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 licensed under the Mozilla Public License 2.0. When indicated in the file header, the MIT license is also used by ProcessWire.
  • Contact us

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

Twitter updates

  • ProcessWire 3.0.160 adds powerful new text-searching operators, bringing a new level of power to page-finding API calls, especially when it comes to search engine type queries. Post also includes a demo search engine where you can test it all out live— More
    19 June 2020
  • Preview of ProcessWire 3.0.160 with auto-enable of two-factor authentication, new version of TfaEmail and TfaTotp, and new selector operators coming next week. More
    12 June 2020
  • New post: ProcessWire 3.0.159 brings some useful and time-saving upgrades to the core two-factor authentication system— More
    5 June 2020

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #319
    In the 319th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to check out the latest core updates, introduce a couple of new third party modules, and highlight the downright stunning new website of Studio Pixelgold. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 21 June 2020
  • Powerful new text-searching abilities in 3.0.160
    In ProcessWire 3.0.160 we’ve got some major upgrades and additions to our text-search abilities. This brings a whole new level of power to $pages->find() and similar API calls, especially when it comes to search engine type queries.
    Blog / 19 June 2020
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“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