MoinMoin is a free open-source wiki engine, that comes with a large set of features, themes, and extensions.

MoinMoin was the choice of many Linux distros and community to host their documentation, manuals, and guides. It is used for Ubuntu documentation, Python community groups, and several development groups.

MoinMoin is written in the Python language and can run on SQLite or other similar database.


  1. Advanced Wiki syntax and Markup to edit, connect pages
  2. Support transclusion
  3. Supports inline comments
  4. Create backups for all pages
  5. Page revisions support.
  6. I18N (foreign and multi-language) support
  7. Unicode's support, standard encoding is utf-8
  8. RSS Feed for recent changes.
  9. Comes with a wiki page templates.
  10. Configurable edit locking/warning to avoid editing conflicts.
  11. Simple page storage (moin simply stores exactly what you see in the editor into a directory that is named like the page)
  12. GUI (WYSIWYG) and text (markup) editor (Note that although most browsers are compatible with the GUI editor, Safari currently does not support it.)
  13. Large number of macros.
  14. Attachment support
  15. email notification support
  16. Supports theming
  17. Comes with strong user management system with a rich access control list (ACL).
  18. Several auths possible e.g. openID
  19. modular authentication makes it easy to support single-sign-on
  20. Comes with a pluggable parsers that support many input formats as DocBook, ReStructurcedText, Creole, safe HTML, XML, and CSV.
  21. Easy export your pages and data to HTML, plain text, DocBook, and XML.
  22. Text draw support through text plugin.

Platform supported


  1. Windows
  2. Linux
  3. Unix
  4. macOS
  5. OpenVMS


Copyright (c) 2000-2006 by Juergen Hermann [email protected]
Copyright (c) 2006-2012 The MoinMoin development team.

MoinMoin is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.


  1. Source code
  2. Web page