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The administrative interface for Armstrong

Project description

Provides administrative interface and utilities for use in Armstrong.



Installation & Configuration

You can install the latest release of armstrong.hatband using pip:

pip install armstrong.hatband

Make sure to add armstrong.hatband and django.contrib.admin to your INSTALLED_APPS. You can add this however you like. This works as a copy-and-paste solution:

INSTALLED_APPS += ["armstrong.hatband", "django.contrib.admin", ]

Once installed, you must run syncdb in order to install Django’s admin models. This is only required if you did not have Django’s admin already installed and configured.

Finally, you must alter your URL configuration. At the top of your urls module (urls.defaults in an Armstrong project), make sure to change this line:

from django.contrib import admin


from armstrong import hatband as admin

The rest of the URL configuration stays identical to what is expected for the traditional Django admin.


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State of Project

Armstrong is an open-source news platform that is freely available to any organization. It is the result of a collaboration between the Texas Tribune and Bay Citizen, and a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

To follow development, be sure to join the Google Group.

armstrong.hatband is part of the Armstrong project. You’re probably looking for that.


Copyright 2011-2012 Bay Citizen and Texas Tribune

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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