nag is a pluggable Django application that enables users to create threads and post replies. The top level view is a dashboard that aggregates all posts sorted by latest reply. Users post threads into boards defined by the admin.

Users edit posts in place; jQuery code is included. There is no markup support. Whitelisted safe HTML is preferred. Have a look at for the spec.


Add forum app to your python path. Add to installed apps and run syncdb. Uses django.contrib.auth for user management and django.contrib.admin to manage forums.


  • html5lib

Required settings:

PAGINATE_POSTS_BY - (integer value)

Required contrib apps:

  • django.contrib.auth
  • django.contrib.sessions
  • django.contrib.admin
  • django.contrib.contenttypes

Context processor: