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Django Pixel Lite - Open-Source Template

Hello Coders!

This article presents a nice Bootstrap 5 design integrated with Django and released under the MIT License on Github. Django Pixel Lite can be used to code faster a new project or simply for eLearning purposes by beginners. For newcomers, Django is a leading framework actively supported and versioned by experienced developers and open-source enthusiasts.

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✨ UI Presentation

Pixel is a free and open-source Bootstrap 5 based user interface kit featuring over 80 fully coded UI elements and example pages that will help you prototype and build a website for your next project.

Pixel was built by experienced web developers with a focus on good and high-quality code. We know how much time and effort it takes to translate design files into working web components, but we already did that for you so that you can focus on building awesome features rather than writing boilerplate code.

Pixel is built using the Sass variables and mixins, but we also made sure that you have a custom variables file where you can override the default properties that Bootstrap and Themesberg have provided.


Django Pixel Lite - UI Sections


✨ Product Features

This simple starter comes with a few basic features and modules that might help developers win time and focus entirely on specific, and non-repetitive features.

  • 👉 Up-to-date dependencies: Django 3.2.6 LTS
  • 👉 SQLite Database, Django Native ORM
  • 👉 Modular design, clean codebase
  • 👉 Session-Based Authentication, Forms validation
  • 👉 Deployment scripts: Docker, Gunicorn / Nginx

✨ How to use it

The product can be downloaded from the official product page or Github and start in a local environment with just a few commands typed in the terminal window. Probably the most easier way is to execute the Docker setup but the product can be compiled and started via a classic build for Python apps.

👉 Step #1 - Clone/download the sources

$ git clone https://github.com/app-generator/django-pixel-lite.git
$ cd django-pixel-lite 
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👉 Step #2 - Start in Docker

$ docker-compose pull   # download dependencies 
$ docker-compose build  # local set up
$ docker-compose up -d  # start the app 
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Once all the above commands are executed we should be able to access the app in the browser, register new users, and interact with the UI.


Django Pixel Lite - Login page.


Django Pixel Lite - Presentation Component.


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