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Python Template Snippets

This VS Code snippet extension includes snippets for both the Jinja2 and Django template engines.

Quickly add snippets to HTML template files in your project.

If there is a snippet that is not included in this extension, please open an issue on the repo here.


Just hit install!

If installing this extension directly from the repo, copy it into your local <user home>/.vscode/extensions folder and restart VS Code.

Works best with editor.tabCompletion enabled (on) in your VS Code Settings.


Simply type pt to start using any of the snippets. The full documentation is below.

This extension works best with editor.tabCompletion enabled (on) in your VS Code Settings.


The full changelog can be found here.


See the tables below for general, jinja, django snippets. The * denotes where the cursor will start so you can start typing your variables etc. straight the way without wasting key strokes! A *2 denotes the second position upon hitting the tab key again.

General Snippets

Prefix Output
ptnew Creates a simple base template for any Jinja/Django HTML file
ptvar {{ * }}
ptfilt {{ `*
ptcode {% * %}
ptblock {% block * %} {% endblock * %}
ptext {% extends ' * ' %}
ptsup {{ super() }}
ptfor Adds a for loop block
ptif Adds an if statement block
ptifel Adds an if/else statement block
ptelif Adds an if/elif/else statement block
ptwith Adds a with statement block

Jinja Specific Snippets

Prefix Output
ptj-url {{ url_for('static', filename=' * ') }}
ptj-mac {% macro * %} {% endmacro %}
ptj-com {# * #}

Django Specific Snippets

Prefix Output
ptd-url {% url ' * ' *2 %}
ptd-load {% load * %}
ptd-stat {% static ' * ' %}
ptd-inc {% include ' * ' %}

Release Notes

See the Changelog

This snippet was authored by Ricky White, and is an open-source extension. Please help to improve this by submitting issues here.

If you'd like to sponsor the developwment of this extension, please consider sponsoring me on GitHub

Happy Coding!