Black Knight

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Black Knight

custom django admin page

Overview:

The Black Knight library is a Django custom admin site that offers additional features to enhance the functionality of the default admin site. While there are some major issues that are not easily fixable, it is recommended to use both Django's default admin and Black Knight's admin simultaneously.

Features:

  • Custom Admin Site: Black Knight provides a custom admin site for Django projects.
  • Enhanced Functionality: This library offers additional features to enhance the functionality of the default admin site.
  • Side-by-Side Usage: It is recommended to run both Django's default admin and Black Knight's admin side by side for optimal use.

Installation:

To install Black Knight, follow these steps:

  1. Open your command line interface.
  2. Run the command pip install black-knight to install the library.
  3. Create a new file in your main project directory and name it admin.py.
  4. In the admin.py file, add the line black_knight in your installed apps.
  5. Open the settings.py file in your project directory.
  6. Add the new admin URL in the urls.py file.
  7. Open the urls.py file in your project directory.
  8. Register your admins with the new Black Knight admin as well.
  9. Finally, make the necessary changes to your models.py file in the myapp directory.

Summary:

Black Knight is a Django library that provides a custom admin site with enhanced functionality for Django projects. While there are some major issues that are not easily fixable, it is recommended to use both Django's default admin and Black Knight's admin side by side for optimal use. The installation process involves installing the library via pip and making the necessary configuration changes to your project.