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comment – Django template tags
  • Last Updated : 30 Jan, 2020

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 paassing data from view to template, but also provides some limited features of a 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
{% commment '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,






# 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,




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,




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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