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Wiki Hosting

To check the full list of Wiki scripts available, click here.

What is a wiki?

A wiki is a website that allows the creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor. Wikis are typically powered by wiki software and are often used collaboratively by multiple users. Examples include community websites, corporate intranets, knowledge management systems, and note services. The software can also be used for personal notetaking.

Wikis serve different purposes. Some permit control over different functions (levels of access). For example editing rights may permit changing, adding or removing material. Others may permit access without enforcing access control. Other rules can be imposed for organizing content.

Popular Wiki Platforms

Three of the most popular Wiki Scripts would be: MediaWiki, DokuWiki, and TikiWiki.

So what do I choose? How do they compare?

MediaWiki is the most popular wiki software as it is the wiki engine that powers Wikipedia. But it always makes sense to explore the features and options of other engines.
All three of them: MediaWiki, TikiWiki and DocuWiki are live and supported projects and you shouldn't have issues with updates and community support. To have first hands experience on all 3 wiki engines you can consider installing them on subdomains first and deside yourself whether their features suit your needs. You can check this knowledgebase article on easy-to-follow steps to achieve it yourself.

DokuWiki MediaWiki TikiWiki
Data Storage
Files Database: MySQL, PostgreSQL,
Oracle, SQLite
Database: MySQL
Page Permissions
Yes Yes Yes
ACL
Yes No Yes
Host Blocking
Plugin Yes Yes
Blacklist
Optional Yes No
CAPTCHA
Plugin Plugin Yes
Unicode Support
Yes Yes Yes
Email notification
Optional Optional Yes
Comments
Plugin Discussion Pages Threaded
Conflict Handling
Page Locking Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution
Recent Changes
Yes Yes Yes
Wanted Pages
Plugin Yes Yes
Orphaned Pages
Plugin Yes Yes
Most/Least Popular
No Yes Yes
Recent Visitors
No Plugin Yes
Analysis
Plugin Optional Yes
CSS Stylesheets
Yes Yes Yes
Mobile Friendly
Plugin No Yes
Themes & Skins
Yes Yes Yes
Ticket System
No No Yes
 

How is the wiki setup?

It is easy to setup a new wiki website with VMotion. Once you complete your payment, your wiki of choice installs automatically.

What you get when you purchase Wiki hosting from VMotion IT Solutions:
Unlimited Disk Storage Unlimited Domain Hosting
Unlimited Add-on Domains Unlimited Parked Domains
Unlimited POP3/POP3 Secure E-mail Support Unlimited IMAP/Secure IMAP E-mail Support
Unlimited Subdomains Unlimited Forwarding E-mail Accounts
Unlimited E-mail Autoresponder Unlimited Unlimited GB of Site Transfer
Great Technical & Customer Support Support International Domain Names
2 Different Webmail (Web Based E-mail) Solutions DirectAdmin Control Panel
FTP Access Web File Manager
Server Side Includes Hotlink Protection
Override .htaccess Support Log Files
Site Statistics Customizable Error Pages
Custom Cronjobs Spam Assasin Protection
Free Generated Certificate Password Protected Directories
Linux Operating System Customized Apache Web Server
24/7 Network Monitoring Site Backups
Subscription Details

MediaWiki
1 Month
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3 Months -
6 Months -
12 Months -

DokuWiki
1 Month
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3 Months -
6 Months -
12 Months -

TikiWiki
1 Month
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3 Months -
6 Months -
12 Months -

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