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Python Django Class-based Views Classy Views ListView and DetailView

Hasan Ahmad
Hasan Ahmad
6,727 Points

Detail and ListView templates

How does the DetailView and the ListView get the template to be rendered without explicitly specifying the template name?

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

Without an explicit template declared, the default is to look for <app>/<model>_detail.html for DetailView and <app>/<model>_list.html for ListView.

More details in the generic display docs.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!