Entries published on September 2, 2006
Django tips: user registration
One of the most common and, generally, most successful models for letting people sign up for user accounts requires the user to go through some form of “activation”; usually it looks something like this:
- User fills out a form with a username, password and email address.
- User gets an email with a “confirmation link” which must be clicked to activate the account.
- User clicks the link and the account becomes active; then they log in normally.
So let’s look at how to do this with Django.
Also, before we dive in, let me note that ...