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A reusable Django app with some useful markdown utilities

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A reusable Django app with some useful markdown utilities.

This should mainly serve as an alternative to the django.contrib.markup module which has been removed in Django 1.5.


To get the latest stable release from PyPi

pip install django-markdown-utils

To get the latest commit from GitHub

pip install -e git+git://

TODO: Describe further installation steps (edit / remove the examples below):

Add markdown_utils to your INSTALLED_APPS


Before your tags/filters are available in your templates, load them by using

{% load markdown_utils_tags %}




{% render_markdown some_text as markdown_text %}
{% render_markdown some_text is_safe=True as markdown_text %}
{{ markdown_text }}

Renders some given Markdown text to it’s HTML representation.


If you want to contribute to this project, please perform the following steps

# Fork this repository
# Clone your fork
mkvirtualenv -p python2.7 django-markdown-utils
make develop

git co -b feature_branch master
# Implement your feature and tests
git add . && git commit
git push -u origin feature_branch
# Send us a pull request for your feature branch

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