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YesWiki Alternatives

YesWiki is described as 'wiki system written in PHP, including extensions making collaboration more simple (databases, maps, easy editing, bootstrap themes,...)' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to YesWiki for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is TiddlyWiki, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like YesWiki are Zim, MediaWiki, Tomboy and DokuWiki.

YesWiki alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Todo List Managers or Wiki Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of YesWiki.
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  • MySQL Community Edition
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  1. TiddlyWiki icon

    TiddlyWiki

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Xfce
    • RemoteStorage
    136 alternatives to TiddlyWiki 

    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. Because its a single file, its very portable - you can email it, put it on a web server or share...

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    1.  Support for MarkDownTiddlyWiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  PortableTiddlyWiki can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Zim icon

    Zim

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    299 alternatives to Zim 

    Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type. Creating a new page is easy by either clicking on the "Create new note"...

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    1.  Works OfflineZim can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Zim.
    3.  WYSIWYG SupportZim integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    4.  PortableZim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  File VersioningZim has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  LightweightZim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. MediaWiki icon

    MediaWiki

    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Cloudron
    85 alternatives to MediaWiki 

    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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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportMediaWiki integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  File VersioningMediaWiki has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingMediaWiki supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  4. Tomboy icon

    Tomboy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    250 alternatives to Tomboy 

    Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux, Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day.

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    1.  Works OfflineTomboy can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
     Always there for the grabbing.
    Find your ideas fast.
  5. DokuWiki icon

    DokuWiki

    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    92 alternatives to DokuWiki 

    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. It has a simple but powerful syntax which makes sure the datafiles remain readable outside the Wiki and...

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    wikidPad

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    251 alternatives to wikidPad 

    wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.

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    1.  Works OfflinewikidPad can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    Discontinued

    Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

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  7. XWiki icon

    XWiki

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker
    77 alternatives to XWiki 

    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. Being focused on efficient communication and collaboration, XWiki redefines the value of business...

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    1.  Support for scriptingXWiki supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with XWiki.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in XWiki simultaneously.
    4.  Support for MarkDownXWiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    Creating a new page
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  8. Foswiki icon

    Foswiki

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    53 alternatives to Foswiki 

    Foswiki is the free and open source enterprise collaboration platform. Foswiki is a wiki, so you and your team members can collaborate and edit pages directly in the web browser. For advanced collaboration, Foswiki lets you enter macros to automate pages and build entire applicat.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFoswiki can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Foswiki simultaneously.
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  9. WackoWiki icon

    WackoWiki

    • Self-Hosted
    22 alternatives to WackoWiki 

    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.

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    1.  No TrackingWackoWiki will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  File TaggingWackoWiki can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    3.  Ad-freeWackoWiki doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Full-Text SearchWackoWiki lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    5.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in WackoWiki simultaneously.
    6.  Privacy focusedWackoWiki is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    7.  LightweightWackoWiki consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWackoWiki can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    9.  Syntax HighlightingWackoWiki supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    WackoWiki edit and preview
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  10. Ema Personal Wiki icon

    Ema Personal Wiki

    • Windows
    • Android
    60 alternatives to Ema Personal Wiki 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownEma Personal Wiki supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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