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.
  • 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 3.0.174 core updates: improvements to the new path/URL hooks and more— More
    12 March 2021
  • ProcessWire 3.0.173 adds several new requested features and this post focuses on one of my favorites: the ability to hook into and handle ProcessWire URLs, independent of pages— More
    5 March 2021
  • This week ProcessWire gained powerful new tools for finding pages and controlling how they are loaded. If you like to maximize performance and efficiency, you’ll like what 3.0.172 brings— More
    5 February 2021

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #356
    In the 356th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll cover the latest core updates (ProcessWire 3.0.173), introduce new third party modules RockCalculator and RockIframe, and take a closer look at a brand new site of the week. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 6 March 2021
  • ProcessWire 3.0.173 core updates: New URL hooks
    ProcessWire 3.0.173 adds several new requested features and this post focuses on one of my favorites: the ability to hook into and handle ProcessWire URLs, independent of pages.
    Blog / 5 March 2021
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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