Getting started with Django

Depending how new you are to Django, you can try a tutorial, or just dive into the documentation.

Want to learn more about Django? Read the overview to see whether Django is right for your project.

Django overview

Install Django

Before you can use Django, you’ll need to install it. Our complete installation guide covers all the possibilities; this guide will get you to a simple, minimal installation that’ll work while you walk through the introduction.

Django installation guide

Write your first Django app

Installed Django already? Good. Now try this tutorial, which walks you through creating a basic poll application. It’s got two parts:

  1. A public site that lets people view polls and vote in them.
  2. An administrative interface that lets you add, change and delete polls.
Take the tutorial

Sharpen your skills

The official Django documentation covers everything you need to know about Django (and then some).

Read the docs

Join the community

You can help make us better. Find out about upcoming Django events, learn what’s on other Django developers’ minds, find and post jobs, and more.

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