Hook, Line, and Sinker

The WordPress.com Blog

We have added the really cool plugin developed by mitcho (Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine) called HookPress. HookPress lets you add webhooks to WordPress, providing an easy way to develop push notifications when various events happen on your blog (like publishing a post for instance).

WebhooksYou can now find this under the Settings Module in the dashboard.

As part of the process of integrating HookPress into WordPress.com we trimmed back some of the features (to ensure it didn’t impact performance or security) while improving other aspects of the plugin, like the management interface. To guide you through the rigs and roles of setting up and developing with this new tool check out the Webhooks support page.

There are currently three actions that you can enable a hook for: comment_post, publish_post, and publish_page. We’ll be adding support for more hooks in the future.

So what does all this mean? Well, for…

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