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django-admin-bootstrapped 2.3.3

A Bootstrap theme for Django Admin

A Django admin theme using Bootstrap. It doesn’t need any kind of modification on your side, just add it to the installed apps.

Requirements

  • Django >=1.6

Installation

Since 2.0 we are targeting Bootstrap 3 and recent Django versions. The old 1.x series works with Django >=1.4 and <1.7.

  1. Download it from PyPi with pip install django-admin-bootstrapped
  2. Add into the INSTALLED_APPS before 'django.contrib.admin':
'django_admin_bootstrapped',
  1. Have fun!

Configuration

For a full bootstrap3 experience you may want to use a custom renderer for the fields. There’s one available in tree that requires the django-bootstrap3 application installed. You have to add to your project settings file:

DAB_FIELD_RENDERER = 'django_admin_bootstrapped.renderers.BootstrapFieldRenderer'

Messages will have alert-info tag by default, so you may want to add Bootstrap 3 tags for different message levels to make them styled appropriately. Add to your project settings file:

from django.contrib import messages

MESSAGE_TAGS = {
            messages.SUCCESS: 'alert-success success',
            messages.WARNING: 'alert-warning warning',
            messages.ERROR: 'alert-danger error'
}

Now, adding messages like this:

messages.success(request, "My success message")
messages.warning(request, "My warning message")
messages.error(request, "My error message")

will result into this:

Goodies

Translate/change an application name with a template

With a version of django < 1.7 you can’t change the application name, but django-admin-bootstrapped let you do it in a really easy way. Create a file named admin_app_name.html into the application’s template folder. Eg: myapp/templates/admin_app_name.html or project/templates/myapp/admin_app_name.html. Please be warned that since this is already possible using plain django the feature will be removed in favour of the upstream solution.

You can also change the default Django Administration title, just add a admin_title.html file into your project/templates/admin/ folder.

Add custom html to the change form of any model with a template

You can inject custom html on top of any change form creating a template named admin_model_MODELNAME_change_form.html into the application’s template folder. Eg: myapp/templates/myapp/admin_model_mymodelname_change_form.html or project/templates/myapp/admin_model_mymodelname_change_form.html.

Inline sortable

You can add drag&drop sorting capability to any inline with a couple of changes to your code.

First, add a position field in your model (and sort your model accordingly), for example:

class TestSortable(models.Model):
    that = models.ForeignKey(TestMe)
    position = models.PositiveSmallIntegerField("Position")
    test_char = models.CharField(max_length=5)

    class Meta:
        ordering = ('position', )

Then in your admin.py create a class to handle the inline using the django_admin_bootstrapped.admin.models.SortableInline mixin, like this:

from django_admin_bootstrapped.admin.models import SortableInline
from models import TestSortable

class TestSortable(admin.StackedInline, SortableInline):
    model = TestSortable
    extra = 0

You can now use the inline as usual. The result will look like this:

This feature was brought to you by Kyle Bock. Thank you Kyle!

XHTML Compatible

Compatible with both html and xhtml. To enable xhtml for your django app add the following to your settings.py: DEFAULT_CONTENT_TYPE = ‘application/xhtml+xml’

Generic lookups in admin

All that needs to be done is change the admin widget with either formfield_overrides like this:

from django_admin_bootstrapped.widgets import GenericContentTypeSelect

class SomeModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
    formfield_overrides = {
        models.ForeignKey: {'widget': GenericContentTypeSelect},
    }

Or if you want to be more specific:

from django_admin_bootstrapped.widgets import GenericContentTypeSelect

class SomeModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
    def formfield_for_dbfield(self, db_field, **kwargs):
        if db_field.name == 'content_type':
            kwargs['widget'] = GenericContentTypeSelect
        return super(SomeModelAdmin, self).formfield_for_dbfield(db_field, **kwargs)

If you decide on using formfield_overrides you should be aware of its limitations with relation fields.

This feature (and many more) was brought to you by Jacob Magnusson. Thank you Jacob!

Contributing

Every code, documentation and UX contribution is welcome.

Found an issue? Report it in the bugtracker!

Have some free time? Help fixing an already filed issue, just remember to work on a separate branch please.

Screenshots

Homepage

List view with filters in dropdown

Change form view

 
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