Django Commands: python runserver

By: Dusty Arlia
Published on Sunday, January 19, 2014, 02:31 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 3:20 PM
Total Updates: 2

Run the

python runserver

command from the second nested your_project/ directory. This will start your Django development server, a lightweight web server written purely in Python. This is included with the installation of Django and is not meant to be a production server. Navigate your browser to to make sure it worked. You should see a "Welcome to Django" page. Here is the output from the python runserver command:

Validating models...

0 errors found
January 19, 2014 - 15:50:53
Django version 1.6, using settings 'your_project.settings'
Starting development server at
Quit the server with CONTROL-C.