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A simple Django app to add JSON widget into Django Administration.

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# Django Administration JSON Editor

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Application adds support for editing JSONField in Django Administration via

## Quick start

Install application via pip:

pip install django-admin-json-editor

Add application to the INSTALLED_APPS settings:


Define schema of json field:

'type': 'object',
'title': 'Data',
'properties': {
'text': {
'title': 'Some text',
'type': 'string',
'format': 'textarea',
'status': {
'title': 'Status',
'type': 'boolean',

Use JSONEditorWidget to bind editor to the form field:

class JSONModelAdminForm(forms.ModelForm):
class Meta:
model = JSONModel
fields = '__all__'
widgets = {
'data': JSONEditorWidget(DATA_SCHEMA, collapsed=False),

### Dynamic schema

It is possible to build dynamic schema for widget:

def dynamic_schema(widget):
return {
'type': 'array',
'title': 'tags',
'items': {
'type': 'string',
'enum': [i for i in Tag.objects.values_list('name', flat=True)],

class JSONModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
def get_form(self, request, obj=None, **kwargs):
widget = JSONEditorWidget(dynamic_schema, False)
form = super().get_form(request, obj, widgets={'tags': widget}, **kwargs)
return form

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