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PhpWiki – PHP WikiWikiWeb

PhpWiki is a Wiki written in PHP and uses a database to store the pages(supporting popular implementations such MySQL and PostgreSQL). It is easy to set up. Unlike MediaWiki, it can use an optional database prefix, allowing hosting more than one such Wiki using the same database.

PhpWiki supports rich and powerful text formatting rules that also support some rudimentary HTML tags. It supports most common Wiki features, such as a recent changes list and a search feature. It also supports plugins and skins. PhpWiki has good internationalization as you can label a page with any sequence of characters. It does not support attachments without any plugins installed.

The software works right out of the box with no configuration needed, and comes supplied with a set of default pages.

Features include:

  • Plugin architecture so you can add all kinds of functionality.
  • Full version history.
  • InterWiki support.
  • Support for several languages.
  • Themes.
  • RSS.
  • Many administrative functions such as:
    • Dump all pages as HTML, as a zip file, with metadata in mail-compliant headers.
    • Page locking.
    • Page deletion.

Support: Forums
Developer: Reini Urban, Carsten Klapp, and Joel Uckerman
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

PhpWiki is written in the PHP programming language. Learn PHP with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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