MediaWiki Alternatives

    MediaWiki is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MediaWiki for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Notion, which is free. Other great apps like MediaWiki are TiddlyWiki (Free, Open Source), Nuclino (Freemium), DokuWiki (Free, Open Source) and WackoWiki (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

    1. In a modern world you have plenty of choices and limited time. Why choose Fibery? There are three main reasons that may resonate with you: 1.
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    2. Dokit makes your documentation accessible in just a few clicks on all media (PC, mobile, machines) and integrates with your existing systems (CMMS, PLM, LMS). Easily adapt the platform design to your graphics. Enable single sign-on to make it easier for your users to log in.
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    3. MDwiki is a 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!

      Discontinued

      Project is not maintained as of October 2018 and the Github repo is archived. https://github.com/Dynalon/mdwiki/commit/35708693eb5b829334890ccca6b8b80c9497acb4

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    4. Self-hosted note-taking app stored on S3.Notea is a privacy-first, open-source note-taking application. It supports Markdown syntax, sharing, responsive and more.Why you’ll love NoteaSelf-hosted
    5. docsify generates your documentation website on the fly. Unlike GitBook, it does not generate static html files. Instead, it smartly loads and parses your Markdown files and displays them as website. All you need to do is create an index.
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    6. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
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      Microsoft SharePoint vs MediaWiki opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      akuckartz It is proprietary - a real disadvantage.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Instiki is a basic Wiki clone so pretty and easy to set up, you’ll wonder if it’s really a Wiki. Runs on Rails and focuses on portability and stability, Supports file uploads, LaTeX export, RSS feeds, S5 slideshows, multiple users and password protection.
    7. Foswiki is the free and open source enterprise collaboration platform.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Context Chrome Extension
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Widget Board is a productivity tool that lets you create custom boards with your favorite widgets such as tasks, notes, media, date & time, weather, calendar and so much more!.
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    8. Almanac is a knowledge base that combines wisdom from tech leaders with your team's own practices. • Access to tools, templates, and guides from top startup minds. • Technology to build custom knowledge on top of Almanac’s base content.
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