Remove unnecessary files

ProcessWire comes with several files that you will no longer need after installation.

The installer gives you the opportunity to remove these automatically, but if you didn't let it, or if it was unable to for some reason, you should remove them yourself. In either case, double check that these files/directories are removed after installation:

  • /install.php
  • /site-default/
  • /site-languages/
  • /site-beginner/
  • /site-blank/
  • /site-classic/
  • /site/install/

If you have any 3rd party modules installed that are no longer in use, uninstall and erase them from the file system.

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 #274
    The 274th issue of ProcessWire Weekly introduces three new modules, covers the latest status update from Ryan, and features the newly released website of the Brightline Initiative. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 10 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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