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MDwiki Alternatives

MDwiki is described as 'CMS/Wiki completely built in HTML5/Javascript and runs 100% on the client. No special software installation or server side processing is required. Just upload the mdwiki.html shipped with MDwiki into the same directory as your markdown files and you are good to go!' and is an app in the business & commerce category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MDwiki for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is TiddlyWiki, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MDwiki are DokuWiki, Wiki.js, MediaWiki and SlimWiki.

MDwiki alternatives are mainly Wiki Engines but may also be Note-taking Tools or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MDwiki.
This page was last updated Nov 20, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Self-Hosted

MDwiki is a CMS/Wiki completely built in HTML5/Javascript and runs 100% on the client. No special software installation or...

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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.

  2. DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted at developer teams, workgroups and small companies.

  3. 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 (.

  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.

  5. SlimWiki

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    SlimWiki is an easy to use Wiki / knowledge sharing platform for teams with a beautifully simple editing experience.

  6. Ema Personal Wiki uses Markdown to freely create and manage structured notes, like a website. Using WikiWords you can create notebook with linkable pages for tracking your notes, todo lists, bookmarks, your life - in the most flexible way.

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  7. The Most Advanced WordPress Knowledge Base Plugin Build a WordPress Knowledge Base with access control, frontend editing, and many more power-packed | Helpie Knowledge Base Plugin

  8. You Need A Wiki

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Drive - Docs

    Create a wiki with Google Docs.

  9. An entire wiki in a single PHP file. Intended for small - medium sized wikis. Supports themes, multiple users, and uses a module-based approach to allow features to be added and removed at will.

  10. MoinMoin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    MoinMoin is an advanced, easy to use and extensible WikiEngine with a large community of users. MoinMoin's storage mechanism is based on flat files and folders, rather than a database. MoinMoin supports plugins and can be extended via Macros and Actions.

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