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Use email addresses in place of usernames in Django projects.

Project Description

django-email-username allows the users of your Django-powered website to use their email address to login, rather than using a separate username field.

Using django-email-username

To enable django-email-username for your project you need to add emailusername to INSTALLED_APPS:

INSTALLED_APPS += ("emailusername", )

then add the following line to your

AUTH_USER_MODEL = 'emailusername.User'

That’s it!


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You can install django-email-username either via the Python Package Index (PyPI) or from source.

To install using pip,:

$ pip install django-email-username

To install using easy_install,:

$ easy_install django-email-username

You will then need to apply the migrations:

$ python migrate emailusername

Downloading and installing from source

Download the latest version of django-email-username from

You can install it by doing the following,:

$ tar xvfz django-email-username-0.0.0.tar.gz
$ cd django-email-username-0.0.0
# python install # as root

Using the development version

You can clone the git repository by doing the following:

$ git clone git://

Bug tracker

If you have any suggestions, bug reports or annoyances please report them at


This software is licensed under the GPL v2 License. See the LICENSE file in the top distribution directory for the full license text.

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