Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

Shawty URL shortener server integration for Django.

Project Description


This is an implementation in Django for Shawty webserver integration. This is a very simple
Django app that adds a single new model that can work with the Shawty Webserver called
ShawtyURL. This model contains classmethods that allow you to communicate with Shawty and
store/retrieve short URLs.


django\_shawty requires the following packages to be installed:




You can install django\_shawty simply by running a "pip install django-shawty" and adding
'shawty' to your INSTALLED\_APPS. Then you can run the south migrations to initialize the models
in your database.


django\_shawty has a set of configurations that you can use to define how to interact with the
Shawty webserver.

SHAWTY\_REQUEST\_URL (string)- The URL of the Shawty server in the form of

SHAWTY\_USE\_DB (bool) - Determine whether or not django\_shawty should
store the shoretened URLs in the DB

SHAWTY\_USE\_CACHING (bool) - Determine whether or not django\_shawty should store/retreive short
urls from a cache backend

SHAWTY\_CACHE\_EXPIRE (int) - The time (in seconds) after which the cache for the URL should expire

## Example

To get a new short URL for a set of links, simply invoke the ShawtyURL classmethod "get\_short\_urls"
passing a python list of links. For example:

from shawty.models import ShawtyURL
links = [link1, link2, link3]
shortenedlinks = ShawtyURL.get\_short\_urls(links)
print shortened\_links

> {link1:shortlink1, link2:shortlink2, link3:shortlink3}

Release History

This version
History Node


History Node


History Node


Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Filename, Size & Hash SHA256 Hash Help File Type Python Version Upload Date
(8.5 kB) Copy SHA256 Hash SHA256
Source None Jul 12, 2013

Supported By

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Google Google Cloud Servers