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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“…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 Showcase

  • Muesli Café

    Muesli Café

    muesli-cafe.com

    ED Design

    Site for a muesli café in Porto, Portugal

  • Upper Arlington Community Foundation

    Upper Arlington Community Foundation

    uacommunityfoundation.com

    Process Interactive

    The Upper Arlington Community Foundation enhances the quality of life in Upper Arlington, Ohio through impactful philanthropic activities. The site provides information about how to apply for funding, establish a fund, and give back to the community.

  • Backcountry Snowcats

    Backcountry Snowcats

    snowcats.ca

    VentureWeb

    Backcountry Snowcats offers remote backcountry powder skiing and boarding in British Columbia Canada. The site was moved from a static site generator to ProcessWire.

  • 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.

  • Reitoria Bom Sucesso

    Reitoria Bom Sucesso

    rt.com.pt

    SuperTINY agency

    RT is a small restaurant in the Bom Sucesso market in Porto that offers delicious focaccia sandwiches.

  • Superbude Hamburg

    Superbude Hamburg

    www.superbude.de

    xport communication GmbH

    We chose your open source cms Processwire, because of his 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…

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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 Blog

    ProcessWire.com website hosting upgrades

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    Quietly and without interruption this week, our whole website moved from a single static server to a load-balanced multi-server environment, giving us even more horsepower and redundancy than before. 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.

    “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 News & Community

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    • New post: Quietly and without interruption this week, the ProcessWire.com website (and all subdomains) moved from a single static server to a load-balanced multi-server environment, giving us even more horsepower and redundancy than before— More
      19 April 2019
    • New post: With ProcessWire 3.0.130, this week we’ll take a detailed look at a few useful new API additions made in the last few weeks, along with examples of each—More
      12 April 2019
    • New post: This week ProcessWire ProMailer has been released, plus we’ve got a nice upgrade in our community support forum, and more— More
      15 March 2019

    Latest news

    • ProcessWire Weekly #257
      In the 257th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll walk you through the new features in ProcessWire 3.0.130, introduce two new third party modules, and showcase the elegant new website of the QFMA. Read on!
      Weekly.pw / 13 April 2019
    • ProcessWire.com website hosting upgrades
      Quietly and without interruption this week, our whole website moved from a single static server to a load-balanced multi-server environment, giving us even more horsepower and redundancy than before.
      Blog / 19 April 2019
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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