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Django Admin Interface | Django Tutorial for Beginners

Django Admin Interface | Django Tutorial for Beginners

In this article, we are learning about the Django Admin interface, as we have discussed different topics related to Django as Model, ORM, Template, Views, Django SEO, Django Security, etc. But today’s lesson is important because you should know what you can do in the admin area. There are more things, which we will discuss here, so let’s start!

Who is the Admin in Django?

Admin is the highest level to access a website, you know in real life when we build an organization, it should have an admin which controls and everything. All the other employees are depending on the admin. To run an organization properly, we need an admin, same like this, to run a website properly we need an admin. It is that user who has all the controls and accesses. No rules are hidden from the admin.

How do I get to the Admin page in Django?

When you create a Django project, you run the server. After processing your server running the command you get a URL  as http://127.0.0.1:8000. If you visit this URL you will get a new Django website. If you want to get its backend area or admin page you need to insert slash + admin like this one http://127.0.0.1:8000/admin. If you run this URL you will redirect to the login page where you have to insert username and password.

If you have not created a superuser yet, you need to create a superuser first then login to the admin page. For this one, you can read our complete tutorial in which we have mentioned the method using that how you can create a Django super user.

Activate the Django Admin Interface

If you want to activate the Django admin interface, you have to follow the following points. You should know that to activate the admin interface means that how you can properly work with the admin interface. So follow these points!

  • First of all, you need to create a Django project
  • Then create application
  • include created application in the installed app
  • Other settings, you need to do:
    • creating Django template (including some pages)
    • creating a static folder (Static files management)
    • Write views and URL patterns
  • run the server
  • It will be ok all things when you visit the URL http://127.0.0.1:8000 

Way to Activate the Django Admin interface 

  • Now, create a Django superuser
  • Open the URL to reach the admin page http://127.0.0.1:8000/admin
  • Insert username and password
  • You will be redirected to the homepage
  • It is activated now, you can work with the admin interface, what you can do in the admin interface as an admin, so read the following section.

What can an Admin do in Django Admin Interface?

As we have discussed what is Admin actually, so in this section you will learn and understand all the responsibilities an admin has in a website development environment. So let’s start to learn!

  • The admin role is the highest level of website access/control
  • It Manages each and everything in the website backends or frontend
  • Creating/ viewing/updating/deleting the different users
  • Analyzing models and also perform CRUD operations
  • Able to view all the backend or frontend pages
  • Able to insert, view, update, delete content
  • Ability to install/uninstall packages/libraries
  • Assign permission/authorization to users
  • Creating another admin
  • To deleting any user accounts
  • To approve user accounts/user posts etc
  • To control/manage/maintain each and every thing in the website
  • To analyze website performance and up down

Now! what you have to do?

As you have understood this article about “Django Admin Interface”, now you must follow instructions as discussed in this article. In case of any issues or problems, don’t worry, you can discuss them with us.

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