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

  • 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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