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!

A very simple WebOb based router

Project Description

simplerouter is a simple WSGI/WebOb router partially based on the router described in WebOb’s DIY Framework Tutorial. Python 2.7 and Python 3.2 and newer are supported.

Documentation is available at

The main git repository is available at Bitbucket.


simplerouter uses a script in the usual fashion, like so:

$ python ./ install

Alternately, simplerouter is available on pypi and can be installed using pip:

$ pip install simplerouter

Quick Example

from simplerouter import Router

router = Router()
# view names are composed of modulename:function
router.add_route('/post/{name}', 'views:post_view')
router.add_route('/', 'views:index_view')

application = router.as_wsgi

if __name__=='__main__':
    from wsgiref.simple_server import make_server
    make_server('', 8000, application).serve_forever()

from webob import Response

def post_view(request):
    post_name = request.urlvars['name']
    # ... process post_name
    return Response("Post output for %s"%post_name)

def index_view(request):
    return Response("Site index")

Release History

This version
History Node


History Node


History Node


History Node


Download Files

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

File Name & Hash SHA256 Hash Help Version File Type Upload Date
(11.1 kB) Copy SHA256 Hash SHA256
Source May 2, 2015

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting