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Main topic: Wiki Engine
Founded by: Ludovic Dubost
Owner / CEO: Ludovic Dubost
(President and Founder)
Interface language: Multilingual
Programming language: Java
Software license: GNU Lesser General Public License
Status: Active
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XWiki software is developed in Java and released as Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) open source license. XWiki, which is very actively developed, is a light and powerful development platform that allows you to customise the wiki to your specific needs. Using structured data and in-page-scripting, you can create macros and applications that allow you to extend the capabilities of your wiki.

For its data storage, this XWiki engine requires either MySQL, PostgreSQL or Oracle, and does not support text file data storage. Its operational wiki syntax supports all existing link generating formats, including CamelCase, free links, backlinks, Interwiki, etc, along with HTML and many different types of scripting. A range of plugins are available, and its features and functions make it comparable with many of the other high-end wiki engines. As of December 2017, it is available in 38 different user languages. is the URL which hosts the software download; whereas is the URL of the 'parent company' XWiki SAS, who are headquartered in Paris, France.

XWiki may be run as a standalone wiki by downloading the software and installing it on an appropriate Java-enabled server. Alternatively, XWiki is also available as a hosted option; via either the XWiki cloud, or by professional hosting from official sponsoring companies, the latter includes the XWiki Community – a wiki farm for non-profit organisations and individuals. lists some very high-profile users of XWiki; who include Amazon, the English Premier League, EDF Energy, and Brabantia.

XWiki management and 'meta'-type wikis

The XWiki Playground at is an unmoderated wiki for new and / or potential users to explore and practise all features of XWiki. XWiki Development Zone at is the community place for extensive, in-depth development of the XWiki software, along with governance, statistics, mailing lists, and more; whereas XWiki Contrib at is the place for collaborative development of related but unofficial XWiki related projects and extensions, fostering the genuine spirit of wiki communities. XWiki Platform at is for XWiki Top level Projects, which provides common services and UI to them.

Other XWiki-owned wikis include: Snippets Wiki at, XWiki Design at, XWiki Rendering Framework at, Translation Wiki ( at, XWiki Commons at, XWiki Extensions at, XWiki Store at

External links

The sites listed below use the XWiki wiki engine. For a full list of its 168 wikis (as of December 2017), see projects powered by XWiki.

Pages in category “XWiki”

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