Optional dependencies

The installation of django-fluent-dasbboard can be extended with a few modules.

Cache status

When the collowayproject/dashboardmods package is installed and configured, the dashboard uses it to display Memcache and Varnish statistics for superusers.

First install the package:

pip install dashboardmods

An example configurtion looks like:


# Example Memcache configuration:
    'default': {
        'BACKEND': 'django.core.cache.backends.memcached.MemcachedCache',
        'KEY_PREFIX': 'mysite.production',
        'LOCATION': '',
        'TIMEOUT': 24*3600,

# Optional, example Varnish configuration:

When a cache is not configured, it will simply not be displayed by the CacheStatusGroup module.

RSS feeds

The RSS feeds configured by the collowayproject/dashboardmods package will also be displayed at the dashboard. This requires the feedparser module. Install it using:

pip install feedparser