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WordPress models and views for Django.

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Models and views for reading a WordPress database. Compatible with WordPress version 3.5+.

django-wordpress is a project of ISL <>_ and the Sunlight Foundation <>_.


Read-only models to protect your content

This package is designed to be read-only. Writing is enabled by adding WP_READ_ONLY = False to None of the WordPress specific logic is included while writing to the database so there is a good chance you will break your WordPress install if you enable writing.

WordPress table prefix

The default table prefix is wp. To change the table prefix, add WP_TABLE_PREFIX = 'yourprefix' to

Multiple database support

Added the ability to specify which database the WordPress content is coming from. Set it using the WP_DATABASE setting. Defaults to default.

Database routers need be set to::

DATABASE_ROUTERS = ['wordpress.router.WordpressRouter']

Default templates

Default templates are provided only for development purposes so you can see content in your browser! Please override these with customized templates for your application.

Export Management Commands

  • wpexport Dump published posts in WXR format.
  • wpexportauthors Export authors as CSV.

Working With WordPress Models

Ten most recent published posts::


Posts tagged wordpress::


Post attachments::

for attachment in post.attachments():

Post tags::




pip install the-real-django-wordpress



Include the following in

url(r'^path/to/blog/', include('wordpress.urls')),
django-wordpress open issues Ask a question     (View All Issues)
  • over 3 years Querying for Terms can throw MultipleObjectsReturned error in Wordpress 4.2+, after taxonomy term split
  • over 3 years Change IPAddressField to GenericIPAddressField for Django 1.9 Support
django-wordpress open pull requests (View All Pulls)
  • Make user ID field name case explicit
  • GenericIPAddressField for wordpress.Comment.author_ip
django-wordpress questions on Stackoverflow (View All Questions)
  • Django + Wordpress RESTful Api with requests
  • Rewriting urls to cut out one directory level in combined django/wordpress setup
  • Django + Wordpress: Integrating user login
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