Access control in ProcessWire

ProcessWire uses a role-based access control system (RBAC). Users are assigned to one or more roles, each role is assigned permissions, and roles are assigned to templates for access control of pages.

  • Roles

    Roles are a way of grouping multiple users and assigning permissions to that group. They are the connection of both users and templates to permissions.
  • Permissions

    Permissions represent a granular permission to access something or to perform some action. This page outlines permissions recognized by the core.

Twitter updates

  • ProcessWire 3.0.174 core updates: improvements to the new path/URL hooks and more— More
    12 March 2021
  • ProcessWire 3.0.173 adds several new requested features and this post focuses on one of my favorites: the ability to hook into and handle ProcessWire URLs, independent of pages— More
    5 March 2021
  • This week ProcessWire gained powerful new tools for finding pages and controlling how they are loaded. If you like to maximize performance and efficiency, you’ll like what 3.0.172 brings— More
    5 February 2021

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #356
    In the 356th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll cover the latest core updates (ProcessWire 3.0.173), introduce new third party modules RockCalculator and RockIframe, and take a closer look at a brand new site of the week. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 6 March 2021
  • ProcessWire 3.0.173 core updates: New URL hooks
    ProcessWire 3.0.173 adds several new requested features and this post focuses on one of my favorites: the ability to hook into and handle ProcessWire URLs, independent of pages.
    Blog / 5 March 2021
  • Subscribe to weekly ProcessWire news

I just love the easy and intuitive ProcessWire API. ProcessWire rocks!” —Jens Martsch, Web developer