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 app is part of the Pinax ecosystem and is designed for use both with and independently of other Pinax apps.
pinax-announcements is a well tested, documented, and proven solution
for any site wanting announcements for it's users.
Announcements have title and content, with options for filtering their display:
site_wide- True or False
members_only- True or False
publish_start- date/time or none
publish_end- date/time or none
pinax-announcements has three options for dismissing an announcement:
DISMISSAL_NO- always visible
DISMISSAL_SESSION- dismiss for the session
DISMISSAL_PERMANENT- dismiss forever
Getting Started and Documentation
Follow steps outlined in Pinax Announcements Documentation.
See this blog post including a video, or our 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 section.
In case of any questions we recommend you join our Pinax Slack team 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 also highly recommend reading our Open Source and Self-Care blog post.
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 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.