ProcessWire documentation

Everything you need to know to develop websites or applications in ProcessWire.
  • API reference

    Looking for the right property, method or class to use? This comprehensive API reference covers all classes and API variables in ProcessWire 3.x.
  • Getting started

    Introductory topics on installation as well as some of the basics of ProcessWire’s structure, API and more.
  • Front-end

    Topics on using the ProcessWire API to render output on the front-end of your site with your template files.
  • Tutorials

    If you like to learn by doing or by example, these tutorials will help you get up to speed with ProcessWire quickly.
  • Selectors

    Selectors are simple strings of text that specify fields and values. These selectors are used throughout ProcessWire to find pages (and other types of data).
  • Modules & hooks

    A module is a type of plugin that runs in ProcessWire, and they come in many flavors. At its core, ProcessWire is a platform for executing modules, and much ProcessWire is built upon these modules.
  • Fields, types, input

    Additional documentation and details on using various different kinds of field types and input fields in ProcessWire.
  • Access control

    ProcessWire uses a role-based access control system (RBAC). Users are assigned to one or more roles, each role is assigned permissions, and roles are assigned to templates for access control of pages.
  • Security

    Security is our number one priority with ProcessWire. Make it your number one priority too. In this section we attempt to cover some of the more important aspects in maintaining a secure installation.
  • Multi-language

    Multi-language page names (URLs) and multi-language text fields make developing a multilingual site as easy as developing a single language site. 
  • More topics

    Additional topics on developing with ProcessWire that didn’t fit into one of the categories above.

Twitter updates

  • ProcessWire 3.0.161 adds support for selector operator stacking, enabling you automatically broaden searches in a single pages.find() call— More
    26 June 2020
  • 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

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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“We were really happy to build our new portfolio website on ProcessWire! We wanted something that gave us plenty of control on the back-end, without any bloat on the front end - just a nice, easy to access API for all our content that left us free to design and build however we liked.” —Castus, web design agency in Sheffield, UK