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Quick extension of django-storages' S3BotoStorage to allow separate folders for uploaded and static media within an S3 bucket.

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# django-s3-folder-storage

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Quick extension of django-storages' [S3BotoStorage](http://django-storages.readthedocs.org/en/latest/backends/amazon-S3.html) to allow separate folders for uploaded and static media within an S3 bucket.

## Overview

Many of my sites use the same configuration: **static** files are stored in `//s3.amazonaws.com/<bucket_name>/static/` and **uploaded** files are stored somewhere under `//s3.amazonaws.com/<bucket_name>/media/`. Instead of extending S3BotoStorage in every project I decided to build a package. The names of those folders are configurable in `settings.py`.

## Installation

Use `pip` to install from PyPI:

pip install django-s3-folder-storage

Add `s3_folder_storage` to your settings.py file:

INSTALLED_APPS = (
...
's3_folder_storage',
...
)

## Configuration

You are essentially using `django-storages` for S3 hosting, so you will be using their settings. The two settings that are specific to `django-s3-folder-storage` are `DEFAULT_S3_PATH` and `STATIC_S3_PATH`.

Here's an example:

DEFAULT_FILE_STORAGE = 's3_folder_storage.s3.DefaultStorage'
DEFAULT_S3_PATH = "media"
STATICFILES_STORAGE = 's3_folder_storage.s3.StaticStorage'
STATIC_S3_PATH = "static"
AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID = {{ your key id here }}
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY = {{ your secret key here }}
AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME = {{ your bucket name here }}

MEDIA_ROOT = '/%s/' % DEFAULT_S3_PATH
MEDIA_URL = '//s3.amazonaws.com/%s/media/' % AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME
STATIC_ROOT = "/%s/" % STATIC_S3_PATH
STATIC_URL = '//s3.amazonaws.com/%s/static/' % AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME
ADMIN_MEDIA_PREFIX = STATIC_URL + 'admin/'

## Troubleshooting

Depending on how you have your buckets configured and if you want to use SSL,
you may need to use something like the following:

MEDIA_URL = 'https://%s.s3.amazonaws.com/media/' % AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME
STATIC_URL = 'https://%s.s3.amazonaws.com/static/' % AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME

As a first step, I recommend trying to get the `collectstatic` management
command working within your project:

python manage.py collectstatic

You can also run the tests:

python manage.py test s3_folder_storage

to confirm that files are being written to S3

## Contributing

Think this needs something else? To contribute to `django-s3-folder-storage` create a fork on github. Clone your fork, make some changes, and submit a pull request.

Bugs are great contributions too! Feel free to add an issue on github.

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