Chapter 6. The Django Administration Site

For a certain class of Web sites, an admin interface is an essential part of the infrastructure. This is a Web-based interface, limited to trusted site administrators, that enables the addition, editing, and deletion of site content. The interface you use to post to your blog, the back-end site managers use to moderate reader-generated comments, the tool your clients use to update the press releases on the Web site you built for themthese are all examples of admin interfaces.

There's a problem with admin interfaces, though: it's boring to build them. Web development is fun when you're developing public-facing functionality, but building admin interfaces is always the same. You have to authenticate users, ...

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