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A Django app to generate HTML breadcrumbs dynamically from URL path

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django-dynamic-breadcrumbs is a Django app to generate HTML breadcrumbs dynamically from URL paths.

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Quick start

1. Install

pip install django-dynamic-breadcrumbs

2. Add to settings

Add "dynamic_breadcrumbs" label to your INSTALLED_APPS settings:


Add dynamic_breadcrumbs.context_processors.breadcrumbs to context_processors:

        "BACKEND": "django.template.backends.django.DjangoTemplates",
        "DIRS": [os.path.join(BASE_DIR, "templates")],
        "APP_DIRS": True,
        "OPTIONS": {
            "context_processors": [

3. Add template

Include the dynamic_breadcrumbs/breadcrumbs.html in your base template.

{% if breadcrumbs %}
<div class="container">
    {% include "dynamic_breadcrumbs/breadcrumbs.html" with breadcrumbs=breadcrumbs%}
{% endif %}

Now each time you visit a page which makes use of the above template, it will have the breadcrumbs generated from the URL path.

4. (Optional) Customization

Tweak default settings.


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