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django-bootlog 0.0.3

A Django Blogging App based on Twitter Bootstrap Theme

Latest Version: 1.0.2

Django BootLog is a Django Blogging App based on Twitter Bootstrap theme. It allows the developers to make blog posts where the focus is on providing quick and acceptable blogging platform.

Quick start

  1. Add “bootlog” to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this:

        'bootlog', # pip install django-bootlog
  2. You need to include following packages (dependencies):

        'haystack', # pip install django-haystack
        'ckeditor', # pip install django-ckeditor-updated -- for Django >= 1.6
                    # pip install django-ckeditor         -- for Django <  1.6
  3. Following are some default settings used. You may change them as required:

    STATIC_URL = '/static/'
          'default': {
                'ENGINE': 'haystack.backends.whoosh_backend.WhooshEngine', # If Whoosh is used,
                                                                                                      #     pip install whoosh
                'PATH': os.path.join(BASE_DIR,'bootlog/whoosh_index'),
    STATIC_ROOT=os.path.join(BASE_DIR, 'bootlog/STATIC_ROOT/')
    MEDIA_ROOT = os.path.join(BASE_DIR,'bootlog/media/')
    CKEDITOR_UPLOAD_PATH = os.path.join(MEDIA_ROOT,'/uploads/')
          'default': {
                'toolbar': 'Complete', # Other Option is 'Full'
                'height' :  300,
                'width'  : 0, # Full Width
  4. Include following urls in your project’s URLconf:

    url(r'^blog/', include('bootlog.urls')),
  5. Run python syncdb to create the bootlog models.

  6. Start the development server and visit to create Posts (you’ll need the Admin app enabled).

  7. Visit to view your posts.

  8. To customize the app from default settings, use the following options:

    BOOTLOG_CONTEXT_DICT = { # Include only one of the following two.
          'rewrite': {
                      # Use this option if you wish to change all the settings
          'customize': {
                      # Use this option if only a few of the settings are to be changed

Following are the default values:

context_dict = {
      'header_title':'Welcome to Django Blog App',
      'banner':"Django Blog App ",
      "echo": "",
      'base_page': 'bootlog/base.html',
      'footer_caption': 'This site is powered by Django & Bootstrap',
  1. The App was developed with following environment:


I would appreciate any suggestions or comments you might have upon using it. Please email me at

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