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Free Django v4 Starter - Soft UI Dashboard

Hello Coders!

This article presents an open-source dashboard starter recently updated to work with the latest Django version. For newcomers, Django is a leading web framework powered by Python, updated in December 2021 to version 4. Soft UI Dashboard Django can be downloaded under the MIT license directly from Github and used for unlimited commercial end products or simply for eLearning activities.

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Designed for those who like bold elements and beautiful dashboards, Soft UI Dashboard is ready to help you create stunning websites and web apps. This pixel-perfect Bootstrap 5 design is provided by Creative-Tim agency.


The product can be compiled and used in a local environment via the Docker setup shipped with the sources.

Step #1 - Clone source code (from Github)

$ git clone https://github.com/app-generator/django-soft-ui-dashboard.git
$ cd django-soft-ui-dashboard
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Step #2 - Start in Docker

$ docker-compose up --build 
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Once the above commands are executed, we should be able to visit the app in the browser, register new users, and authenticate.


Django 4 Soft UI Dashboard - Login Page.


✨ Django 4 Updates

The Django framework got an update in December from version v3.2.6 to v4.0 with a few improvements and breaking changes highlighted below:

  • zoneInfo becomes the default time zone
  • Template-based form rendering
  • Built-in RedisCache backend powered by redis-py
  • scrypt password hasher (more powerful than PBKDF2)
  • Deprecated support for PostgreSQL v9.6 and Oracle v12.2

For more information feel free to access the official Django v4.x release page.


✨ Soft UI Design

Soft UI Dashboard is built with over 70 frontend individual elements, like buttons, inputs, navbars, nav tabs, cards, or alerts, giving you the freedom of choosing and combining.

You will save a lot of time going from prototyping to full-functional code because all elements are implemented. This Free Bootstrap 5 Dashboard is coming with prebuilt design blocks, so the development process is seamless, switching from our pages to the real website is very easy to be done.


Django 4 Soft UI Dashboard - User Profile Page


Django 4 Soft Dashboard - Billing Page

Django 4 Soft UI Dashboard - Billing Page.


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Great design

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Ty! :)