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Breadcrumbs support on django class based views

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To enable django-views-breadcrumbs you need add views_breadcrumbs to INSTALLED_APPS:

INSTALLED_APPS += ('views_breadcrumbs',)

To add breadcrumb to view, use breadcrumb decorator:

from views_breadcrumbs.views import breadcrumb
class IndexView(View):

@breadcrumb(lambda args, kwargs, context, request: context['category'].name, parent='project.views.index')
class ProductListView(ListView):

where project.views.index is view name of parent view.

If you want to pass object (first) function parameters to parent, you should use parent_args. When you pass parent_args, parent view will be not dispatched:

@breadcrumb(lambda args, kwargs, context, request: context['product'].name,
            parent_args=lambda args, kwargs, context, request: [], {}, {'category': context['product'].category}
class ProductDetailView(DetailView):

parent_args must return list of args, kwargs and context, witch will pass to parent breadcrumb object parameter


Set BREADCRUMBS_TEMPLATE_CONTEXT_NAME to change context name (default is breadcrumbs):



If you want to get warnings when middle view of breadcrumbs branch is dispatched (it means dispatched not only current view, but also parent), you can use BreadcrumbsWarningMiddleware:

MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES += ('views_breadcrumbs.middleware.BreadcrumbsWarningMiddleware', )

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