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django-admin-timeline 1.3

Facebook-like timeline for Django admin

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Latest Version: 1.5.4




A Facebook-like timeline app for Django admin. It’s very similar to built-in feature Daily progress, but then has a nicer templates and infinite scroll implemented. Actions are broken up by day, then by action. Filtering by user (multiple select) and content type (multiple select) is implemented.


  • Django 1.5.+, 1.6.+
  • Python 2.6.8+, 2.7.+, 3.3.+


  1. Install in your virtual environemnt

Latest stable version from PyPI:

$ pip install django-admin-timeline

Latest stable version from bitbucket:

$ pip install -e hg+

Latest stable version from github:

$ pip install -e git+
  1. Add admin_timeline to your INSTALLED_APPS in the global
>>>     # ...
>>>     'admin_timeline',
>>>     # ...
>>> )
  1. Collect the static files by running (see the Troubleshooting section in case of problems):

    $ ./ collectstatic

  2. Override app settings in your global settings module (see the apps.admin_timeline.defaults for the list of settings). As for now, most important of those is NUMBER_OF_ENTRIES_PER_PAGE - number of entries displayer per page (for both non-AJAX and AJAX requests).

  3. Add the following lines to the global urls module:

>>> # Admin timeline URLs. Should be placed BEFORE the Django admin URLs.
>>> (r'^admin/timeline/', include('admin_timeline.urls')),
>>> url(r'^admin/', include(,


In order to be able to quickly evaluate the django-admin-timeline, a demo app (with a quick installer) has been created (works on Ubuntu/Debian, may work on other Linux systems as well, although not guaranteed). Follow the instructions below for having the demo running within a minute.

Grab the latest

$ wget

Assign execute rights to the installer and run the

$ chmod +x

$ ./

Open your browser and test the app.

If quick installer doesn’t work for you, see the manual steps on running the example project (


Screenshots are available in documentation:


If somehow static files are not collected properly (missing admin_timeline.js and admin_timeline.css files), install the latest stable version from source.

$ pip install -e hg+


After following all installation steps, you should be able to access the admin-timeline by:

An example application is available. See the following directory:


GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1


For any issues contact me at the e-mail given in the Author section.


Artur Barseghyan <>

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