ProcessWire Structure

Overview of ProcessWire’s structure in terms of pages, templates and fields. And an outline of the directory structure.

  • Pages

    Almost everything in ProcessWire is represented by a Page. The term “Page” refers to a webpage, though in ProcessWire it’s also much more. 
  • Templates

    Every Page has a template which defines the type of Page and what fields are present on pages using it. Every template may be used by one or more pages.
  • Fields

    Fields in ProcessWire are where the content is actually stored. Any field may be one of many storing content for a Page and its output.
  • File system

    An outline of ProcessWire’s file and directory structure, highlighting the locations where your site’s files go, where the core flies live, where to place modules, and more.

Twitter updates

  • ProcessWire 3.0.153 (dev) focuses on comments field updates, significant refactoring/improvements to ProcessWire’s core Template class and PagesLoader class (which is used by the pages API variable), and we introduce a useful new pages API method— More
    20 March 2020
  • ProcessWire 3.0.152 core updates— This week we have some major improvements to our core date/time Inputfield, as well as a new ability to specify your own custom classes for Page objects— More
    6 March 2020
  • This week we’ve got a couple of really useful API-side improvements to the core in 3.0.151, including predefined image settings and static language translation improvements— More
    21 February 2020

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #307
    In the 307th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to check out the latest dev branch updates, introduce some new third party modules, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 28 March 2020
  • ProcessWire 3.0.153 core updates
    This latest version of the core on the dev branch focuses on comments field updates, significant refactoring/improvements to ProcessWire’s core Template class and PagesLoader class (which is used by the $pages API variable), and we introduce a useful new $pages API method.
    Blog / 20 March 2020
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