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A very simple settings configurable in Django Admin Panel.

Project Description

Supported types: bool, float, int, str.


  1. Install a package.
$ pip install django-simple-settings
  1. Add “simple_settings” to your INSTALLED_APPS setting:
  1. Add context processor if you would like:
  1. Create models:
$ python migrate || python syncdb


Get settings:

from simple_settings import settings

print settings.get('is_feature_available')
print settings.get('is_feature_available', default=False)
print settings['is_feature_available']

Get all settings as dict:

print settings.all()

Get settings in template if you include context processor:

{{ simple_settings.is_feature_available }}

Set settings:

settings.set('is_feature_available', True)
settings.set('pi', 3.14159265359)
settings.set('answer', 42)
settings.set('metallica', 'Yeah!')

Delete settings:



Default application settings can be overriden in

SIMPLE_SETTINGS_CACHE_TIMEOUT = 60 * 60 * 24 #  default cache timeout is one day
SIMPLE_SETTINGS_CACHE_ALIAS = 'default' # default cache backend


  • Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.3
  • Django 1.3+

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