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.

Supported Architectures

We utilise the docker manifest for multi-platform awareness. More information is available from docker here and our announcement here.
Simply pulling should retrieve the correct image for your arch, but you can also pull specific arch images via tags.
The architectures supported by this image are:
amd64-<version tag>
arm64v8-<version tag>

Application Setup

Upon first install go to http://$IP:$PORT/install.php once you have completed the setup, restart the container, login as admin and set "Use nice URLs" in the admin/Configuration Settings panel to .htaccess and tick Use slash as namespace separator in URLs to enable nice URLs you will find the webui at http://$IP:$PORT/, for more info see Dokuwiki


To help you get started creating a container from this image you can either use docker-compose or the docker cli.
version: "2.1"
container_name: dokuwiki
- PUID=1000
- PGID=1000
- TZ=Etc/UTC
- /path/to/appdata/config:/config
- 80:80
- 443:443 #optional
restart: unless-stopped
docker run -d \
--name=dokuwiki \
-e PUID=1000 \
-e PGID=1000 \
-e TZ=Etc/UTC \
-p 80:80 \
-p 443:443 `#optional` \
-v /path/to/appdata/config:/config \
--restart unless-stopped \


Docker images are configured using parameters passed at runtime (such as those above). These parameters are separated by a colon and indicate <external>:<internal> respectively. For example, -p 8080:80 would expose port 80 from inside the container to be accessible from the host's IP on port 8080 outside the container.

Ports (-p)

Application HTTP Port
#optional Application HTTPS Port

Environment Variables (-e)

for UserID - see below for explanation
for GroupID - see below for explanation
specify a timezone to use, see this list.

Volume Mappings (-v)

Configuration files.

Miscellaneous Options

Environment variables from files (Docker secrets)

You can set any environment variable from a file by using a special prepend FILE__.
As an example:
-e FILE__PASSWORD=/run/secrets/mysecretpassword
Will set the environment variable PASSWORD based on the contents of the /run/secrets/mysecretpassword file.

Umask for running applications

For all of our images we provide the ability to override the default umask settings for services started within the containers using the optional -e UMASK=022 setting. Keep in mind umask is not chmod it subtracts from permissions based on it's value it does not add. Please read up here before asking for support.

User / Group Identifiers

When using volumes (-v flags), permissions issues can arise between the host OS and the container, we avoid this issue by allowing you to specify the user PUID and group PGID.
Ensure any volume directories on the host are owned by the same user you specify and any permissions issues will vanish like magic.
In this instance PUID=1000 and PGID=1000, to find yours use id user as below:
$ id username
uid=1000(dockeruser) gid=1000(dockergroup) groups=1000(dockergroup)

Docker Mods

We publish various Docker Mods to enable additional functionality within the containers. The list of Mods available for this image (if any) as well as universal mods that can be applied to any one of our images can be accessed via the dynamic badges above.

Support Info

  • Shell access whilst the container is running:
    • docker exec -it dokuwiki /bin/bash
  • To monitor the logs of the container in realtime:
    • docker logs -f dokuwiki
  • Container version number
    • docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}' dokuwiki
  • Image version number
    • docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}'


  • 25.05.23: - Rebase to Alpine 3.18, deprecate armhf.
  • 13.04.23: - Move ssl.conf include to default.conf.
  • 28.12.22: - Rebase to Alpine 3.17, migrate to s6v3.
  • 11.13.22: - Move lib/images/smileys/local and lib/images/interwiki outside of the container for user defined smiley and interwiki icon support.
  • 20.08.22: - Rebasing to alpine 3.15 with php8. Restructure nginx configs (see changes announcement).
  • 20.07.21: - Add php7-dom, fixes minor issues in sprintdoc template.
  • 15.04.21: - Add vendor folder to deny list.
  • 21.02.21: - Store search index outside of container, set absolute (default) path for savedir.
  • 23.01.21: - Rebasing to alpine 3.13.
  • 28.09.20: - Add php7-pdo_sqlite and php7-sqlite3.
  • 23.09.20: - Fix php-local.ini bug introduced in the prior PR.
  • 14.09.20: - Rebase to alpine 3.12. Add php7-ctype, php7-curl, php7-pdo_mysql, php7-pdo_pgsql, php7-pecl-imagick and php7-iconv. Bump upload max filesize and post max size to 100MB. Remove deprecated APP_URL env var. Fix breaking addons.
  • 19.12.19: - Rebasing to alpine 3.11.
  • 01.12.19: - Add php7-ldap package to support LDAP authentication.
  • 28.05.19: - Initial Release.