Features

Last modified by Vincent Massol on 2019/06/07

Base Features

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Page editing
Use simple wiki syntax to format text, create tables, create links, display images, etc. Alternatively use a powerful WYSIWYG editor to edit  the content of pages.

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History
Any change made in XWiki is saved under version control, meaning you can view any previous version of a page, compare different versions or rollback to any past version.

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Imports
Import content inside XWiki: Office, XWiki pages, Other wiki content, Excel, CSV, etc.

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Exports
Export wiki pages to PDF, ODT, RTF, XML or HTML.

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Content Organization
Organize your pages by grouping them together by domain.

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Programming
Use XWiki's programming API directly into your pages (Velocity or Groovy) to perform advanced formatting, layout or anything really.

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Applications, Extensions & Flavors
Create or use add-ons to your wiki in the form of Applications, Extensions and Flavors.

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RESTful remote API
Use XWiki's RESTful remote API to easily integrate XWiki with your application.

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Database Support
Pages are stored in a relational database. Use your favorite database.

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Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts help you save time since you never have to take your hands off the keyboard to use the mouse.

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Page Lifecycle
Create, Edit, Show, Print, Delete, Copy, Rename, Comment and Send By Mail pages.

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Attachments
Attach as many files as you want to any page. These files can then be referenced and used in page contents.

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Rights Management
Control who can view, edit or delete pages in a flexible manner. Apply rights to a page, children pages or an entire wiki.

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Users and Groups Management
Add, delete and edit the users and groups in your wiki.

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Notifications
You can stay up to date with changes made to your wiki using RSS feeds, the Watchlist application and more.

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Skins
Completely customize page templates, add menus, modify CSS files. You're in complete control of the look & feel.

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Internationalization
Support different translations of your pages and have your users be automatically directed to version in their own language.

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Scalability & Performance
XWiki supports virtual wikis and allows Farms of wikis to be set up easily.

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Document Templates & Forms
Easily creates forms by simple visual editing, attach these forms to pages and query them.

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Authentication
Describes the various authentication mechanisms suported by XWiki (Form, Basic, LDAP, Custom, etc).

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Distribution Wizard
Allows installing and upgrading your XWiki instances automatically.

XWiki Standard Features

XWiki Standard is the Flavor developed by the XWiki Dev Team. It contains the following features (in addition to the base features listed above), which are Extensions installed by default.

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Application Index 
Displays the list of installed Applications

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Font Awesome Icon Theme
Makes Font Awesome available as an Icon Theme

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Office Importer 
Import Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations into wiki pages (most major office suite formats are supported)

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Invitation 
Allows users to send emails, inviting friends and colleagues to join a wiki

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Notifications 
Display notifications about events happening in the wiki.

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Annotations 
Add annotations to documents

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Wiki Macro List 
Display list of existing wiki macros

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Color Themes 
Ability to change skin colors

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XClass 
Helper pages for creating and listing Class/Template/Sheets

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Scheduler 
Allows scheduling Jobs

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Watchlist 
Subscribe to pages, spaces and wikis and receive RSS and email notifications when they are modified

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Skin 
Create, edit and manage Skins

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Administration 
Application for administrating wiki features like users, groups, rights etc.

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Bootswatch Themes for Flamingo
Nice Themes for Flamingo created by Bootswatch.

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Message Stream 
Macro to display a message stream

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Mail 
Administration UI for mail configuration and statuses

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Panels 
Provides placeholders to put content located left or right of the page's content

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Tour 
Let users create tour guides for any page

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User Directory 
Displays a directory of all users in the wiki

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App Within Minutes 
Create collaborative web applications within minutes, based on XWiki's powerful structured data management system

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Sandbox 
Let people learn XWiki without the risk of breaking anything

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Dashboard 
Provides Wiki and User Dashboards

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Rendering Administration 
Select the markup syntaxes that can be used to write page content

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Link Checker 
Displays states of external links found in the wiki

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User Profile 
Performs operations related to the User Profile (change preferences, user watchlist, follow users, etc)

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Flamingo Theme 
Visually customize any Flamingo-based skin and preview the results live + Default Themes

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Templates 
A collection of content templates

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Attachment 
Provides a macro to easily upload and select attachments

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Icon Theme 
Manage and display icons used all over the wiki

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Solr Search 
Allows searching on the wiki using Apache Solr

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Search 
Allows searching on the full wiki using wildcards, searching by space, getting search result RSS feeds and more

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Share Page 
Share a wiki page by email

Other Features

Other features can be added to your wiki by installing extensions not listed above. Check the Extensions wiki for a full list of available extensions.

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Created by Vincent Massol on 2017/09/06
   

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