Django Templates

The Django web framework contains its own template engine for generating HTML, XML and other output formats.

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What's the difference between a "project template" and Django templates?

A project template contains the files and code to start a new web application. For example, when you run startproject abc, the Django admin script creates a new abc directory along with several Python configuration so the web app can be run by a WSGI server.

Django templates are different from a project template because they live within a project and are written by the developer to generate output, most commonly HTML.

Django templates are an implementation of the template engines concept. Learn more in the web development chapter or view the table of contents for all topics.

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