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Django Volt Dashboard - Bootstrap 5, Vanilla JS design (no jQuery)

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Hello Coders,

This article presents a simple Django project generated by the AppSeed platform on top of Volt Dashboard, a modern Bootstrap 5/Vanilla JS design. Source code can be downloaded directly from GH and the permissive license allows unlimited copies for hobby & commercial projects.

Thank you! Content provided by AppSeed - App Generator.

Django Volt Dashboard - Simple Django starter generated by AppSeed.

Volt Dashboard - Free BS5 Template

Volt is a free and open-source Bootstrap 5 Admin Dashboard featuring over 100 components, 11 example pages, and 3 customized plugins.

  • 100+ Components - the usage is documented here
  • 11 Example pages - Dashboard, Settings, Components (modals, buttons, forms), Sign IN, Sign UP

Django Volt Dashboard - User Page

Django Volt Dashboard - User Page.

Django Volt Dashboard - UI Elements

Django Volt Dashboard - UI Buttons Elements.

Django Volt Dashboard - UI Alerts

Django Volt Dashboard - UI Alerts.

How to compile the project

In case anyone finds this project useful, to compile it locally only a few commands typed in the terminal are required.

Clone the sources via GIT command tool

$ # Get the code
$ git clone
$ cd django-dashboard-volt
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Set up environment

$ # Virtualenv modules installation (Unix based systems)
$ virtualenv env
$ source env/bin/activate
$ # Install modules - SQLite Storage
$ pip3 install -r requirements.txt
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Database creation & project bootstrap

$ # Create tables
$ python makemigrations
$ python migrate
$ # Start the application (development mode)
$ python runserver
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If all goes well, we should be able to visit the app in the browser at address http://localhost:8000 (8000 - the default port used by Django)

By default the used redirect guests to the login page. In order to pass the login, please register a new user and authenticate.

Login page

Django Volt - Free Bootstrap 4 dashboard, the login page.

Main dashboard screen

Django Volt - Free Bootstrap 4 dashboard, the main dashboard page.

The project comes deployment-ready for Docker, Nginx/Gunicorn stack. The full information can be accessed via the product page and Github repository.

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