A friendly and powerful open source CMS with an API that is a joy to use at any scale.

ProcessWire is a free content management system (CMS) and framework (CMF) built to save you time and work the way you do. With all custom fields, a secure foundation, proven scalability and performance, ProcessWire connects all of your content seamlessly, making your job fast, easy and fun. More

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Building websites with a CMS has never been more simple and fun

// Render your site’s primary navigation
echo $pages->get('/')->children->each('<li><a href={url}>{title}</a>');
// Find buildings: built before 1950, 10+ floors, sort by height
$pages->find('template=building, year<1950, floors>=10, sort=height');
// Output field “headline” when present or “title” if not
echo '<h1>' . $page->get('headline|title') . '</h1>';
// Get “email” field from /contact/ page and use it in link
<a href='mailto:<?= $pages->get('/contact/')->email ?>'>Email</a>
// Output first “images” field item on page at 90px width
<img src='<?= $page->images->first->width(90)->url ?>'>
// Set “headline” field value on page and save to database
$page->setAndSave('headline', 'Hello world');

Every bit of content in your site is never more than 1-line of code away. It doesn’t matter how large or small your site is, with ProcessWire all your content is connected, making it fast and easy to find, and incredibly simple to access, output and manipulate.

All fields in ProcessWire are custom fields that you easily define and edit in the admin. You can create as many of them as you want, and of any type. You can even bundle them in repeatable groups called Repeater fields. ProcessWire is built to adapt to your content needs.

Every field has a type and there are dozens of different types. It’s all here—text, rich text, numbers, files, images, multi-language, dates, page references, custom repeatable groups, and on and on… plus you can easily add more, since they are plugins/modules!

I just love the easy and intuitive ProcessWire API. ProcessWire rocks!” —Jens Martsch, Web developer

Clients love ProcessWire

“The end client and designer love the ease at which they can update the website. Training beyond how to log in wasn’t even necessary since ProcessWire’s default interface is straightforward.” —Jonathan Lahijani

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“Indeed, if ProcessWire can be considered as a CMS in its own right, it also offers all the advantages of a CMF (Content Management Framework). Unlike other solutions, the programmer is not forced to follow the proposed model and can integrate his/her ways of doing things.” —Guy Verville, Spiria Digital Inc.

ProcessWire Showcase

  • Anna Wawra Photography

    Anna Wawra Photography

    www.anna-wa.de

    DESIGN À POINT

    Anna Wawra is a photographer based in the south-west of Germany. The responsive website has a clear design to call full attention on the photos. A special feature is the login-protected customer area in which customers have the ability to view…

  • BMW Dealersites (a multisite setup)

    BMW Dealersites (a multisite setup)

    www.vanlaarhovenbmw.nl

    X-com

    The BMW Dealersites is a collaboration of various BMW dealers, brought together in a multisite ProcessWire setup with centralized and per-dealer contentmanagement possibilities.

  • Onder de Linden Roden

    Onder de Linden Roden

    hotelonderdelinden.nl

    Project90 Roden

    Onder de Linden is a hotel, restaurant and conference center in the Nothern part of the Netherlands.

  • Pigtail Pundits

    Pigtail Pundits

    www.pigtailpundits.com

    Krishna Unni

    Pigtail Pundits is a digital marketing agency from Mumbai, with international clients. We divine online nirvana for brands blessed with good karma. Our objective is to develop elegant, results-driven solutions in Digital Marketing. The new website…

  • Rich Rosendale

    Rich Rosendale

    richrosendale.com

    Process Interactive

    Rich Rosedale is an American chef who brings an artistic balance of modern and classical elements to each dish. His site features his popular recipes and food dishes.

  • University of Washington Commuter Commons

    University of Washington Commuter Commons

    depts.washington.edu/hub141

    Jennifer Stock

    The Commuter Commons provides a dedicated space, and a variety of services for commuting students. We also arrange events throughout the year to build a strong community among students who live off-campus.

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    “ProcessWire is like a breath of fresh air. So powerful yet simple to build with and customise, and web editors love it too.” —Margaret Chatwin, Web developer

    ProcessWire Blog

    ProcessWire 3.0.151 core updates

    2

    This week we’ve got a couple of really useful API-side improvements to the core in 3.0.151, among other updates. First we’ll take a look at a new $config setting that lets you predefine image resize settings, enabling you to isolate them from code that outputs them, not unlike how you isolate CSS… More 

    Driving around a DDOS attack

    7

    Last Saturday we started getting hit with heavy traffic at the processwire.com support forums, and it soon became a full blown DDOS frenzy. This post describes all the fun, how we got it back under control, and what we learned along the way. More 

    ProcessWire 3.0.148 new master

    6

    Today we have a new master version released, version 3.0.148! The last master version was 3.0.123, so there are 25 new versions worth of upgrades, fixes and optimizations in this new master version, relative to the previous. In this post we’ll take a closer look at what’s new, how to upgrade, and more. More 

    “I am currently managing a ProcessWire site with 2 million+ pages. It’s admirably fast, and much, much faster than any other CMS we tested.” —Nickie, Web developer

    ProcessWire Pro Shop

    Professional modules to save you time, built and supported by ProcessWire’s core developer.

    • FormBuilder

      Whether you need a large registration form or just a simple contact form, ProcessWire Form Builder helps you get the job done quickly and easily. It’s the ultimate tool for building and processing forms in ProcessWire.
    • ProCache

      ProcessWire ProCache bypasses PHP and MySQL and enables your web server to deliver pages at the speed of static HTML. ProCache also includes CDN support, minification of HTML, CSS, JS, and many more optimizations.
    • ProFields

      ProFields are an powerful group of ProcessWire field types (with custom inputs) that enable you to manage more data with fewer fields. This saves you time, reduces overhead, and makes development more efficient and even more fun.
    • ProMailer

      ProMailer is the ideal tool for creating and sending email newsletters and managing subscribers in ProcessWire. It answers many of the same needs as services like MailChimp and Constant Contact, but without the recurring fees associated with those services.
    • ListerPro

      ListerPro is an amazing page listing and editing tool for the ProcessWire admin that enables you to find, filter, list, sort and even edit/manipulate pages (individually or in bulk) based on any of their properties.
    • ProDrafts

      ProDrafts enables you to easily maintain separate draft and live versions of any page in ProcessWire. It also provides automatic-save capability, live preview (preview as you type), group workflow functions and more!
    • ProDevTools

      ProDevTools is a powerful set of tools for web developers that enable your company to deliver a better, faster and stronger product. The flagship is ProfilerPro which helps you to profile and optimize your code.

    “To Drupal, or to ProcessWire? The million dollar choice. We decided to make an early switch to PW. And in retrospect, ProcessWire was probably the best decision we made. Thanks are due to ProcessWire and the amazing system and set of modules that are in place.” —Unni Krishnan, Founder of PigtailPundits

    ProcessWire News & Community

    Twitter updates

    • This week we’ve got a couple of really useful API-side improvements to the core in 3.0.151, including predefined image settings and static language translation improvements— More
      21 February 2020
    • New post in the blog about all the fun we had driving around a DDOS attack on our forums, how we got it back under control, and what we learned along the way. Plus PW 3.0.150 dev details and links! More
      7 February 2020
    • New post: ProcessWire core updates (January 31, 2020)— More
      31 January 2020

    Latest news

    • ProcessWire Weekly #302
      In the 302nd issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to dig into ProcessWire 3.0.151, introduce a new third party module called PrivacyWire, and showcase some interesting ProcessWire highlights from the past week or so. Read on!
      Weekly.pw / 22 February 2020
    • ProcessWire 3.0.151 core updates
      Blog / 21 February 2020
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    “…building with ProcessWire was a breeze, I really love all the flexibility the system provides. I can’t imagine using any other CMS in the future.” —Thomas Aull