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Python Django Class-based Views Classy Views Basic View

Douglas North
Douglas North
10,884 Points

class based views task 3

whats wrong with this code? I cannot see a problem.

from django.conf.urls import url, include

from . import views

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'/', views.WelcomeView.as_view(), name='welcome'),
from django.views.generic import View
from django.http import HttpResponse

class WelcomeView(View):
    def get(self, request):
        return HttpResponse('Welcome I guess')

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,989 Points

You are very close. The url raw string is not correct.

When specifying the raw string for a url, the trailing / is not included. To guarantee only the root location matches, include the beginning-marker and ending-marker: r'^$'