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Python Django Basics Model Administration Models.__str__

__str(self)__ method question

Hello I did exact the same as the video and what wrongs? and why the lecture has not been updated

from django.db import models

# Create your models here
class Article(models.Model):
    headline = models.CharField(max_length=255)
    publish_date = models.DateTimeField()
    content = models.TextField()

        def __str__(self):
            return self.headline_text

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,404 Points

You are very close!

  • the __str__ function is indented too far
  • the attribute returned should be self.headline not "self.headline_text"

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