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Quick note - how to fix django-livereload-server import error. https://github.com/tjwalch/django-livereload-server

Error:

ImportError: cannot import name 'livereload_port' from 'livereload'

Cause:

You have both livereload and django-livereload-server installed. Most likely, one was installed before the other, and having both is an accident.

Fix:

Assuming it's OK to just consolidate on django-livereload-server, get rid of your code that imports or uses livereload directly. Then:

pip uninstall -y livereload
pip install django-livereload-server

Or equivalent with your preferred package manager.


It's a simple issue really, but easy to miss. (I initially assumed django-livereload-server wrapped livereload, but rather it's "inspired by" and they have a namespace collision if you install both. Easy fix though.

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