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context processors and filters for handling Bi-directional (BiDi) in django templates

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Provides context processors and filters for handling Bi-directional (BiDi) in django templates, adding some needed functionality to Django’s LANGUAGE_BIDI template var.


The full documentation is at


Install django-bidi-utils:

pip install django-bidi-utils

To use it in a Django project add bidiutils the project’s INSTALLED_APPS setting:


To enable the context processor, add it to TEMPLATE_CONTEXT_PROCESSORS settings:



  • Context processor adding to templates passed a RequestContext BiDi releated variables.
  • add_direction template filter, for adding direction to media resource (images, stylesheets, etc)


1.0 (2013-10-19)

  • Testing for Python 3.3, 2.7 and 2.6 Compatibility.
  • Removed buildout.
  • Re-Based on Cookiecutter.
  • Sphinx for docs, added more examples.

0.2.1 (2009-05-18)

  • Forgot CHANGELOG.rst in

0.2 (2009-05-17)

  • Added template filter add_direction.
  • Removed README, add which includes README.rst.

0.1 (2009-04-28)

  • Initial release, context processors.

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