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Python Django Basics Test Time Test our article detail template

django Basics Section 6, test-our-article-detail-template

Hello everyone,

I can't seem to get my tests to pass on this code challenge, and I'm unsure why.

I am able to pass the first part of the code challenge, assuming I remove the faulty code for the second part before submitting my answer, since that makes the challenge return a fail.

Unfortunately, it's the second part of the challenge that I have so far been unable to pass.

Any help on why my code is failing would be very much appreciated. Thanks!

import datetime

from django.core.urlresolvers import reverse
from django.test import TestCase

from .models import Article, Writer

class ArticleDetailViewTestCase(TestCase):
    '''Tests for the Article detail view'''

    def setUp(self):
        self.writer = Writer.objects.create(
            name='Kenneth Love',
            bio='Your friendly, local Python teacher'
        self.article = Article.objects.create(
          headline='Article 0',
          content='Something about 0',

    def test_detail_template(self):
        '''Make sure the `articles/article_detail.html` template is used'''
        resp = self.client.get(reverse('articles:detail', kwargs={"pk":self.article.pk}))
        self.assertTemplateUsed(resp, 'articles/article_detail.html')

    def test_detail_template_writer(self):
        '''Make sure the article writer's name is in the rendered output'''
        resp = self.client.get(reverse('articles:writer', kwargs={"pk":self.writer.pk}))
        self.assertContains(resp, self.writer.name)
{% extends 'base.html' %}

{% block content %}
<h1>{{ article.title }}</h1>
<time>{{ article.publish_date }}</time>
<p>By {{ article.writer.name }}</p>
{{ article.content }}
{% endblock %}

1 Answer

Mike Mullen
Mike Mullen
10,076 Points

Your very close. In the second test we are still doing the response on "articles:details" now just looking if it contains the writers name. Your "resp" would still be the same as the first test case. resp = self.client.get(reverse('articles:detail', kwargs={"pk":self.article.pk}))

Hope that helps.