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Mixin for adding class-based views to ModelAdmin

Project description

django-adminextraviews

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Mixin for adding class-based views to ModelAdmin.

Why

Class-based views are really useful, but it’s difficult to add them to the admin center. This makes it easy to add class-based views to the Django admin.

Installation

Install django-adminextraviews:

pip install django-adminextraviews

Usage

Add the ExtraViewsMixin to your ModelAdmin and define the extra_views attribute.

from adminextraviews import ExtraViewsMixin

class MyModelAdmin(ExtraViewsMixin, admin.ModelAdmin):
    extra_views = [
        ('login_as_user', r'(?P<pk>\d+)/login/', LoginAsUserView),
    ]

Now you can use it like a normal view, you can reverse it.

>>> urlresolvers.reverse('admin:myapp_mymodel_login_as_user', kwargs={'pk': 12})
'/admin/myapp/mymodel/12/login/'

If your view is a subclass of ModelFormMixin (like CreateView, UpdateView), ExtraViewsMixin will wrap the form class with the admin center widgets. It will also set the model attribute if it’s not set.

Changelog

1.1.0 (2015-03-24)

  • Allow for use of different models [#1].

1.0.0 (2015-03-19)

  • First release on PyPI.

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