Process every media request, if media not present locally, and try to obtain in another location
Django Media Placeholder
This project override django
static media and
storage(optional), for process every media request, if media not present locally, and try to obtain in another location
Its great for dev, homolog and QA ambients because no need to copy production media every time.
Install the package with:
pip install django-media-placeholder
Uninstall the package with:
pip uninstall django-media-placeholder
Add and URL to your URLCONF:
from django_media_placeholder.static import static urlpatterns = [ ... ] + static(settings.MEDIA_URL, document_root=settings.MEDIA_ROOT)
MEDIA_URLto point to it
... STATIC_URL = '/static/' MEDIA_URL = '/media/' MEDIA_ROOT = os.path.join(DATA_DIR, 'media') STATIC_ROOT = os.path.join(DATA_DIR, 'static') ALTERNATIVE_MEDIA_URL = 'Url to Get image not present in locally'
If use thumbanails, set
DEFAULT_FILE_STORAGEto new storage, (thumbnails's libs generate and get image directly in disk, no request to media path):
DEFAULT_FILE_STORAGE = 'django_media_placeholder.custom_storage.OverwritingStorage'
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