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Entries published on September 2, 2006

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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:

  1. User fills out a form with a username, password and email address.
  2. User gets an email with a “confirmation link” which must be clicked to activate the account.
  3. 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 this one’s still a work in progress. The question of …

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