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Starting a site with the “blank” profile

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ProcessWire 3.0.200+ comes with just 1 site installation profile, the site-blank profile. This profile makes very few assumptions, making it a minimal though excellent starting point. Here’s how you might use it.  More 

ProcessWire 3.0.181 core updates + “Hello World”

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ProcessWire 3.0.181 has fixes and improvements as usual, but the biggest addition is a nice pull request from LostKobrakai, plus major updates to our Helloworld and ProcessHello demonstration modules. This post covers it all. More 

ProcessWire 3.0.177 core updates

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This week we focus in on a new and unique Inputfield module added to the core that enables a lot of useful new input capabilities for tags, sortable multiple selection and custom user input. More 

WebP images on an existing site

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In this post we’ll look at a process used for migrating an existing website to use WebP images. We’ll cover everything from preliminary considerations to implementation and testing, with lots of tips and tricks along the way. More 

ProcessWire 3.0.137 core updates

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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. This version also refactors and improves upon several core classes. More 

ProcessWire 3.0.135 core updates

Version 3.0.135 of ProcessWire on the dev branch focuses on .htaccess updates, adds additional layers of security, adds clarity to debug mode, and improves upon the installer. More 

Using InnoDB with ProcessWire

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This week we take a look at a couple of reasons why you might want to choose InnoDB as your MySQL database engine when installing ProcessWire. More 

What to do after upgrading to the latest master

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With everything running smoothly on the new master version, we wanted to recommend a few additional steps that will help you take advantage of some of the new features. Plus a look at developing for and with ProcessWire. More 

Optimizing 404s in ProcessWire

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This week we give extensive coverage on how to optimize 404 requests in ProcessWire. In this post you'll learn about why 404s are significant issue, and then we'll look at what you can do to optimize and ensure your site doesn't waste valuable time and resources serving irrelevant crawlers and bots. This post also briefly covers this week's core version 3.0.52. More 

Twitter updates

  • A review of weekly core updates, plus a simple recipe for a very effective listing cache—More
    24 June 2022
  • Weekly update: Making ProcessWire render pages at old WordPress URLs (or building a simple/custom URL router in PW): More
    17 June 2022
  • New post: ProcessWire now comes with just 1 site installation profile, the "blank" profile. It makes very few assumptions, making it a minimal though excellent starting point. Here’s how you might use it— More
    10 June 2022

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #424
    In the 424th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll check out the latest weekly update from Ryan, introduce a new third party module, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 25 June 2022
  • Starting a site with the “blank” profile
    ProcessWire 3.0.200+ comes with just 1 site installation profile, the site-blank profile. This profile makes very few assumptions, making it a minimal though excellent starting point. Here’s how you might use it. 
    Blog / 10 June 2022
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