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Automatically create history database when perticular model is saved.

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django-modify-history is a library to create object modification timeline using Django signal


sudo pip install django-modify-history


sudo pip install git+git://

How to Use

  1. Append modify_history to INSTALLED_APPS

  2. run syncdb

  3. Add to the app and write like below:

    from modify_history import site
    from modify_history.backends.basic import BasicHistoryBackend
    from models import Article
    class ArticleBackend(BasicHistoryBackend):
    site.register(Article, ArticleBackend)
  4. Use get_history_timelines template tags for get history list like below:

    {% extends 'base.html' %}
    {% load historytags %}
    {% block content %}
            {% get_history_timelines as timelines %}
            {% for timeline in timelines %}
            <li>{{ timeline.get_message }} at {{ timeline.created_at|date }}</li>
            {% endfor %}
    {% endblock %}


Make history enable, to disable history app just set this False
modify_history app find user from target object’s attrs. this is the list of name of attrs. default is ['updated_by', 'user', 'author', 'created_by']

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