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Pinax Theme Classic


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-theme-classic is a Pinax theme using the classic 0.7 styling
This is the original Pinax theme.

Quick Start

Include "pinax-theme-classic" in your requirements file and
"pinax_theme_classic" in your INSTALLED_APPS.

Make sure both template loaders and staticfiles finders includes
app directories.

Site name comes from Sites fixture.

Your "site_base.html" should extend "theme_base.html" and should provide
"footer" and "nav" blocks (the latter should just be a ul of li of a links).

Your pages should have blocks "head_title" and "body" and should extend

The url name "home" should be defined as the homepage.


To style forms, classic theme uses uni-form 
    {% load uni_form_tags %}

and do something like:

    <form method="POST" action="" class="uniForm">
        {% csrf_token %}
        <fieldset class="inlineLabels">
            {{ form|as_uni_form }}
             <div class = "form_block">
                 <input type="submit" name="action" />


The Pinax documentation is available at

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

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