Django Gentelella Cookiecutter

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Django Gentelella Cookiecutter

Create a django project with gentelella quickly.


The Django Gentelella Cookiecutter Template is a template made with Cookiecutter for creating simple Django projects. It utilizes the Gentelella theme.


  • Simplified project setup with Cookiecutter
  • Integration of the Gentelella theme for a stylish and responsive design
  • Support for common Django functionality like user authentication and database management


To install the Django Gentelella Cookiecutter Template, follow these steps:

  1. Install Cookiecutter by running the following command in your terminal:
$ pip install cookiecutter
  1. Once Cookiecutter is installed, run the following command to generate your Django project using the Gentelella template:
$ cookiecutter
  1. Follow the prompts to provide information about your project, such as the project name and app name.

  2. After generating the project, navigate to the project directory and set up a virtual environment.

$ cd your_project_name
$ python -m venv env
$ source env/bin/activate
  1. Install the project dependencies using pip:
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
  1. Finally, run the Django development server to see your project in action:
$ python runserver

You can now access your Django project with the Gentelella theme by visiting http://localhost:8000 in your browser.


The Django Gentelella Cookiecutter Template is a convenient way to quickly set up a Django project with a stylish design. By using the Gentelella theme and the simplification of project setup provided by Cookiecutter, developers can focus more on building their application's functionality rather than spending time on initial project configuration.