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Simple language select as custom template tag

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Simple language select as custom template tag


  • “django.middleware.locale.LocaleMiddleware” in MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES / MIDDLEWARE

  • “django.core.context_processors.request” in TEMPLATE_CONTEXT_PROCESSORS / TEMPLATES[‘OPTIONS’][‘context_processors’]

  • Add ‘django_languageselect’, to INSTALLED_APPS


{% load languageselect %} {% languageselect %}


The only url provided by this application is “languageselect_index”. Required GET-parameter is “language”, optional GET-parameter is “next”. Next contains the named url to redirect after the language change. This parameter is pre-filled with the current page url. Customization

Feel free to use your own template, just add languageselect/layer.html


Tests will be automatically run by travis on commit to master.

They can also be executed locally using docker-compose by running docker-compose up

Requirements upgrades

Check for upgradeable packages by running docker-compose run –rm python pip-check

Making a new release

bumpversion is used to manage releases.

Add your changes to the HISTORY and run docker-compose run –rm python bumpversion <major|minor|patch>, then push (including tags)


4.0.1 (2022-01-02)

  • Remove support for Django < 3.2

  • Remove support for Python < 3.8

  • Modernize build and test environment

4.0.0 (2022-01-02)

Not released to due an issue with the deploy action

3.0.0 (2021-05-05)

  • Remove support for Django 2.x

  • Remove utf 8 headers as all Python 3 files must be unicode anyways

  • Fix CI badge in readme

  • Modernize build and test environment

2.0.2 (2021-05-05)

  • Remove setting language in session as this was depreacted since Django 2.x and is broken with Django 3.x

  • Add tests for Django 3.2

  • Remove old python 2 and Django compatibility code

2.0.1 (2021-03-25)

  • Fix documentation syntax

2.0.0 (2021-03-25)

  • Update packages

  • Update Docker env

  • Remove support for Django < 2.2

1.0.0 (2019-11-04)

  • Update packages

  • Remove Python 2 support

  • Add docker container to run tests locally

0.1.6 (2018-01-27)

  • Add missing folders and modules from package

0.1.5 (2018-01-15)

  • Add support for python 3 and Django 2, impleneting tests in travis ci

0.1.4 (2017-04-18)

  • Rename package to django_languageselect (backwards incompatible) to be able to import the module

0.1.3 (2016-06-17)

  • Fix session key to store language, Django 1.9 compatibility

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