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

  • This week we’ve got a few new and interesting core updates in progress, though none quite ready to release just yet. So rather than releasing version 3.0.154 today, I thought we'd instead take a brief look at what’s coming over the next few weeks… More
    3 April 2020
  • ProcessWire 3.0.153 (dev) focuses on comments field updates, significant refactoring/improvements to ProcessWire’s core Template class and PagesLoader class (which is used by the pages API variable), and we introduce a useful new pages API method— More
    20 March 2020
  • ProcessWire 3.0.152 core updates— This week we have some major improvements to our core date/time Inputfield, as well as a new ability to specify your own custom classes for Page objects— More
    6 March 2020

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #308
    In the 308th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to take a look at some upcoming core and pro module updates, check out two all-new third party modules, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 4 April 2020
  • ProcessWire updates and additions in progress
    This week we’ve got a few new and interesting core updates in progress, though none quite ready to release just yet. So rather than releasing version 3.0.154 today, I thought we'd instead take a brief look at what’s coming over the next few weeks. This post covers all the details.
    Blog / 3 April 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