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Practical Django Projects, Second Edition by James Bennett

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Your First Django Site: A Simple CMS

One extremely common task in web development is building a simple content management system (CMS), which lets users dynamically create and edit pages on a site through a web-based interface. Sometimes called brochureware sites because they tend to be used in the same fashion as traditional printed brochures handed out by businesses, they're usually fairly simple feature-wise, but can be tedious to code over and over again.

In this chapter, you'll see how Django makes this kind of site almost trivially easy to build. I'll walk you through the setup of a simple CMS, and then in the next chapter ...

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