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Official name DokuWiki
Backronym Combination of Documentation (in German) and Wiki, see docuwiki
Started June 2004, history of DokuWiki
Contributors Over 775 developers have made commits to source (Open Hub)

For general information about DokuWiki and its history listen to a podcast about DokuWiki by Pierre Spring interviewing Andreas Gohr and Anika Henke.


Tagline It's better when it's simple
Standard DokuWiki is a simple to use and highly versatile Open Source wiki software that doesn't require a database. It is loved by users for its clean and readable syntax. The ease of maintenance, backup and integration makes it an administrator's favorite. Built in access controls and authentication connectors make DokuWiki especially useful in the enterprise context and the large number of plugins contributed by its vibrant community allow for a broad range of use cases beyond a traditional wiki.


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Software Stats

Current version 2020-07-29 “Hogfather”
In development FIXME
Number of releases “Hogfather” Version is 51.3
Release schedule Unscheduled (about twice a year)
Changelog Changes (User version)
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