Upgrade guide

The 2.13 release of django-registration-redux is not compatible with the legacy django-registration (previously maintained by James Bennett). Major backwards incompatible changes will be recorded here, but for a full list of changes between versions you should refer to the CHANGELOG.

Django version requirement

As of 2.13, django-registration-redux requires Django 3.1 or newer; older Django releases may work, but are officially unsupported. Additionally, django-registration-redux officially supports Python 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10.

Backwards-incompatible changes

Version 2.11

  • None

Version 2.10

  • Removed support for Django < 3.1 and Python 3.5.

Version 2.9

  • Removed support for Django 1.11 and Python 2.7.

Version 2.8

  • None

Version 2.7

  • None

Version 2.6

  • None

Version 2.5

  • None

Version 2.4

  • None

Version 2.3

  • None

Version 2.2

  • None

Version 2.1

  • None

Version 2.0

  • Removed support for Django < 1.11.

  • Removed registration/urls.py in favor of registration/backends/default/urls.py

Version 1.9

  • Change of return signature of RegistrationProfileManager.activate_user. A tuple containing the User instance and a boolean of whether or not said user was activated is now returned.

Version 1.8

  • None

Version 1.7

  • None

Version 1.6

  • None

Version 1.5

  • Support for Django 1.7 is removed, and Django 1.8 or newer is required.

  • Change signature of RegistrationProfileManager.activate_user. site is now a required positional argument. See #244.

Version 1.4

  • Remove unnecessary _RequestPassingFormView. See #56. Please ensure that you update any subclassed views to reference self.request instead of accepting request as an argument.

Version 1.3

  • Django 1.7 or newer is required. Please ensure you upgrade your Django version before upgrading.

Version 1.2

  • Native migration support breaks South compatibility: An initial native migration for Django > 1.7 has been provided. South users will need to configure a null migration with (SOUTH_MIGRATION_MODULES) in settings.py as shown below:

        'registration': 'registration.south_migrations',
  • register method in RegistrationView has different parameters: The parameters of the`register` method in RegistrationView have changed.

Version 1.1

  • base.html template required: A base.html template is now assumed to exist. Please ensure that your project provides one for django-registration-redux to inherit from.

  • HTML email templates: django-registration-redux now uses HTML email templates. If you previously customized text email templates, you need to do the same with the new HTML templates.