Before installing django-contact-form, 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 1.4.2 release of django-contact-form supports Django 1.8, 1.10, and 1.11 on the following Python versions (matching the versions supported by Django itself):
- Django 1.8 supports Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5.
- Django 1.10 supports Python 2.7, 3.4, and 3.5.
- Django 1.11 supports Python 2.7, 3.4, 3.5, and 3.6
Although Django 1.8 supported Python 3.2 at the time of its release, the Python 3.2 series has reached end-of-life, and as a result support for Python 3.2 has been dropped from django-contact-form.
The preferred method of installing django-contact-form is via
the standard Python package-installation tool. If you don’t have
pip, instructions are available for how to obtain and install it. If you’re using
Python 2.7.9 or later (for Python 2) or Python 3.4 or later (for
pip came bundled with your installation of Python.
Once you have
pip install django-contact-form
If you plan to use the included spam-filtering contact form class,
AkismetContactForm, you will also need
akismet module. You can manually install it via
install akismet, or tell
django-contact-form to install it for
you, by running:
pip install django-contact-form[akismet]
Installing from a source checkout¶
If you want to work on django-contact-form, you can obtain a source checkout.
The development repository for django-contact-form is at <https://github.com/ubernostrum/django-contact-form>. If you have git installed, you can obtain a copy of the repository by typing:
git clone https://github.com/ubernostrum/django-contact-form.git
From there, you can use normal git commands to check out the specific
revision you want, and install it using
pip install -e . (the
-e flag specifies an “editable” install, allowing you to change
code as you work on django-contact-form, and have your changes picked