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Python Django Basics Final Details Article detail view

nick vervaeke
nick vervaeke
16,422 Points

stuck at challenge

I can not figure out what's wrong with my url. I get the message make sure the template is used which doesn't make sense to me, as i already passed the question before.

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):
    article = Article.objects.get(pk=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+)/$', views.writer_detail),
    url(r'', views.article_list),
    url(r'article/(?P<pk>\d+)/$', views.article_detail),
]

2 Answers

got stuck yesterday just like you, after searching for help, find out the key lies in the order of urlpatterns:

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

r'' will match anything, so views.article_detail will never work

Stephanie Marson
Stephanie Marson
7,627 Points

The order of the urlpatterns was my problem as well. Thank you!