django-visitor / docs / index.rst

Welcome to django-visitor's documentation!


Django 1.1 or newer


Use pip to fetch the code:

pip install django-visitor

Make sure that that sessions are activated:



Add visitor to your INSTALLED_APPS:


Add the visitor middleware:


Now load up the tables in your database:

python syncdb

Custom Settings

Add the following two properties to your settings file:

    Default = None # Which means local domain only but no
    # if you want cookie to work across all subdomains, put ''
    COOKIE_DOMAIN = None #

    Default = 31536000 # or 1 year.
    # This is how long the cookie will live in your visitors browser before it expires on it's own
    COOKIE_MAX_AGE = 31536000 # 1 year


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Tip: Separate your search with spaces e.g. /ssh pom.xml to search for src/ssh/pom.xml.
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