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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-theme-classic documentation is currently under construction. 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! 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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