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Offer links to the admin user to create content under sections quickly.

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Wagtail Quick Create

Wagtail Quick Create offers shortcut links to create objects from models specified in your settings file.

A panel is added to the admin home, offering a type:

Quick Create Panel example

Clicking a create link will offer a parent selection for the new item

Parent selection example

Note on parent pages

Wagtailquickcreate needs the parent_page_types set on the model you wish to include so it can successfully provide the parent page selection. If this isn't specified, you will likely see every page offered as a parent, this will not work as it's looking up pages using wagtail.core.models.Page and this core wagtail class has is_creatable = False


Install using pip:

pip install wagtail-quick-create

After installing the module, add wagtailquickcreate to your installed apps in your settings file:


Also add the models you would like to create quick links for to your settings file as 'your_app_name.YourModelName':


WAGTAIL_QUICK_CREATE_PAGE_TYPES = ['news.NewsPage', 'events.EventPage']

If you want the Quick Create links panel to replace the wagtail summary panel, you can set this by adding the following to your settings


If you would like to offer image and or document links, this can also be done by specifying the following in your settings:



We are happy to receive pull requests for bug fixes, improvements and new features. See for more information.


Concept created by Kate Statton - NYPR @katestatton

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