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

  • ProcessWire 3.0.142 has a lot of updates but the biggest is the addition of custom fields support for file and image fields. In this post, we take a closer look at that, and also outline all of the new features in the just-released FormBuilder v40— More
    11 October 2019
  • This week’s dev branch version brings you improvements to ProcessWire’s input->cookie API variable, plus it adds the ability to modify system URLs and paths at runtime. This post also includes some examples to demonstrate just how useful this can be— More
    20 September 2019
  • 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

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #283
    The 283rd issue of ProcessWire Weekly introduces ProcessWire 3.0.142 and FormBuilder v40, highlights some conference content, and features a new weekly poll continuing with the #processwireworks theme. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 12 October 2019
  • ProcessWire 3.0.142 core updates
    This latest version of the core on the dev branch has a lot of updates, bnd the biggest is the addition of custom fields support for file and image fields. In this post, we take a closer look and also outline all of the new features in the just-released FormBuilder v40.
    Blog / 11 October 2019
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