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Django wizard uses Step classes to control page flow. To create a wizard, you need a url route defined that is going to point to a view and take a step parameter, like this:: url(r'^(?P<step>[a-zA-Z]+)?$', views.my_view, name='new_wizard'), That view then must instantiate the wizard passing it the url name, and a list of steps. Then the wizard's handle_request method should be called and returned with the request and the current step name (From the url):: def my_view(request, step): Wizard('new_wizard', [ ('StepOne', mysteps.StepOne), ('StepTwo', mysteps.StepTwo), ]) return wizard.handle_request(request, step) The wizard also has a defaulted navigation_opts argument that can be passed in the __init__ navigation options are a dictionary with a key of a string that will map to a field in the Request, and the value is an int. These tell the wizard what direction to go and how far in which scenarios. The defaults are: - wizard_save: 0 - wizard_continue: 1 - wizard_previous: -1 - wizard_next: 1 The view can also set a few additional things on the wizard: * set_redirect_args(\*args, \**kwargs) - use this to tell the wizard what it needs to privode to django's reverse function when doing redirects * set_step_init_args(\*args, \**kwargs) - use this to supply additional arguments to your step class __init__'s * set_common_template_args(dict) - use this to add stuff that will always be available in all of your wizard created templates The wizard will trigger the following signals: * wizard.signals.wizard_pre_save * wizard.signals.wizard_post_save * wizard.signals.wizard_pre_display * wizard.signals.wizard_post_display * wizard.signals.wizard_pre_prereq * wizard.signals.wizard_post_prereq A Step class is just an object that must define the following methods * display - only takes self as an argument and returns the object that should be passed to django's template engine * save - only takes self as an argument and returns nothing * template - only takes self as an argument and must return the template object to be used by the wizard to render the response - IE: return loader.get_template('some_template_file.html') * prereq - only takes self as an argument and can raise a wizard.PrereqMissing when an error occurs in the page flow - the __init__ accepts an optional step key, a request and a message - if the step key is provided, the wizard will redirect to that step - if a request and message are provided it will add the message to django's messaging framework * SaveStepException is an exception that can be raised in the save method that the wizard know that the step could not be saved and needs to be repeated