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

  • Introduction to an invoice application profile being built in ProcessWire: More
    30 September 2022
  • Stumbling upon a really nice ProcessWire-powered website, plus core updates including API improvements for ProcessWire forms— More
    9 September 2022
  • Useful new dot-and-bracket syntax options added for page.get() method— More
    2 September 2022

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #438
    In the 348th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to cover the latest weekly update from Ryan, take a closer look at a couple of new third party modules, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 1 October 2022
  • Multi-language field translation export/import
    In this post we cover the details of a new module that enables export and import capabilities for multi-language fields in ProcessWire.
    Blog / 5 August 2022
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