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Add template skins to django.

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Adds the ability to add "skins" to django projects by adding a custom template loader. This is useful if you have a
single code base with multiple deployments


Add the module to your installed apps.

.. code-block:: python


Use a skin

There are two different ways you can use skins with django-skin. Using the new template loaders will add skins
globally to any Template views. Using the new `TemplateSkinView` will allow you to explicitly add a skin to a
specific views.

Template Loader
Add either of the template loaders to the top of your ``TEMPLATE_LOADERS`` in

.. code-block:: python


Custom View
You can also just use the `TemplateSkinView` to allow only specific views to be skinned.

.. code-block:: python

from skin.views import TemplateSkinView

class YourView(TemplateSkinView):
template_name = 'yourview.html'

def get(self, request, **kwargs):
# Your view code

You can also set two different attributes when using this view to overwrite the skin.

* *skin_name:* setting this will override what is in settings.SKIN_NAME
* *skin_path:* setting this will specify the exact path and will cause the view to ignore `skin_name` and any
created `SiteSkin`s.

Run migrations
If you have south, run migrations

.. code-block:: bash

$ python migrate skin

Create skin in admin
go to http://yoursite/admin/skin/add/ and add the skin.

Add skin folders
Add any folders under normal template directories (see `TEMPLATE_DIRS` in

* templates/index.html
* templates/skin/index.html

If a view has a ``template_name`` of `'index.html'`, it will first look for it in the `templates/skin` folder, then
it will look in the `templates` folder (assuming you also have the default Django template loaders set up in

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