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DokuWiki – wiki software

DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted at developer teams, workgroups and small companies. It has a simple but powerful syntax which makes sure the datafiles remain readable outside the Wiki and eases the creation of structured texts.

Its syntax is similar to the one used by MediaWiki.

All data is stored in plain text files – no database is required.

Features include:

  • Simple syntax.
  • Unlimited page revisions.
  • Recent changes.
  • Colored side by side diff support.
  • Uploading and embedding of images and other media.
  • Customizable Interwiki links.
  • Optional CamelCase support.
  • Content can be categorized in namespaces, easily browsable through an automatic index.
  • Section Editing allows editing of small parts of a page.
  • Toolbar and access keys make editing easy for beginners and professionals.
  • Easy navigation through breadcrumbs.
  • Automatic table of contents generation.
  • Locking to avoid edit conflicts.
  • Simple support for read only pages.
  • Extended Access Control Lists.
  • Spam blacklist.
  • Delayed Indexing.
  • Mail encryption.
  • Optional automatic plural linking for English wikis.
  • Index-based fast fulltext search.
  • Page caching for quicker rendering.
  • Ajax-enhanced interface.
  • Layout customizable through Template.
  • Plugins (over 300 already available).
  • No database required, uses plain text files.
  • Syndication of recent changes as RSS or ATOM feeds.
  • Authentication Backends for integrating with LDAP, MySQL,PostgresSQL and  others.
  • Support for over 30 languages.
  • Full UTF-8.
  • Romanization support for nicer URLs.

Support: Manual
Developer: Andreas Gohr
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

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