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Random Quotes

Author:
ferretsrule
Posted:
June 14, 2007
Language:
Python
Version:
.96
Tags:
templatetag random quotes
Score:
1 (after 1 ratings)

Display a random quote. Just add some quotes to the app (you may want to add the administration interface options) and then load the template tag: {% load random_quote %} and then call the tag to display a random quote from the app {% random_quote %}

feel free to improve it/whatever..

:)

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# model
class Quote(models.Model):
    quote = models.TextField(help_text="Enter the quote")
    by = models.CharField(maxlength=30, help_text="Enter the quote author")
    slug = models.SlugField(prepopulate_from=("by", "quote"), maxlength=25)
    def __str__(self):
        return (self.quote)

# template tag
from django import template
register = template.Library()
from website.quotes.models import Quote

@register.simple_tag
def random_quote():
    """
    Returns a random quote
    """
    quote = Quote.objects.order_by('?')[0]
 
    return str(quote)

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