Flatpages and redirects factored out

Posted by Adrian Holovaty on November 10, 2005

As of a code update today, flatpages and redirects, two features that have been installed with Django by default but had not been documented, are now optional add-ons. This is a backwards-incompatible change, so all Django users are advised to follow the instructions in the "Separated flatpages and redirects into standalone, optional apps" section of the backwards-incompatible changes page.

This change makes Django leaner and meaner: It cuts a bit of functionality that Django did by default but not everybody wanted to take advantage of.

If you do want to use flatpages and redirects, check out these two new pieces of documentation:

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