django / docs / add_ons.txt

The "contrib" add-ons

Django aims to follow Python's "batteries included" philosophy. It ships with a
variety of extra, optional tools that solve common Web-development problems.

This code lives in ``django/contrib`` in the Django distribution. Here's a
rundown of the packages in ``contrib``:


The automatic Django administrative interface. For more information, see
`Tutorial 3`_.

.. _Tutorial 3:


A simple yet flexible comments system. This is not yet documented.


A framework for managing simple "flat" HTML content in a database.

See the `flatpages documentation`_.

.. _flatpages documentation:


A collection of template filters that implement these common markup languages:

    * Textile
    * Markdown
    * ReST (ReStructured Text)


A framework for managing redirects.

See the `redirects documentation`_.

.. _redirects documentation:


A framework for generating syndication feeds, in RSS and Atom, quite easily.

See the `syndication documentation`_.

.. _syndication documentation:

Other add-ons

If you have an idea for functionality to include in ``contrib``, let us know!
Code it up, and post it to the `django-users mailing list`_.

.. _django-users mailing list: