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A re-usable Django app to quickly deploy a page for the ACME challenge

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This project isn’t maintained anymore, django-letsencrypt serves the same purpose but with a more features. Please use that instead.

A re-usable Django app to quickly deploy a page for the ACME challenge


The full documentation is at


Install Django ACME:

pip install django-acme

Add it to your INSTALLED_APPS:


Add the Django ACME’s URL patterns:

from acme_challenge import urls as acme_challenge_urls

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'^', include(acme_challenge_urls)),

The URL of the ACME challenge to serve as well as the content are controlled via 2 settings which default to:


The slug being the suffix of the URL path: /.well-known/acme-challenge/[ACME_CHALLENGE_URL_SLUG]/


  • TODO

Running Tests

Does the code actually work? This projects uses tox:

source <YOURVIRTUALENV>/bin/activate
(myenv) $ pip install tox
(myenv) $ tox [-e py27-django18]


Tools used in rendering this package:


0.2.1 (2016-11-25)

  • Settings are taken from the environment variables by default

0.2.0 (2016-11-17)

  • The root URL includes the .well-known/acme-challenge/ prefix.
  • Accept an optional / at the end of the URL
  • Updated documentation

0.1.3 (2016-11-17)

  • Bump version, various minor docs updates

0.1.0 (2016-11-16)

  • First release on PyPI.

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