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 django-announcements documentation can be found at https://django-announcements.readthedocs.org/en/latest/. The Pinax documentation is available at http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/. If you would like to help us improve our documentation or write more documentation, please join our Pinax Project Slack channel and let us know!
See our How to Contribute (http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/how_to_contribute/) section for an overview on how contributing to Pinax works. For concrete contribution ideas, please see our Ways to Contribute/What We Need Help With (http://pinaxproject.com/pinax/ways_to_contribute/) section.
In case of any questions, we would recommend for you to join our Pinax Slack team (http://slack.pinaxproject.com) and ping us there instead of creating an issue on GitHub. Creating issues on GitHub is of course also valid but we are usually able to help you faster if you ping us in Slack.
We would also highly recommend for your to read our Open Source and Self-Care blog post (http://blog.pinaxproject.com/2016/01/19/open-source-and-self-care/).
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/. We'd like to ask you to treat everyone as a smart human programmer that shares an interest in Python, Django, and Pinax with you.
Pinax Project Blog and Twitter
For updates and news regarding the Pinax Project, please follow us on Twitter at @pinaxproject and check out our blog http://blog.pinaxproject.com.