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MoinMoin Alternatives

MoinMoin is described as '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' and is a Wiki Engine in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MoinMoin for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Nuclino, which is free. Other great apps like MoinMoin are Wiki.js, Foam, MediaWiki and WackoWiki.

MoinMoin alternatives are mainly Wiki Engines but may also be CMS Tools or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MoinMoin.
This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted

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  1. Nuclino is a unified workspace where teams can bring all their knowledge, docs, and projects together in one place. It’s a modern, simple, and blazingly fast way to collaborate, without the chaos of files and folders, context switching, or silos.

  2. 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 (.



  3. Foam

    • 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.

  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. 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 MoinMoin.


  6. Instiki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Foswiki is the free and open source enterprise collaboration platform.

  8. MDwiki

    • 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 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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  9. Twiki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    TWiki is leading open source enterprise wiki and Web 2.0 application platform used by 50,000 small businesses, many Fortune 500 companies, and millions of people.

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  10. UserPress

    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    UserPress is a wiki plugin for WordPress offering sophisticated functionality wrapped in a simple, intuitive interface. UserPress allows users to edit and create content using your front-end theme (as opposed to the wp-admin area), much like Wikipedia.

    Discontinued

    The plugin seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.0.6, released in July 2015, can be still downloaded from CodeCanyon.net

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