Sometimes it's useful to customize the starting point for Django's
You can pass this command the
here. A less obvious feature of this mechanism
--name option, which tells Django which
files in the project template should be rendered as templates.
There are project templates around that can be used in this way, for example: django-project-template.
This week I worked on a template for
Mezzanine. Right now
it requires the latest git version of Mezzanine, because of
a fix in how the
--name option gets handled.
The template is
I was going to describe the process of putting it together
but, by looking at the template, it's self-explanatory.