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    Self-Hosted DokuWiki Alternatives

    There are many alternatives to DokuWiki as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is TiddlyWiki, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to DokuWiki and many of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to DokuWiki are WackoWiki, BookStack, MediaWiki and Wiki.js.

    DokuWiki is mainly a Note-taking Tool but alternatives to it may also be Task Management Tools or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DokuWiki.
    This page was last updated May 6, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted...
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    1. TiddlyWiki is a single html file with all the characteristics of a wiki - including all of the functionality (including editing, saving, tagging and searching) and the style sheet.
      TiddlyWiki vs DokuWiki opinions
      This alternative is disputed. TiddlyWiki is still a legitimate alternative to DokuWiki, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Single user only. More a note taking app than a true wiki.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

    2. WackoWiki is a light and easy to install multilingual Wiki-engine. Supports WYTIWYG-editing, page rights (ACLs), page comments, file uploads, email notification, design themes (skins) and much more. Compatible with PHP 7.3 - 8.1 and MariaDB / MySQL.
      Almost everyone thinks WackoWiki is a great alternative to DokuWiki.

    3. BookStack is a free and open source knowledge management platform built on PHP. The system has been built around simplicity to ensure that adding information to it is not a chore. The content structure is built on the metaphors of Books, Chapters & Pages.
      BookStack vs DokuWiki opinions
      Most users think BookStack is a great alternative to DokuWiki.
      More a CMS than a true wiki.
      Negative comment about 2 months ago

    4. MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis, including this website, the home of MediaWiki.
      MediaWiki vs DokuWiki opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Many of the same features but much easier to configure.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    5. Write your content in the widely used and simple Markdown format, using the built-in visual editor. Unlike other wiki software that save content in a database with a difficult to extract format, Wiki.js saves all your content directly into Markdown (.

    6. AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Visual Studio Code
      Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by Roam Research, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub.
    7. XWiki is a powerful Open Source collaborative platform allowing companies of all sizes to save time and money while enhancing collaboration on both team and organizational level.
      Almost everyone thinks XWiki is a great alternative to DokuWiki.
    8. Trusted by 8,000 businesses, Confluence is the leading collaboration software and enterprise wiki for intranets and knowledge management. Free 30-day trial.
      This alternative is disputed. Confluence is still a legitimate alternative to DokuWiki, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    9. GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats:
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