Customizing an Admin form in Django while also using autodiscover
|January 23, 2009||Posted by forumadmin under TechQns||
I want to modify a few tiny details of Django’s built-in
django.contrib.auth module. Specifically, I want a different form that makes username an email field (and email an alternate email address. (I’d rather not modify
auth any more than necessary — a simple form change seems to be all that’s needed.)
When I use
autodiscover with a customized
auth I wind up conflicting with
auth‘s own admin interface and get an “already registered” error.
It looks like I have to create my own admin site, enumerating all of my Models. It’s only 18 classes, but it seems like a DRY problem — every change requires both adding to the Model and adding to the customized admin site.
Or, should I write my own version of “
autodiscover with exclusions” to essentially import all the
admin modules except
|Asked By – S.Lott||Read Answers|