David Preston

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Processwire

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A Developer’s CMS

I have used CMSs (Content Management Systems) for years, mainly Joomla, but also others. I don’t consider WordPress a CMS, but that’s just me. Anyhow, I came across a new (to me, anyway) one a few weeks ago that has very quickly become my favourite. It is called ProcessWire, and it is unusual because it has no front end. (The download comes with an example front end, but there is no requirement to use it.) So… View More

dpreston.com Now Powered by ProcessWire

After years of neglect, during which time server upgrades and Wordpress awkwardness almost rendered this blog completely inoperable, I finally made the leap to change its backend to ProcessWire. I first discovered ProcessWire a couple of years ago, and have built several sites with it since, mostly small ones but the odd biggie. The following… View More

ProcessWire & CloudFlare

Erudite (or nosy) visitors may have noticed that I run this blog through a free CloudFlare account. This is a Good Thing, however it was breaking my ProcessWire admin (not a Good Thing), with the default CloudFlare optimisations. It turns out that the trick is to create a CloudFlare 'Page Rule' for dpreston.com/processwire/* (the asterisk wildcard character is important), such… View More