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Bare bones Django forum application with Reddit like features

Project description

Bare bones Django forum application with Reddit like features.

  • comments are displayed in a collapsable tree structure (using django-mptt)
  • voting functionality for threads & comments
  • compatible with mobile screen sizes (using Bootstrap)

django-registration-redux is recommanded to go along with this app if you need out of the box user registration functionality.

Working demo:




Install django-djeddit:

pip install django-djeddit

Add it and its dependencies to your INSTALLED_APPS:


djeddit_settings to context_processors:

'context_processors': [

jango-djeddit’s URL patterns:

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'^', include('djeddit.urls')),

Migrate models:

python migrate djeddit

Create a topic:

You can use New Topic dialog in /topics page if you’re logged in as a superuser or you can create one in a python console:

from djeddit.models import Topic
Topic.objects.create(title='Test Topic')

Launch the app and go to /topics page.


  • TODO



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0.1.0 (2017-04-15)

  • First release on PyPI.

0.1.1 (2017-05-12)

  • Added tests for models, forms, views
  • Urls that include topic titles with spaces in them don’t work // fixed
  • Competability fixes for Django 1.9 and 1.8 and Python 2.7

0.1.2 (2017-05-19)

  • Updated documentation
  • client side fixes for added compatibility with mobile screen sizes

0.1.3 (2017-05-23)

  • font-awsome fonts are not loading // fixed

0.1.4 (2017-05-24)

  • Added description field for Topic
  • added description for topics in /topics page

0.1.5 (2017-05-26)

  • moved base.html to root template dir

0.1.6 (2017-06-03)

  • Admins can lock/unlock & delete threads, delete posts
  • Added description to Topic creation form

0.1.7 (2017-06-09)

  • Admins can edit thread title, url, and post content

0.1.8 (2017-06-14)

  • added users page for admins
  • admins can ban users or promote them to admins
  • admins can edit & delete topics

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