Tag: Django

I’m testing out django CMS for a small personal site,, and installing it on my WebFaction hosted server. I’m writing down the steps, so you don’t have to! (And by “you,” I mean “future Mark who has forgotten these steps.”) I’ve had a great experience with WebFaction — they’re both inexpensive and reliable. If […]

Recently, I wanted to upgrade my website on ye olde Django 1.6.5 to finally come up to speed with Django 1.8.3 (current, as of this writing). However, I realized that upgrading a WebFaction webapp in situ seemed to be a rather painful process. In addition, WebFaction doesn’t set you up with Virtualenv by default, and I’d […]

I’m building a website, and needed a way to save a list of pages and page ranges from a book or magazine. I wanted to to be a little more strict than just saving it as a string without any cleanup or validation, so I wrote a custom Django model field (and accompanying form field). […]

I’ve been trying to decide how to best go about building a site for a personal project I’ve been working on for a while. I’ve tried building it with a wiki back-end — and used DokuWiki, which is the least annoying wiki software I’ve had the pleasure of using. However, I’ve come to the conclusion […]