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CKAN Follower Extension

The Follower extension for CKAN adds the ability for users to follow data packages.

Current Status: Beta

Installation and Activation

To install the plugin, enter your virtualenv and install the source:

$ pip install hg+

This will also register a plugin entry point, so you now should be able to add the following to your CKAN .ini file:

ckan.plugins = follower

After you clear your cache and reload the site, the Follower plugin and should be available. A follower count and a button to follow/unfollow packages should be available beside the RSS subscribe link on all package pages.


From the ckanext-follower directory, run:

$ nosetests --ckan


Send any comments, queries, suggestions or bug reports to: j @ johnglover dot net.

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