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

  • This week we’re proud to announce the newest ProcessWire master version 3.0.164. Relative to the previous master (3.0.148) this version adds a ton of new & useful features and fixes more than 85 issues, with more than 225 commits over 7 months— More
    7 August 2020
  • ProcessWire 3.0.163 resolves more than a dozen issue reports and adds new hooks and configurable module install options, among numerous other updates. In addition, a major update to ProCache (v4.0) has been released— More
    24 July 2020
  • Weekly update for 17 July 2020 and a look at new features coming in next week's version of ProCache— More
    17 July 2020

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #326
    In the 326th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we're going to introduce the latest ProcessWire master version, take a quick look at a brand new third party module called Textformatter Video Markup, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 8 August 2020
  • ProcessWire 3.0.164 new master version
    This week we’re proud to announce the newest ProcessWire master version 3.0.164. Relative to the previous master version (3.0.148) this version adds a ton of new and useful features and fixes more than 85 issues, with more than 225 commits over a period of 7 months.
    Blog / 7 August 2020
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