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Present users with your Terms of Service and other documents, and record their consent

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Present users with your Terms of Service and other documents, and record their consent


The full documentation is at


Install django-signoff:

pip install django-signoff

Add it to your INSTALLED_APPS:


Add django-signoff’s URL patterns:

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'^signoff/', include('signoff.urls')),

If you want users to be automatically prompted to sign any documents that you add before they can use your site, add django-signoff’s middleware:


You can add some settings to your file to configure django-signoff:

# Send a notification to the user by email (using django-mailer) when they
# sign a document, including the text of the document. Default is False.

# Send a notification to a defined list of addresses whenever any user
# signs a document (may be useful for recordkeeping). Default is none.

# We don't delete signatures from your database, for compliance reasons.
# However, we do require new signatures whenever a new version of a
# document is created by creating a new object and setting the
# `prev_version` field. You can also require new signatures whenever a
# document is edited in the admin (we check the `updated` field of
# the document, and only accept newer signatures):

# You can also require new signatures whenever a user's display name
# changes (we require users to enter their display name when signing
# a document):

# If you're using the middleware, it will redirect any logged-in requests
# from users who owe signatures to the 'legal' index by default, except
# for requests within the 'signoff' app (to avoid redirect loops), and
# requests to the 'auth_logout' url name (to allow users to log out
# of the site). If you want to add additional URLs that can be accessed
# by users who have not signed your documents yet, you can do something
# like the following:
# (The latter is only an example, 'auth_logout' is automatically allowed.)


  • TODO

Running Tests

Does the code actually work?

source <YOURVIRTUALENV>/bin/activate
(myenv) $ pip install tox
(myenv) $ tox


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0.1.1 (2018-06-04)

  • The app is now usable as a very limited alpha * Email options advertised in readme are not implemented * Templates could use some work

  • Add default templates

  • Add configuration options

0.1.0 (2018-06-03)

  • Initial release, demonstration of models and core logic

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