J\xfcrgen Brendel is a
software engineer and consultant, with a history of working for commercial open source projects.
He graduated from the FH Giessen-Friedberg, Germany (engineering university) in 1994 and
also holds a Masters of Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University, California.
He has worked in Canada, the US, Ireland and currently lives in New Zealand
from where he uses the Internet to commute to work every day.
He can be contacted here: juergen_foss at brendel dot com.
This is a complete user registration package for Django. It takes care of all the mondane
stuff you need to do before you can start your nice new e-commerce or social networking
web-site: Secure user registration.
User registration form with configurable and really nice CAPTCHA.
Username, password and e-mail are specified.
Confirmation e-mail is sent to user, and account
only becomes 'confirmed' once the user clicks on
the link in that confirmation e-mail.
Supports browsing of the site in 'unconfirmed' mode,
which allows users to explore your site (possibly
with limited functionality) while awaiting the
confirmation e-mail from you. Keeps them interested
and prevents them from moving on to other things.
Works with standard Django 0.96.
Adds useful elements to each request, which are then
available in your templates. Take a look at
registration/request_processor.py to see all the
The download package contains a detailed INSTALL.txt, which you should
really, really read. Also, the README.txt is very important. Don't skip it!
Overall, the installation is very easy, but you do want to know what
you are doing.
License: AGPL and BSD
The software is dual-licensed under the AGPL
and the BSD licenses.