Hey guys, what's the best self-hosted wiki service that's both stunning and easy on resources? Looking for something lightweight but still aesthetically pleasing. Any recommendations?

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  • mkdocs-material

    Documentation that simply works

  • TW5-Bob

    A plugin that makes tiddlywiki a multi-user wiki on node

  • Appwrite

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  • TiddlyWiki

    A self-contained JavaScript wiki for the browser, Node.js, AWS Lambda etc.

  • Snibox

    Self-hosted snippet manager

    also, i much prefer snibox over snippet box. much cleaner UI - https://snibox.github.io

  • obsidian-releases

    Community plugins list, theme list, and releases of Obsidian.

    Obsidian has lots of sweet plugins to tweak the way it looks... But I think it looks pretty good out-of-box too.

  • Canasta

    MediaWiki Docker image for Canasta, an all-in-one MediaWiki stack for easy deployment and management of enterprise-ready MediaWiki on production environments.

    might as well put this here as it is the standard for wikis though don't know how light it is though it is easy to setup as it is in a docker compose file. https://github.com/CanastaWiki/Canasta

  • outline-docker-compose

    Install a self-hosted Outline wiki instance in a couple of minutes

    I recently found this. Never Got to try it, but it seems simple: https://github.com/vicalloy/outline-docker-compose

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  • Docusaurus

    Easy to maintain open source documentation websites.

  • Pepperminty Wiki

    A wiki in a box

    Not sure about aesthetically pleasing, but my Pepperminty Wiki is flat files and very lightweight? https://peppermint.mooncarrot.space/

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