I need to setup a webhook on Salesforce Professional Edition. For example, if someone creates an account, I want the request to be sent to an external server.

Is this possible?

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No, the Professional Edition (e.g. Lightning Professional) does not have workflow or automation, so you can't generally set up code to call external systems. I do believe that at one point workflow and automation was available as a paid upgrade for Professional Edition, but I do not see that as an option in the current product comparison chart. You might want to contact your account executive to confirm what your options are.

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    Do you have a link to that chart?
    – Adrian Larson
    Sep 20, 2016 at 15:55
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    @AdrianLarson I've linked the current PDF in to the answer.
    – sfdcfox
    Sep 20, 2016 at 16:05

The Professional Edition has Process Builder as the only automation tool .The reference for this is below

You can spin a sample professional edition to see what you can achieve by simple signup

Also on the possibility of what you need is definitely doable .You will need to create a own managed package solution and pass the security review and list on an appexchange as ISV partner .

Check the below link.Also to push free apps on appexchange it does not cost you anything .Also security review charge is free for free applications .

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