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brillixy 0.6.1

Customizations for Django admin interface.

Overview

Brillixy is out of box improvements for Django admin to provide modern design and straightforward customization capabilities. Official home page: http://05bit.com/brillixy/.

Requirements

Django 1.4.x/1.5.x is supported. Django 1.3.x support is not available at the moment.

Features

After installation you'll get fully featured Django admin with refined design powered by responsive Twitter Bootstrap layout. And yet, Brillixy may work fine with simple projects, it's in active development at the moment to be more robust and fit more complex ones.

All basic admin features are implemented at the moment. Also you will get some extras:

  • global header logo & text customization
  • custom dashboard panels API

Installation

Standard Django admin should be enabled and configured as usually.

  1. Install using pip:

    pip install brillixy
    
  2. Add brillixy to INSTALLED_APPS before django.contrib.admin:

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    # ...

    'brillixy',

    # Uncomment the next line to enable the admin:
    'django.contrib.admin',

    # ...
)
  1. Add initialization code to urls.py right after Django admin autodiscover code:
# Uncomment the next two lines to enable the admin:
from django.contrib import admin
admin.autodiscover()

# Setup Brillixy views & templates
import brillixy.site
brillixy.site.setup(admin.site)

Customization

Here's basic example of customization code in settings file from example project provided with the source code of Brillixy:

# Brillixy settings
BRILLIXY_INDEX = {
    'panels': [
        'example_core.admin.MyModelsPanel',
        'brillixy.panels.AllModelsPanel',
    ]
}

BRILLIXY_BRANDING = {
    'logo': '%slogo.png' % STATIC_URL,
    'title': u"Brillixy Demo",
}

Read more about extra customizations in docs: https://github.com/05bit/brillixy/tree/master/docs.

Troubleshooting

If you see old or broken admin interface that may be custom admin templates that overrides Brillixy's templates.

Please make sure:

  • you don't have 'admin/*' templates in paths defined in TEMPLATE_DIRS
  • you don't have apps before brillixy in INSTALLED_APPS that overrides 'admin/*' templates
  • you don't have ModelAdmin or inlines that use custom templates based on default admin templates

License, commercial usage

http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by-nc/3.0/88x31.png

Brillixy by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

For commercial usage we're selling commercial license at our official site http://05bit.com/brillixy/. You're welcome!

Feedback

You're welcome to post issues at GitHub https://github.com/05bit/brillixy/issues or you may drop a line to Alexey Kinyov <rudy@05bit.com>

 
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