cmsplugin-news / cmsplugin_news /

import datetime

from django.db import models
from django.utils.translation import ugettext_lazy as _

from cms.models import CMSPlugin

class PublishedNewsManager(models.Manager):
        Filters out all unpublished and items with a publication date in the future
    def get_query_set(self):
        return super(PublishedNewsManager, self).get_query_set() \
                    .filter(is_published=True) \
class News(models.Model):
    title           = models.CharField(_('Title'), max_length=255)
    slug            = models.SlugField(_('Slug'), unique_for_date='pub_date', 
                        help_text=_('A slug is a short name which uniquely identifies the news item for this day'))
    content         = models.TextField(_('Content'), blank=True)
    is_published    = models.BooleanField(_('Published'), default=False)
    pub_date        = models.DateTimeField(_('Publication date'),
    created         = models.DateTimeField(auto_now_add=True, editable=False)
    updated         = models.DateTimeField(auto_now=True, editable=False)
    published = PublishedNewsManager()
    objects = models.Manager()
    class Meta:
        verbose_name = _('News')
        verbose_name_plural = _('News')
        ordering = ('-pub_date', )
    def __unicode__(self):
        return self.title
    def get_absolute_url(self):
        return ('news_detail', (), { 'year': self.pub_date.strftime("%Y"),
                                     'month': self.pub_date.strftime("%m"),
                                     'day': self.pub_date.strftime("%d"),
                                     'slug': self.slug })
class LatestNewsPlugin(CMSPlugin):
        Model for the settings when using the latest news cms plugin
    limit = models.PositiveIntegerField(_('Number of news items to show'), 
                    help_text=_('Limits the number of items that will be displayed'))