About ProcessWire

Introductory information about ProcessWire including what makes it unique, background/history, a demonstration site, software requirements, license and more.

  • What you’ll love

    ProcessWire is the content management system that connects it all. Regardless of scale, it is simple, powerful, consistent, predictable, capable and just plain fun to use.
  • Why ProcessWire?

    ProcessWire exists to bridge the gap between the current content management landscape and the needs of many designers, developers and clients in a CMS.
  • Versus WordPress

    If you are a current WordPress user looking to better understand what ProcessWire offers relative to WordPress, this page offers a few points for comparison that you might find useful.
  • Background

    Additional background information on ProcessWire including its history, what the term “ProcessWire” means, and more.
  • Requirements

    ProcessWire is easy to install and use—you can be up and running in less than 5 minutes!
  • Demo site

    The demonstration site running ProcessWire provides a collection of skyscrapers in the United States and enables you to browse and search them by city, architect and various other factors.
  • Reviews

    See what others have to say about ProcessWire in this list of reviews from other websites.
  • Roadmap

    The following features are planned for upcoming versions of the ProcessWire core. These are not the only features planned, they are just a taste.
  • License

    ProcessWire is a pure open-source CMS that uses a business friendly Mozilla Public License.
  • Contact us

    Have a question or comment, feel free to get in touch with the ProcessWire developers.

Twitter updates

  • New post: This week we’ll take a look at a new version of FormBuilder that's on the way (with a screencast), as well as the latest version of the core: ProcessWire 3.0.140— More
    6 September 2019
  • We added WebP image support this year and many have been adopting it in existing projects. We look at a process used for migrating existing websites to WebP images— from preliminary considerations to implementation & testing, w/lots of tips & tricks too: More
    16 August 2019
  • Core version 3.0.137 on the dev branch adds the ability to hook multiple methods at once, in a single call. This post details how it works and provides a useful example of how you might put it to use in your development environment— More
    2 August 2019

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #279
    This week in the 279th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to introduce some of the latest third party modules out there, and highlight a brand new site of the week. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 14 September 2019
  • ProcessWire 3.0.140 and FormBuilder v40
    This week we’ll take a look at a new version of FormBuilder that's on the way (with a screencast), as well as the latest version of the core: ProcessWire 3.0.140.
    Blog / 6 September 2019
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“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