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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 05 Jun, 2018
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Prerequisites : django-introduction-and-installation | django-introduction-set-2-creating-a-project

Django provides a default admin interface which can be used to perform create, read, update and delete operations on the model directly. It reads set of data that explain and gives information about data from the model, to provide an instant interface where the user can adjust contents of the application . This is an in-built module and design to execute admin related work to the user.

Activating and Using the Admin Interface
The admin app(django.contrib.admin) is enabled by default and already added into the INSTALLED_APPS list present in the file.


To access this admin interface on browser write ‘/admin/’ at ‘localhost:8000/admin/’ and it shows the output as given below:


It prompts for login details, if no login id is created before, then a new superuser can be created by using the command given below:

python createsuperuser

Now, access the admin login page after starting the Development Server which can be done by using the command given below.

python runserver


Enter username and password, then hit login .


After logging in successfully, it shows the interface as shown below: .

Django Admin Interface

This is what is called a Django Admin Dashboard where one can add, delete and update data belonging to any registered model.

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