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

  • 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
  • ProcessWire 3.0.171 dev branch core updates – More
    22 January 2021
  • Preliminary 2021 roadmap in progress in this week’s update— More
    8 January 2021

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #351
    In the 351st issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to introduce the latest core updates, check out what's been happening on the support forum, and pick a new site of the week. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 30 January 2021
  • ProcessWire 3.0.172 – Find faster and more efficiently
    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.
    Blog / 5 February 2021
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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