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Simple Article for Django

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simple-article is a Django application which provides a simple Article model. That model could be a good start for simple blog or news, without the needs for installation much of other 3rd party packages.

Installation

You can install simple-article from PyPI:

pip install simple-article

Or from GitHub:

pip install https://github.com/zniper/simple-article/zipball/master

Configuration

Inside settings module, put article into INSTALLED_APPS:

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    ...
    'tinymce',
    'taggit',
    'article',
)

Include article URLs inside application urls.py file:

urlpatterns = patterns(
   ...
    url(r'^blog/', include('article.urls')),
    ...
)

Then, update the database.

With Django 1.9 or newer:

python manage.py migrate article

With Django 1.8.x or older:

python manage.py syncdb

or using South:

python manage.py migrate article

Usage

Inside templates, there is an assignment tag named recent_articles which returns limited number of newest articles.

{% load article_tags %}

Short call, with maximum 10 newest articles returned:

{% recent_articles as other_articles %}

Customized call, with exclusion of given article:

{% recent_articles limit=5 exclude=article.pk as other_articles %}