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Django markdown support and wysiwyg.

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Author: Tomas Garzon
License: GNU LGPL
Description: Django-Markdown v. 0.8.4

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**Django markdown** is django application that allows use markdown wysiwyg in flatpages, admin forms and other forms.
Documentaton available at pypi_ or github_.

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- python >= 2.7
- django >= 1.6
- markdown

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**Django markdown** should be installed using pip: ::

pip install django-markdown


.. note:: 'django_markdown' require 'django.contrib.staticfiles' in INSTALLED_APPS

- Add 'django_markdown' to INSTALLED_APPS ::

INSTALLED_APPS += ( 'django_markdown', )

- Add django_markdown urls to base urls ::

url('^markdown/', include( 'django_markdown.urls')),

Use django_markdown

#) Models: ::

from django_markdown.models import MarkdownField
class MyModel(models.Model):
content = MarkdownField()

#) Custom forms: ::

from django_markdown.fields import MarkdownFormField
from django_markdown.widgets import MarkdownWidget
class MyCustomForm(forms.Form):
content = forms.CharField(widget=MarkdownWidget())
content2 = MarkdownFormField()

#) Custom admins: ::

from django_markdown.admin import MarkdownModelAdmin, MarkdownModelAdmin)

#) Admin Overrides: (If you don't want to subclass package ModelAdmin's) ::

from django.contrib import admin

class YourModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
formfield_overrides = {MarkdownField: {'widget': AdminMarkdownWidget}}

#) Flatpages: ::

# in your project main urls
from django_markdown import flatpages
# Django admin
urlpatterns += [ url(r'^admin/', include(, ]

#) Template tags: ::

<textarea name="test" id="new"></textarea>
{% markdown_editor "#new" %}
{% markdown_media %}


**MARKDOWN_EDITOR_SETTINGS** - holds the extra parameters set to be passed to ``textarea.markItUp()``

**MARKDOWN_EDITOR_SKIN** - skin option, default value is ``markitup``

Example: `` ::


**MARKDOWN_EXTENSIONS** - optional list of extensions passed to Markdown, discussed at

Example: `` ::


**MARKDOWN_EXTENSION_CONFIGS** - Configure extensions, discussed at

**MARKDOWN_PREVIEW_TEMPLATE** - Template for preview a markdown. By default `django_markdown/preview.css`

**MARKDOWN_STYLE** - path to preview styles. By default `django_markdown/preview.css`

**MARKDOWN_SET_PATH** - path to folder with sets. By default `django_markdown/sets`

**MARKDOWN_SET_NAME** - name for current set. By default `markdown`.

**MARKDOWN_PROTECT_PREVIEW** - protect preview url for staff only


Execute `make run` in sources directory. Open in your
browser. For admin access use 'root:root' credentials.


Make sure you`ve read the following document if you are upgrading from previous versions:

Bug tracker

If you have any suggestions, bug reports or
annoyances please report them to the issue tracker


Development of django-markdown happens at github:


* klen_ (Kirill Klenov)

* yavorskiy_ (Sergii Iavorskyi)


Licensed under a `GNU lesser general public license`_.


Copyright (c) 2011 Kirill Klenov (

(c) 2008 Jay Salvat

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Keywords: html markdown django
Platform: UNKNOWN
Classifier: Development Status :: 5 - Production/Stable
Classifier: Intended Audience :: Developers
Classifier: Natural Language :: English
Classifier: License :: OSI Approved :: GNU Library or Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python
Classifier: Topic :: Software Development :: Code Generators
Classifier: Topic :: Text Processing :: Markup

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