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A stupid-simple blog app.

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# Django-Basic-Blog ![Build Status](

DBB is a dead simple blog app. It has entries and an RSS feed; not much else. Entries are expected to be in raw html.

## Quick start

Install with pip

pip install django-basic-blog

Add "blog" to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this:


Include the blog URLconf in your project like this:

url(r'^blog/', include('blog.urls', namespace='blog')),

Run `python migrate` to create the blog models.

Add the settings vars for RSS fields:

BLOG_TITLE // Default "My Blog"
BLOG_DESCRIPTION // Default "I have a Django Blog!"

and the override the default entries/page and RSS pagination if you want


Start the development server and visit
to create an entry (you'll need the Admin app enabled).

Visit to see the blog.

*NOTE*: There is support for each entry having associated js, but you need work that into the templates yourself. Be careful.

## Development and Testing

### Development

Make a venv, install django.

Set env var to the test settings

export PYTHONPATH='/home/ben/Projects/django-basic-blog'
export DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE='sample_project.settings'

Start the server with `django-admin runserver`.

(If you want the admin to be pretty, try collecting statics.)

To poke around with creating and displaying entries:

Set up a superuser (`django-admin createsuperuser`) and hit the admin at `/admin` to try stuff out.

### Testing

`django-admin test blog --settings=sample_project.settings`

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