Alternatives to Wikia for all platforms with any license

  • Wikipedia icon


    Wikipedia is a free, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Wikipedia has 17 million...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet ... Kindle Fire

  • Everipedia icon


    Everipedia removed some of the more annoying aspects of Wikipedia and created a site that is much easier to use. Notability...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

  • Silk icon


    Silk is a web-based platform that allows content creators to provide their content in a more structured manner on the web. It enables...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Referata icon


    Referata offers hosting of semantic wikis, allowing you to add, structure and store data so it can be managed, shared, browsed and...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Wikidot icon


    Online collaborative wiki hosting for organizations,etc. Now it's easier than ever to build a website. Publish content, share...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • icon is the authoritative source for video game information on the internet. In addition to hosting the official wikis for...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad

  • Newslines icon


    Newslines lets people create shared timelines on any person, product or news event. Writers create news snippets that are combined...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • ZeroWiki icon


    Wiki(s) application(s) built with JavaScript ( CoffeeScript ) on the distributed network...

    Open Source macOS Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python ... JSON JavaScript ZeroNet

  • Miraheze icon


    Miraheze is a wiki farm (hosts wikis) for free and with no ads, it also provides custom domains, extensions and many other features.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Wikispaces icon


    Wikispaces is a hosting service (sometimes called a wiki farm) launched in March 2005. The wikis are only 1 Wiki for free if you are a...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Oppia icon


    Oppia is a free, open-source learning platform. Full of interactive activities called 'explorations', Oppia helps curious...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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  • Alchetron icon

    Alchetron is a free social encyclopedia for world where you can create, organize and learn easily using topics. With Alchetron...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS ... Android Tablet

  • PCGamingWiki icon


    PCGamingWiki aims to list fixes and workarounds for every single PC game

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Stubia icon


    Stubia is a mobile encyclopedia that limits each article to 160 characters: this limitation makes each topic easy to understand.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Citizendium icon


    A wiki-based encyclopedia, the primary difference between Citizendium and Wikipedia being that Citizendium has "subject matter...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • UserPress icon


    Wiki knowledge management for WordPress. 100% open source GPL. Use any theme. No modifications required.

    Commercial Self-Hosted Wordpress

  • Scholarpedia icon


    Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written and maintained by scholarly experts from around the world....

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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  • Gamepedia icon


    Gamepedia is a game cataloging application for everyone running Mac OS X. It lets you keep track of your game progress, where your...

    Commercial Mac

  • Freebo icon


    Freebo is Topics search tool. If you don't know something, ask Freebo, it probably knows. Pick your interest and have fun reading...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Editthis icon


    A free wikifarm project allowing to keep private wiki and build it up through MediaWiki syntax. It is also possible to configure...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • MyWikis icon


    A premium wiki host with top-class quality, excellent support, and VisualEditor (a WYSIWYG application), that puts an individual touch...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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Comment by olsonpm
about Wikia Jan 2013

I just made a general wiki on my own time, and feel it is the best option for those who need to document articles that aren't fit for wikipedia (gaming, recipes, personal things, etc.)

I am still working on it, but for the most part it is complete. Please give it a try and tell me what you think at




I Prefer Referata, because Wikia is full with ads

Negative Comment by em4020
about Wikia and Referata Dec 2012

Referata is very similar to Wikipedia. It also uses MediaWiki, equal as Wikipedia does. I do not like Wikia, because it is full with ads, whereas Referata is free of ads. It is also very easy to copy text from Wikipedia to Referata and vice versa, because both use the same syntax.