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Python Django REST Framework Make the REST Framework Work for You Viewsets and Routers

Include Namespace

Copying from previous poster:

Django 2.0 Error: 'Specifying a namespace in include() without providing an app_name ' In Django 2.0 , I should specify app_name in order for routing to work, re_path(r'^api/v2/', include(router.urls, namespace='apiv2')), should I define it this way ?

re_path(r'^api/v2/', include((router.urls,'apiv2'), namespace='apiv2')),

Can you please provide more explanation

1 Answer

Ian Salmon
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Ian Salmon
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You were so close. If you look at the error again, after, "Specifying a namespace in include() without providing an app_name" ..... you will see the sentence:

"Set the app_name attribute in the included module, or pass a 2-tuple containing the list of patterns and app_name instead."

In your 'include' you should pass the router.urls as the pattern (which you got), but then pass the app_name ('courses', not 'apiv2').

Thanks! This helped me in V3 as well.