Wiki Engines

Gollum – git-based Wiki

Gollum is a simple wiki system built on top of Git.

A Gollum Wiki is simply a git repository of a specific nature.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • A Gollum repository’s contents are human-editable text or markup files.
  • Pages may be organized into directories any way you choose.
  • Other content can also be included, for example images, PDFs and headers/footers for your pages.
  • Gollum pages:
    • May be written in a variety of markups.
    • Can be edited with your favourite editor (changes will be visible after committing) or with the built-in web interface.
    • Can be displayed in all versions, reverted, etc.
  • Gollum strives to be compatible with GitHub and GitLab wikis.
    • Just clone your GitHub/GitLab wiki and view and edit it locally!
  • Gollum supports advanced functionality like:
    • UML diagrams.
    • BibTeX and Citation support.
    • Annotations using CriticMarkup.
    • Mathematics via MathJax.
    • Macros.
    • Redirects.
    • RSS Feed of latest changes.

Developer: Tom Preston-Werner, Rick Olson, Dawa Ometto, Bart Kamphorst
License: MIT License

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Gollum is written in Ruby and JavaScript. Learn Ruby with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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