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django app for interacting with the Transkribus-API

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A django app for interacting with the [Transkribus-API]( to search and read documents hosted and processed by [Transkribus](


pip install acdh-django-transkribus


Add your user name and password and the ID of the collection you’d like to expose by the current application’s settings file like shown below:

    "user": "",
    "pw": "mytranskribuspassword",
    "col_id": "43497"

To make the faksimiles only accessible for logged in user, you need to add the following flag to your settings:

For custom translations you’d need to add following dict to your settings:

    'search_form': {
        'prefil': 'search in all documents',
        'button': 'Go!'
    'search_header': {
        'header': 'Fulltext Search'
    'hits': {
        'facet_header': 'refine your search',
        'facet_doc_title': 'Document',
        'result_header': 'Results',
        'kwic_header': 'KWIC',
        'result_col': 'Collection',
        'result_doc': 'Document',
        'result_page': 'Page',
        'result_link': 'go to document'
    'page': {
        'img_col': 'IMG',
        'text_col': 'TEXT'
    'docs': {
        'title_col': 'Title',
        'page_nr_col': 'Nr. of pages',
        'preview_col': 'Preview',
        'doc_singular': 'Document',
        'doc_plural': 'Documents',
        'page_singular': 'Page',
        'page_plural': 'Pages'


1.1.0 (2020-03-20)

  • added possiblity to restrict access to non logged-in users to Facsimiles by adding TRANSKRIBUS_PUBLIC = False to settings

1.0.0 (2020-03-20)

  • load staticfiles -> load static to be Django > 3.x compatible

0.3.0 (2019-10-24)

  • more translations
  • transkribus-css classes added to templates
  • added TrpBaseModel

0.2.0 (2019-10-09)

  • Added settings param for custom translations

0.1.0 (2019-10-02)

  • First release.

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