django-basket icondjango-basket 0.4.5

A Django shopping cart
django-basket is a Django app that provides a shopping cart for Django sites.


1. Add basket to INSTALLED_APPS

2. Add basket.middleware.BasketMiddleware to MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES

3. Add basket to urlpatterns in your

 urlpatterns += patterns('', (r'^basket/', include('basket.urls')))

4. Sync your database:

 ./ syncdb

5. Do not foget to copy or symlink media/basket to your media folder.


Load basket tags:

{% load basket_tags %}

Add panel with summary information to template (probably, you want to include this panel in every page):

{% include 'basket/panel.html' %}

In order to basket javascript works, you have to add jQuery and basket.js to all pages with order buttons:

< script type="text/javascript" src="" >< /script >
< script type="text/javascript" src="/media/basket/js/basket.js" >

Finally, at the item page

{% add_basket_button object %}

Where object is avaiable to order.

Available settings


 Default: price

 All objects in basket should have this attribute for price calculations. Otherwise price will be 0.0


 Default: basket.forms.DefaultOrderForm

 This form class used for order confirmation. By default it has required fields: customer name, customer phone, delivery address, convenient time to call and optional textarea for comment. All information stored in order comment in admin interface.


 Default: True

 If set to True, user will see checkboxes near all items at basket page. If checkbox is unchecked, item will be deleted from basket.


 Default: False

 If set to True, user will see delete icons near all items at basket page. When user click on icon, item will be deleted from basket by AJAX request and basket page will be automatically updated.

last updated on:
July 20th, 2012, 21:57 GMT
developed by:
Ivan Gromov
license type:
GPL v3 
ROOT \ Internet \ Django Plugins


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