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Improved the bit of the tutorial that explains how to enable the admi…

…n. Fixes #7824.

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@@ -29,12 +29,36 @@ The Django admin site is not activated by default -- it's an opt-in thing. To
activate the admin site for your installation, do these three things:
* Add ``"django.contrib.admin"`` to your ``INSTALLED_APPS`` setting.
+
* Run ``python manage.py syncdb``. Since you have added a new application
to ``INSTALLED_APPS``, the database tables need to be updated.
+
* Edit your ``mysite/urls.py`` file and uncomment the lines below the
"Uncomment this for admin:" comments. This file is a URLconf; we'll dig
into URLconfs in the next tutorial. For now, all you need to know is that
- it maps URL roots to applications.
+ it maps URL roots to applications. In the end, you should have a
+ ``urls.py`` file that looks like this:
+
+ .. parsed-literal::
+
+ from django.conf.urls.defaults import *
+
+ # Uncomment the next two lines to enable the admin:
+ **from django.contrib import admin**
+ **admin.autodiscover()**
+
+ urlpatterns = patterns('',
+ # Example:
+ # (r'^{{ project_name }}/', include('{{ project_name }}.foo.urls')),
+
+ # Uncomment the next line to enable admin documentation:
+ # (r'^admin/doc/', include('django.contrib.admindocs.urls')),
+
+ # Uncomment the next line for to enable the admin:
+ **(r'^admin/(.*)', admin.site.root),**
+ )
+
+ (The bold lines are the ones that needed to be uncommented.)
Start the development server
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