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Add any model in your project to the Wagtail admin. Formerly wagtail.contrib.modeladmin.

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Wagtail ModelAdmin

License PyPI version ModelAdmin CI

Add any model in your project to the Wagtail admin. Formerly wagtail.contrib.modeladmin.

This package is in maintenance mode and will not receive new features. Consider migrating to Snippets and opening new feature requests in the Wagtail issue tracker.


Supported versions

  • Python 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12
  • Django 4.2, 5.0
  • Wagtail 5.2, 6.0


  • python -m pip install wagtail-modeladmin
  • Add wagtail_modeladmin to your INSTALLED_APPS setting.
        # ...
        # ...



To make changes to this project, first clone this repository:

git clone
cd wagtail-modeladmin

With your preferred virtualenv activated, install testing dependencies:

Using pip

python -m pip install --upgrade pip>=21.3
python -m pip install -e .[testing] -U

Using flit

python -m pip install flit
flit install


Note that this project uses pre-commit. It is included in the project testing requirements. To set up locally:

# go to the project directory
$ cd wagtail-modeladmin
# initialize pre-commit
$ pre-commit install

# Optional, run all checks once for this, then the checks will run only on the changed files
$ git ls-files --others --cached --exclude-standard | xargs pre-commit run --files

How to run tests

Now you can run tests as shown below:


or, you can run them for a specific environment tox -e python3.10-django4.2-wagtail4.1 or specific test tox -e python3.10-django4.2-wagtail4.1-sqlite wagtail-modeladmin.tests.test_file.TestClass.test_method

To run the test app interactively, use tox -e interactive, visit and log in with admin/changeme.

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