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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“We were really happy to build our new portfolio website on ProcessWire! We wanted something that gave us plenty of control on the back-end, without any bloat on the front end - just a nice, easy to access API for all our content that left us free to design and build however we liked.” —Castus, web design agency in Sheffield, UK

ProcessWire Showcase

  • 3k-Oeko

    3k-Oeko

    3k-oeko.ch

    Trix Stäger, Visuelle Gestaltung, Zürich. Beda Künzle, Bourgouillon

    Jointless fine composite mortar from natural raw materials with individually hand textured surface covering floors, walls and stairs. Responsive design with special attention to typography. Nice galleries (s. 'Referenzen') and high quality images.

  • White Construction Company

    White Construction Company

    whiteconst.com

    Jonathan Lahijani (developer); Aha Digital Marketing (design + project management)

    White Construction Company is an award-winning commercial contractor with over forty-one years of commercial construction expertise in a wide variety of industries.

  • delispot – Kompendium der unaufgeregten Küche

    delispot – Kompendium der unaufgeregten Küche

    www.delispot.net

    Ralf Schmid

    Kitchen’s compendium (in German). Anything on cooking, eating and drinking. Beginners are as welcome as advanced chefs.

  • 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.

  • SPAIN arts & culture

    SPAIN arts & culture

    www.spainculture.us

    Jacques Maes (Arqyestudio)

    The official website for the promotion of Spain's arts and culture in the United States. SPAIN arts & culture features the most cutting-edge works of international renowned Spanish artists in fields such as design, urban culture, architecture…

  • Eileen Petzold

    Eileen Petzold

    www.eileenpetzold.de

    Dennis Spohr

    Portfolio- and Blog-Website of the German Portrait- and Wedding-Photographer Eileen Petzold.

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    “We chose ProcessWire because of its excellent architecture, modular extensibility and the internal API. The CMS offers the necessary flexibility and performance for such a complex website like superbude.de. ProcessWire offers options that are only available for larger systems, such as Drupal, and allows a much slimmer development process.” —xport communication GmbH

    ProcessWire Blog

    ProcessWire 3.0.181 core updates + “Hello World”

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    ProcessWire 3.0.181 has fixes and improvements as usual, but the biggest addition is a nice pull request from LostKobrakai, plus major updates to our Helloworld and ProcessHello demonstration modules. This post covers it all. More 

    ProcessWire FormBuilder v50 updates

    Today a new version of FormBuilder has been released in the FormBuilder support board (our 50th version) and it has a lot of interesting new features, which we'll take a closer look at in this post. More 

    “…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

    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.

    “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 News & Community

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    • ProcessWire 3.0.181 has fixes and improvements as usual, but the biggest addition is a nice pull request for multi-language module translations, plus major updates to our Helloworld and ProcessHello demonstration modules. This post covers it all— More
      2 July 2021
    • ProcessWire 3.0.180 core updates– More
      18 June 2021
    • Today a new version of FormBuilder has been released in the FormBuilder support board (our 50th version) and it has a lot of interesting new features, which we’ll take a closer look at in this post— More
      11 June 2021

    Latest news

    • ProcessWire Weekly #375
      In the 375th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to cover the latest core updates, check out a couple of new third party modules, and more. Read on!
      Weekly.pw / 17 July 2021
    • ProcessWire 3.0.181 core updates + “Hello World”
      ProcessWire 3.0.181 has fixes and improvements as usual, but the biggest addition is a nice pull request from LostKobrakai, plus major updates to our Helloworld and ProcessHello demonstration modules. This post covers it all.
      Blog / 2 July 2021
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    “Yesterday I sent the client a short documentation for their ProcessWire-powered website. Today all features already used with no questions. #cmsdoneright—Marc Hinse, Web designer/developer