XWiki is a Wiki software package licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License. It is an Enterprise wiki, having many features needed for professional usage. It is also an Application wiki since it allows to write applications with structured data and scripting right from the Wiki interface. The languages that can be used are Velocity and Groovy.

It is written in Java and uses an underlying relational database management system (MySQL or HSQLDB amongst others).

The Wiki syntax is rendered making use of the Radeox render engine.


XWiki was originally written by Ludovic Dubost and was first released in January 2003. The first version of the Wiki Farm ( was released in April 2003. It was first released under the GNU General Public License. It was announced in February 2006 that the license will be changed to the GNU Lesser General Public License.


XWiki is an application wiki that allows the creation of objects and classes within the wiki. This way, forms can be developed in a very short time span and be reused to enter data on the wiki following a specific template.

External links

ja:XWiki es:XWiki

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.