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Paginator that caches pages automatically.

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# About

A paginator that caches pages and result count. Very handy when you need to paginate an expensive query

This application was inspired by

## Changelog

* 0.0.4: Adds support for jinja. You should call the paginate function instad of using it as a tag

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## Usage

### View

In your view:

from django_cachedpaginator import Paginator, PageNotAnInteger, EmptyPage

def my_view(request):
cache_key = 'user_your_own_key'
cache_timeout = 600 # 10 minutes
count_timeout = 3600
page = request.GET.get('page')

object_list = ExpensiveModel.objects.all()
paginator = Paginator(object_list, 20, cache_key, cache_timeout, count_timeout)

object_list =
except PageNotAnInteger:
object_list =
except EmptyPage:
object_list =

Or in you CBV view:

from django_cachedpaginator import CachedPaginatorViewMixin

class MyView(CachedPaginatorViewMixin, ListView):

paginate_by = 7
cache_timeout = 60
cache_key = "my_view"

And it will automatically caches the pagination.

## Templates

IMPORTANT: Make sure you add 'django_cachedpaginator' to your INSTALLLED_APPS settings, otherwide django cannot load the tag
All you need to do is to load the tags and pass your object_list to paginator tag like so:

In django templates:

{% load cached_paginator %}


{% paginate object_list %}

In jinja2 templates:


{{ paginate(object_list) }}

If you want to override the template that is used to render the paginator, you have a couple of options:
* Either create a file in your template folder (the one you've set in your settings file) by this name: django_cachedpaginator/paginator_template.html
* or set this variable in your settings file: PAGINATOR_TEMPLATE = 'path/to/your/template'

# Settings

You can set any of these in your settings file if you needed to:


default: 10


default: 'django_cachedpaginator/paginator_template.html'


default: 'paginator_page'
purpose: element's id prefix in your output


default: 'first'
purpose: element's class in your output


default: 'First'
purpose: String to show.


default: 'previous'


default: 'Previous'


default: 'next'


default: 'Next'


default: 'last'


default: 'Last'


default: 'page'
purpose: name of the parameter in your query string

# Notes

cache_timeout nad count_timeout are measured in seconds and are optional. Defaults are 300 and 600.

There is no need to add the page in cache_key because Paginator takes care of it. Actually here is a list of variables added to key:

* cache_key
* per_page
* page_number
* cache_timeout
* count_timeout

Therefore when you change any of these, your previous cache expires.
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