django-readonly / README.rst


Put your website into read-only mode for maintanance. It blocks any POST requests and signs users out. It doesn't lock any database transactions (check out for that).


  • pip install django-readonly
  • add 'readonly.middleware.ReadOnlyMiddleware', to MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES
  • READ_ONLY = True
  • template: {% if request.read_only %}<p>Website is currently in read-only mode.</p>{% endif %}
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