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

  • Happy New Year! Today I’ve bumped the version on the dev branch to 3.0.170, and it’s quite a lot of updates. This post covers most of them. In this post, there’s also a question for you: what would you like to see in ProcessWire in 2021? More
    1 January 2021
  • In this week’s blog post we’ll take a brief look at a powerful new ProFields module for ProcessWire that’s just around the corner—the Combo field: More
    4 December 2020
  • There’s a new modules directory on the ProcessWire site now up and running. In this post we’ll cover a few details about what’s changed and what’s new—More
    20 November 2020

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #347
    In the 347th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll check out ProcessWire 3.0.170, introduce the PDF Fieldtype/Inputfield module, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 2 January 2021
  • ProcessWire 3.0.170 core updates
    Happy New Year! Today I’ve bumped the version on the dev branch to 3.0.170, and it’s quite a lot of updates. This post covers most of them. In this post, there’s also a question for you: what would you like to see in ProcessWire in 2021?
    Blog / 1 January 2021
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