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Get inside your stronghold and make all your Django views default login_required

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Stronghold
==========

Get inside your stronghold and make all your Django views default
login\_required

Stronghold is a very small and easy to use django app that makes all
your Django project default to require login for all of your views.

WARNING: still in development, so some of the DEFAULTS and such will be
changing without notice.

Installation
------------

Install via pip.

.. code:: sh

pip install django-stronghold

Add stronghold to your INSTALLED\_APPS in your Django settings file

.. code:: python


INSTALLED_APPS = (
#...
'stronghold',
)

Then add the stronghold middleware to your MIDDLEWARE\_CLASSES in your
Django settings file

.. code:: python

MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES = (
#...
'stronghold.middleware.LoginRequiredMiddleware',
)

Usage
-----

If you followed the installation instructions now all your views are
defaulting to require a login. To make a view public again you can use
the public decorator provided in ``stronghold.decorators`` like so:

For function based views
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

from stronghold.decorators import public


@public
def someview(request):
# do some work
#...

for class based views
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

.. code:: python

from django.utils.decorators import method_decorator
from stronghold.decorators import public


class SomeView(View):
def get(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
# some view logic
#...

@method_decorator(public)
def dispatch(self, *args, **kwargs):
return super(SomeView, self).dispatch(*args, **kwargs)

Configuration (optional)
------------------------

STRONGHOLD\_DEFAULTS
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Use Strongholds defaults in addition to your own settings.

**Default**:

.. code:: python

STRONGHOLD_DEFAULTS = True

You can add a tuple of url regexes in your settings file with the
``STRONGHOLD_PUBLIC_URLS`` setting. Any url that matches against these
patterns will be made public without using the ``@public`` decorator.

STRONGHOLD\_PUBLIC\_URLS
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

**Default**:

.. code:: python

STRONGHOLD_PUBLIC_URLS = ()

If STRONGHOLD\_DEFAULTS is True STRONGHOLD\_PUBLIC\_URLS contains:

.. code:: python

(
r'^%s.+$' % settings.STATIC_URL,
r'^%s.+$' % settings.MEDIA_URL,
)

When settings.DEBUG = True. This is additive to your settings to support
serving Static files and media files from the development server. It
does not replace any settings you may have in
``STRONGHOLD_PUBLIC_URLS``.

Note: Public URL regexes are matched against
`HttpRequest.path\_info`_.

STRONGHOLD\_PUBLIC\_NAMED\_URLS
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

You can add a tuple of url names in your settings file with the
``STRONGHOLD_PUBLIC_NAMED_URLS`` setting. Names in this setting will be
reversed using ``django.core.urlresolvers.reverse`` and any url matching
the output of the reverse call will be made public without using the
``@public`` decorator:

**Default**:

.. code:: python

STRONGHOLD_PUBLIC_NAMED_URLS = ()

If STRONGHOLD\_DEFAULTS is True additionally we search for
``django.contrib.auth`` if it exists, we add the login and logout view
names to ``STRONGHOLD_PUBLIC_NAMED_URLS``

STRONGHOLD\_PERMISSIONS\_DECORATOR
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Optionally configure STRONGHOLD_PERMISSIONS_DECORATOR to be something besides
``login_required``. This allows the developer to set this to an alternative
decorator like ``staff_member_required`` or a user created decorator that
processes a view function and returns ``None`` or a ``HTTPResponse``.

**Default**:

.. code:: python
STRONGHOLD_PERMISSIONS_DECORATOR = login_required


Compatiblity
------------

Tested with:

- Django 1.4.x
- Django 1.5.x
- Django 1.6.x

Contribute
----------

See CONTRIBUTING.md

.. _HttpRequest.path\_info: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/ref/request-response/#django.http.HttpRequest.path_info

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