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Webmention support for Django.

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django-wm lets you add Webmention functionality to your Django project with minimal setup.


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Getting started

Setup instructions.

Code for an example project.

All done? You can use the testing tool to make sure it works.


  • Endpoints:

    • /webmention: Receives incoming Webmentions from other sites.
    • /webmention/get: Used to retrieve Webmentions for a page on your site.
      e.g. /webmention/get?url=/my-article will return any received Webmentions that target /my-article on your site.
      // /webmention/get?url=/my-article
        "target_url": "",
        "mentions": [
            "hcard": {
              "name": "Jane Bloggs",
              "avatar": "",
              "homepage": ""
            "quote": null,
            "source_url": "",
            "published": "2020-01-17T21:45:24.542Z",
            "type": "webmention"
  • WebmentionHeadMiddleware adds your /webmention endpoint to the headers of your pages so that it can be discovered by other sites.

  • {% webmention_endpoint %} template tag to include your /webmention endpoint to your Django templates <head> HTML element.

  • MentionableMixin enables automatic submission of Webmentions to other sites when you mention them in your content.

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