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About BrutalWiki

As of 2021, the days when every web nerd made their own pet wiki engine for fun are past. BrutalWiki is a throwback. Think of it as a toy or art piece.

Since you're still reading, here are the technical details.

BrutalWiki is a wiki engine written in PHP, with some unique traits:

Otherwise, BrutalWiki is geared towards personal use. It tries to be somewhat robust and secure, but isn't exactly industrial-strength.

As of April 2023, the live demo is broken and I'm not sure how to fix it. Sorry about that.

You can try it on your own server (19K zip file):


The current version is 1.3.2 as of 20 July 2022. You can have it under the terms of the Artistic Licence 2.0 (also included in the download). See inside for how to get support, and other useful information.


BrutalWiki has a carefully chosen set of features, in order to limit scope and keep the project manageable:

The usual conveniences are also available:

On top of that there are some extra features:

More are planned and will be added as time allows.

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