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Django4 / Django3 / Django2.2+ / Django1.11 complete installer


This template installs a fully functional Django website in just a few minutes.

Django 1.11 (for python2.7) Django 2+ (python3) includes bootstrap3, Allauth, and some other useful apps. These are easy to remove if you dont need it.

The goal of this template is to set up a fully functional django project in minutes, and have a clear project structure.

src                   # project root  
├── /static
├── /config           # project configuration 
│   ├── /settings   
│   │   ├──   # project settings   
│   │   ├──  # local settings (development)
│   ├──        
│   ├──
├── /layout           # base templates and static files  
│   ├──
│   ├── /staticu


Quick Install

first create a virtenv, activate. Then,

source <(wget -qO-

(if nothing happens when running above command, you should probably update ssl certs: sudo update-ca-certificates --fresh && export SSL_CERT_DIR=/etc/ssl/certs )

Step by step Installation

  • (when using python3) Make sure you have libevent-dev, python3-dev installed :
$ sudo apt-get install libevent-dev python3-dev
  • Install if not installed already :
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev libffi-dev python-dev libtiff5-dev libjpeg8-dev libffi-dev
  • Create your working environment and virtualenv:
$ virtualenv project
$ virtualenv -p python3 project  # for python3/django2
$ cd project
$ source bin/activate
  • run :
$ source <(wget -qO-

...and that's all!


By default, this project template includes:

A set of basic templates and Twitter Bootstrap 3.3.5 (located in the base app, with css and javascript included).


  • django_compressor for compressing javascript/css/less/sass

Authentication, registration

  • allauth (+ base-template)


  • bleach
  • bcrypt - uses bcrypt for password hashing by default

Background Tasks:

  • Celery


  • python-memcached


  • Includes django-debug-toolbar for development and production (enabled for superusers)


  • nose and django-nose
  • pylint, pep8, and coverage

Any of these options can added, modified, or removed as you like after creating your project.

Python 3 compatability

  • use python3-memcached instead of python-memcached


  • Python 2.7 or 3.*
  • pip
  • virtualenv (virtualenvwrapper is recommended for use during development)


This software is licensed under the New BSD License.

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