Installation guide

Before installing django-flashpolicies, you’ll need to have a copy of Django already installed. For information on obtaining and installing Django, consult the Django download page, which offers convenient packaged downloads and installation instructions.

The 1.6 release of django-flashpolicies supports Django 1.7 and 1.8, on any of Python 2.7, 3.3 or 3.4. Older versions of Django and/or Python may work, but are not tested or officially supported.

Normal installation

The preferred method of installing django-flashpolicies is via pip, the standard Python package-installation tool. If you don’t have pip, instructions are available for how to obtain and install it.

Once you have pip, simply type:

pip install django-flashpolicies

Manual installation

It’s also possible to install django-flashpolicies manually. To do so, obtain the latest packaged version from the listing on the Python Package Index. Unpack the .tar.gz file, and run:

python install

Once you’ve installed django-flashpolicies, you can verify successful installation by opening a Python interpreter and typing import flashpolicies.

If the installation was successful, you’ll simply get a fresh Python prompt. If you instead see an ImportError, check the configuration of your install tools and your Python import path to ensure django-flashpolicies installed into a location Python can import from.

Installing from a source checkout

The development repository for django-flashpolicies is at <>. Presuming you have git installed, you can obtain a copy of the repository by typing:

git clone

From there, you can use normal git commands to check out the specific revision you want, and install it using python install.