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 BookStack (Free, Open Source), MediaWiki (Free, Open Source), WackoWiki (Free, Open Source) and Wiki.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 16, 2021

    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.
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      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 over 1 year ago

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    2. 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.
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      Most users think BookStack is a great alternative to DokuWiki.


    3. 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.
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      Many of the same features but much easier to configure.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    4. 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 - 8.0 and MariaDB / MySQL.
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      Almost everyone thinks WackoWiki is a great alternative to DokuWiki.
    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. Trusted by 8,000 businesses, Confluence is the leading collaboration software and enterprise wiki for intranets and knowledge management. Free 30-day trial.
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      This alternative is disputed. Confluence is still a legitimate alternative to DokuWiki, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    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.
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      Almost everyone thinks XWiki is a great alternative to DokuWiki.
    8. GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats: Static Website: This is the default format, it generates a complete interactive static website.
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      • Visual Studio Code
      Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by Roam Research, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub. You can use Foam for organising your research, keeping re-discoverable notes, writing long-form content and, optionally, publishing it to the web.
    9. Some companies already use Bitrix24 for project collaboration and customer management. Tasks, chats, contacts and VoIP calls - all in one suite. Free for up to 12 users.
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