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Shiqin Huo
Shiqin Huo
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Finish the test_detail_template test by using assertTemplateUsed to check that the correct template is used when you get

Finish the test_detail_template test by using assertTemplateUsed to check that the correct template is used when you get() the articles:detail URL. Remember to pass the pk of self.article when you use reverse!

Really confused by what's going wrong :(

my code in articles/tests.py:

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.id}))
        self.assertTemplateUsed(resp, 'articles/templates/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:detail',kwargs={'pk': self.article.pk}))
        self.assertContains(resp,self.article.writer.name) #include .name 

my code in articles/templates/articles/article_detail.html:

{% extends 'base.html' %}

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

2 Answers

I'm having the same issue. Is the question broken?

Han Li
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Han Li
Python Web Development Techdegree Graduate 14,817 Points


use this self.assertTemplateUsed(resp, 'articles/article_detail.html')

instead of self.assertTemplateUsed(resp, 'articles/templates/articles/article_detail.html')

Thanks Borys