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Do not generate unnecessary migrations

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django-migrations-ignore-attrs is a package that overrides makemigration and migrate commands for Django’s command.

django-migrations-ignore-attrs allows to avoid making of unnecessary migrations for attributes that do not have any representation in database schema.

Following attributes of model are ignored:

  • verbose_name

  • verbose_name_plural

Following attributes of standard fields are ignored:

  • choices

  • help_text

  • verbose_name

Following attributes of ForeignKey are ignored:

  • related_name

  • related_query_name


Install with pip or pipenv:

pip install django-migrations-ignore-attrs

Add django_migrations_ignore_attrs to your installed apps in your file:


Optional configuration:

# ignored attributes of model
MIGRATION_IGNORE_MODEL_ATTRS = ['verbose_name', 'verbose_name_plural']

# ignored attributes of standard fields
MIGRATION_IGNORE_FIELD_ATTRS = ['choices', 'help_text', 'verbose_name']

# ignored attributes of ForeignKey
MIGRATION_IGNORE_RELATED_FIELD_ATTRS = ['related_name', 'related_query_name']



Creates new migration(s) for apps.

All options are the same as for original makemigrations command from django app.


Updates database schema. Manages both apps with migrations and those without.

All options are the same as for original migrate command from django app.




Copyright © 2019, Piotr Roszatycki

This software is distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL 3 or greater).

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