31. ^ Free for personal or commercial use with up to 5 login accounts for contributors / editors / administrators and unlimited visitor access (no login required). Pricing starts at $3750 / year for 25 login accounts. Amazon EC2 hosting available.
  32. ^ Free download at twiki.org; twiki.net offers Certified TWiki Virtual Appliance with/without support, and paid hosting solutions
  33. ^ Foswiki mailing list - Foswiki on Wikipedia

Target audience[edit]

Wiki software Public Private Corporate/ Enterprise Education Intranet Personal Scientific/ Technical/ Mathematical
BrainKeeper Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Central Desktop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
codeBeamer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Confluence Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
coWiki Yes Yes Yes
MindTouch Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
DokuWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
EditMe Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FlexWiki Yes Yes Yes
Foswiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gitit Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Inbuilt support for LaTeX math; syntax highlighting for code blocks.
IBM Connections Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
JAMWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jive SBS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
JotSpot Yes Yes Yes
MediaWiki Yes Yes[1] Yes
Midgard Wiki Yes Yes Yes
MoinMoin Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MojoMojo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Noösphere Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Latex input
OddMuseWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PBworks Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PhpWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PmWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ProjectForum Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Qontext Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SamePage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SharePoint Foundation Yes Yes
SharePoint Server Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SMW+ Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Socialtext Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Swiki Yes Yes Yes
ThoughtFarmer Yes Yes
TiddlyWiki Yes Yes
TigerWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Traction TeamPage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
TWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
UseModWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WackoWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wikispaces Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wikiwig Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WikkaWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
XWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ZWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Features and installation[edit]

Features[edit]

Wiki software File uploading / attachments Spam prevention Page access control[1] Inline HTML[2] User-customizable interface[3] Document renaming
BrainKeeper Yes Yes, No Yes Yes, templates and themes, html and css Yes
Central Desktop Yes Yes, CAPTCHA No Yes Yes, templates and themes, html and css No
codeBeamer Yes No Yes optional Partial - JSP pages + CSS Yes, links don't break
Confluence Yes Yes, CAPTCHA Yes optional Yes, templates and themes + CSS Yes, links are updated
coWiki No No Yes, due to UNIX-style permissions No Partial - hand-edited templates, document "Print version" Yes, all pages are seamlessly updated

MindTouch

Yes Yes Yes optional Yes Yes
DokuWiki Yes Yes, blacklist Yes, optional Yes, optional Yes, templates, CSS, PHP; heavily documented PHP API Yes, plugin
EditMe Yes Yes, CAPTCHA Yes, Yes, Yes, templates, CSS, [XHTML], [JavaScript] Yes,
FlexWiki Yes Yes, blacklist, CAPTCHA, nofollow Yes Yes, plugin Partial - CSS, templates, WikiTalk Yes, old page becomes a redirect
Foswiki Yes Yes[4] Yes Yes templates, skins, user CSS Yes, fixing backlinks
Gitit Yes Yes, reCAPTCHA Yes Yes, Yes - Templates, CSS Yes, old page becomes a redirect
IBM Connections Yes Yes, Only in private modus No, Not default Yes, Yes - Templates and/or CSS and/or product modification Yes
JAMWiki Yes Yes, content by regular expressions Yes Yes, optional Yes - templates and editable CSS stylesheet topic Yes, old page becomes a redirect
Jive SBS Yes optional Yes, extensive permissions API Yes Yes No, scheduled for 3.0
JotSpot Yes No Yes Yes, optional Partial - CSS Yes
MediaWiki Yes Yes, URL blacklist, word blacklist, IP address blocking, captchas Yes Yes Partial - many features are user-customizable, templates Yes, old page becomes a redirect
Midgard Wiki Yes No Yes Yes Partial templates, CSS No
MoinMoin Yes Yes, BadContent filtering via Regular Expressions, Textchas Yes, very flexible ACLs, wiki-editable groups Yes - safe Yes - Themes, templates, CSS, XSLT, user editable navigation Yes, old page can be a redirect
MojoMojo Yes Yes, CAPTCHA Yes, Cascading ACL control allowing stewardship of topics Yes - safe Yes - Themes, CSS Yes, current: page redirect, soon: Node moving
Near-Time Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes, templates, html, custom navigation portal, custom data fields, CSS Yes
OddMuseWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes, plugin CSS Yes
PBworks Yes Yes - passwords, SSO-capable integration, ACLs, IP address whitelisting/blacklisting Yes Yes, and plugins Partial - CSS No
PhpWiki Yes Yes, CPAN Blog::SpamAssassin Yes plugin themes; un-documented Yes
PmWiki Yes Yes[5] Yes Yes, module Yes, themes, per page/per group CSS, ... Yes, module
ProjectForum Yes Yes, registration Yes Yes Yes, templates, themes, CSS, ... Yes
Qontext Yes Yes, via registration and nofollow Yes No Yes, CSS and templates Yes
SamePage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SharePoint Foundation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SharePoint Server Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SMW+ Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Templates, skins, css, special wikipages (forms) Yes (old page becomes a redirect)
Socialtext Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Swiki Yes Yes, block IP addresses, words, UserIDs Yes Yes For AniAniWebs, CSS Yes, updating all backlinks
ThoughtFarmer Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes
TiddlyWiki Yes, plugin[6] No No Yes, plugin Yes, themes, user CSS, modules Yes
TigerWiki No No, to be coded Yes, password protection No Partial - style-sheets, template No
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Yes Yes, CAPTCHA for registration and anonymous edits or comments, encrypted email addresses.[7] Yes Yes themes, user CSS, modules Yes
Traction TeamPage Yes, with WebDAV versioning Yes, CAPTCHA for registration, block lists Yes Yes Safe Yes, workspace templates, color templates, and developer tools Yes, links are updated automatically and name history maintained
TWiki Yes Yes[8] Yes Yes templates, skins, user CSS Yes, fixing backlinks
UseModWiki Yes Yes, IP address blacklist Yes? Yes? CSS Yes, admins only
WackoWiki Yes Yes, referrer blacklist Yes Yes - configurable/safe themes, style-sheets Yes
Wikispaces Yes Yes, CAPTCHA Yes Yes Yes, themes, HTML, CSS Yes
Wikiwig Yes Yes,Captcha Yes Yes Partial Yes
WikkaWiki Yes Yes, referrer blacklist (module), HTTP REQUEST analysis (module) Yes Yes, configurable/safe Yes, CSS stylesheets Yes, old pages can be redirected
XWiki Yes Yes, Captcha, ACL Yes Yes Yes style-sheets, templates, themes, skin extensions Yes
ZWiki Yes Yes Yes Yes style-sheets, templates, skins Yes


Features (continued)[edit]

Wiki software WYSIWYG editing Web feeds Extensibility Cross-wiki support Wiki farms Outliner Mechanism[9] Other features
BrainKeeper Yes Yes, RSS No No No Yes [10]
Central Desktop Yes Yes, RSS [11]
codeBeamer Yes with TinyMCE or Microsoft Word No Yes, Java Plug-ins [12]
Confluence Yes Yes, RSS Java Plug-ins, User Macros in Apache Velocity [13]
coWiki ? Yes, RSS [2] plugins via an OOP interface [14]
MindTouch Yes Yes, RSS, XML, JSON API, Service Oriented Architecture [15]
DokuWiki No Quickbuttons and a preview mode exist however Yes, RSS/Atom [3] Yes, Plugin API Yes No Yes Look at the Website[16]
EditMe Yes Yes, RSS Yes, Modules, embedded JavaScript API No [17]
FlexWiki No Yes, RSS ASP, WikiTalk, .Net Reflection plugins Forms, Scripting, Integrated Weblog and Threaded Message Forum
Foswiki Yes, pre-installed plugin Yes, RSS/Atom, with search string 400+ extensions; Plugin API for developers; Foswiki markup/scripting for users to create wiki applications Yes, user selectable wiki syntax with EditSyntaxPlugin [18]
Gitit Yes No Markdown and other lightweight markup languages Yes Yes Yes Yes
IBM Connections Yes Yes, RSS/Atom Yes Yes Yes Yes Tagging, Discussions, Notifications (mail or in product), Reports, CMS, Templating
UseModWiki No? Yes extensions
WYSIWYG editing Web feeds Extensibility Cross-wiki support Wiki farms Outliner Mechanism Other features
JAMWiki Partial, optional editing buttons Yes, RSS Plugin wiki syntax parser (default is Mediawiki syntax)
Jive SBS Yes Yes Yes, both functionality and theme via plugins No
JotSpot Yes Yes, RSS, per page plugins, server-side Javascript [19]
MediaWiki Partial, via extensions Yes, RSS/Atom actions, handlers Yes [20]
Midgard Wiki No Yes, RSS, all changes PHP component architecture CMS integration
MoinMoin Yes, v1.5+ Yes, RSS, last changes different plugin types Yes, selectable parsers [21]
MojoMojo Yes, With live preview Yes, RSS Yes, plugins and custom additions types Yes, Multiple markup parsers available [22]
OddMuseWiki Yes, plugin Yes plugins Yes [23]
PBworks Yes Yes, RSS/Atom API, AuthAPI, plugins, wikilets [24]
PhpWiki Yes, module Yes RSS/Atom/RDF: global, per page or per user plugins support all databases
PmWiki No. GUI buttons and Preview mode exist however[25] Yes RSS/Atom/RDF (option): global, per namespace, per page or per watchlist; feed readers (plugins) very, 500+ plugins and configuration recipes WikiCreole (option), Markdown (plugin)[26] Yes [27]
ProjectForum Yes Yes, RSS/Atom Yes No Yes
Qontext Yes Yes, RSS No No N/A No [28]
SamePage Yes Yes, RSS feeds, plugins
SharePoint Foundation Yes Yes, RSS feeds Yes Themes, WebParts, API Yes (limited) Yes Yes Lists, CMS, Weblog, Tagging, Discussions Notifications, Reports, Workflow, Enterprise level security
SharePoint Server Yes Yes, RSS feeds Yes Themes, WebParts, API Yes (limited) Yes Yes Forms(InfoPath), Lists, CMS, Weblog, Tagging, Discussions, Notifications, Reports, Enterprise level security, Workflow, Enterprise Search
SMW+ Yes Yes, via Data Import Yes, special purpose extensions [29]
Socialtext Yes Yes, RSS feeds, Google/Technorati search results using REST/SOAP APIs [30]
WYSIWYG editing Web feeds Extensibility Cross-wiki support Wiki farms Outliner Mechanism Other features
Swiki No Some [31]
ThoughtFarmer Yes Yes Plugins, API used by ThoughtFarmer Professional Services [32]
TiddlyWiki Yes, with FCKeditor or other plugin Yes, RSS plugins [33]
TigerWiki No Yes, RSS with plugin Code modification [34]
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Yes, with FCKeditor or via Quicktag insertion Yes, RSS/Atom/RDF Hundreds of features, plugins, modules & mods No [35]
Traction TeamPage Yes Yes, Dynamic RSS inbound / outbound Plug-in architecture for widgets, forms, interface and function modifications [36]
TWiki Yes, pre-installed plugin Yes, RSS/Atom, with search string 400+ extensions; Plugin API for developers; TWiki markup/scripting for users to create wiki applications Yes, user selectable wiki syntax with EditSyntaxPlugin [37]
UseModWiki No? Yes extensions
WackoWiki No, Has toolbar buttons and keyboard shortcuts to create WikiMarkup, see: WikiEdit Yes, RSS actions, handlers [38]
Wikispaces Yes Yes, RSS/Atom API, widgets, single sign-on (SSO) [39]
Wikiwig Yes, Xinha No Some
WikkaWiki No Yes, Single page/Comments/Global Yes, plugins, actions, handlers, menulets [40]
XWiki Yes, using a custom powerful GWT-based editor Yes, RSS Yes, component, plugins, macros, scripts, applications Yes, based on WikiModel, support syntaxes from other wikis Yes No [41]
ZWiki Yes, using Epoz Yes, RSS/Atom all Zope plugins, LaTeX, and more [42]


Installation[edit]


Wiki software Platform Web-server required Other software required Installable to USB stick
BrainKeeper NA - hosted None NA
Central Desktop NA - hosted None None
codeBeamer Any OS that supports Java 1.5 and servlet 2.4 Tomcat included, or use your own servlet container. Java 1.5
Confluence Any OS that supports Java 1.4 and servlet 2.4 Tomcat included, or use your own servlet container. Java 1.4
coWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Apache with PHP MySQL, PHP
MindTouch Linux, Unix, Windows & others Apache, IIS6, IIS7, IIS8 Mono, MySQl, PHP
DokuWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Should work on any web server with PHP PHP Yes
FlexWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others IIS/Apache ASP.Net/Mono
Foswiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any Web-server with cgi support. Perl, RCS Yes
Gitit Cross platform Yes. Happstack; can also be used locally. LaTeX; Versioning system like Git, Darcs, or Mercurial No
IBM Connections Linux (RHEL & SLES), Unix (AIX), Windows[43] IBM HTTP Server (Apache clone with specific IBM Tuning possibilities) or any other WebServer which can couple with WebSphere. All software required is delivered as a one package solution. No
JAMWiki Any OS that supports Java 1.5 and servlet 2.4 Any servlet 2.4-compliant application server Java 1.5
Jive SBS Java 1.5 + one of: Windows Server 2003 SP2, Linux (2.6 Kernel), Solaris 10 Tomcat, WebLogic, WebSphere MS SQL, Postgres, MySQL or Oracle
JotSpot Linux, Unix, Windows & others None (built-in) VMware Player
MediaWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any web server that supports PHP 5.1+ MySQL, PHP5
Midgard Wiki Linux, Unix & others Apache with PHP MySQL, PHP
MoinMoin Linux, Macs, Unix, Windows & others None for Desktop version Python Yes
MojoMojo Linux, Macs, Unix, Windows, others None - builtin server suitable for desktop or production use SQL database (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Sqlite)
OddMuseWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any web server with cgi support Perl
PhpWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any Web-server with PHP PHP
PmWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any Web-server with PHP, can run without a web server. PHP Yes
ProjectForum Windows, Mac OS X, Linux None (built-in) None Yes
Qontext SAAS[44] N/A No N/A
SharePoint Foundation Windows Server IIS Optional SQL Server
SharePoint Server Windows Server or SaaS IIS or SaaS Optional SQL Server
SMW+ Linux Unix Windows & others Apache or IIS with PHP 5.0+ MySQL PHP5
Socialtext NA - hosted no, all required components included no, all required components included
Platform Web-server required Other software required
Swiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others None—installs own server. Can coexist with IIS and Apache by running on alternate port None
ThoughtFarmer Windows & others MS-Windows Server 2003 or 2008 MS SQL Server 2005 or 2008
TiddlyWiki Windows & others. None Runs in regular browser Yes
TigerWiki Linux, Unix & others Any Web-server with PHP PHP
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any Web-server with PHP[45] PHP Yes
Traction TeamPage Any OS capable of running Java 2 Virtual Machine None (Built-In) None
TWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any Web-server with cgi support. Web-server included in VMware appliance and TWiki for MS-Windows Personal Perl, RCS
UseModWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any web server with cgi support Perl
WackoWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Apache v1.3.x (v2 recommended), IIS MySQL, PHP
Wikispaces SaaS - hosted None None
Wikiwig Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any with PHP MySQL, PHP
WikkaWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Any Web-server with PHP MySQL/PHP
XWiki Java Platform Any Java EE webserver Java Yes
ZWiki Linux, Unix, Windows & others Zope Python (included with most Zope installs)


References[edit]

  1. ^ Page Access Control: Some wiki engines allow (optional) read/write access restriction to users or user groups on a per-page basis (e.g. through Access control lists).
  2. ^ Inline HTML Safe means that several features of HTML are restricted. This is better than Full, for security reasons. Users with complete access to HTML could, for example, create spoof forms to trick users.
  3. ^ User-customizable interface: Many items have administrator hand-editable templates. Even items which use hard-coded templates could still be modified if the source is available.
  4. ^ IP address blacklist, content by regular expressions, excessive activities, scripted registration prevention (plugin), hidden e-mail addresses
  5. ^ word/URL block (addon, auto-upd. database), URL-approval (option), encrypt e-mails (addon), nofollow, Captcha (addon)
  6. ^ Shulman, Eric. "AttachFilePluginInfo". TiddlyTools. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  7. ^ Documentation about Spam Protection for Tiki
  8. ^ IP address blacklist, content by regular expressions, excessive activities, scripted registration prevention (plugin), hidden e-mail addresses
  9. ^ HTML/XHTML with nested markup, or XOXO with collapsing or folding outlines
  10. ^ Calendars, Discussions, Spreadsheets, Templates
  11. ^ Block architecture, Calendars, Discussions, Database feature, Tasks and Milestones Blocks available
  12. ^ Enterprise level security, Integration with Issue Tracker / Document Manager / Continuous Integration, Open API, Tagging, E-Mail Notifications, Commercial support
  13. ^ Enterprise level security, Simple admin interface, Open Plug-in API, Tagging, E-Mail Notifications, Fully supported
  14. ^ Data saved hierarchic (web trees) and in XML, per-page threaded comments, comfortable installation wizard
  15. ^ Highly usable, stores in XML, SOA, API, enterprise arch and business focused, fully supported by MindTouch company website
  16. ^ Section Editing, XHTML-Compliant, nice tables, side-by-side diff, namespaces, Interwiki
  17. ^ Embedded server-side JavaScript, forums, blogs, security groups and policies, side-by-side diff, auto-generated navigation
  18. ^ Revision control, ACLs for topics, tagging, blogging, calendaring, charting, global search & replace, email notification, form handling and reporting, platform to build wiki applications, graphing, slideshow presentations, 13 translations, plotting, multistyle diffs, advanced searching, spreadsheet calculations, WYSIWYG supports TML, available as a VMware appliance, available as personal memory stick install.
  19. ^ Support for server-side Javascript, VMware virtual appliance
  20. ^ Per-article discussion page, watchlist, searching, email notification (built in, but currently disabled on Wikipedia)
  21. ^ Enterprise level security, authentication, and authorization, Email notification, additional desktop edition, XML-RPC content synchronization, searching in attachments (v1.6+).
  22. ^ Hierarchical node structure and cascading permissions system allows for stewardship of topics. Version control and ability to do 3-way merge on conflict.
  23. ^ very easily extensible, themeable, easy setup of wiki farms
  24. ^ SideBars; Discussions; email notifications w/diffs; SSO integration capability; Statistics; PDF output; HTML slideshows; integrated modules for calendars, spreadsheets, audio chat, and more; fully UTF-8 compliant; Tagging.
  25. ^ JavaScript GUI buttons/Edit Toolbar for most frequently used wiki markup codes (customizable).
  26. ^ The PmWiki markup rules are easily modifiable and replaceable by plug-ins, should a need for another wikimarkup family be demonstrated.
  27. ^ Highly sophisticated support for customization. Practically cameleon-like
  28. ^ Enterprise level security, authentication, and authorization, Email notification,Discussions,Tagging,WYSIWYG-like editor,Social tagging,minimal setup, cross-browser support
  29. ^ Extensive semantic features: ellaborate toolbox and GUIs for the easy authoring, retrieval, navigation and organization of semantic data. Collaborative ontology management and semantic data integration (integrate external heterogeneous data silos). Fine grained access rights to (non-)semantic data and content.
  30. ^ accessible through REST/SOAP APIs
  31. ^ Installs own webserver (Commanche) and can co-exist with IIS or Apache. AniAniWeb function provides owner control of granular access and creates access groups. Users tracked by email address.
  32. ^ Structured wiki, granular access controls, faceted browsing, revision control, full text search, email notification, photo albums
  33. ^ Single file, minimal setup, cross-browser
  34. ^ All minimal features that a wiki needs
  35. ^ ACLs, calendaring, charting, email notification, form handling and reporting, slideshow presentations, spreadsheet calculations and GRAPHS, mobile, GIS (MapServer), JGraphPad for drawings inside wikipages, 3d Browsing, Workspaces, Workflows, OpenOffice WYSIWYG editing of Tiki content, Multitiki installations
  36. ^ Enterprise level security, Multiple workspaces (tens to thousands) on same TeamPage server, Faceted permissioned search crossing workspaces using content or tag navigation, Page and Comment Moderation, Social tagging, Threaded discussion, Paragraph or page level comments, Microblogging with follow model, Extensible Personal Profile Pages, Live blogging, Document versioning and management via WebDAV, Page Name history to support complex refactoring, Mobile browsing / search / navigation / editing, E-Mail Newsletter, Flexible notification model (subscribe to page, comment thread, workspace, author for content or tag changes with email or Jabber notification), Reply to automatically generated email notification message to add comment to thread with automatic cleanup. Built-in usage metrics and interactive graphs, voting and star rating support. Google Web Toolkit (GWT) skin technology. Simple web based admin, Authenticate using LDAP or Active Directory (including LDAP queries for group definition, NTLM support for single signon, Optional Attivio Advanced Search module provides permission aware drill-down content navigation as well as wiki + attached document search, Java SDK (no charge for Java source and documentation), extensible SDL (Skin Definition Language), Fully supported
  37. ^ Revision control, ACLs for topics, tagging, blogging, calendaring, charting, global search & replace, email notification, form handling and reporting, platform to build wiki applications, graphing, slideshow presentations, 13 translations, plotting, multistyle diffs, advanced searching, spreadsheet calculations, WYSIWYG supports TML, available as a VMware appliance
  38. ^ WYSIWYG-like editor, ACLs, subpages, comments, files, email notification, cloning of pages, installation wizard...
  39. ^ Discussion pages, tagging, email notification, full-text search, user dashboard, localization
  40. ^ FreeMind support, ACLs, cloning of pages, advanced syntax highlighting using GeSHi, on-the-fly downloading of codeblocks
  41. ^ Platform to build wiki applications, Forms and Scripting, Multilingual, Database storage, Fulltext search, GraphViz, SVG, Freemind, Lucene, Charting, photo albums, presentations, blogging, calendar, e-mail plugin, virtual wikis, simple table computations, sortable tables, section editing, portlet integration, integrated statistics, XML-RPC API, Tags, PDF/RTF export
  42. ^ hierarchical pages, revision control, fulltext search, email notification, issue tracker, LaTeX integration
  43. ^ http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27012786&S_CMP=rnav Detailed system requirements for IBM Connections
  44. ^ Qontext is a cloud based applicationReference site
  45. ^ Tiki Requirements

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