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

  • New post: This week we’ll take a look at a new version of FormBuilder that's on the way (with a screencast), as well as the latest version of the core: ProcessWire 3.0.140— More
    6 September 2019
  • We added WebP image support this year and many have been adopting it in existing projects. We look at a process used for migrating existing websites to WebP images— from preliminary considerations to implementation & testing, w/lots of tips & tricks too: More
    16 August 2019
  • 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— More
    2 August 2019

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #279
    This week in the 279th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to introduce some of the latest third party modules out there, and highlight a brand new site of the week. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 14 September 2019
  • ProcessWire 3.0.140 and FormBuilder v40
    This week we’ll take a look at a new version of FormBuilder that's on the way (with a screencast), as well as the latest version of the core: ProcessWire 3.0.140.
    Blog / 6 September 2019
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