django-request is a statistics module for django. It stores requests in a database for admins to see, it can also be used to get statistics on who is online etc.
As well as a site statistics module, with the active_users template tag and manager method you can also use django-request to show who is online in a certain time.
Quick start guide¶
To find the request overview page, please click on Requests inside the admin, then “Overview” on the top right, next to “add request”.
Once you have installed
django-request you can add it to a django project by following these steps;
- Install the blog app by adding
manage.py migrateso that Django will create the database tables.
MIDDLEWARE. If you use
RequestMiddlewareafter it. If you use
request.middleware.RequestMiddlewarebefore it else flatpages will be marked as error pages in the admin panel.
- Make sure that the domain name in django.contrib.sites admin is correct. This is used to calculate unique visitors and top referrers.
This command can be used to purge old requests, it takes two arguments amount and duration. Example:
$ python manage.py purgerequests 1 month $ python manage.py purgerequests 2 weeks
It also has a option called
--noinput, if this is supplied, it will not ask you to confirm. With this option you can use this command in a cron.