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SimpleSite 0.3.0

A simple website application written as a demonstration of Pylons for the Definitive Guide to Pylons

A simple website application allowing WYSIWYG editing, sections and subsections and full navigation widgets. The idea is that the application can form a starting point for your own website projects.


First install Easy Install if you don’t have it already by downloading from and installing it like this:


Install SimpleSite like this specifying either MySQL, SQLite or PostgreSQL as the word within the square brackets depending on the database you intend to use:

easy_install SimpleSite["MySQL"]
paster make-config simplesite.ini

Configure the application by editing simplesite.ini to specify a database to use using the format described at

paster setup-app simplesite.ini
paster serve simplesite.ini

The running application will now be available at http://localhost/


File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size
SimpleSite-0.3.0-py2.5.egg (md5) Python Egg 2.5 2008-11-10 169KB
SimpleSite-0.3.0.tar.gz (md5) Source 2008-11-10 116KB
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  • Author: James Gardner
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  • Keywords: pylons simple site book example
  • License: BSD, see the simplesite/public/yui/2.6.0/LICENSE.txt file for details.
  • Package Index Owner: thejimmyg
  • DOAP record: SimpleSite-0.3.0.xml