SimpleDocServer Alternatives

    SimpleDocServer is described as 'A lightweight Markdown-based web-server for online documentation with built-in themes'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SimpleDocServer for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is TiddlyWiki, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SimpleDocServer are DokuWiki (Free, Open Source), Wiki.js (Free, Open Source), Confluence (Paid) and Read The Docs (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 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.
    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.
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    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. 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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    5. Read the Docs hosts documentation for the open source community. It supports Sphinx docs written with reStructuredText, and can pull from your Subversion, Bazaar, Git, and Mercurial repositories. The code is open source, and available on github.
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    6. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware is a full-featured, web-based, multilingual (40+ languages), tightly integrated, all-in-one Wiki+CMS+Groupware, Free Source Software (GNU/LGPL), using PHP + Smarty, MySQL, Zend Framework, jQuery and Bootstrap.
    7. MkDocs is a fast, simple and downright gorgeous static site generator that's geared towards building project documentation. Documentation source files are written in Markdown, and configured with a single YAML configuration file.
    8. Docsie is a collaboration software for software docs, intranets and knowledge management. Easily create your software documentation in Docsie and embed it into your site or internal portal with a string of JavaScript.
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    9. Free open source software combining the best of wiki and CMS with community building-features.

      Discontinued

      Abandoned since 2015

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    10. ReadMe is a completely customizable and collaborative place for dynamic API and/or product documentation. Users can play around with the API right in the docs, automatically generated from a Swagger / OAS file. It also works as a knowledge base platform.
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