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comment – Django template tags

  • Last Updated : 23 Sep, 2021

A Django template is a text document or a Python string marked-up using the Django template language. Django being a powerful Batteries included framework provides convenience to rendering data in a template. Django templates not only allow passing data from view to the template but also provide some limited features of programming such as variables, for loops, comments, etc. 
This article revolves about how to use comment tag in Template. Template ignores everything between {% comment %} and {% endcomment %}. An optional note may be inserted in the first tag. For example, this is useful when commenting out code for documenting why the code was disabled. 

Syntax 

{% comment 'comment_name' %}
{% endcomment %}

Example 

{% comment "Optional note" %}
    Commented out text with {{ create_date|date:"c" }}
{% endcomment %}

Comment – Django template Tags Explanation

Illustration of How to use comment tag in Django templates using an Example. Consider a project named geeksforgeeks having an app named geeks. 

Refer to the following articles to check how to create a project and an app in Django. 

Now create a view through which we will pass the context dictionary, 
In geeks/views.py, 

Python3




# import Http Response from django
from django.shortcuts import render
 
# create a function
def geeks_view(request):
    # create a dictionary
    context = {
        "data" : "<h1>GeeksForGeeks is the Best</h1>",
    }
    # return response
    return render(request, "geeks.html", context)

Create a url path to map to this view. In geeks/urls.py,

Python3




from django.urls import path
 
# importing views from views..py
from .views import geeks_view
 
urlpatterns = [
    path('', geeks_view),
]

Create a template in templates/geeks.html, 

HTML




Data uncommented :
{{ data }}
Data commented :
{% comment "Optional note" %}
    {{ data }}
{% endcomment %}

Let’s check is comments are displayed in the template. 

comment-django-template-tags

 


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