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Integrated set of Django applications addressing authentication, registration, account management as well as 3rd party (social) account authentication.

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Integrated set of Django applications addressing authentication, registration, account management as well as 3rd party (social) account authentication.


  • Signup of a both local and social accounts
  • Connecting more than one social account to a local account
  • Optional instant-signup for social accounts – no questions asked
  • E-mail address management (multiple e-mail addresses, setting a primary)
  • Password forgotten flow
  • E-mail address verification flow
  • Supports multiple authentication schemes (e.g. login by user name, or by e-mail), as well as multiple strategies for account verification (ranging from none to e-mail verification).
  • Support for connecting multiple social accounts to a Django user account.
  • The FB access token is stored so that you can publish wall updates etc.







urlpatterns = patterns('',
    (r'^accounts/', include('allauth.urls')))


Available settings:

The user is required to hand over an e-mail address when signing up
After signing up, keep the user account inactive until the e-mail address is verified
Login by e-mail address, not username
When signing up, let the user type in his password twice to avoid typ-o’s.
Enforce uniqueness of e-mail addresses
If false, generates a random username rather than prompting for one at signup
Request e-mail address from 3rd party account provider? E.g. using OpenID AX, or the Facebook “email” permission
Attempt to bypass the signup form by using fields (e.g. username, email) retrieved from the social account provider. If a conflict arises due to a duplicate e-mail address the signup form will still kick in.
Enable support for django-avatar. When enabled, the profile image of the user is copied locally into django-avatar at signup.
EMAIL_CONFIRMATION_DAYS (=# of days, no default)
Determines the expiration date of email confirmation mails sent by django-email-confirmation.

Facebook & Twitter

The required keys and secrets for interacting with Facebook and Twitter are to be configured in the database via the Django admin using the TwitterApp and FacebookApp models.

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