Hello! This article presents a curated list with free starters and templates updated to the latest Django version - v4.1. All mentioned products can be downloaded from Github (MIT License) and used for commercial end-products or simply for eLearning activities. Thanks for reading!
✨ Django 4 Updates
The Django framework got an update in December from v3.2.6 to v4.0 with a few improvements and breaking changes highlighted below:
zoneInfobecomes the default time zone
RedisCachebackend powered by
scryptpassword hasher (more powerful than PBKDF2)
Deprecated supportfor PostgreSQL v9.6 and Oracle v12.2
CSRF_TRUSTED_ORIGINSmight be required in configuration
For more information feel free to access the official Django v4.x release page.
✨ Starters Features
All projects are generated by AppSeed using a common set of features inherited by all starters:
Up-to-date dependencies- all packages
- Modern UI - mostly Bootstrap 5 Kits
- SCSS compilation via Gulp
DB Tools: SQLite Database, Django Native ORM
- Session-Based Authentication, Forms validation
Deployment: Docker, Gunicorn / Nginx
✨ Django Datta Able
Datta Able is a Lite Admin Template, around all other Lite/Free admin templates in the market. It comes with high feature-rich pages and components with fully developer-centric code.
The product can be compiled and started in a local environment using the Docker setup shipped with the product:
Step #1 - Clone sources from Github
Step #2 - Start in Docker
Once all commands are executed, we should be able to access the app in the browser, register new users, and authenticate.
✨ Django Material Dashboard
Designed for those who like bold elements and beautiful websites, Material Dashboard 2 is ready to help you create stunning websites and web apps. Material Dashboard 2 is built with over 60 frontend individual elements, like buttons, inputs, navbars, nav tabs, cards, or alerts, giving you the freedom of choosing and combining.
✨ Django Soft UI Design
Soft UI Design System is a premium Bootstrap 5 UI Kit designed by Creative-Tim designed for those who like bold elements and beautiful websites.
✨ Star Admin Django
Star Admin is a beautifully designed admin template featuring a fine selection of useful Bootstrap components and elements. The pre-built pages of the templates are intuitive and very well-designed.
✨ Django CoreUI
CoreUI is an Open Source Bootstrap Admin Template. But CoreUI is not just another Admin Template. It goes way beyond hitherto admin templates thanks to transparent code and file structure. And if that's not enough, let’s just add that CoreUI consists bunch of unique features and over 1000
✨ Django Material Kit
Designed for those who like bold elements and beautiful websites, Material Kit 2 is ready to help you create stunning websites and web apps.
Material Kit 2 is built with over 60 frontend individual elements, like buttons, inputs, navbars, nav tabs, cards, or alerts, giving you the freedom of choosing and combining.
✨ Django AdminLTE
AdminLTE is one of the best open-source admin dashboard & control panel theme. Built on top of Bootstrap, AdminLTE provides a range of responsive, reusable, and commonly used components. Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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