ProcessWire Tutorials

If you like to learn by doing or by example, these tutorials will help you get up to speed with ProcessWire quickly.

  • Hello Worlds

    In this tutorial you will learn how to create and work with templates, fields, pages, and how to output dynamic data via your templates. By Ryan Cramer.
  • Default site profile

    If you've installed ProcessWire's default site profile and want a guide on how the template files work, this is for you. This tutorial also serves as a good introduction to template files in general. By Ryan Cramer.
  • How to structure your template files

    How to use some of the more common strategies used by developers in structuring template files. Includes pros and cons as well as extensive examples. By Ryan Cramer.
  • Using custom page types in ProcessWire

    A look at some lesser known advanced techniques that enable you to introduce new conveniences by creating custom page types. An advanced tutorial by Benjamin Milde.

Twitter updates

  • A review of weekly core updates, plus a simple recipe for a very effective listing cache—More
    24 June 2022
  • Weekly update: Making ProcessWire render pages at old WordPress URLs (or building a simple/custom URL router in PW): More
    17 June 2022
  • New post: ProcessWire now comes with just 1 site installation profile, the "blank" profile. It makes very few assumptions, making it a minimal though excellent starting point. Here’s how you might use it— More
    10 June 2022

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #424
    In the 424th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll check out the latest weekly update from Ryan, introduce a new third party module, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 25 June 2022
  • Starting a site with the “blank” profile
    ProcessWire 3.0.200+ comes with just 1 site installation profile, the site-blank profile. This profile makes very few assumptions, making it a minimal though excellent starting point. Here’s how you might use it. 
    Blog / 10 June 2022
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