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 3.0.153 (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
  • This week we’ve got a couple of really useful API-side improvements to the core in 3.0.151, including predefined image settings and static language translation improvements— More
    21 February 2020

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #307
    In the 307th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to check out the latest dev branch updates, introduce some new third party modules, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 28 March 2020
  • ProcessWire 3.0.153 core updates
    This latest version of the core on the dev branch 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.
    Blog / 20 March 2020
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“To Drupal, or to ProcessWire? The million dollar choice. We decided to make an early switch to PW. And in retrospect, ProcessWire was probably the best decision we made. Thanks are due to ProcessWire and the amazing system and set of modules that are in place.” —Unni Krishnan, Founder of PigtailPundits