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Heirarchical categories/taxonomies for your Django project

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# Aldryn Categories

Aldryn Categories is a simple project that provides hierarchical categories as an independent model in your project. Categories are similar to tags, but are structured into a taxonomy. The project is suitable for I18N projects as Categories are fully translatable.

### Dependencies/Support

  1. Python v2.7+
  2. Django v1.6.x + South v1.0.2 or Django v1.7+
  3. django-treebeard v2.0+
  4. django-parler v1.2.1+

## Installation & Usage

To use Aldryn Categories, install the package with either:

pip install aldryn-categories

Or directly from the GitHub repository with:

pip install

Next, add aldryn_categories to your INSTALLED_APPS.

Now, add a CategoryManyToManyField to aldryn_categories.Category on any models you wish to categorize, like so:

# -- coding: utf-8 --

from django.db import models from aldryn_categories.fields import CategoryManyToManyField

class Thing(models.Model):
my_field = models.CharField(…) … categories = CategoryManyToManyField(‘aldryn_categories.Category’)

This usage of the CategoryManyToManyField simply allows your categories to be displayed heirarchically in the otherwise normal MultipleSelectWidget like so:


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