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Keyed blocks of text or html content for use in your Django templates

Project description

Django Text Chunks

Insert blocks of text anywhere in in your template

Installation

Install package using pip

$ pip install django-textchunks

Basic usage

Add the textchunks application to INSTALLED_APPS in your settings file (usually settings.py)

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    ...
    'textchunks',
    ...
)

Sync database with ./manage.py migrate. After that, add textchunks using django admin interface and use them on your templates:

{% load textchunks %}

<html>
  <head>
    <title>Test</title>
    {% textchunk "google_analytics" %}
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>Blah blah blah</h1>
    <div id="sidebar">
        ...
    </div>
    <div id="left">
        {% textchunk "home_page_left" %}
    </div>
    <div id="right">
        {% textchunk "home_page_right" %}
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

Advanced usage

There are two template tags available: textchunk and textchunk_plain. Text displayed with textchunk is not escaped, any html and javascript is rendered or executed. textchunk_plain tag uses from django.utils.html.escape to escape it’s content, so it’s safe to render user-entered text.

textchunk tag uses django Template object to render data and has access to template context. So, text

<span>{{ request.user.username }}</span>

for user with username as agentsmith will be rendered as

<span>agentsmith</span>

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