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KDL Wagtail Base Models

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KDL Wagtail Base Models


The full documentation is at


Install Django KDL Wagtail:

pip install django-kdl-wagtail

Add it to your INSTALLED_APPS:



  • A Core Wagtail application, kdl_wagtail.core with:
    • An abstract BasePage that contains and introduction and image fields, which all the other class in this package extend

    • A RichTextPage with just a RichTextField (WYSIWYG)

    • A StreamPage with a StreamField body

    • An abstract BaseIndexPage, with functions to return the page’s live children, context, and a function to paginate the children

    • An IndexPage

    • A set of reusable StreamField blocks

    • Simple default templates for the pages and blocks defined in the module

  • A public API based on Wagtail’s API

  • People application, kdl_wagtail_people with:
    • A Person snippet, this is accessible from the Wagtail menu bar

    • A PersonPage

    • A PeopleIndexPage

  • Zotero application, kdl_wagtail_zotero:
    • A Bibliography model to store entried harvested from a Zotero collection

    • A management command, zotero_import, to import entries from a Zotero collection

    • A BibliographyIndexPage, to display all the bibliography entries

    • The Zotero based Bibliography is available from the Wagtail menu bar

  • Custom settings
    • Footer customisation

    • Analytics integration

  • ProxyPage: a new page type to support shortcuts and external links in menus


  • generic front end search page (with filters for tags, page types, …)

  • generic/abstract wagtail form page
    • contact us page (could possibly inherit from wagtail form page)

  • FAQ page

Running Tests

Does the code actually work?

source <YOURVIRTUALENV>/bin/activate
(myenv) $ pip install tox
(myenv) $ tox


Tools used in rendering this package:


0.10 (2021-10-08)

  • ProxyPage: a new page type to support shortcuts and external links in menus

0.9.0 (2020-01-23)

  • Integration with Zotero

  • Base search

0.5.0 (2019-02-05)

  • Wagtail settings for footer text and analytics settings

  • kdl_wagtail_core utils:
    • paginate

  • kdl_wagtail_core template tags:
    • get_page_children

    • get_analytics_id

0.1.0 (2019-01-22)

  • First release on PyPI.

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