Third party modules

We can vouch for the security of the code that we write in the ProcessWire core, but we can't vouch for the security of third party modules. Follow these guidelines to maximize your security with third party modules.

ProcessWire doesn't require any third party modules in order to run and accomplish most tasks, so use care in deciding which third party modules to install.

  • Install only those modules that solve an important need for your site. The fewer 3rd party modules you have installed, the less to keep track of and fewer developers you are dependent upon.

  • Verify that the module is still actively supported by developer in the ProcessWire support boards.

  • Keep third party modules up-to-date (the ProcessWireUpgrade module is a good way to track versions).

  • Uninstall and erase any 3rd party modules that you have installed but are not using.

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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