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Facebook-like mentions for Django

Project description

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django-mentions
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Facebook-like mentions for Django
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Installation
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Add aplication to INSTALLED_APPS in **settings.py**:
::

INSTALLED_APPS = (
...,
'mentions',
)

Add app urls to your **urls.py**:
::

urlpatterns = patterns('',
...
url(r'^mentions/', include('mentions.urls')),
)

Implement a mention provider:
::

from mentions.providers import Provider

class UserProvider(Provider):
model = User

def get_title(self, obj):
return obj.username

def search(self, request, term):
return self.get_queryset().filter(username__istartswith=term)

Add this provider to your **settings.py**:
::
MENTIONS_PROVIDERS = {
# You can put your provider anywhere you want
'default': [
'accounts.mentions.UserProvider'
]
}

Use `mentions.forms.MentionTextarea` widget instead of the default one:
::
from mentions.forms import MentionTextarea

class PostForm(forms.ModelForm):
class Meta:
model = Post
widgets = {
'text': MentionTextarea
}

To urlize mentions in your templates, use `urlize_mentions` filter:
::
{{ post.text|urlize_mentions }}

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