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Custom Django Admin Form via Fake Model
from django.contrib import admin, messages
from django.http import HttpResponseRedirect
from django.shortcuts import render
from my_app.forms import CustomForm
class FakeModel(object):
class _meta:
app_label = 'my_app' # This is the app that the form will exist under
model_name = 'custom-form' # This is what will be used in the link url
verbose_name_plural = 'Custom AdminForm' # This is the name used in the link text
object_name = 'ObjectName'
swapped = False
abstract = False
class MyCustomAdminForm(admin.ModelAdmin):
This is a funky way to register a regular view with the Django Admin.
def has_add_permission(*args, **kwargs):
return False
def has_change_permission(*args, **kwargs):
return True
def has_delete_permission(*args, **kwargs):
return False
def changelist_view(self, request):
context = {'title': 'My Custom AdminForm'}
if request.method == 'POST':
form = CustomForm(request.POST)
if form.is_valid():
# Do your magic with the completed form data.
# Let the user know that form was submitted.
messages.success(request, 'Congrats, form submitted!')
return HttpResponseRedirect('')
request, 'Please correct the error below'
form = CustomForm()
context['form'] = form
return render(request, 'admin/change_form.html', context)[FakeModel], MyCustomAdminForm)
from django import forms
class CustomForm(forms.Form):
# Your run-of-the-mill form here
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