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A simple guestbook application for Django, based largely on the contributed comments application.

Project Description

What is it?

Guestbook is a simple guestbook application for the Django web-framework. It is closely based on the contributed comments application.

Guestbook is build to work against a late pre-1.0 checkout and should be 1.0-compatible.

More info about this app can be found in the blog post introducing it at:


This app is currently being used in several small-scale production environments. However, it is probably that it still has a few kinks so feel free to submit bugfixes.


  1. Get it from the Cheese Shop:

    easy_install django-guestbook

    Or get the latest & greatest from Github and link it to your application tree:

    git clone git://
    ln -s django-guestbook/guestbook $PROJECT_DIR/guestbook

    (Here $PROJECT_DIR is your project root directory.)

  2. Add popularity to INSTALLED_APPS in

  3. Create required data structure:

    ./ syncdb
  4. Add guestbook views to

    urlpatterns += patterns('',
        (r'^guestbook/', include('guestbook.urls')),
  5. Enjoy!

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