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HTML5 forms for Django.

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Author: Adam Cupiał

Contributors: Andrei Antoukh, Ben Lopatin

# Description

Formfields in django are not suited for HTML5, hence this app

# Installation

  1. clone repository git clone git://, put it somewhere in your python path
  2. add ‘html5forms’ to INSTALLED_APPS (not required)
  3. use appropriate form fields in your forms (since the widgets requires some additional attributes passed from forms, you should use fields)

# Fields

## All fields

### Attributes
  • all the core attributes from django field
  • placeholder :text, which displays on the field when it is empty and unfocused
  • autofocus (true/false), automaticaly set focus to element on page load

## Html5CharField

widget: Html5TextInput

Typical CharField, most common field in the internet, allows datalist choices, which is great autocomplete feature

  • all the attr of django CharField
  • datalist: list or tuple, of words for autocompletion (sng like autocomplete in firefox or chrome)

## Html5PasswordField

widget: Html5PasswordInput

Typical PasswordField, does not allow datalist choices

  • all the attr of django CharField/PasswordField

## Html5SearchField

widget: Html5SearchInput

New field in HTML5 - the same as CharField only different input type, should be used in search fields, allows datalists

  • all the attr of django CharField/PasswordField

## Html5EmailField

widget: Html5EmailInput

## Html5UrlField

## Html5IntegerField

widget: Html5NumberInput

  • required = [True/False]
  • min_value
  • max_value

## Html5BooleanField

widget: Html5CheckboxInput

## Html5RangeField

widget: Html5RangeInput

  • same as Html5IntegerField
  • step

## Html5TelField

widget: Html5TelInput

New field in HTML5 - provides defaults for minimum and maximum length that should accept most phone numbers.

  • same as Html5CharField

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