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Python Django Basics Final Details Article detail view

Error for viewing a single article.

I'm having troubles completing the first challenge of creating a new view. Can someone help if I am doing it right? This is the prompt: We need to be able to view a single article. In articles/views.py, create a view named article_detail that takes a pk. The view should return the "articles/article_detail.html" template. Assign the Article to the article key in the context dictionary.

articles/views.py
from django.shortcuts import render

from .models import Article, Writer


def article_list(request):
    articles = Article.objects.all()
    return render(request, 'articles/article_list.html', {'articles': articles})


def writer_detail(request, pk):
    writer = Writer.objects.get(pk=pk)
    return render(request, 'articles/writer_detail.html', {'writer': writer})

def article_detail(request,pk):
    return render(request, "articles/article_detail.html",{'article':Article})
articles/urls.py
from django.conf.urls import url

from . import views

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'writer/(?P<pk>\d+)/$', views.writer_detail),
    url(r'', views.article_list),
]

2 Answers

Ryan S
Ryan S
27,276 Points

Hi Calvin,

When creating a detail view, you will need to get the object that was requested. Right now you are trying to render an article_detail template, but you don't have the article that belongs to the requested pk. Once you get the article, then you can pass it to the template via the context dictionary.

Here is a hint:

article_detail should be very similar to the writer_detail view.