Fields, Fieldtypes and Inputfields

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

  • Introduction to fields

    Fields are where the content is actually stored for pages. This page provides more information about Fields, Fieldtypes and Inputfields.
  • Field dependencies

    Input and field dependencies enable you to specify the conditions under which a particular field in the page editor is shown or required.
  • Repeaters

    The repeater fieldtype enables you to create a group of fields and make it repeatable in any quantity on your page. This opens many new possibilities with how you might manage and structure data.
  • Textarea

    The Textarea Fieldtype is designed to hold any amount of text. Typically Textarea is used for multi-line text values. It is also used for rich text (CKEditor) fields.
  • Select options

    The Options Fieldtype provides single and multi choice selectable options in ProcessWire, as an alternative to using Page fields.
  • Images

    This page outlines using and manipulating image fields — one of the most commonly used in ProcessWire.
  • Multi-language fields

    ProcessWire supports various kinds of multi-language text fields. This page outlines how to use them.
  • CKEditor

    CKEditor is the rich text editor used by ProcessWire via the module InputfieldCKEditor. On a default installation of ProcessWire, there is typically a “body” field which uses CKEditor.

Twitter updates

  • 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
  • ProcessWire 3.0.136 updates our CKEditor version and adds a new backtrace() method to the core Debug class— More
    26 July 2019

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #275
    In the 275th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to walk you through the new features included in ProcessWire 3.0.138, cover some WebP related stuff, and highlight recent forum posts and online resources. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 17 August 2019
  • WebP images on an existing site
    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.
    Blog / 16 August 2019
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