About Page Edit Soft Lock

Throws alert message when page is being edited by another user.

Category 1Admin Helpers
Admin helper modules are those that provide helpful tools, UI enhancements or optimizations to the admin panel (excluding Fieldtype or Inputfield modules).
Category 2Process Modules
Process modules are apps that run in the ProcessWire admin.
Release StateStable
Should be safe for use in production environments. *
Module Version1.0.1
Class NamePageEditSoftLock
Compatibility2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
Date AddedJuly 24, 2012
Last UpdatedJuly 20, 2015
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This module's files should be placed in /site/modules/PageEditSoftLock/
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ProcessWire PageEditSoftLock 1.0.1

This Module will add an alert message for pages already being edited by another user. It will show name and email. Page will still be editable to your own risk.


  • added option for hard lock in case you really want to. The page won't be editable.
  • made alert localizeable

How to install:

  • Download the contents of this repository and put the folder renamed as "PageEditSoftLock" into your site/modules/ folder
  • Login to processwire and got to Modules page and click "Check for new modules". You should see a note that two new modules were found. Install the "Page Edit Soft Lock" module only, the Process Page Edit Soft Lock module gets installed and uninstalled automatic.
  • Done