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A Django app to add the EpicEditor with easy to use widget.

Project Description

EpicEd is a markdown field with the default widjet using EpicEditor.js

This plugin is made to keep a much as possible the possibilities to overide EpicEditor.js configurations the only settings you’ll not be able to edit are ‘container’ and ‘textarea’ since they are rewriten by the wideget and are needed to save the data to the database.

Quick start

  1. Install django-epiced

    pip install django-epiced
  2. Add it to your installed apps

  3. Use it in your model

    from epiced.models import EpicEditorField
    class Post(models.Model):
        article = EpicEditorField()
  4. Sync your database

    python syncdb
    OR with south ::
    python schemamigration ...
  5. Create an admin page or a form template.

  6. Now you should have the EpicEditor in your admin and/or template.

  7. To display the html version of the text in your template use

    {{ post.article_html|safe }}
  8. Enjoy a markdown editor that won’t break your html!


I’d like to thank Oscar Godson and John Donahue for EpicEditor :

Thanks to carljm creator of this snippet : used to complete the EpicEditorField

and Shaun Sephton for creating the django-ckeditor that inspired the widget associated with the field

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