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Extending Your Blog Application

The previous chapter went through the basics of forms and the creation of a comment system. You also learned how to send emails with Django. In this chapter, you will extend your blog application with other popular features used on blogging platforms, such as tagging, recommending similar posts, providing an RSS feed to readers, and allowing them to search posts. You will learn about new components and functionalities with Django by building these functionalities.

The chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Integrating third-party applications
  • Using django-taggit to implement a tagging system
  • Building complex QuerySets to recommend similar posts
  • Creating custom template tags and filters to show a list of the ...

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