Poll archive

This is the archive page for our weekly polls – a recurring section that has appeared in ProcessWire Weekly issues since April 2017.

The goal of our weekly polls is to gather insight about ProcessWire and it's users: who uses ProcessWire, how it is used, what it is used for, which tools it is commonly used with, and so on. Poll results will appear here as soon as the poll is closed.

From this page you can find a list of all the polls we have featured so far in our weekly issues. Polls are sorted by the issue they were featured in, with latest one on the top.

What type of modules do you find most useful?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #166 on Saturday, 15th of July 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   Fieldtypes or inputfields: modules that add new or improved ways to store and input data (25.9%, 50)
  2.   Markup generating modules: modules that produce visible output on the site – carousels, galleries, forms, feeds, and so on (8.8%, 17)
  3.   Admin helpers, enhancements, or extensions: modules that extend the admin tools of ProcessWire with new or improved features (17.1%, 33)
  4.   API level utility modules: modules that add useful features to the API of ProcessWire, without automatically generating any markup (11.9%, 23)
  5.   Modules that run on the background, adding to or improving ProcessWire's existing features: mailers, schedulers, backup tools, etc. (12.4%, 24)
  6.   Access or permission management: modules that add new ways to manage users and their permissions, limit access to the site, etc. (9.3%, 18)
  7.   Development tools: modules that add tools intended mainly for developer use – migration and importing tools, debuggers, and so on (14.5%, 28)

Total votings: 193

Which versions of ProcessWire are you currently hosting or managing?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #163 on Saturday, 24th of June 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   3.0 (54.8%, 80)
  2.   2.8 (13%, 19)
  3.   2.7 (14.4%, 21)
  4.   2.6 (6.2%, 9)
  5.   2.5 (5.5%, 8)
  6.   2.4 (3.4%, 5)
  7.   2.3 (2.1%, 3)
  8.   2.2 (0.7%, 1)
  9.   2.1 (0%, 0)
  10.   2.0 (0%, 0)

Total votings: 146

In addition to ProcessWire, which other CMS platforms do you use?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #162 on Saturday, 17th of June 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   ProcessWire is my only game (35.3%, 53)
  2.   WordPress (23.3%, 35)
  3.   Drupal (3.3%, 5)
  4.   MODX (8%, 12)
  5.   ExpressionEngine (2%, 3)
  6.   Craft CMS (4%, 6)
  7.   Bolt CMS (0.7%, 1)
  8.   Concrete5 (1.3%, 2)
  9.   Joomla! (4.7%, 7)
  10.   Kirby (3.3%, 5)
  11.   Grav (4.7%, 7)
  12.   Liferay (0%, 0)
  13.   Sitecore (0.7%, 1)
  14.   SharePoint (2%, 3)
  15.   Something else – please let us know via post comments! (6.7%, 10)

Total votings: 150

How long have you been using ProcessWire?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #161 on Saturday, 10th of June 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   I don't really use ProcessWire, I'm just an interested bystander (3.2%, 4)
  2.   A year or less, I'm just getting started [0-1] (17.6%, 22)
  3.   Two to three years, been here for a while already [2-3] (38.4%, 48)
  4.   My gosh, it's been three to four years already [3-4] (16.8%, 21)
  5.   Four to five years, got plenty of experience [4-5] (12%, 15)
  6.   Five years or more, I'm old school! [5+] (12%, 15)

Total votings: 125

Which optimization methods do you typically apply on your sites?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #160 on Saturday, 3rd of June 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   Enable one or more of ProcessWire's built-in caching methods (11.6%, 24)
  2.   Install and enable a third party caching module, such as ProCache (7.7%, 16)
  3.   Image optimizations: minifying, lazy loading, CSS sprites, etc. (16.9%, 35)
  4.   Minify and/or combine HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files (18.8%, 39)
  5.   Inline bits and pieces of critical CSS and/or JavaScript (4.3%, 9)
  6.   Use font icons instead of images whenever applicable (11.1%, 23)
  7.   Enable prefetching, preloading, and/or prebrowsing (2.9%, 6)
  8.   Leverage browser side caching for static files and assets (12.1%, 25)
  9.   Fetch common CSS and JavaScript files from a CDN, such as BootstrapCDN or jsDelivr (6.8%, 14)
  10.   Set up a full blown CDN service, such as CloudFront or Cloudflare, in front of your site (2.4%, 5)
  11.   Considerable server side optimizations, manually or with tools such as the PageSpeed Module (5.3%, 11)
  12.   Something else – please let us know via post comments! (0%, 0)

Total votings: 207

What is your favourite feature from our current roadmap?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #159 on Saturday, 27th of May 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   New admin theme (11.7%, 12)
  2.   New bundled site profile(s) (5.8%, 6)
  3.   Predefined crop settings for image fields (7.8%, 8)
  4.   Custom properties for image/file fields (7.8%, 8)
  5.   New website (4.9%, 5)
  6.   Front-end JS $pages API (18.4%, 19)
  7.   Tools for exporting and importing of pages (30.1%, 31)
  8.   Expanded image capabilities in CKEditor (5.8%, 6)
  9.   More multi-language fields (2.9%, 3)
  10.   New cheatsheet (4.9%, 5)

Total votings: 103

Have you used, or are you planning to use, Composer for your ProcessWire projects?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #157 on Saturday, 13th of May 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   Of course, I'm a big fan of Composer! (30.1%, 28)
  2.   Not yet, but I'm planning to use it in the near future (17.2%, 16)
  3.   Not really, I have no use for a tool like Composer (34.4%, 32)
  4.   What's a Composer? (18.3%, 17)

Total votings: 93

What's your opinion on commercial ProcessWire modules?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #156 on Saturday, 6th of May 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   I'm against the whole idea of commercial modules (2.2%, 2)
  2.   I don't necessarily like the idea, but I get why they are needed (34.1%, 31)
  3.   They are a valuable addition to the ProcessWire ecosystem (61.5%, 56)
  4.   I really don't have an opinion on this one (2.2%, 2)

Total votings: 91

What is your favourite front-end framework?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #155 on Saturday, 29th of April 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   I don't use a front-end framework (21.7%, 25)
  2.   Foundation – http://foundation.zurb.com/ (11.3%, 13)
  3.   Bootstrap – http://getbootstrap.com/ (18.3%, 21)
  4.   Uikit – https://getuikit.com/ (23.5%, 27)
  5.   Materialize – http://materializecss.com/ (1.7%, 2)
  6.   Semantic UI – https://semantic-ui.com/ (0.9%, 1)
  7.   Pure – https://purecss.io/ (0.9%, 1)
  8.   It depends entirely on the project I'm working on (14.8%, 17)
  9.   Something else – please let us know via post comments! (7%, 8)

Total votings: 115

What is your favourite feature in ProcessWire?

Featured in ProcessWire Weekly #154 on Saturday, 22nd of April 2017 11:59 am.

  1.   Flexible and powerful API (32.8%, 38)
  2.   Easy to use Admin interface (6%, 7)
  3.   Custom fields and data structures (48.3%, 56)
  4.   Markup agnostic output approach (6%, 7)
  5.   Hook system and/or the module architecture (2.6%, 3)
  6.   Technology: performance, scalability, and/or security (3.4%, 4)
  7.   Something else – please let us know via post comments! (0.9%, 1)

Total votings: 116