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a Django-based platform for rapidly developing websites
Latest commit 98c23c3 @paltman paltman Fresh releases of zero, account, blog, and static projects

Django from 1.8.5 -> 1.8.6
pinax-theme-bootstrap 7.1.1 -> 7.2.0


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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

Getting Started

To give you an example of how one would use Pinax now to start a new site based on the Account Starter Project follow these steps in your shell:

pip install virtualenv
virtualenv mysiteenv
source mysiteenv/bin/activate
pip install Django==1.8.3 startproject --template= mysite
cd mysite
pip install -r requirements.txt
./ migrate
./ loaddata sites
./ runserver


The Pinax documentation is available at If you would like to help us improve our documentation or write more documentation, please join our Slack channel and let us know!

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

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

Updating Docs

The docs live online at You can update them by running:

mkdocs gh-deploy
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