Django Tutorials: How Do I Create a Django App?

By: Dusty Arlia
Published on Saturday, February 8, 2014, 02:46 PM
Last Updated on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 3:10 PM
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From the same directory is in, run this command:

python startapp your_app

Running this command generates this folder of files:


This directory structure will hold your application. Set the INSTALLED_APPS setting in to include the string 'your_app':


Django will now include your_app.

The next thing you will want to do is determine if you will need a database. If you do, then you will need to define your models.