Pinax is an open-source platform built on the Django Web Framework. It is an ecosystem of reusable Django apps, themes, and starter project templates. This collection can be found at http://pinaxproject.com.
This app was developed as part of the Pinax ecosystem but is just a Django app and can be used independently of other Pinax apps.
django-announcements is a site-wide announcement reusable app for Django.
Some sites need the ability to broadcast an announcement to all of their users. django-announcements was created precisely for this reason. How you present the announcement is up to you as the site-developer. When working with announcements that are presented on the website one feature is that they are only viewed once. A session variable will hold which announcements an user has viewed and exclude that from their display. announcements supports two different types of filtering of announcements:
site-wide (this can be presented to anonymous users)
non site-wide (these can be used a strictly a mailing if so desired)
- members only (announcements are filtered based on the value of
The Pinax documentation is available at http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/.
Code of Conduct
In order to foster a kind, inclusive, and harassment-free community, the Pinax Project has a code of conduct, which can be found here http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/code_of_conduct/.
Pinax Project Blog and Twitter
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