django-github-s3 is a package for Django to provide beginners a storage backend on github for free.
Installing from PyPi:
$ pip install django-github-s3
Once the installation is done, setup the following in the settings.py file.
Include the following package in the INSTALLED_APPS
INSTALLED_APPS = [ .... 'github_storages', ]
After including the package setup the following in the settings.py
DEFAULT_FILE_STORAGE = "github_storages.backend.BackendStorages" GITHUB_HANDLE = "Your Github Handle" ACCESS_TOKEN = "Your Github Access Token" GITHUB_REPO_NAME = "Your New Github Public Repository Name" MEDIA_BUCKET_NAME = "Your media bucket name"
DEFAULT_FILE_STORAGE = "github_storages.backend.BackendStorages" GITHUB_HANDLE = "vivekchandrabs" ACCESS_TOKEN = "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" GITHUB_REPO_NAME = "Example-Test-Repo" MEDIA_BUCKET_NAME = "media"
Here is a video on how to get the GitHub Access Token
If you are using ImageField or FileField upload_to parameter can be specified for better organization of files.
photo = models.ImageField(upload_to="pics/", null=True, blank=True)
django-github-s3 is a project to provide beginners a storage backend on github for free.
Since other simple-storage-services requires credit-card information to setup an account and get started. There is a lot of traction in between for the beginners.
Therefore django-github-s3 helps beginners to store the media files on github with very less number of steps required in the initial setup.
Found a Bug? Something Unsupported?
Issues are tracked via GitHub issues at the project issue page.
- Check for open issues at the project issues page or open a new issues to start a discussion about a feature or bug
- Fork the django-github-s3 repository on GitHub to start making changes in your own branch.
The github repository that you have to create should be public. Storing any confidential information is not recommended.
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