External articles and documentation about XWiki

Last modified by Vincent Massol on 2023/03/31

You'll find here external links to documentation or information about XWiki (i.e links pointing to other web sites not maintained by the XWiki development team).

If you know of an external resource about XWiki not already listed here, feel free to add it to the list.

Articles/Presentations and Blog posts

2023-01-18How to Install XWiki on Ubuntu 22.04Tutorial to install XWiki on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish).
2022-08-01How to Install XWiki on Your Synology NASExplains how to install XWiki with the deb package and set up an Nginx reverse proxy + Let's Encrypt
2021-08-02How to Install XWiki on Ubuntu with Let’s EncryptExplains how to install XWiki on Ubuntu with Let's Encrypt.
2017-10-24XWiki, ma première appli starteful sur KubernetesExplains how to deploy an XWiki docker image using Kubernetes (in French)
2017-02-12Install XWiki on a CentOS 7 VPSA tutorial on how to install XWiki on CentOS 7
2016-09-15Installer XWiki avec Docker Compose en 2 lignes de commandesInstall XWiki using Docker compose (in French)
2016-09-09Install XWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPSExplain how to install XWiki using the Debian package
2016-09-01Personnalisation et paramétrage après installation d'un xwikiSome steps to customize XWiki (in French)
2016-07-12XWiki installation on LinuxTutorial to install XWiki on Linux, using GlassFish and PostgreSQL
2016-03-29XWiki - an alternative to ConfluenceProvides feedback about using XWiki as a Confluence alternative (in German)
2015-08-14Criminal Justice Studies: XWiki TechnologyExplains how XWiki is a good fit for hosting a criminal justice student’s group assignment project. 
2015-02-17XWiki Google Apps authentication with Nginx and LuaExplains how to configure XWiki to use the SSO provided by Google Apps
2014-06-24XWiki on OpenShiftExplains how to run XWiki on OpenShift.
2014-02-26Comparaison des langages de balisage (markup) léger (lightweight) : Txt2tags, Pandoc, Docutils, AsciiDoc, Deplate, Stx2any, AFT, Markdown et TextileComparison of various libraries to parse markup content (in French)
2013-07-31Running XWiki Cluster on JelasticExplains how to set up an XWiki Cluster inside Jelastic
2013-06-25A look into XWikiExplains some interesting features of XWiki
2012-07-03XWiki in a Cluster with a Cassandra back endCaleb James Delisle demonstrates in a video his research project where he's adding support for Cassandra to XWiki
2012-06-21Building a Conference web site with XWikiSlides and screenshots from Vincent Massol's talk at Breizhcamp 2012 where he demonstrates how to build a dynamic Conference web site with XWiki (registration of talks, automatic generation of a calendar for the talks, and more.
2012-04-06XWiki in the CloudDiscusses an extenstion that allows XWiki to be deployed on cloud environments.
2012-02-21Deploy XWiki to Jelastic tutorialLearn how to deploy XWiki in the cloud with Jelastic
2011-09-29XWiki Watch: herramienta libre para la vigilancia tecnológica, competitiva y reputación onlinePresentation about XWiki Watch (in Spanish)
2011-09-09Developing XWikiCovers the XWiki development process (slides + voice + demos)
2011-09-09XWiki: A web development runtime platformDemonstrates how XWiki is a generic web development platform (slides + voice + demos)
2011-06-14XWiki integration in SakaiSlides from the Sakai 2011 conference showing the XWiki integration in Sakai
2011-03-27An overview of the XWiki's RESTful APITutorial of XWiki's REST API by Fabio Mancinelli
2011-02-17XWiki's Annotation explained and demo: On Youtube, on FOSDEM serverAnca Presenting XWiki's Annotations at FOSDEM 2011
2010-10-05Analysis of XWikiAnalysis of XWiki by Roberto Galoppini from sosopensource.com
2010-09-15XWiki Manuel UtilisateurNice non-technical tutorial for using XWiki, in French
2010-05-27Using a WebId on the social webTutorial explaining how to use the XWiki FOAF+SSL integration to create a WebId for yourself
2010-04-09Premiers pas avec GreenPepper XWikiTutorial in French explaining how to setup and use GreenPepper in XWiki
2009-10-27Un wiki pas comme les autresArticle in TooLinux presenting a global overview of XWiki (French)
2009-10-07Configure XWiki and Create a Formular With Field ValidationNice article explaining how to add form validation to forms
2009-07-02Wiki vs CMSSlides from Vincent Massol and Tugdual Grall's presentation at USI 2009
2009-06-25Next Gen Wikis: Mixing Content-Oriented Applications with WikisSlides from Vincent Massol's presentation at Jazoon 2009
2009-02-06XWiki: What's new for 2009Slides from Vincent Massol's presentation at a breakfast organized by XWiki SAS + reused on GlassFish TV
2008-11-12XEclipse presentation at EclipseDemoSlides from Eduard Moraru presenting at EclipseDemo Camps in Iasi
2008-10-15XWiki - User Authentication with Oracle SSOExplains how to create a custom XWiki authentication implementation to use Oracle SSO for authenticating users
2008-09-26Bundling GlassFish v3 and XWikiExplains how to install XWiki on GlassFish v3 and with JavaDB.
2008-06-26Wiki 2.0Very nice Article for Linux Magazine in Brazilian about XWiki and second generation wikis.
2008-02-28Working with WikisDescribes what is an enterprise wiki and compares several wiki implementation, including XWiki.
2008-02-24Towards End-User Programming with WikisWhen business software fails to provide the desired functionality, users typically turn to spreadsheets to perform simple but general computational tasks. However, spreadsheets enforce a view of the world that consists mostly of tables and numbers rather than the domain concepts users have in mind. We are using wikis as a platform for empowering end-users to perform computational tasks of their choice. This paper discusses how core properties of wikis can support end-user programming.
2008-01-22Optimizing XWikiDescribes tips to tune XWiki (performance, editor, skin, etc)
2008-01-22Improving XWiki?s SearchExplains how to customize XWiki's search page.
2008-01-22From MediaWiki to XWiki. Part I, Part II, Part IIIExcellent articles on migrating from MediaWiki to XWiki with lots of details and code.
2008-01-16Installing XWiki on JBoss and Firebird databaseTutorial about installing XWiki on JBoss, using a Firebird database
2007-11-16XWiki vies for top spot in enterprise marketArticle from Mike Ho who attended a XWiki user group meeting
2007-10-29Valtech Days: XWiki as an application development platformAn article about the presentation of XWiki Vincent gave during the Valtech Days 2007 in Paris
2007-10-11XWiki MeetupA summary of the XWiki meetup meeting in San Francisco held on 2007-10-10.
2007-10-11Clustering XWikiAn article about how XWiki was clustered with Terracotta. XEclipse & OSCache are mentioned along the way.
2007-09-10Créer un site associatif avec XWikiVery good tutorial for installing XWiki (In French)
2007-06-29XWiki 1.0 release on InfoQAnnouncement of the XWiki 1.0 release
2007-03-13XWiki Plugins: Tips & TricksFocus on advanced aspects, in particular on interfacing with XWiki itself and using some of the extension points.
2007-03-05UML PluginAnnouncement of a UML Plugin for XWiki in the work
2007-01-29XWiki meets GlassfishInstructions on how to run XWiki on GlassFish
2006-08-22Create and deploy blog and wiki modules with Apache GeronimoBlogs and wikis are taking the Internet by storm. These new ways to share ideas and collaborate with friends have proven worthy of close attention from all kinds of social groups -- from a few buddies to large corporations. One reason these technologies thrive is simplicity for both end users and administrators. Administrators find that Apache Geronimo is a robust and secure platform for creating new blog and wiki applications. Find out how you, too, can create blog and wiki applications using Geronimo and other open source components.

Third party projects using XWiki

If you're looking for XWiki extensions or integrations, check the Extension Wiki.

XWiki in the Press

Sites referencing XWiki

(Sorted alphabetically)

Buzznewzz.comList of wikis (in French)
Del.icio.usCollaborative bookmarking
FlickrPictures related to XWiki
FramasoftDirectory of Open Source projects
FreshMeatProvides updates about software releases
Java-SourceDirectory of Open Source projects
OhlohMetrics about open source projects, like project activity, project cost, active committers, etc
SlideShareSlides about XWiki
SonarDevelopment Metrics about XWiki projects
SwikLinks related to XWiki
TopsySearch tweets about XWiki
WikiConsulting"Publicize the goals and practices of leading Wiki Consultants from around the world, helping the wiki-curious understand the the nature of transformational change possible with wikis, and helping wiki professionals to discover one another and network with clients."
WikiIndex"WikiIndex is a wiki of wikis, wiki people and wiki ideas."
WikiMatrixA web site dedicated to comparing Wikis
Wikipedia(En) Wikipedia(Fr)Description of XWiki on Wikipedia

Blogs that regularly speak of XWiki


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