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Admin Dashboards - Open-Source Admin Panels built with automation tools

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Hello Coders,

In case anyone is looking for inspiration for new projects, this curated list with open-source admin dashboards, coded in Python (Flask and Django) might help to win some time. All apps share a common set of basic features:

  • Open-Source apps, released under the MIT license
  • Dual database setup, SQLite for local development and PostgreSQL for production
  • Apps are generated using automation tools and boilerplate code
  • Clean code-base, helpers and basic tooling
  • Deployment Scripts: Docker, Gunicorn

Django Datta Able

Datta Able Bootstrap Lite is the most stylised Bootstrap 4 Lite Admin Template, around all other Lite/Free admin templates in the market. It comes with high feature-rich pages and components with fully developer-centric code. Before developing Datta Able our key points were performance and design.

Django Datta Able - Open-Source Admin Panel Coded in Django.

Django Bootstrap 5 Volt

Volt Dashboard is a free and open-source Bootstrap 5 Admin Dashboard featuring over 100 components, 11 example pages and 3 plugins with Vanilla JS. There are more than 100 free Bootstrap 5 components included some of them being buttons, alerts, modals, datepickers and so on.

Django Bootstrap 5 Volt - Template project provided by AppSeed.

Django Dashboard Argon

Argon Dashboard is built with over 100 individual components, giving you the freedom of choosing and combining. All components can take variations in color, that you can easily modify using SASS files. You will save a lot of time going from prototyping to full-functional code, because all elements are implemented. This Dashboard is coming with pre-built examples, so the development process is seamless, switching from our pages to the real website is very easy to be done.

Django Dashboard Argon - Template project provided by AppSeed.

Gradient Able Flask

Gradient Able Bootstrap 4 Free/Lite Admin Template is a complete solution for your dashboard creation. It combines colors that are easy on the eye, spacious cards, beautiful typography, and graphics.

Flask Dashboard GradientAble - Open-Source template project provided by AppSeed.

Flask Dashboard Material

Material Dashboard is a free Material Bootstrap 4 Admin with a fresh, new design inspired by Google's Material Design. Material Dashboard comes with 5 color filter choices for both the sidebar and the card headers (blue, green, orange, red and purple) and an option to have a background image on the sidebar.

Flask Dashboard Material Design - Template project provided by AppSeed.

Atlantis Lite Flask

Atlantis Lite (Dark Design) is a free bootstrap 4 admin dashboard that is beautifully and elegantly designed to display various metrics, numbers or data visualization. Atlantis Lite admin dashboard has 2 layouts, many plugins and UI components to help developers create dashboards quickly and effectively so they can save development time and also help users to make the right and fast decisions based on existing data.

Flask Dashboard Atlantis - Template project provided by AppSeed.

Thank you!

Discussion (13)

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Dylan Jhaveri

Thanks for sharing these. Metabase is a brilliant one that I love:

It's free, open source, you can deploy it yourself and it's backend agnostic (it connects directly to your database). In addition to those benefits the thing I like about it is that folks on the team that don't know sql can still create dashboards. The query builder does a good job guiding you to create the right questions. And for more advanced users you can drop down to sql and do more complex queries.

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Sm0ke Author

Nice, thanks for sharing @dylanjha

I will play with it in the next few days.

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Olivier Deknop

Have you guys heard of ForestAdmin? >

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Sm0ke Author

Hello Oliver,
No sorry. If they have a free version published on Github, we can easily generate a functional app on top in a few days.

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Ben Halpern

Nice! This is a wheel that doesn't need to be re-invented all the time.

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John Peters

Got any Angular work?

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Sm0ke Author

Hello John.
Still prototyping Angular but we don't have something stable to show.

For vue & react, you might check the existing kits here:

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Vicente G. Reyes

Hey, I sent a PR for the Vue Boilerplate 😄

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Sm0ke Author • Edited

Hello & Thanks for using this kit.
:) It will be handled by the support team.
In case you prefer to talk in real-time, I'm available on Discord.


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Juan Carlos

I want something like this but the Frontend only, no Flask.

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Sm0ke Author

Hello Juan,
The platform will prototype similar apps on top of modern frameworks (vue, react ..) It is just a matter of time. When I have something I will publish the index here, on Dev.

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Glenn Henderson


Nice article. thankz for sharing.

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Sm0ke Author

Yw Glen. :)

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