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A reusable Django application for rendering forms with Foundation for Sites.

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A reusable Django application for rendering forms with Foundation for Sites.


  • Python 3
  • Django >= 1.11
  • Foundation for Sites 6.x

Note that this application does not include Foundation for Sites assets so that you can customize it as you need. Get started by reading its documentation!


  • Displays the field label as well as its help text
  • Renders the Django base Widgets following the Forms component’s guidelines
  • Shows the field errors as needed and sets the proper CSS classes on the field label and the input


  1. Install Foundation Forms for Django:

    pip install django-fsforms
  2. Add it to the INSTALLED_APPS in your

  3. Change the FORM_RENDERER still in your to use the Foundation Forms’ one:

    FORM_RENDERER = 'fsforms.renderers.FoundationTemplates'


In your template, you will just have to load fsforms then use either the fsfield filter on a field for a basic usage, or the fsfield tag for tunning up the output.

{% load fsforms %}

<form action="/url/to/submit/" method="post">
  {% csrf_token %}
  <ul class="no-bullet">
    <li>{{ form.simple_field|fsfield }}</li>
    <li>{% fsfield form.other_field label_class="my-field" %}</li>
  <div class="button-holder">
    <button type="submit" class="button">Submit</button>

Here are the special arguments you can pass to the fsfield tag: - show_label: a boolean which turns on or off the label output. Note that label of choices widgets will always be displayed. - label_class: a string which contains additional CSS classes to apply to the label element. - show_errors: a boolean which turns on or off the field errors’ output as well as the CSS classes applied to the elements - e.g. is-invalid-input and is-invalid-label. Default is True. - as_list: a boolean which controls the rendering of choices widgets - i.e. RadioSelect and CheckboxSelectMultiple. When set to True - the default, the fields will be rendered inline and wrapped inside a fieldset as suggested by the Forms component. Otherwise, they will be rendered as a list.

All the remaining arguments will be added to the widget attributes. As regards the required one, you can alter its value too but only with client-side effect. It means that if a field is defined as required in the form class and you pass required=False to the tag, it will appear as non-required to the user but will still be validated at the form’s submission.


You can use this under GNU AGPLv3+. See LICENSE file for details.



6.0.0b3 - 2017-09-16


  • Basic fsfield tag and filter for Foundation for Sites 6.x.

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