A django app that lets you store simple redirects in a database and handles the redirecting for you. Integrated with Django CMS to allow you to link directly to a page object. Based off django.contrib.redirects
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django-cms-redirects

A django app that lets you store simple redirects in a database and handles the redirecting for you. Integrated with Django CMS to allow you to link directly to a page object. Based off django.contrib.redirects.

Dependancies

  • django
  • django-cms

Getting Started

To get started simply install using pip:

pip install django-cms-redirects

Add cms_redirects to your installed apps and syncdb.

Your installed apps should look something like this:

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    'django.contrib.auth',
    'django.contrib.contenttypes',
    'django.contrib.sessions',
    'django.contrib.sites',
    'django.contrib.messages',
    'django.contrib.admin',
    'cms',
    'cms_redirects',
)

Finally, add 'cms_redirects.middleware.RedirectFallbackMiddleware' to your MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES setting.

Usage

All usage is done through the admin.

Providing a redirect from value for the source and either a redirect to or a page for the destination will result in a 301 redirect

Providing a redirect from value for the source and NO destination will result in a 410