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Fixed #9236 -- Added documentation on the dependencies of the admin.

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@@ -27,19 +27,24 @@ Overview
There are five steps in activating the Django admin site:
- 1. Add ``django.contrib.admin`` to your ``INSTALLED_APPS`` setting.
+ 1. Add :class:``django.contrib.admin`` to your :setting:``INSTALLED_APPS``
+ setting.
- 2. Determine which of your application's models should be editable in the
+ 2. Admin has two dependencies - :class:``django.contrib.auth`` and
+ :class:``django.contrib.contenttypes``. If these applications are not
+ in your :setting:``INSTALLED_APPS`` list, add them.
+
+ 3. Determine which of your application's models should be editable in the
admin interface.
- 3. For each of those models, optionally create a ``ModelAdmin`` class that
+ 4. For each of those models, optionally create a ``ModelAdmin`` class that
encapsulates the customized admin functionality and options for that
particular model.
- 4. Instantiate an ``AdminSite`` and tell it about each of your models and
+ 5. Instantiate an ``AdminSite`` and tell it about each of your models and
``ModelAdmin`` classes.
- 5. Hook the ``AdminSite`` instance into your URLconf.
+ 6. Hook the ``AdminSite`` instance into your URLconf.
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