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A Django app useful for inlining CSS (primarily for e-mails)

Project description

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## About

Inlining CSS is necessary for email generation and sending
but is currently a surprisingly large hassle.

This library aims to make it a breeze in the Django
template language.

## Usage

#### Step 1: Dependencies

- BeautifulSoup
- cssutils
- Python 2.7+,3.4+
- Django 1.6+


#### Step 2: Install django_inlinecss

Add ```django_inlinecss``` to your ```settings.py```:

```python
INSTALLED_APPS = (
'django.contrib.auth',
'django.contrib.webdesign',
'django.contrib.contenttypes',
'...',
'...',
'...',
'django_inlinecss')
```

#### Step 3: Use the templatetag

1. Place your CSS file somewhere staticfiles can find it
2. Create your template:

```html
{% load inlinecss %}
{% inlinecss "css/extra-padding.css" %}
<html>
<body>
<div class='lots-o-padding'>
Something in need of styling.
</div>
</body>
</html>
{% endinlinecss %}
```

#### Step 4: Prepare to be Wowed

```html
<html>
<body>
<div style="padding-left: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-top: 10px;" class="lots-o-padding">
Something in need of styling.
</div>
</body>
</html>
```

## Acknowledgements

Thanks to Tanner Netterville for his efforts on [Pynliner](https://github.com/rennat/pynliner).

Thanks to Thomas Yip for his unit tests on the `soupselect` module. These tests
helped on getting the core CSS2 selectors to work.

## License

MIT license. See LICENSE.md for more detail.

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