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newscenter 2.0.3

A News Release Application for Django

Django Newscenter

A Django application for creating news releases which can be associated with unique newsroom objects.

A Django CMS apphook is included as well as a templatetag for rendering news release headlines in non-application templates.

Django 1.5 and up


Add newscenter to your python path:

$ pip install newscenter

Add the following to the INSTALLED_APPS of your project's


In your, add:
url(r'^newscenter/', include('newscenter.urls')),

For Django <1.6 Run:

- Sync the database

`` syncdb`` (or `` migrate`` if you're using south)

- Add or Update the MIGRATION_MODULES dictionary in django settings as follows:

'newscenter': 'newscenter.south_migrations',

For Django >1.7:

- Run:

`` migrate``

- Collect static media:

`` collectstatic``


The following will be installed automatically if you use pip to install newscenter:

Pillow (

easy-thumbnails (

feedparser (

For easy-thumbnails, you'll also need to add it to INSTALLED_APPS and run syncdb or migrate:

Change Log
Changed in 2.0.0:
- In this version, we changed the name of the migrations directories as follows. If you
are using Django 1.7+ and are upgrading to newscenter 2.0.0, you can make sure to
remove newscenter from MIGRATION_MODULES in If you are using Django 1.6,
update the MIGRATION_MODULES as documented above.

Renamed Directories:
migrations -> south_migrations
migrations_django -> migrations

- Fixed a depreciation warning in regarding get_model

New in 1.5.8:
- Added support for Django 1.7

New in 1.4.1:
- Added title field to Contact model

New in 1.4:
- Switched image plugin from popeye to bxslider

Template Tag

The template tag can be used like this::

{% load newscenter_tags %}
{% get_news "newsroom-name" %}
<h1><a href="{{ newsroom.get_absolute_url }}">{{ }}</a></h1>
{% for release in featured_list %}
<h2>{{ release.title }}</h2>
<p class="teaser">{{ release.teaser }}</p>
<p><a href="{{ release.get_absolute_url }}">Read more</a></p>
{% endfor %}  
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