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Django 1.0 Web Site Development by Ayman Hourieh

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Customizing the administration interface

The administration interface provided by Django is very powerful and flexible. Activating it only takes a couple of minutes, and this will give you a fully featured administration kit for your site. Although the administration application should be sufficient for most needs, Django offers several ways to customize and enhance it. In addition to specifying which models are available in the administration interface, you can also specify how listing pages are presented. You can even override the templates used to render the administration pages. So let's learn about these features.

Customizing listing pages

As we saw in the previous section, we defined admin classes in a file called admin.py to mark data models ...

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