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About Pinax

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



pinax-templates provides semantically-correct templates for Pinax apps.

Supported Pinax Apps

Supported Django and Python versions

Django \ Python 2.7 3.4 3.5 3.6
1.11 * * * *
2.0 * * *



To install pinax-templates:

$ pip install pinax-templates

Add bootstrapform and pinax.templates to your INSTALLED_APPS setting:

    # other apps


With pinax-templates installed, all default templates for supported apps are ready for use.

Template Browser

This project provides a template browser at Browse there to see each Pinax application template collection, dressed up with Bootstrap 4 styling.

On this site, you can browse all the templates in various different states. In addition there is a source toggle where you can view the template, see what blocks are defined, and easily copy and paste into your project if you want to override or customize the template code.

Change Log


  • Fix contact email variable in German translation
  • Compile all translation messages


  • Add German translation


  • Change instances of THEME_CONTACT_EMAIL to CONTACT_EMAIL


  • Fix LONG_DESCRIPTION for PyPi documentation


  • Remove django-user-accounts template tags from pinax-documents templates Backward incompatible, requires pinax-documents>=1.0.2+


  • Add pinax-calendars templates


  • Add pinax-waitinglist templates


  • Fix urlname reference for pinax-invitations


  • Update django>=1.11 in requirements
  • Remove pytest from CI
  • Add PyPi-compatible docs in
  • Revise trove classifiers
  • Improve .gitignore
  • Update CI configuration


  • Initial release


For an overview on how contributing to Pinax works read this blog post and watch the included video, or read our How to Contribute section. 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 blog post on 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. We ask you to treat everyone as a smart human programmer that shares an interest in Python, Django, and Pinax with you.

Connect with Pinax

For updates and news regarding the Pinax Project, please follow us on Twitter @pinaxproject and check out our Pinax Project blog.


Copyright (c) 2012-2019 James Tauber and contributors under the MIT license.