Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

User management for Ptah.

Project Description

You can read the ptah_crowd documentation on-line at

This packages provides a nearly-complete user registration and management facility. It is similar to cartouche in feature set. The ptah_crowd package contains:

  • User registration forms
  • Reset password functionality
  • Ability to validate & suspend accounts
  • User model
  • User properties models/API
  • Ptah Management Plugin so you can manipulate API in web interface

ptah_crowd is built on-top of Pyramid and Ptah. It provides quite a few features and is generic enough to “plug into” instead of build from scratch. It is a framework and not library. ptah_crowd` does something out-of-the-box and is meant to be extended.

It is worthwhile to understand that ptah_crowd is not a wsgi application. You need an application such as one of the applications in the examples github repository,

Quick start

If you do not have an application, lets use examples/ptah_models.

Install ptah_models into your virtualenv:

$ cd examples/ptah_models
$ /path/to/virtualenv/bin/python develop

Then install ptah_crowd into your virtualenv:

$ cd ptah_crowd
$ /path/to/virtualenv/bin/python develop

Now all that is remaining is telling the application to use ptah_crowd. This is really easy. Two ways.

#1 - Edit the .ini File:

$ cd examples/ptah_models
$ edit settings.ini

Add ptah_crowd to the end of the pyramid.includes line:

pyramid.includes = ptah pyramid_debugtoolbar ptah_crowd

#2 - Add it to the WSGI app:

$ cd examples/ptah_models/ptah_models
$ edit

Below the config.include('ptah') statment you can add:


Then start pyramid:

$ /path/to/virtualenv/bin/pserve settings.ini

To learn more about extending Pyramid you can read more in the documentation.


0.2 (2012-11-08)

  • Added Groups.
  • Added user default roles.
  • Added HTTPForbidden view.
  • Added admin user auto creation.

0.1 (2011-12-22)

  • Initial release

Release History

This version
History Node


Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Filename, Size & Hash SHA256 Hash Help File Type Python Version Upload Date
(135.2 kB) Copy SHA256 Hash SHA256
Source None Nov 8, 2012

Supported By

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Google Google Cloud Servers