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django-multilingual-tags 0.5

A reusable Django app that allows you to add translatable tags to any other model.

Latest Version: 0.9.1

A reusable Django app that allows you to add translatable tags to any other model.


To get the latest stable release from PyPi

pip install django-multilingual-tags

To get the latest commit from GitHub

pip install -e git+git://

Add multilingual_tags to your INSTALLED_APPS


Don’t forget to migrate your database

./ migrate multilingual_tags


Add a generic relation to the model, that you intend to tag.

from django.contrib.contenttypes import generic
from django.db import models

class UserProfile(models.Model):

    # ...
    # some other model stuff goes here
    # ...

    special_attributes = generic.GenericRelation(

Add the TaggingFormMixin to any of your modelforms of a model, you want to tag and configure the field with the settings dictionary.

from django import forms

from multilingual_tags.forms.mixins import TaggingFormMixin

class UserProfileForm(TaggingFormMixin, forms.ModelForm):

    tag_field = {
        # ``name`` is the name of the ``GenericRelation`` that was added to
        # the model
        'name': 'special_attributes',
        'label': _('Special Attributes'),
        'help_text': _('List any special attributes separated with comma.'),
        'required': False,

The form mixin will automatically add data-class="multilingual-tags-field" to the form field. This allows you to easily add jquery-typeahead-tagging to your field, which is included in this app.

Simply add the static files from multilingual_tags to your template.

{% load static %}

{# Plain Bootstrap-like styles. #}
<link href="{% static "multilingual_tags/css/typeahead.tagging.css" %}" rel="stylesheet" media="screen">

{# You will also need jquery of course. #}
<script src="{% static "js/libs/jquery-1.9.1.js" %}"></script>

{# And then there's typeahead and the tagging plugin. #}
<script src="{% static "multilingual_tags/js/typeahead.bundle.min.js" %}"></script>
<script src="{% static "multilingual_tags/js/typeahead.tagging.js" %}"></script>

Then you can initialize your tagging field like so:

// The source of the tags for autocompletion
var tagsource = ['Foo', 'Bar', 'Anoter Tag', 'Even more tags',
                 'Such autocomplete', 'Many tags', 'Wow'];

// Turn the input into the tagging input

Et voila! That should really be all there is.


To add tags to a model, you have to add the TaggedItemInline to that model’s admin. In your own apps, you can just do the following:

from django.contrib import admin

from multilingual_tags.admin import TaggedItemInline

from my_app import models

class MyModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
    inlines = [TaggedItemInline], MyModelAdmin)

This will render the inline admin form for adding tagged items.

If you want to add tags to a third party app, you might need to import its admin instead of Django’s ModelAdmin and then unregister and re-register the model. One way to do it would be this:

from django.contrib import admin

from multilingual_tags.admin import TaggedItemInline

from other_app.admin import SomeModelAdmin
from other_app.models import SomeModel

class SomeModelCustomAdmin(SomeModelAdmin):
    # be careful, if the other admin also defines admins, you need to add
    # them as well
    inlines = SomeModelAdmin.inlines + [TaggedItemInline], SomeModelCustomAdmin)

To get all the tags for an object, you can simply use the TagManager:

# Get all tags for a certain model instance
>> Tag.objects.get_for_obj(mymodel_instance)

[<Tag: mytag>, <Tag: myothertag>]

# .. or get all tags for an entire queryset
>> Tag.objects.get_for_queryset(MyModel.objects.all())

[<Tag: mytag>, <Tag: myothertag>]


If you want to contribute to this project, please perform the following steps

# Fork this repository
# Clone your fork
mkvirtualenv -p python2.7 django-multilingual-tags
make develop

git co -b feature_branch master
# Implement your feature and tests
git add . && git commit
git push -u origin feature_branch
# Send us a pull request for your feature branch
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