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Adds pretty CSS styles for the django CMS admin interface.

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Adds pretty CSS styles for the django CMS admin interface.

The shortcuts you see on top of the dashboard are from django-admin-shortcuts


This is a an open-source project. We’ll be delighted to receive your feedback in the form of issues and pull requests. Before submitting your pull request, please review our contribution guidelines.

We’re grateful to all contributors who have helped create and maintain this package. Contributors are listed at the contributors section.

One of the easiest contributions you can make is helping to translate this addon on Transifex.


See REQUIREMENTS in the file for additional dependencies:

python django djangocms


For a manual install:

  • run pip install djangocms-admin-style
  • add djangocms_admin_style to your INSTALLED_APPS just before 'django.contrib.admin'
  • run python migrate djangocms_admin_style


The django CMS Admin Style overrides django admin’s base_site.html, but you can still partially customize this page. Look at the source of templates/admin/base_site.html and override the templates that are included in various blocks. For example, you can add your own CSS in templates/admin/inc/extrastyle.html.

The following additional settings can be set:

  • CMS_ENABLE_UPDATE_CHECK = True Set to False to disable the update notification.
  • CMS_UPDATE_CHECK_TYPE = ('minor') Set to ('patch') to get only patch notifications. (minor = 3.x.x, patch = 3.4.x)

The update checker does not gather or record any data.

To compile CSS run the following commands:

  • npm install
  • gulp

For further options have a look at the gulpfile.js.

Running Tests

In order to run integration tests you need to have Docker installed.

You can run tests by executing:

make test111
make test22

The integration tests are written using Casperjs, phantomcss and djangocms-casper-helpers.

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