To automatically keep Django and WordPress in sync, you should install the HookPress plugin.

Saving will now be slower in WordPress because there are additional synchronous requests to the webhook on every save. Later, in a separate thread, Django asks WordPress about details of post. When you save a post, two webhook calls are made. One for the updated post, and one for the new revision.

Installing HookPress

It’s just like installing any other WordPress plugin. Starting from your admin dashboard, you go to “Plugins”, then “Add New”, search for “hookpress”, and then install.

Configuring HookPress

Starting again from the admin dashboard, go to “Settings”, then “Webhooks”, then “Add webhook”. At the least, you should set up a publish_post hook that sends the ID field back like this:


To get the url, go to the Wjordpress section of the Django admin and copy the “Webhook” url: